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During a two-year pilot, the Genomic Ascertainment Cohort will collect 10,000 genotypes and make patients available for follow-up exams to confirm predictions.

The document is one of the early fruits of GA4GH Connect, a five-year initiative to better align the group's objectives with the key needs of the international genomic data community.

WUSTL bioinformatics spinout PierianDx disclosed in an SEC filing that it has raised slightly more than $3 million of a $5 million offering.

Centogene opened a Boston office in December and plans to open a lab there in a few months as it awaits an FDA decision on its clinical tool.

The clinicals labs contributing to the database are adding more case-level data and focusing on outlier interpretations.

CureOne also received CMS's approval for 11 quality metrics around biomarker testing that doctors can report for MIPS-related payment. 

The partners will collect and analyze cancer samples and analyze data to support basic and translational research and advance precision oncology and personalized medicine.

The newly launched LunaDNA hopes that its community model of compensating individuals for contributing genomic and health information will lead to better research.

The creator of the Genome Aggregation Database sees an ever-expanding GnomAD database as a centerpiece to improving the diagnosis of rare diseases.

Payors' demands for clinical utility evidence can be met through greater use of databases and registries, Harold Varmus and Rebecca Eisenberg said. 

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Holden Thorp is to be the new editor-in-chief of Science and its related journals.

A genetic analysis of salmon scales collected over the course of a century points to a sharp decline in the number of fish returning each year to river in British Columbia, CBC reports.

Adelaide University has suspended the head of an ancient DNA lab as its investigation of workplace bullying continues, Australia's ABC News reports.

In PNAS this week: gene expression profiles of adipocyte subtypes, computational approach for improving plant expressome analysis, and more.