DTC genetic testing Nucleus Genomics Acquires Polygenic Risk Score Tool The New York-based direct-to-consumer startup said it will integrate the Impute.me technology into its in-development genetic analysis platform. LetsGetChecked Completes Acquisition of BioIQ The firm said the move, along with its recent acquisition of Veritas Genetics, will help it expand its provision of at-home healthcare services. South African Startup BioCertica Adds Polygenic Risk Scores to Consumer DNA Tests, Plans to Expand Premium The company offers PRS-based tests of common health conditions, with more offerings in the pipeline following a seed funding round. Working Group Unveils Draft Guidelines at ACMG for Physicians Managing DTC Genetic Testing Results A working group has developed more than a dozen draft guidelines to help primary care providers navigate direct-to-consumer genetic testing results. Survey Finds Consumer Genetic 'Relative Finders' Mostly Positive or Neutral Experience Individuals who learned they were donor-conceived through such relative finders were more likely to express regret about the experience. Jan 7, 2022 International Team Debuts New Platform for DIY Genetic Analysis and Interpretation Premium Oct 25, 2021 23andMe Gains Foothold in Primary Care, Disease Prevention With Lemonaid Health Acquisition Premium Oct 22, 2021 23andMe to Acquire Telemedicine Platform Company Lemonaid Health for $400M in Cash, Stock Sep 21, 2021 Phosphorus Wins Conditional New York State Approval for GeneCompass Consumer Test Jul 28, 2021 Sequencing Firm Phosphorus Tests Limits of Comprehensive Consumer Genomics With GeneCompass Premium Jul 26, 2021 Canine Genetics Firm Embark Veterinary Raises $75M in Series B Round Jul 19, 2021 Genetic Technologies to Acquire DTC Genetic Test Provider EasyDNA for $4M Jan 21, 2021 Ancestry Shutters Health Offering, Raising Questions About Future of Consumer Genomics Premium Jan 7, 2021 Consumer DNA Testing Firm MyDNA Merges With Gene by Gene Dec 29, 2020 23andMe Raises $82.5M in Private Financing Dec 10, 2020 Following Acquisition, UK Firm MyHealthChecked Launches SARS-CoV-2 Consumer Testing Service Premium Aug 4, 2020 Fulgent Genetics Revenues More Than Double in Q2, Driven by COVID-19 Testing Aug 3, 2020 Ancestry Rolls Out Sequencing-Based Health Offering Focused on Common Conditions Premium May 29, 2020 BTIG Initiates Coverage of Fulgent Genetics May 26, 2020 NantOmics Shuts Down Genos Direct-to-Consumer Genomics Services May 4, 2020 Fulgent Genetics Q1 Revenues Jump 44 Percent Apr 24, 2020 Ancestry to Make Consumer Genomics Database Available for COVID-19 Research Project Mar 6, 2020 As Consumer Genomics Market Cools, Providers Ponder Better Ways to Reach Customers Premium Feb 14, 2020 Amid Customer Complaints, Genetic Testing Firm Pathway OME Acquired by OME Wellness Premium Feb 6, 2020 Dante Labs Taps BC Platforms for Informatics Support as NGS Testing Ramps Up Premium Load More Breaking News Simple HealthKit Raises $8M in Series A Round Top Five Articles on GenomeWeb Last Week: Quantum-Si Layoffs, UBS Coverage Initiations, More LumiraDx Secures FDA Emergency Use Authorization, UK Approval for COVID-19, Flu Test Rarity Bioscience Raises Additional €500,000 Cancer Prognoses Informed by Module-Based Approach, Study Finds The Scan UK Team Presents Genetic, Epigenetic Sequencing Method Using enzymatic DNA preparation steps, researchers in Nature Biotechnology develop a strategy for sequencing DNA, along with 5-methylcytosine and 5-hydroxymethylcytosine, on existing sequencers. DNA Biobank Developed for French Kidney Donors, Recipients The KiT-GENIE biobank described in the European Journal of Human Genetics contains DNA samples, genotyping profiles, immune patterns, and clinical features for thousands of kidney donors or transplant recipients in Nantes, France. Cardiometabolic Disease May Have Distinct Associations With Microbial Metabolites in Blood, Gut By analyzing gut microbes in combination with related metabolites in feces and blood, researchers in Nature Communications found distinct cardiometabolic disease relationships at each site. Study Reveals New Details About Genetics of Major Cause of Female Infertility Researchers in Nature Medicine conducted a whole-exome sequencing study of mote than a thousand patients with premature ovarian insufficiency.