epigenetics Israeli Startup JaxBio Snags €8.5M EU Grant to Support Creation of Array-Based Cancer Tests Premium The grant was recently awarded through the EU's Cancer Mission, a funding program to reduce cancer cases throughout the EU by 2030. Glioblastoma With Wild-Type TP53 Linked to Potentially Targetable Epigenetic Alteration With the help of a CRISPR-based screen, researchers linked enhanced activity by the chromatin regulatory gene BRD8 to altered p53 function in cells containing wild-type TP53. Pacific Biosciences, Boston Children's Hospital to Collaborate on Rare Disease Variant Pilot Project As part of the project, samples from rare disease patients that have been unsolvable by short-read sequencing will be re-examined using HiFi whole-genome sequencing. Study Unearths Features Found in Long-Term Survivors of Advanced Ovarian Cancer Researchers examined genetic, tumor mutation, and immune features among individuals surviving at least a decade after an advanced ovarian cancer diagnosis. SeekIn Receives CE-IVD Mark for Cancer Recurrence Monitoring Test The company's SeekInCure pan-cancer assay detects minimal residual disease in patient blood samples and has been validated in hepatocellular carcinoma. Nov 23, 2022 Liver Cancers Detected With Parallel Mutation, Methylation Liquid Biopsy Approach Oct 27, 2022 Cardio Diagnostics Prepares for New Test Launches Following IPO Premium Oct 13, 2022 St. Jude, Broad Institute, Dana-Farber Partner to Advance Pediatric Cancer Research Sep 6, 2022 European Team Publishes Molecular Endometrial Cancer Test; Startup Sola Dx Plans Fall Launch Premium Aug 11, 2022 Nanopore Sequencing Shows Promise for Epigenetic Liquid Biopsy Testing Premium Aug 8, 2022 Harbinger Health Joins Emerging Multi-Cancer Screening Arena With Tech Focused On Oncogenesis Premium Aug 5, 2022 Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Genomic Study Reveals New Subtypes, Ties to Outcomes Jul 18, 2022 Delfi Diagnostics Raises $225M in Series B Financing Jul 12, 2022 Therapeutic Gene Editing Firm Epic Bio Launches With $55M Series A Financing May 31, 2022 Cardio Diagnostics to Go Public via Merger With SPAC May 19, 2022 ALL Genomes Marked by High DNA Methylation Levels Apr 29, 2022 Neogen, Foxo Technologies Collaborate on Epigenetic Study of Human Health Mar 31, 2022 New Esophageal Cancer Tests on Horizon as Hopkins Spinout Capsulomics Preps Clinical Launch Premium Mar 31, 2022 T2T Consortium Publishes Early Findings From Complete Human Genome Assembly Mar 29, 2022 Early Cancer Detection in Li-Fraumeni Syndrome Patients Enabled by Liquid Biopsy Test Jan 7, 2022 Banner Year for Blood-Based Cancer Screening in 2021, but Reimbursement and Utility Hurdles Loom Premium Dec 15, 2021 Nucleic Acid Analysis Startup Depixus Raises €30.6M in Series A Financing Nov 17, 2021 Epigenetic Editing Firm Chroma Medicine Launches With $125M in Seed, Series A Financing Nov 5, 2021 Thyroid Size, Function in Children Linked to Nutrition-Related DNA Methylation Mark Nov 3, 2021 Genomic Answers for Kids Team Releases Thousands of Genomes to Gain Insights Into Rare Diseases 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.