epigenetics Recuro Health Acquires 'Health Intelligence' Firm MyLifeIQ Recuro hopes to integrate MyLifeIQ's epigenetics-based "health intelligence platform" to deliver personalized health recommendations based on DNA tests and wearable sensor data. Burning Rock Details Plans for Cancer Monitoring Assay, Adds New Data Supporting Early Detection Premium Both the MRD test, BR Prophet, and a six-cancer screening assay, BR Predict, are slated for launch in China next year, initially for contracted hospital customers. Oxford BioDynamics Awarded Grant to Apply EpiSwitch to ICI Cancer Therapy Response The two-year PACT grant will fund the application of the EpiSwitch technology to the analysis of primary and acquired ICI resistance in several clinical trials. Delfi Diagnostics Tags Lung Cancer as First Target for Fragmentation-Based Liquid Biopsy Tech Premium Based on promising early results, the company is now conducting a larger case-control study to lock in a classifier for prospective validation in an intended-use population. Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Leads to Immune Cell Epigenomic Changes Flu vaccinations with the AS03 adjuvant led to additional changes, including increased resistance to other, unrelated viruses. May 26, 2021 New Algorithms Enable Direct Nanopore-Based Detection of Additional RNA Modifications Premium Apr 28, 2021 CRISPRoff Reversible Epigenome Editing Method Could Enable Safer, More Precise Therapeutics Premium Apr 16, 2021 OncoDiag Taking Aim at Broader Adoption of Molecular Multiplex Test for Bladder Cancer Recurrence Premium Apr 15, 2021 Grail Cancer Early Detection Test Performance Holds Steady as Q2 Launch Approaches Premium Mar 31, 2021 Delfi Diagnostics Starts Prospective Lung Cancer Screening Trial Mar 24, 2021 DARPA Programs Leveraging Host-Response Testing, CRISPR for Future Pandemic Preparedness Premium Feb 3, 2021 Human Epigenome Map Reveals New Insights Into Genetic Loci for Traits, Diseases Jan 12, 2021 Delfi Diagnostics Details Plans to Advance Fragmentomic Method for Early Cancer Detection Premium Jan 12, 2021 Delfi Diagnostics Nets $100M in Series A Financing, Plans Multi-Cancer Screening Test Jan 11, 2021 Multi-Cancer Molecular Screening Assays Primed for Clinical Implementation in 2021 Premium Jan 5, 2021 VolitionRx, 4D Lifetec Partner to Combine Early Cancer Detection Assays Dec 2, 2020 Epigenome Study Maps Hydroxymethylation Across Diverse Human Tissue Types Nov 2, 2020 Bluestar Genomics Eyes Pan-Cancer Early Detection With Epigenetic Assay Technology Premium Oct 30, 2020 Qiagen, Phase Genomics Ink US Licensing Agreement for Hi-C Sequencing Technology Oct 14, 2020 Epigenomic Study of Brain Development Uncovers Cell Type-Specific Regulatory Programs Sep 28, 2020 Alzheimer's Disease Linked to Epigenetic Changes in Multi-Omic Study Sep 16, 2020 Illumina's Stock Falls 9 Percent on Grail Acquisition Rumors Sep 16, 2020 Epigenetic Markers Predict Type 2 Diabetes Patients Who Respond to, Tolerate Metformin Sep 15, 2020 Pancreatic Cancer Treatment Clues Uncovered From Genomic, Chromatin Profiles Sep 9, 2020 10x Genomics to Sell 3.5M Shares in Public Offering Load More Breaking News In Brief This Week: Illumina, Personalis, Proteomedix, and More Ancient DNA Details Population Dynamics Within Andean Tiwanaku Civilization Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge is weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.