epigenetics New Algorithms Enable Direct Nanopore-Based Detection of Additional RNA Modifications Premium The method was used to analyze two epigenetic modification types that were previously undetectable with Oxford Nanopore sequencing. CRISPRoff Reversible Epigenome Editing Method Could Enable Safer, More Precise Therapeutics Premium UCSF and MIT researchers have developed a way to edit the epigenome and then completely reverse the changes, when needed. OncoDiag Taking Aim at Broader Adoption of Molecular Multiplex Test for Bladder Cancer Recurrence Premium On the back of a recently announced $3 million in funding, the firm has begun marketing its Urodiag kit to urologists throughout Europe. Grail Cancer Early Detection Test Performance Holds Steady as Q2 Launch Approaches Premium Recent results from the firm's case-control study cohort showed overall sensitivity of about 50 percent but higher performance for a subset of high-mortality cancers. Delfi Diagnostics Starts Prospective Lung Cancer Screening Trial The company is planning to commercialize its cancer early detection technology initially in lung cancer and is working with NYU researchers to explore future expansions. 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 Jul 31, 2020 Data Supports Singlera's PanSeer Test as Company Narrows Focus to Colorectal Cancer Detection Premium Jul 24, 2020 Norwegian Diagnostics Firm Age Labs to Develop Epigenetics-Based Test for SARS-CoV-2 Premium Jul 2, 2020 Translation of Dog Years Into Human Years Updated With Epigenetic Analysis Jul 1, 2020 AnchorDx Demonstrates Liquid Biopsy DNA Methylation Test for Early Cancer Detection Premium Jun 24, 2020 Stanford Team Debuts EPIC-Seq Method to Detect, Classify Cancer From cfDNA Fragment Patterns Load More Breaking News Alzheimer's Disease Phosphoproteomics Study Uncovers Signaling Abnormalities Genetic Analysis of H. Pylori Indicates Americas Colonized in One Main Migration Event BillionToOne Raises $55M in Series B Financing GeninCode to Launch Cardiovascular Disease Risk Tests in US With Eversana Top Five Articles on GenomeWeb Last Week: Illumina, Liquid Biopsy, Thermo Fisher Scientific, and More Becton Dickinson Sues Beckman Coulter Over Cell Analysis, Sorting IP The Scan Another Resignation According to the Wall Street Journal, a third advisory panel member has resigned following the US Food and Drug Administration's approval of an Alzheimer's disease drug. Novavax Finds Its Vaccine Effective Reuters reports Novavax's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine is more than 90 percent effective in preventing COVID-19. Can't Be Used The US Food and Drug Administration says millions of vaccine doses made at an embattled manufacturing facility cannot be used, the New York Times reports. PLOS Papers on Frozen Shoulder GWAS, Epstein-Barr Effects on Immune Cell Epigenetics, More In PLOS this week: genome-wide association study of frozen shoulder, epigenetic patterns of Epstein-Barr-infected B lymphocyte cells, and more.