exome sequencing Breast Cancer Genomics Study Reveals Recurrent Contributors to Treatment Resistance in Early Disease Researchers saw convergent subclones crop up in early-stage, estrogen receptor-positive breast cancers that dodged endocrine- and CDK4/6 inhibitor-based therapies. Helix Raises $50M in Series C Financing The company plans to use the new funding to accelerate the use of its population genomics platform and to support its COVID-19 testing and viral surveillance efforts. Caris Life Sciences, National Cancer Center Japan Partner for New Arm of SCRUM-Japan Study Patients in the multicenter study will gain access to Caris' comprehensive tumor profiling platform as well as algorithms for chemotherapy prediction and tumor typing. Quantgene Attempts to Woo Consumers With Liquid Biopsy Cancer Risk Assessment Service Premium However, some industry experts have expressed concerns about the Santa Monica, California-based firm's lack of data and current business model. ACMG Updates Gene List for Labs Reporting Clinical Sequencing Secondary Findings The list, which ACMG plans to now update annually, currently includes 73 genes for which it recommends laboratories report findings. May 7, 2021 NorthShore, Sema4 Partnership Aims to Demonstrate Utility of Genomics for Personalized Care Premium Apr 27, 2021 BostonGene, Medical College of Wisconsin Partner on Pancreatic Cancer Biomarker Research Apr 22, 2021 Pathogenic Germline Structural Variants May Be Missed by Some Testing Approaches Apr 16, 2021 Team Tracks Genetic Factors Linked to Severe COVID-19, Other Viral Infections in Children Apr 15, 2021 Study of Sudden Unexpected Death in Children Reveals New Genetic Factors Apr 6, 2021 Uterine Leiomyosarcoma Sequences Point to Potentially Targetable Somatic Mutations Mar 26, 2021 Rare Disease Screening Firm 3billion Closes $13M Series C Financing Feb 26, 2021 Personalis to Broaden Liquid Biopsy Footprint With Minimal Residual Disease Testing Premium Feb 25, 2021 Personalis Q4 Revenues up 11 Percent Feb 18, 2021 Twist Bioscience, Victorian Clinical Genetic Services Develop Diagnostic Exome Assay Feb 17, 2021 Natera, Personalis Team up for Cancer Treatment Monitoring, MRD Testing Feb 11, 2021 Glioblastoma Omics Study Highlights Informative Tumor Features, Immune Subtypes Feb 2, 2021 Exome Sequencing Provides Molecular Diagnosis in Portion of Cerebral Palsy Cases Jan 27, 2021 Small Cell Lung Cancer Study Uncovers Disease-Associated Germline Mutations Jan 22, 2021 Fresenius Building Large Renal Genomic Registry to Inform Precision Care for Kidney Disease Premium Jan 12, 2021 Personalis Projects 2020 Q4 Revenues Up 11 Percent Jan 11, 2021 Helix Obtains FDA Authorization for Exome Sequencing Platform, Alzheimer's Disease Risk Test Dec 16, 2020 Rare Genetic Variants Can Contribute to Ischemic Heart Failure Nov 20, 2020 Increased Adoption of Whole-Genome Sequencing Testing Hinges on Acceptance by Payors, Providers Premium Nov 18, 2020 CNV Analyses May Uncover Mendelian Conditions in Undiagnosed Pediatric Patients Load More Breaking News Enzo Biochem, CLX Health Partner to Support COVID-19 Testing for International Travel Type 1 Diabetes GWAS, Fine-Mapping Leads to New Genetic Loci, Potential Drug Targets LSU Health Sciences Center Wins $2.4M to Lead SARS-CoV-2 Variant Sequencing Program NanoString Technologies, Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy Partner on Cell Therapy Project BGI Americas Collaborating With Champions Oncology on Proteomic Cancer Research Personal Genome Diagnostics Inks Cancer Genomic Profiling Deal with Duke University Health System The Scan Missed Early Cases A retrospective analysis of blood samples suggests early SARS-CoV-2 infections may have been missed in the US, the New York Times reports. Limited Journal Editor Diversity A survey finds low diversity among scientific and medical journal editors, according to The Scientist. How Much of a Threat? Science writes that need for a provision aimed at shoring up genomic data security within a new US bill is being questioned. PNAS Papers on Historic Helicobacter Spread, Brain Development, C. difficile RNAs In PNAS this week: Helicobacter genetic diversity gives insight into human migrations, gene expression patterns of brain development, and more.