The assay correlates shortened telomere lengths in patients of different ages to potential risks for inherited diseases, such as bone marrow failure syndrome and liver cancer.
The firm plans to expedite cell sorting for research labs with an inexpensive device that uses piezoelectric actuators and disposable microfluidics.
Separately, FlowJo and Cytapex Bioinformatics said they have partnered to provide bioinformatics consulting and services for flow cytometry data analysis.
The researchers reported that their assay could detect women with defective double-stranded break repair pathways even when sequencing could not.
With tens of thousands of immune cell measurements for almost 500 individuals, researchers saw enhanced genetic influence over some adaptive immune traits.
The certification enables the company to offer its flow cytometry-based myeloid-derived suppressor cell assay for cancer patients.
At the American Association for Clinical Chemistry meeting, Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes said her company is working on third-party review and publications of the firm's technologies and tests.
Researchers working on the Human Functional Genomics Project have begun to unravel genetic relationships and variations in human immune response.
Thermo Fisher will become the exclusive distributor for a technology to be developed with Boston-based Cytonome.
IncellDx's investigational molecular assay used to quantify HPV E6/E7 mRNA in single cells has been optimized to run on Beckman Coulter's CytoFlex flow cytometry system.
What happens to scientific papers when certain journals are no longer published? Some scientists are trying to make sure they don't disappear forever.
A study in Microbiome finds that heavy drinkers have an unhealthy mix of bacteria in their mouths.
Doctors and patients are still trying to figure out what role at-home genetic testing should play in healthcare, Newsweek says.
In Genome Research this week, mismatch repair deficiency in C. elegans, retracing transcriptions start site evolution in the human genome, and more.