CNBC reports Apple is partnering with Color Genomics to offer its employees free DNA screening for disease.
Invitae will provide genetic testing for 109 genes associated with the conditions, while BioMarin will provide financial support for the program.
The platform matches a patient's medical history and other data with national guidelines to recommended medically actionable genetic tests.
PWNHealth will enable Stratify to offer its Prompt Personal Genetic Score prostate cancer genetic risk test directly to consumers with medical oversight.
The firm will use funds from the round, led by the Midlands Engine Investment Fund, to develop its optical point-of-care diagnostic testing platform.
The genetic testing firm is offering approximately 2.3 million shares at $11.25 per share and plans to use the funds for general corporate purposes.
Northern California healthcare system NorthBay Healthcare will evaluate the platform's ability to improve the routine use of genetic testing.
Clinicians found interpreting negative results and variants of uncertain significance to be challenging, according to an analysis presented at the NSGC annual meeting.
Invitae is providing the testing services as part of the 12-month pilot, while patients will have the option to share their results with researchers though LunaDNA.
The educational grant will support UpToDate's development of technology to help medical professionals advise their patients on health implications of genetic tests.
ScienceInsider reports that rude and unprofessional paper reviewers are common and can have harmful effects.
The US Senate has confirmed Stephen Hahn as the next commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, according to the New York Times.
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