genetic testing Nightingale Health to Acquire Genetic Testing Firm Negen Through the acquisition, Nightingale intends to combine its metabolite-based blood test with genomic data to improve early disease risk detection. 23andMe Gains FDA Clearance for Direct-to-Consumer Prostate Cancer Genetic Risk Test The firm is now authorized to sell a genetic health report on the HOXB13 marker that indicates risk for hereditary prostate cancer, its third DTC cancer risk report with 510(k) clearance. Top 10 Articles on GenomeWeb in 2021 The most-read stories in 2021 represents readers' vast interests in the variety of topics covered by GenomeWeb from COVID-19 tests to IPOs and legal battles. Baylor Genetics, SRL Ink Clinical Sequencing Tech Transfer Agreement Under the agreement, Baylor Genetics will transfer its clinical-grade whole-genome and whole-exome sequencing technology to SRL beginning in 2022. HHS OIG Finds Sharp Rise in Medicare Payments for Genetic Tests Medicare payments for genetic tests and the number of such tests rose sharply, as did the number of labs receiving more than $1 million in reimbursements for such tests. Dec 16, 2021 ACMG Issues Guidelines on Safeguarding Patient Genomic Data, Avoiding Genetic Discrimination Nov 19, 2021 Most Genetic Counselors Encounter Discrepant Variant Classifications, Must Work Out Interpretations Premium Nov 10, 2021 23andMe Fiscal Q2 Revenues Increase 7 Percent Nov 2, 2021 Lawsuit Claims Genetic Testing Company Ancestry Violated Illinois Privacy Act Oct 26, 2021 Blueprint Genetics, BioMarin to Offer Genetic Testing for Skeletal Dysplasia in Europe, Middle East Oct 21, 2021 MSK Fellows Develop Online Resource to Increase Awareness of Genetic Cascade Testing Premium Oct 18, 2021 Analysis Finds Sibling Cascade Testing Could Be Cost Effective in Pediatric Cancer Oct 13, 2021 GeneDx, Krystal Biotech Partner to Offer Free Genetic Testing for Rare Skin Disease Sep 27, 2021 Genetic Testing Results Influence Epilepsy Patient Care and Outcomes, Study Presented at NSGC Finds Aug 30, 2021 Genome Medical Raises $60M in Series C Round, to Acquire Telehealth Firm GeneMatters Aug 20, 2021 Pediatric Cardiovascular Genetic Testing Should Be Individualized, Multidisciplinary, Says AHA Jul 14, 2021 Cardiomyopathy Genetic Testing in Minors Has No Ill Effect on Family Dynamics, Study Finds Jul 14, 2021 Children's National Licenses Pediatric Genetic Disease Screening Tech to MGeneRx Jul 6, 2021 Concert Genetics New Test ID Tool Works to Improve Reimbursement Process Premium Jul 2, 2021 Geisinger Trial to Evaluate Chatbot to Boost Cascade Testing in Familial Hypercholesterolemia Premium Jun 28, 2021 Eurofins to Acquire DNA Diagnostics Center Jun 7, 2021 Lynparza Benefit in Early BRCA-Mutated Breast Cancer Reignites Universal Genetic Testing Discussion Premium Jun 3, 2021 EHR-Based Model Predicts Patients Who May Benefit from Genetic Testing for Rare Disease May 10, 2021 Fulgent Genetics Makes $19M Investment in Chinese JV, Takes Controlling Interest May 3, 2021 InformedDNA Partners With Gene Therapy Firm Passage Bio on Dementia Genetic Testing Load More Breaking News New Approach Identifies Candidate Causal Variants for Neuropsychiatric, Neurodevelopmental Conditions People in the News: Baylor's Thomas Caskey Dies; New Appointments at UK Biobank, CS Genetics, More In Brief This Week: Pathogenomix, Uniogen, Genetic Technologies, DnaNudge, Gravity Diagnostics, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Biodesix, Curio Genomics, Akoya Biosciences, More NIH Earmarks $170M for All of Us Program's Personalized Nutrition Study Taiwanese Firm's IP Asserted in Suit Against Pacific Biosciences Found Partially Unpatentable The Scan Omicron's Sewage Path The New York Times writes that testing sewage is helping public health officials track Omicron. IBM Sells Part of Watson Health The Wall Street Journal reports IBM is selling part of its Watson Health business to an investment firm. Identifying the Right Whales The Boston Globe writes that genetic testing has helped identify North American right whales and find that weaning can take place earlier than thought. Science Papers on Approach to Quickly Sort Single Cells, Alternative Splicing in Cancer In Science this week: high-speed sorting of single cells using fluorescence imaging, and more.