With the acquisition, Qiagen will integrate N-of-One’s MarkerMine database into its core technology to help customers design new, targeted therapies.
At the National Society of Genetic Counselors annual meeting, a number of clinicians said they conduct their own investigations of variants in clinical lab reports.
Investigators reported on efforts to help labs better implement guidelines and measure disease associations, and to create shared languages for variants across different databases.
The sequencing giant is migrating its BaseSpace analytics products to AWS in hopes of simplifying user adoption and rapidly expanding its library of curated content.
British software firm Congenica is partnering with Hong Kong's Digital China Health Technologies to expand its clinical genomics interpretation business in China.
Under a new partnership, Finnish DTC testing company Negen will send its raw genetic test data to BC Platforms to aid in reporting test results to clinicians.
As part of an NIH SBIR grant, Genomenon is automating the curation of medical literature in its Mastermind variant interpretation software.
After a 2017 rebranding as Fabric Genomics, the former Omicia is looking to the future of genomics in community hospitals and national sequencing programs.
With VarSome's search function, Saphetor wants to link geneticists and clinicians and "everything to everything else" in its database.
With its purchase of decision support technology maker Interactive Biosoftware, Sophia looks to extend its AI platform deeper into NGS interpretation.
Researchers are refining a tool to predict a woman's risk of developing breast cancer, according to the Guardian.
According to Stat News, the partial government shutdown in the US could soon affect the ability of the Food and Drug Administration to review new drugs.
In PNAS this week: gypsy moth genome sequenced, phylogenomic analysis of Polyneopterans, and more.
CNN reports that people's genes tend to have a greater influence on their risk of developing disease than their environment, but it varies by phenotype.