Results from the Rheumatoid Arthritis Responder Dream Challenge did not support the use of common SNP data to improve treatment response prediction models.
The company recently released an RUO RNA extraction kit, and plans to launch a liquid biopsy pan-cancer test and disease-specific NGS panels later this year.
The program is specifically geared toward graduate students from underrepresented and minority groups.
Proponents believe the Million European Genomes Alliance will spur research, stimulate the life sciences economy, and ultimately improve clinical care.
The funding will be used to support Appistry's operations and engineering efforts, including the continued development of its GenomePilot DNA data-analysis software.
In Nature this week: SNP reference panel from the Haplotype Reference Consortium, and more.
Halloran Consulting's Laurie Halloran lists at Stat News the mistakes she sees startup companies make when pursuing a clinical trial.
MIT researchers are using bees to collect and visualize urban microbiome samples, Wired reports.
Reliance on Excel leads to errors in gene name lists, a new Genome Biology paper reports.