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PerkinElmer will offer providers and patients screening for ASAH1 mutations through its PerkinElmer Genomics laboratory unit.

As Dana-Farber migrates its dozens of medical and radiation oncology protocols to the Philips platform, its focus is on digital pathology, genomics, and informatics.

The agreement grants MDxHealth the rights to manufacture and market the phosphodiesterase-4D7 biomarker as a prognostic test.

The study solidified how doctors should interpret and act upon an intermediate result from the breast cancer risk test in how to treat early-stage patients.

The firm said it will use the funds to commercialize Colvera, its liquid biopsy test for earlier detection of recurrent colorectal cancer.

The firm said momentum from the launch of its kidney transplant test Allosure drove the overall revenue increase.

The company said 677 of its GPS Cancer commercial tests were ordered in Q1 2018, up from 606 in Q4 2017.

CareDx has paid Illumina a $5 million initial payment and will pay royalties in the mid-single to low-double digits on sales of future commercialized products.

The company said test volume rose 87 percent to 186,000 during the quarter.

The team paired the SHERLOCK platform developed in Feng Zhang's lab with a protocol that detects viruses directly from bodily fluids in less than two hours.

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Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.

Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.

In Science this week: research regulation and reporting requirement reform, and more.

With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.