Science reports that accusations of sexual assault against a microbiome researcher has also led to questions about his academic certifications.
The firm saw strong increases in international HIV sales of its OraQuick HIV Self-Test product in the quarter.
Researchers analyzed the gut microbiome makeup of more than 600 older individuals before and after adhering to their usual diet or a Mediterranean diet for a year.
The findings, published this week in mSystems, could help studies examining the role of microbes in aging and aging-related diseases.
With a large set of data collected over time, Stanford researchers detected molecular markers for aging but saw considerable variation in "ageotypes."
The companies are aiming to use microbial biomarkers to predict the development of precancerous adenomas and carcinomas.
MinIon sequencing identified pathogens and antimicrobial resistance genes in the gut of preterm infants with suspected necrotizing enterocolitis.
Tempus said that Akesogen's lab provides a range of testing services, including for inherited risk of cancer, microbiome profiling, whole-genome genotyping, and more.
The startup company will use the money to develop its microbial tests and AI-based software for surveillance and prevention of hospital-acquired infections.
In PLOS this week: rare alterations in Timothy syndrome, analysis of twins' gut microbiomes, and more.
The New York Times looks at companies using genomic tools to try to quickly identify the cause of patients' infections.
The White House has asked for $2.5 billion in funding to address the COVID-19 outbreak, according to the Associated Press.
A resignation at the Marine Biological Laboratory highlights that institutions are unsure of how to handle researchers previously found to have violated codes of conduct, Nature News says.
In PNAS this week: immune responses that affect heart transplant rejection risk, gene variants associated with thiopurine toxicity, and more.