newborn screening Analysis Finds Sibling Cascade Testing Could Be Cost Effective in Pediatric Cancer The analysis also found that about half the sibling deaths due to cancer could be averted by surveillance following cascade testing, as compared to usual care. Metabolomic Profiling Diagnoses Inborn Errors of Metabolism at Higher Rate Than Traditional Approach In a cross-sectional study, metabolomic profiling had an overall diagnostic rate of 7.1 percent, a Baylor College of Medicine-led team found. Cradle and a Sequence Discussions suggest a plan to sequence all newborns in the UK could have public support, according to the Guardian. New Sync for Genes Demonstrations Focus on Engaging Pediatric Patients, Parents Premium Phase 4 of the federal Sync for Genes program is testing the FHIR Genomics standard for electronically sending genomic test results and diagnostic reports. Sequencing Could Augment Other Newborn Screening Approaches, NC NEXUS Study Finds Sequencing-based newborn screening could not identify all children with metabolic disorders or hearing loss, but could interrogate a larger number of conditions. Nov 19, 2019 Startup PHIX Genomics Aims to Introduce Clinical Molecular Diagnostics to Philippines in 2020 Premium Sep 13, 2019 Natera Sells Evercord Cord Blood Banking Business to CBR Aug 21, 2019 Quantabio Continues Newborn Screening Expansion as Tech Adopted by Wisconsin State Program Premium Jun 27, 2019 BGI Genomics, Eluthia Partner on Reproductive Genetic Testing in Germany Jun 26, 2019 NIH Newborn Sequencing Projects' Lessons, Next Steps Highlighted at Meeting Premium Nov 30, 2018 FDA Clears Meridian Bioscience's Newborn Cytomegalovirus Test Oct 19, 2018 ASHG: Australian Newborn WES Project Combines Hearing Loss Dx With Optional Secondary Results Oct 9, 2018 Fulgent Genetics, StemCyte Partner on Genetic Testing Sep 14, 2018 Families Declining Enrollment in BabySeq Cite Lack of Interest in Research, Logistical Challenges Aug 7, 2018 Australia's Genepath Developing Diagnostic Gene Panels for Newborn Screening, Developmental Delay Premium Apr 11, 2018 Newborn Screening for Hearing Loss Might Benefit From Genomic Testing Premium Feb 27, 2018 With Edico Partnership, Australian Genome Center Kicks Off Rapid NICU-PICU Testing Premium Feb 12, 2018 Sema4 Launches Newborn Screening Targeted Sequencing Test Premium Oct 31, 2017 ACMG Developing Decision Support Tools for Non-Geneticist Docs for Secondary Findings, NIPT Premium Sep 12, 2017 PerkinElmer Builds on Newborn Screening With New Clinical Genomic Testing Services Premium Apr 19, 2017 Cantor Fitzgerald Downgrades PerkinElmer to Neutral Mar 16, 2017 Newborn Sequencing Projects Demonstrate Successes, Challenges of Widespread Implementation Premium Feb 28, 2017 Possible FDA Approval Could Spread Mass Spec Assay for Newborn Lysosomal Storage Disease Screening Feb 2, 2017 North Carolina Looks to Expand Newborn Screening for Severe Genetic Conditions Premium Nov 3, 2016 Newborn Sequencing Study Leaders Grapple With Factors Limiting Uptake Premium Load More Breaking News SUPER Psychosis Study Presented at ASHG Digs Into Relationships of Rare Variants, Phenotypes People in the News: New Appointments at Myriad Genetics, Becton Dickinson, Delfi Diagnostics, More In Brief This Week: Virginia Commonwealth University, Dovetail Genomics, Lucid Diagnostics, and More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Bio-Rad, PerkinElmer, Ares Genetics, Purigen Biosystems, More Genetron Health, Fosun Ink Commercialization Deal for Seq-MRD Test in China MultiMuTHER Team Tracks Expression, Metabolite Relationships in Aging TwinsUK Participants The Scan More Boosters for US Following US Food and Drug Administration authorization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, the Washington Post writes. From a Pig A genetically modified pig kidney was transplanted into a human without triggering an immune response, Reuters reports. For Privacy's Sake Wired reports that more US states are passing genetic privacy laws. Science Paper on How Poaching Drove Evolution in African Elephants In Science this week: poaching has led to the rapid evolution of tuskless African elephants.