newborn screening Turkish MDx Startup Elm Genomics Rolls Out Newborn Sequencing Test Premium CEO and Cofounder İbrahim Çağrı Kurt discussed the new test during a presentation at Slush, an annual startup conference held in Helsinki this week. PerkinElmer Nabs Authorization for Molecular SCID/SMA Test in Newborns The firm said its assay for spinal muscular atrophy and severe combined immunodeficiency can aid early identification and treatment of those potentially fatal diseases. Genomic Newborn Screening Studies Around the World Begin to Take Baby Steps Premium At the inaugural International Conference on Newborn Sequencing (ICoNS) in Boston last week, researchers outlined plans from eight studies in the US, the UK, Europe, and Australia. GUARDIAN Study to Explore Newborn Screening by Genome Sequencing in 100K Babies in NYC Premium The public-private partnership will initially screen babies for up to about 250 rare genetic conditions, most of which are not included in standard newborn screening. Sema4's GeneDx to Provide Genome Sequencing, Interpretation for Large-Scale Newborn Screening Study The GUARDIAN (Genomic Uniform-screening Against Rare Diseases in All Newborns) study plans to screen 100,000 newborns for up to 250 rare genetic conditions. Oct 3, 2022 Rady Children's, PlumCare RWE Partner to Expand WGS-Based Newborn Screening Program to Greece Aug 25, 2022 BeginNGS Program Seeks to Improve Pediatric Rare Disease Dx, Treatment via Rapid NGS, Data Curation Premium Aug 2, 2022 Genomenon to Curate Genes for Rady Children's BeginNGS Newborn Screening Panel May 6, 2022 Rady Children's to Launch Consortium for Rapid Whole-Genome Sequencing of Newborns Mar 31, 2022 BabySeq Newborn Screening Project Aims For Increased Diversity in Second Phase Premium Feb 23, 2022 EU Project Screen4Care Will Apply Sequencing, AI to Screen Newborns for Rare Diseases Premium Feb 3, 2022 Australian Researchers Adapt Melt Curve Methylation Test for Infant Rare Genetic Disorder Screening Premium Oct 18, 2021 Analysis Finds Sibling Cascade Testing Could Be Cost Effective in Pediatric Cancer Jul 12, 2021 Metabolomic Profiling Diagnoses Inborn Errors of Metabolism at Higher Rate Than Traditional Approach May 7, 2021 New Sync for Genes Demonstrations Focus on Engaging Pediatric Patients, Parents Premium Aug 26, 2020 Sequencing Could Augment Other Newborn Screening Approaches, NC NEXUS Study Finds Feb 28, 2020 PerkinElmer SCID Test Chosen for Newborn Screening Evaluation in England 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 Load More Breaking News European Commission Outlines Intended Restorative Measures for Blocked Illumina-Grail Deal Cross-Trait Meta-Analysis Explores Potential Pleiotropy Across Psychiatric Conditions Bactobio Raises £6M in Private Financing Top Five Articles on GenomeWeb Last Week: Amazon Omics, Ashkenazi Jewish Population History, More AnPac Bio to Raise $5M in Private Placement The Scan Team Tracks Down Potential Blood Plasma Markers Linked to Heart Failure in Atrial Fibrillation Patients Researchers in BMC Genomics found 10 differentially expressed proteins or metabolites that marked atrial fibrillation with heart failure cases. Study Points to Synonymous Mutation Effects on E. Coli Enzyme Activity Researchers in Nature Chemistry saw signs of enzyme activity shifts in the presence of synonymous mutations in a multiscale modeling analysis of three Escherichia coli genes. Team Outlines Paternal Sample-Free Single-Gene Approach for Non-Invasive Prenatal Screening With data for nearly 9,200 pregnant individuals, researchers in Genetics in Medicine demonstrate the feasibility of their carrier screening and reflex single-gene non-invasive prenatal screening approach. Germline-Targeting HIV Vaccine Shows Promise in Phase I Trial A National Institutes of Health-led team reports in Science that a broadly neutralizing antibody HIV vaccine induced bnAb precursors in 97 percent of those given the vaccine.