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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The Minnesota Senate has passed a bill that would enable the state's Department of Health (MDH) to retain newborn bloodspot samples and related data indefinitely, a change that would restore a state policy that was overturned by a state court three years ago.

Name: Bartha Knoppers
Title: Director, Centre of Genomics and Policy, McGill University

A study surveying Canadian adults about their perception and willingness to participate in newborn screening programs either based on current targeted panels, or potentially using whole-genome or exome sequencing, has found that significantly fewer people would be willing to part

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics has received a $12.5 million contract from the National Institutes of Health to continue operating a center focused on supporting newborn screening research projects.

BOSTON (GenomeWeb Daily News) – While panelists at a session at the American Society of Human Genetics annual meeting on Saturday said that the public is cautiously interested in including whole-exome or whole-genome sequencing as part of newborn screening efforts, there are concerns regarding pr

This is the fourth in a series of profiles of centers awarded grants this year by the NIH under the Genomic Sequencing and Newborn Screening Disorders research program.

This article was originally posted on Sept. 12.
Luminex has no plans to acquire any new businesses or companies at this time, its CEO Patrick Balthrop said at an investment conference last week.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The funding squeeze from the sequestration of the US federal budget, now more than half-a-year old, has already had a sizable impact at the National Human Genome Research Institute, leading to cuts to ongoing programs, scaling back of new ones, and the deferring of eff

This is the first in a series of profiles of centers awarded grants this year by the NIH under the Genomic Sequencing and Newborn Screening Disorders research program.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Four research teams across the US have been awarded a total of $5 million in fiscal year 2013 under a new Genomic Sequencing and Newborn Screening Disorders program jointly funded by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development an

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Technology Review reports that sickle cell patients are optimistic about gene editing to treat their disease, but are worried about how available it will be.

The owner of the GEDmatch website tells CBS12 he is considering charging law enforcement a fee to use the site.

In Nature this week: babies born by caesarean section are more likely to have altered gut microbiota profiles, and more.