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The suit names additional defendants and includes additional details about the technology Illumina is accused of appropriating.

While the New York Genome Center says whole-genome cancer sequencing is the future, companies already offering such tests are struggling to get paid.

Qiagen and Foundation Medicine will develop tissue- and plasma-based companion tests to identify best responders to the PI3K inhibitor alpelisib

Following promising data from its Circulating Cell-free Genome Atlas study, the firm decided to pivot its breast cancer trial to support its multi-cancer test.

The researchers will combine genomic analysis with environmental and mobile device data from 1,200 participants to try to better understand the disease.

NGeneBio Raises $11M

The company has also achieved a CE-IVD mark for its HemeAccuTest, which targets hematological malignancies.

The effort is one of five being undertaken by MDIC's Clinical Diagnostic Program designed to expedite the regulatory process for clinical diagnostics.

After raising $320M in venture capital, Tempus hopes to sequence 100,000 samples in 2019 as it expands its precision medicine program into depression and diabetes.

Led by investigators at the University of Trento in Italy, the team received a five-year, £5 million ($6.4 million) award recently to advance its work.

The Australian researchers plan to use the technique in an exome sequencing study of 25,000 individuals with epilepsy and aim to develop it into a clinical test.

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The New York Times and ProPublica say that many physicians fail to disclose their financial ties when publishing in medical journals.

The Wall Street Journal reports Human Longevity's valuation has dropped by 80 percent.

Science reports that the US National Cancer Institute is cutting its operating budget by 5 percent.

In PLOS this week: similar variants seen in bullbogs, people with Robinow syndrome; ApoE genotypes in African-American, Puerto Rican populations; and more.