nutrigenomics GenoPalate Raises $5.6M in First Phase of Equity Financing Round The company offers an at-home DNA test that it uses to provide personalized nutritional advice including information about potential food sensitivities. Meditech Installs EHR Genomics Add-on at Health Systems in Pursuit of Precision Medicine Premium EHR vendor Meditech is doing much of the integration legwork between labs and hospitals within the limited framework of current interoperability standards. Nalagenetics Closes $12.6M Series A Funding Round The Singapore-based genetic testing informatics startup plans to expand in Southeast Asia to support PGx, nutrigenomics, breast cancer risk prediction, and polygenic risk scores. Arivale Updates Wellness Service With Polygenic Profiles Premium The company, still collecting utility data, anticipates that this more complex analysis will lead to better personalization of health and wellness strategies for its clients. ISB Spinout Arivale Raises $36M in Series B Financing to Provide Science-Based Wellness Advice The firm's approach builds on a pilot study for ISB's 100K Wellness Project, and study participants are invited to become customers. Jul 9, 2013 Metabolon, IMDEA Collaborate on Omics-based Nutrition, Dx Jul 1, 2013 Pathway Genomics Partners with Parkway Jun 4, 2012 Deal with Bariatric Support Brings GenoVive's DNA-based Weight Loss Program to Mexico Jan 18, 2012 Researchers Outline Efforts to Enhance Nutritional Features of Food at PAG Mar 7, 2011 NCI Considering Nutrigenetics Studies Oct 26, 2010 LifeGen Tech Nets $124K SBIR Grant to Fund Array-Based Caloric-Restriction Study Premium Oct 5, 2010 BioTools, Kilpest Form Joint Venture to Offer Arrays for Dietary, Food Testing in India Premium Apr 20, 2010 BioServe to Provide Genetic Testing for NGC Medical Jul 14, 2009 Germany's ImaGenes, Partners to Use $4M Gov't Grant in Array-Based Nutrigenomics Study Premium Breaking News Genetic Contributors to Plasma Protein Levels Unearthed in Multiple Studies Standard BioTools, SomaLogic to Merge Arima Genomics, Protean BioDiagnostics Launch 3D Genomics Cancer Testing Joint Venture Pathnostics UTI Test Nabs New York State Approval NanoString, A*Star, Next Level Genomics to Launch Spatial Biology Laboratory in Singapore The Scan Positive Framing of Genetic Studies Can Spark Mistrust Among Underrepresented Groups Researchers in Human Genetics and Genomics Advances report that how researchers describe genomic studies may alienate potential participants. Small Study of Gene Editing to Treat Sickle Cell Disease In a Novartis-sponsored study in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers found that a CRISPR-Cas9-based treatment targeting promoters of genes encoding fetal hemoglobin could reduce disease symptoms. Gut Microbiome Changes Appear in Infants Before They Develop Eczema, Study Finds Researchers report in mSystems that infants experienced an enrichment in Clostridium sensu stricto 1 and Finegoldia and a depletion of Bacteroides before developing eczema. Acute Myeloid Leukemia Treatment Specificity Enhanced With Stem Cell Editing A study in Nature suggests epitope editing in donor stem cells prior to bone marrow transplants can stave off toxicity when targeting acute myeloid leukemia with immunotherapy.