pharmacogenetics AMP-led Expert Groups Release Clinical CYP2D6 Pharmacogenomic Testing Recommendation The consensus guideline offers a two-tier categorization of alleles that are recommended for clinical CYP2D6 pharmacogenetic testing. 23andMe Begins Reporting PGx Variants With Drug Info Under Recent FDA Clearance Premium The new reports link variants in CYP2C19 to the safety and efficacy of two drugs, a commonly prescribed antiplatelet drug and an antidepressant. Genomind Receives Medicare Coverage for Pharmacogenetics Test The company said its Professional PGx Express test will now be reimbursed by Medicare, and that the VA has extended its current supply contract for the test. Pharmacogenetic Testing for Statin Side Effects Doesn't Result in Worse Blood Cholesterol Levels Patients who underwent SLCO1B1 testing were able to lower their cholesterol levels similarly to those who did not, indicating that testing does not cause harm. Intermountain Healthcare Taps Kailos Genetics for PGx Testing Under the agreement, Intermountain will be able to implement Kailos' PGxComplete next-generation sequencing methodology in its laboratory for pharmacogenetic testing. Sep 10, 2020 FDA Joins PGx Collaborative Community but Effect on Field is Unclear Premium Aug 25, 2020 Trial Shows Some Benefit of Genetically Guided Antiplatelet Therapy After Balloon Angioplasty Aug 25, 2020 Revel Health, Coriell Life Sciences Partner to Promote Pharmacogenetic Testing Aug 18, 2020 23andMe Garners FDA Clearance for CYP2C19 PGx Test Report Jul 2, 2020 Noridian Aligns With Palmetto on Single-Gene, Multi-Gene PGx Test Coverage Jun 19, 2020 Local Coverage Determinations Roundup: Razor Genomics, Guardant Health Jun 11, 2020 Palmetto Providing Limited Coverage for Single-Gene, Multi-Gene PGx Tests May 6, 2020 AMP Working Group Recommends Alleles to Include in Warfarin Sensitivity Genotyping Assays May 1, 2020 Spartan Bioscience Taps Cardinal Health as US Distributor of CYP2C19 Genotyping Assay Apr 24, 2020 Amid COVID-19 Therapeutic Uncertainty, Experts Look for Potential Role for PGx in Managing Meds Premium Apr 23, 2020 Finland's Negen Introduces Pharmacogenomics Panel for COVID-19 Therapies Apr 16, 2020 University of Washington, Vanda Pharmaceuticals to Study COVID-19 Pharmacogenetics Mar 10, 2020 Invitae Acquires Three Companies: YouScript, Genelex, Diploid Mar 5, 2020 FDA Defends Actions Against PGx Testing Labs As Necessary to Protect Public Health Premium Feb 6, 2020 Myriad Genetics Q2 Revenues Decrease 10 Percent; CEO Mark Capone Steps Down Jan 31, 2020 Translational Software to Submit PGx Software Platform for 510(k) Clearance Premium Jan 27, 2020 UK Newborn Trial to Assess PCR Test for Antibiotic-Induced Hearing Loss Dec 11, 2019 Colorado Center for Personalized Medicine Biobank Begins Returning Participant PGx Results Premium Nov 21, 2019 Intermountain Healthcare to Gather Utility Data as SelectHealth Covers PGx Test for Certain Employees Premium Nov 15, 2019 Employee Benefits Programs Share Early Experiences Implementing Genetic Testing Premium Load More Breaking News Roche Receives FDA EUA for PCR-Based, Point-of-Care SARS-CoV-2 Test Decode Study Identifies Proteomic Predictors of All-Cause Mortality In Brief This Week: Natera, Bruker, Bayer, and More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Labcorp, Omniseq, Dovetail Genomics, DNA Script, More People in the News: New Appointments at Sema4, Strata Oncology, Bionano Genomics, More Co-Diagnostics Gets CE Mark for Saliva-Based Molecular SARS-CoV-2 Test The Scan Billions for Antivirals The US is putting $3.2 billion toward a program to develop antivirals to treat COVID-19 in its early stages, the Wall Street Journal reports. NFT of the Web Tim Berners-Lee, who developed the World Wide Web, is auctioning its original source code as a non-fungible token, Reuters reports. 23andMe on the Nasdaq 23andMe's shares rose more than 20 percent following its merger with a special purpose acquisition company, as GenomeWeb has reported. Science Papers Present GWAS of Brain Structure, System for Controlled Gene Transfer In Science this week: genome-wide association study ties variants to white matter stricture in the brain, and more.