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Under the agreement, PGS.Holland will market Bio.logis' Genetic Information Management Suite in Benelux, Scandinavia, and the UK.

The $12 million PRIME study will involve 2,000 veterans with major depressive disorder and 250 healthcare providers across 21 VA medical centers.

For the three months ended Sept. 30, the firm reported total revenues of $190.2 million, compared to $177.5 million in Q1 2017, beating the consensus Wall Street estimate.

An international team of researchers examined the scope and population specificity of copy-number variants affecting genes linked to drug metabolism.

Ah, That's Why

Genetic testing can help identify why people aren't responding to certain mental health medications, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer.

Right Patient Right Drug will use the PharmacoScan platform to perform preventive pharmacogenetic testing under St. Jude's PG4KDS program.  

Results from a randomized clinical trial known as GIFT suggest that genotype-guided warfarin dosing is linked to fewer adverse events than clinical dosing.

Payors say online, automated systems will bring standardization and efficiency to prior authorizations, but doctors and labs are uncertain about the impact on patient care.

Try the Other Version

Researchers find that a personalized medicine approach could help people who experience pain while taking statins, New Scientist reports.

LifeLabs will analyze patient samples for genetic variations that affect drug response, and will use GenXys' software to inform treatment decisions.

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Researchers are developing a breath test to determine how severe patients' methylmalonic acidemia disease is, FierceBiotech reports.

NPR reports that vaccine developers are working on SARS-CoV-2 vaccines that are easier to store or administer than the current crop.

Reuters reports that France is to recommend that people under 55 who received one dose of AstraZeneca's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine receive a different vaccine for their second dose.