Spartan's test is for the rapid, near-patient determination of a cardiac patient's genotype for aid in determining appropriate antiplatelet treatment.
Members, spouses, and adult dependents from 13 locals will have access to Color's genomic services, including physician-ordered genetic tests.
The technology, called PrecisMed, is designed to detect, measure, and assess over 200 medications in a patient's bloodstream from a finger stick.
Despite the step-up in FDA action against labs offering PGx tests, the success of these programs suggests that access to them isn't being stifled as some feared.
The government-backed project aims to better understand genetic diversity around the South Asian country while helping to inform clinical applications.
The North Jersey Record looks into genetic testing to guide cancer treatment, particularly fluorouracil.
While some groups have communicated their concerns directly to the agency, stakeholders have also formed a new coalition to publicly take issue with FDA's actions.
According to the DOJ, the company also accepted a 25-year ban on participating in any federal healthcare program.
The companies have expanded an existing partnership to allow physicians to order mental health PGx tests from the EHR and receive CME credit for learning about PGx.
The organizations noted in a letter to HHS and FDA that they "believe the agency's actions may in fact inflict greater harm on patients and impede innovation."
Forensic genetic firm Verogen has bought the genetic genealogy site GEDmatch.
Researchers have 3D-printed plastic bunnies that encase the information needed to make more such bunnies in DNA, according to Discover magazine.
Dan Rather, the former CBS Evening News anchor and executive producer of a new documentary, writes at the Guardian that everyone needs to know about CRISPR.
In PNAS this week: analysis of FOXA1 upregulation in ER-positive breast cancer, gene editing to correct recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa, and more.