pharmacogenomics BostonGene Partners with NEC to Offer Tumor Portrait Tests Internationally NEC, an investor in BostonGene, will initially help provide Tumor Portrait to hospitals in Japan using its healthcare and life science network. Pharmacogenomics Firm Genetika+ Raises $10M in Series A Round The company is developing a test to predict the best antidepressant drug or drug combination for a specific patient. Admera Health Seeks to Divest Pharmacogenomics, Clinical Services Business The company will continue to offer research services for biopharma customers but is hoping a strategic partner can take over its clinical portfolio. At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change Medical racism and race-based medicine persist, though plenary speakers at this year's NSGC meeting said genetic counselors may be able to help address disparities. GenXys, Helix Partner to Provide Clinical Decision Support for PGx Testing GenXys' platform will integrate with Helix's health system partners' electronic medical records to provide pharmacogenetics solutions. Jul 21, 2021 Sequencing-Based Assessment of CYP2D6 Could Improve Prediction of Drug Response Premium May 26, 2021 23andMe Begins Reporting PGx Variants With Drug Info Under Recent FDA Clearance Premium May 21, 2021 AccessDx, Jase Health Partnership Looks to Streamline Pharmacogenomics for Clinicians Premium May 19, 2021 Meditech, FDB Integration Aims to Bring Genomic Clinical Decision Support to Point of Care Premium May 7, 2021 NorthShore, Sema4 Partnership Aims to Demonstrate Utility of Genomics for Personalized Care Premium May 5, 2021 Myriad Genetics Projects Return to Profitability by Year End, Details Long-Term Growth Plan Premium Apr 26, 2021 AccessDx Laboratory Teams With Jase Health to Embed Lab Processes Into Electronic Health Records Apr 15, 2021 Tabula Rasa Healthcare, OneOme Form Precision Prescribing Alliance Apr 15, 2021 Trapelo Health, Magellan Hope to Ease Prior Authorization for Precision Oncology Testing Premium Mar 17, 2021 Meta-Analysis Supports Pharmacogenomic Testing Prior to Anti-Platelet Therapy Jan 29, 2021 Stanford Launches Clinical Whole-Genome Sequencing for Inherited Cardiovascular Testing Premium Dec 15, 2020 University of Chicago Program Aims to Improve Knowledge Transfer for PGx Testing Premium Dec 2, 2020 2bPrecise Takes Precision Medicine Platform to Otolaryngology Practice as it Continues to Expand Premium Dec 2, 2020 Genetic Technologies Lands Distribution Rights to Taliaz Antidepressant Drug Selection Tools Nov 13, 2020 With $50M in New Funding, Congenica Works on Platform Upgrades for Clinical Applications Premium Oct 12, 2020 Wales to Routinely Screen Cancer Patients With Yourgene Elucigene Test Oct 2, 2020 Intermountain Healthcare Taps Kailos Genetics for PGx Testing Sep 28, 2020 UK Government Unveils New Genomic Healthcare Strategy Sep 10, 2020 FDA Joins PGx Collaborative Community but Effect on Field is Unclear Premium Aug 25, 2020 Revel Health, Coriell Life Sciences Partner to Promote Pharmacogenetic Testing Load More Breaking News New Approach Identifies Candidate Causal Variants for Neuropsychiatric, Neurodevelopmental Conditions People in the News: Baylor's Thomas Caskey Dies; New Appointments at UK Biobank, CS Genetics, More In Brief This Week: Pathogenomix, Uniogen, Genetic Technologies, DnaNudge, Gravity Diagnostics, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Biodesix, Curio Genomics, Akoya Biosciences, More NIH Earmarks $170M for All of Us Program's Personalized Nutrition Study Taiwanese Firm's IP Asserted in Suit Against Pacific Biosciences Found Partially Unpatentable The Scan Omicron's Sewage Path The New York Times writes that testing sewage is helping public health officials track Omicron. IBM Sells Part of Watson Health The Wall Street Journal reports IBM is selling part of its Watson Health business to an investment firm. Identifying the Right Whales The Boston Globe writes that genetic testing has helped identify North American right whales and find that weaning can take place earlier than thought. Science Papers on Approach to Quickly Sort Single Cells, Alternative Splicing in Cancer In Science this week: high-speed sorting of single cells using fluorescence imaging, and more.