pharmacogenomics 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. Sequencing-Based Assessment of CYP2D6 Could Improve Prediction of Drug Response Premium Researchers have developed a computational method that considers uncommon CYP2D6 variants to assess patient-specific metabolism of tamoxifen and other drugs. PLOS Papers on Adverse Drug Reaction GWAS, Rare Variant Gene Regulators, Ovarian Cancer MicroRNAs In PLOS this week: genome-wide association study of adverse drug reactions, new approach to identify variants affecting gene expression regulation, and more. 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. 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 Aug 18, 2020 23andMe Garners FDA Clearance for CYP2C19 PGx Test Report Jul 14, 2020 Dante Labs Software Nabs CE Mark for Interpretation of Whole-Genome Sequencing Data Jul 7, 2020 Cancer AI Startup Nucleai Raises $6.5M in Series A Financing Load More Breaking News In Brief This Week: Illumina, Personalis, Proteomedix, and More Ancient DNA Details Population Dynamics Within Andean Tiwanaku Civilization Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge is weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.