sequencing-based diagnostics Clarified Precision Medicine Acquires Molecular Diagnostics Firm Interpares Biomedicine The acquisition brings Interpares' genetic sequencing test, OncoGuardian, into Clarified's portfolio of precision medicine products. Caris Life Sciences Raises $830M to Support Precision Medicine Platform, Liquid Biopsy Development The funds will help support Caris' ongoing commercial efforts in comprehensive cancer genomics as it makes new forays into liquid biopsy for multi-cancer early detection. NantHealth Q1 Revenues Decline 11 Percent NantHealth reported a net loss of $15.4 million during the quarter, as sequencing and molecular analysis revenues fell to just $3,000. Korean Rare Disease Diagnostics Firm 3billion Looks to 2022 IPO, Expansion Into Drug Discovery Premium Fresh off a $13 million round of venture capital, the company said it sees global potential in analyzing hereditary conditions. Rare Disease Screening Firm 3billion Closes $13M Series C Financing The Korean molecular diagnostics firm, a spinoff from genomic services provider Macrogen Mar 24, 2021 Twist Bioscience, Biotia Nab FDA EUA for Hybridization-Based NGS SARS-CoV-2 Assay Mar 16, 2021 Illumina, Geneseeq Technology to Collaborate on IVD Cancer Testing Kits in China Feb 25, 2021 NantHealth Q4 Revenues Flat From Year Ago Feb 25, 2021 Adaptive Biotechnologies Touts New Era of T Cell-Based Dx With T-Detect COVID Launch Premium Feb 24, 2021 Adaptive Biotechnologies Q4 Revenues Rise 25 Percent Feb 16, 2021 Fulgent Genetics, BioIQ Partner on NGS-Based SARS-CoV-2 Variant Detection Feb 8, 2021 Illumina Adds Nine Startups to Accelerator Program, Announces £20M Matching Fund Feb 2, 2021 Congenica, Gabriel Precision Oncology Partner on Clinical Interpretation for Somatic Cancer Testing Jan 21, 2021 Molzym, Fraunhofer Developing Rapid Direct-From-Sample Sepsis Diagnostic Platform and Test Premium Jan 14, 2021 Pacific Biosciences CEO Discusses Q4 Results, New Sequencing Platforms at JP Morgan Jan 11, 2021 Illumina CEO Discusses Pan-Cancer IVD Assay, CDx Collaborations at JP Morgan Jan 7, 2021 Clear Labs, Integrated DNA Technologies Expand Partnership to Include COVID-19 Testing Jan 5, 2021 Illumina, Helix Collaborate on CDC-Coordinated Coronavirus Surveillance Dec 16, 2020 Illumina, Emedgene Partner on Automated Genomic Data Interpretation Dec 8, 2020 Illumina, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Ink Risk-Sharing Deal for Whole-Genome Sequencing Dec 3, 2020 Illumina, New York Healthcare Providers, NYGC Partner on Clinical Whole-Genome Sequencing Dec 2, 2020 China NMPA Approves Illumina NextSeq 550Dx Sequencer for Genetic Testing and Diagnosis Nov 24, 2020 Startup Angstrom Bio Plans Saliva-Based COVID-19 Nucleic Acid Test on Nanopore Sequencing Platform Premium Nov 18, 2020 Lurie Children's Hospital Details Migration of Clinical Diagnostics Lab to hg38 Reference Genome Premium Nov 11, 2020 Adaptive Biotechnologies Prepares to Launch T Cell-Based COVID-19 Test Premium 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.