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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Eastern Biotech and Life Sciences, Dubai and BGI Health have partnered to make available to parts of the Middle East a non-invasive prenatal diagnostic test for detecting trisomy 21.

PHOENIX (GenomeWeb News) – Whole-exome sequencing is inching its way into the clinic, and at the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics annual meeting held here geneticists and clinicians showed how such sequencing could be used to find diagnoses for patients whose conditions had remai

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Association for Molecular Pathology today announced that it has submitted to an American Medical Association panel its proposal for CPT codes for sequencing-based assays.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Arup Laboratories has become the latest lab to sign a deal to offer Natera's Panorama non-invasive prenatal screening test.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – SynapDx today announced a deal with Illumina aimed at the detection of autism spectrum disorders.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – UnitedHealthcare has joined the growing list of national insurers to support non-invasive prenatal diagnostics tests.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – NewBridge Pharmaceuticals today announced an agreement to offer Verinata Health's non-invasive prenatal tests in the Middle East and surrounding areas.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Seeking a share of a market estimated at around $1 billion, GenomeDx plans to launch its first test aimed at prostate cancer during the first half of this year, CEO Doug Dolginow said.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Arizona State University's Biodesign Institute today announced a partnership with Life Technologies to develop a gene expression test to rapidly assess an individual's exposure to radiation in the event of a nuclear incident.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Silicon Valley Biosystems, a company that provides genomic data at the point of care, has been launched.

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Nature News reports that recent proposed changes to the US National Science Foundation have raised concerns about a shift away from the agency's focus on basic research.

Noel Rose, the "father of autoimmunity," has died at 92, the Washington Post reports.

According to CNN, Legionella was discovered in buildings leased by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as they reopened following coronavirus pandemic-related closures.

In PLOS this week: genetic analysis of malaria parasite populations in Southeast Asia, genomic surveillance of yellow fever virus in São Paulo, and more.