telemedicine

The telegenomics firm's 40 genetics experts will evaluate and make care decision for patients, and facilitate peer-to-peer consultations for providers.

Telehealth service provider GeneMatters is teaming with Clear Genetics to extend the reach of its genetic counselors for health systems and labs.

Genome Medical will use the proceeds of its Series A-1 financing to expand its nationwide footprint, as well as to invest in its telegenomics platform.

The conference held last week in Bethesda, Md., looked at how the public was receiving information about their own genetics, as well as advances in the field via blogs and the mainstream media.

The National Functional Genomics Center will work with researchers from several institutions to find ovarian cancer markers.

The Nuffield Council is seeking comments on whether direct-to-consumer genetic tests need to be regulated.

Publication of He Jiankui's work on gene-edited infants would raise ethical concerns for journals, Wired and others report.

The New York Times reports that evidence linking trauma in one generation to epigenetic effects that influence subsequent generations may be overstated.

ScienceInsider reports that US National Institutes of Health researchers were told in the fall they could not obtain new human fetal tissue.

In PNAS this week: skin pigmentation evolution among KhoeSan, biomarkers for dengue virus progression, and more.