telemedicine

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.

Researchers find that historical factors influence which genes are the most highly studied, the Atlantic reports.

The US National Science Foundation's new sexual harassment policy is to go into effect next month, according to Nature News.

Researchers report using genotyping to tie together illegal ivory shipments and trace them back to a handful of cartels, the New York Times reports.

In Nature this week: genomic ancestry analysis of Sardinians, current noncoding mutations in colorectal cancer, and more.