Bentley University and Gravity Diagnostics said their three-year research partnership will examine individuals' DNA to determine how susceptible they are to becoming dependent on opioids based on genetic makeup

Bentley University, Gravity Dx Partner on Opioid Abuse Research

Research will examine individuals' DNA to determine susceptibility to opioid dependence, responsiveness to opioid and non-opioid therapies
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Elysium Health Launches At-Home Test to Measure Rate of Aging, Biological Age

Elysium Heath also announced Morgan Levine, Ph.D., of Yale School of Medicine has joined the company as head of bioinformatics to improve the testing methodology of Index, with the goal of making its application accurate and informative for individuals.
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Top 15 Molecular Diagnostics M&A Deals of 2016

Molecular diagnostics accounts for only a tenth of the in vitro diagnostics (IVD) market—but most of its hopes for future revenue growth.
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Adding Diversity to the Reference Genome

Sequencing experts fill in gaps, confront genomic diversity, and ponder the complexities posed by multiple reference genomes

Invitae to Acquire Clear Genetics for $50M, Adding Chatbots for Genetic Counseling

Through the acquisition, Invitae will gain access to Clear Genetics' chatbot named Gia, short for “Genetic Information Assistant,” which is designed to offer patients guidance for understanding test results.
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Canon Secures 20% Stake in T2 Biosystems

The investment builds on a collaboration begun in 2015 to develop T2's diagnostic for Lyme disease that uses its T2MR mini MRI platform.
Fabric Genomics is partnering with data management company ITTM to provide secure genomic data hosting capabilities for European customers. (Source: iStock/© evryka23)

Fabric Genomics, ITTM Launch Genomic Data Hosting Collaboration in Europe

Companies plan to combine Fabric Genomics’ analysis tools with ITTM’s secure hosting and infrastructure solutions.
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The Power of One: Single-Cell Genomics Targets Cancer on Its Own Terms

Sequencing the RNA of single cells is unlocking the secrets of tumor heterogeneity and opening doors to better cancer diagnostics.
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Columbia University, NYGC Scientists Create Software that Improves Accuracy of Human DNA Matching

Few gadgets in modern science are more intriguing than a hand-held, USB compatible, real-time DNA sequencer. The possibility of sequencing anyone, anywhere, and anytime...

Genomenon Wins SBIR Grant to Develop ‘Micropublications’ for Variant Interpretation

Genomenon said today it has won a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the NIH’s National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI). Funding from the...
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