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Edico Genome and Dell Launch Bundled NGS Data Solution

Combined offering marries Edico's DRAGEN processor with a 1U Dell 4130 server to provide ultra-rapid genome analysis and data storage.
Source: NIH

Cell-Free DNA Reveals Endometrial Cancer Mutations Before Diagnosis

Mutations linked to endometrial cancer found in the uterine lavage fluid of women both with and without detectable cancer.
An example of the annotation provided by a new software tool for RNA secondary structure researchers. [Source: David Hendrix/OSU College of Science]

RNA Gets Big-Data-Enabled Structural Analysis and Annotation Tool

The tool's in-depth analysis of RNA molecules will provide better information of the connections between mutant genetic material and disease
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Fathers’ Genomic Imprinting Promotes Mothers’ Loving Care

Investigators study genomic imprinting, the role of the Phida2 gene on the maternal behavior in mice, and its potential human implications
Source: University of Helsinki

The Broad’s Mark Daly Recruited to Lead Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland

Daly will spearhead FIMM's FinnGen biobank genetic project with a goal of collecting genomic information of 500,000 Finns by 2023.
Genomic Health will develop and commercialize new prostate cancer tests based on the IsoPSA™ reagents and technology of Cleveland Diagnostics

Genomic Health, Cleveland Diagnostics Collaborate on Prostate Cancer Test Development

Genomic Health will use Cleveland Diagnostics' IsoPSA reagents to develop a high-PSA reflex test aimed at reducing unnecessary biopsies
Projections for the growth of the liquid biopsy market range as low as $1 billion by 2020

Study Finds Liquid Biopsy Insurance Coverage Growing but Incomplete

The researchers found that no payers covered liquid biopsies in 2015 and 2016. But by mid-July 2019, 38% of private payer policies provided coverage of ctDNA-based panel testing for some clinical indications.
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Detailed Molecular Structure of RNA-Based CRISPR Revealed

Salk Institute researchers have described, for the first time, the molecular structure of emerging RNA-editing technology CRISPR-Cas13d
Source: Haymanj

Bio-Techne Takes Minority Stake in Diagnostics Maker Astute Medical

Astute gains wider access to Bio-Techne's antibody and protein libraries, and Bio-Techne receives manufacturing rights for future products.

Validating NGS-Based Genetic Tests

As next-generation sequencing (NGS) makes genetic testing for a wide range of human diseases increasingly commonplace, facile methods for validating the efficacy of those...
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