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NHGRI Funds Two Centers as Part of Human Genome Reference Program

The NIH’s National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) said today it plans to fund two centers as a part of a new Human Genome...
Most cases of colorectal cancer evade early detection

FDA Expands Cologuard Cancer Test Approval to Younger People

Exact Sciences announced  that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved its noninvasive colorectal cancer screening test, Cologuard, for eligible average-risk individuals ages...

Genomind Restores Drug Information to PGx Reports, But Only for Physicians

Genomind said it has resumed including information about medications in its reports on pharmacogenomic tests, a month after removing it—but only in versions of...
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Specific Fiber Types Promote a Healthy Microbiome

Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified components of dietary fiber that encourage the growth and metabolic activity of...
Microbiotica will use its precision metagenomics microbiome platform in an up-to-$534 million-plus partnership with Genentech

Disruption of Circadian Cycle Impacts Immune Cell Clock Genes, Gut Health

It is well recognized that people who work night shifts, or who travel across time zones frequently, are more likely to become overweight or...
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Nebula Genomics to Provide Anonymous Genetic Testing

Consumer DNA testing company Nebula Genomics is offering a new anonymous genome analysis service it says will improve customers’ data safety. Nebula is the...

Going Deeper into Long Reads: Oxford Nanopore Licenses CRISPR-Cas9 IP from Caribou

The British sequencing company famous for producing ultra-long reads, Oxford Nanopore Technologies announced today that have entered into a non-exclusive license agreement with Caribou...

Baby’s Microbiome Varies Based on Delivery Method

Babies born through vaginal delivery have different gut bacteria than those delivered by Caesarean, a new study reports. Scientists from the Wellcome Sanger Institute,...

Interpace Diagnostics, Genecast Join Forces for Translational Studies, Clinical Trials Services

Personalized medicine company Interpace Diagnostics announced that it has entered into a partnership to jointly develop, promote, and offer translational studies and clinical trial...
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Fulgent Genetics Launches Consumer-Targeted Genetic Testing Line

Genetic testing company Fulgent Genetics announced the launch of Picture Genetics, a new line of at-home genetic testing targeting consumers. Picture Genetics will offer...
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