Illumina Expands East, Opening ‘Solutions Center’ in Baltimore

Illumina said today it has opened its first commercial location on the East Coast, within the University of Maryland (UM) BioPark in Baltimore. The Illumina...
Adding blood-based liquid biopsy testing nearly doubled the number of mutations detected in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) compared to solid tissue testing alone

Liquid Biopsies Provide Precision Approach to Ovarian Cancer Treatment

Scientists based at the University of Helsinki reported they were able to use the circulating tumor DNA shed by ovarian tumors to identify clinically actionable mutations and provide targeted treatments to patients.
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Big Data and Clinical Genomics

Progress Is Being Made Toward Using Big Data for Genomics-Guided Precision Medicine Precision medicine springs from a paradox. On the one hand, researchers in the...

Proteogenomic Colon Cancer Analysis Offers New Diagnostic, Therapeutic Insights

Colon cancer ranks third in prevalence and fourth in cancer deaths among all cancers worldwide. However, due to its extreme heterogeneity, progress has been slow towards precision diagnostics and treatments.
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Mayo Clinic, Google Partner on AI-Based Diagnostics, Cloud Computing

Mayo Clinic and Google said they will jointly develop artificial intelligence (AI)-based diagnostics and carry out medical research using Google Cloud to store and...
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MIT, The Broad Release Data on 8,000 Human Microbial Strains

The human digestive tract is home to thousands of different strains of bacteria. Many of these are beneficial, while others contribute to health problems...

PerkinElmer, Helix Partner to Launch Genetic Screening Test

The DNA test available to healthy individuals analyzes all 59 medically actionable genes identified by the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics.

ACMG Launches Evidence-Based Guidelines for Genetic, Genomic Testing

The American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) said today it will establish a program designed to develop new evidence-based guidelines in medical...
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Genetic Testing for Ovarian Cancer Patients is Underused

Patients with ovarian cancer are not getting all the testing they need, according to study a recently published in Journal of Clinical Oncology. Breast and...

NIPT Startup Cradle Genomics Closes $17.1M Series A Financing

A San Diego startup non-invasive prenatal test (NIPT) developer has raised $17.1 million in a Series A financing designed to support clinical development, corporate...
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