10x Genomics Graduates from ‘Super Success’ to $100M IPO

10x Genomics has disclosed plans to raise $100 million through an initial public offering, according to a registration statement filed with the U.S. Securities...
Human microbiome, conceptual illustration

Genetic Differences in Immune System Influences Makeup of Microbiome

Scientists headed by a team at the University of Chicago have shown how genetic differences in the immune system can impact on the types...
The American Association of Clinical Urologists (AACU) has issued a position statement encouraging the use of tissue-based molecular testing and/or germline testing for three groups of prostate cancer patients. [Ji-Xin Cheng

Clinical Urologists Group Supports Genomic Testing for Prostate Cancer

AACU statement encourages use of tissue-based molecular testing and/or germline testing for three groups of prostate cancer patients

New, Inexpensive Genomic Method, CUTseq, IDs Aggressive Tumors

Researchers at the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden say they have developed a new cheap method that can identify highly heterogeneous tumors that tend to...
Transmission electron micrograph of AIDS, HIV-1

Vela Diagnostics Gets FDA Approval for HIV-1 NGS Assay

The Sentosa SQ HIV-1 Genotyping Assay uses the plasma of patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus-1 and is the first and only HIV-1 genotyping NGS assay currently available on the market to receive FDA marketing authorization.

PerkinElmer Genomics, U. of Iowa Develop FSHD Assay Based on Bionano’s Saphyr

Bionano Genomics announced at the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) annual meeting in Houston that PerkinElmer Genomics and the University of Iowa have...
Ovary cancer

FDA Approves Myriad’s myChoice CDx for Zejula’s Late-Line Ovarian Cancer Indication

The FDA has approved Myriad Genetics’ myChoice CDx as a companion diagnostic for Zejula (niraparib) to identify women with advanced ovarian cancer in the...
To make better use of genomics data

Illumina and the Broad Co-Developing Open-Source Secondary Analysis Software

Leading open-source tools, GATK and DRAGEN, are being combined to create a cutting-edge software suite for methods including small variant (SNV) and large variant...
Biotechnology, conceptual illustration

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...
Juvenile diabetes patient checking his blood glucose levels at home

Genetic Testing for People Diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes Could Rule Out Disease

A new study suggests that all young people with newly diagnosed Type 1 diabetes should be tested for a genetic mutation that could be...
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