Qiagen Wins FDA Clearance for QIAstat-Dx Syndromic Testing System, Respiratory Panel

Qiagen said today it has launched its QIAstat-Dx syndromic testing system along with the multiplex QIAstat-Dx respiratory panel after receiving FDA 510(k) clearances. QIAstat-Dx (formerly STAT-Dx DiagCORE) is a next-generation multiplex molecular diagnostic system designed...
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Not if. When: Metabolomics’ Impact in Cancer Treatments May be Just Around the Corner

The possibility of metabolomics playing a role in cancer diagnostics and treat- ment seems, to many metabolomicists, a question of when rather than if....
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Actionable Type 2 Diabetes Risks Uncovered

More than 67 actionable clinical discoveries were made through deep longitudinal genomic analysis by a group led by Michael Snyder, MD, chair of the...
Projections for the growth of the liquid biopsy market range as low as $1 billion by 2020

10 Liquid Biopsy Companies in the Money

10 privately-held diagnostics developers primarily focused on liquid biopsy tests, ranked by total money raised from venture capital firms.

Canopy Biosciences Expands into ‘Multi-Omics’ Company with Zellkraftwerk Acquisition

Canopy Biosciences, a provider of gene editing and gene expression products and services, has acquired Zellkraftwerk for an undisclosed price, in a deal designed...

Five-Year Super Successes in Genomics and Precision Medicine

Multidimensional, computationally rich approaches represent the next wave of innovation, taking personalized medicine to the next level, while demanding more of practitioners, who in...
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Top 10 Sequencing Companies

Five years after the introduction of the $1,000 genome, the sequencing field remains rife with chatter about pushing the cost much lower—not only to $100...
NGS technology has enabled researchers to epidemiologically analyze DNA sequences by quickly deciphering mass quantities of genetic information in a short amount of time. [Heart illustration: iStock/SvetaP DNA double helix: iStock/Kagenmi]

Polygenic Risk Scores Predict Heart Disease Across Diverse Populations

A new study confirms that the whole-genome approach for predicting heart disease in people who have never had a heart attack works and can...

BGI Americas, AiLife Partner on Clinical WGS Diagnostics for Genetic Disorders

BGI Americas, the U.S. subsidiary of BGI Genomics, will partner with AiLife Diagnostics to jointly develop and market a clinical whole genome sequencing (WGS)...
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Mammoth Competition: Feng Zhang, Partners Launch CRISPR Dx Company

Company will leverage synthetic biology and CRISPR patents held by the Broad Institute and Harvard's Wyss Institute to create next-gen MDxes
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Gut Microbe Dampens Parkinson’s Treatment

For some time, gut microbes have been thought to metabolize and lessen the efficacy of levodopa, the primary drug treatment for Parkinson’s disease, but...

CRISPR Pioneers Partner with GSK to Launch Laboratory for Genomics Research

Gene-editing pioneers based at the University of California (UC) are partnering with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) to establish a new laboratory that will explore how gene...
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CRISPR-Cas9 Used to Create Primate Model of Autism

Researchers headed by teams at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), have used CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing to engineer macaque...
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Genetic Variation Influences Effectiveness of Vaccines

A genome-wide association study GWAS, headed by a team at the University of Oxford, U.K., and involving thousands of children in the U.K. and...
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Disrupted Microbiome Aids Spread of Breast Cancer

Research from the University of Virginia Cancer Center have found that disrupting the microbiome of mice caused hormone receptor-positive breast cancer to become more...
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