Advances in Clinical Genomics Profiling
Transcriptomic Classification of Pediatric Cancers Shows Potential to Improve Clinical Diagnoses
In a new paper, computational biologists at Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children described their atlas of childhood cancer subtypes and a corresponding search tool.
ACMG: Rare Disease Patients in Poor Countries See Benefit from Clinical Whole-Genome Sequencing
Patients in Illumina's global iHope philanthropic clinical WGS program saw changes in their management regardless of whether they lived in wealthy or poor countries.
Japanese Lung Cancer Genomic Screening Project Expands in Asia-Pacific
LC-SCRUM-Asia, a genomic screening project and database that initially launched in Japan in 2013, is expanding and will cover additional countries in the Asia-Pacific region.
The UK government said it will also invest £26 million to support cancer genomics research, and an additional £22 million to improve genomic data diversity.
AMP, CAP Release Guidelines for Use of In Silico Approaches for Validating NGS Data Pipelines
Labs should not let in silico data supplant physical specimens in bioinformatic validation and should understand the limitations of such data.