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Clinical Sequencing

News on sequencing-based testing, NGS gene panels, & diagnostic exomes in genetics, genomics, and molecular diagnostics.

The high-throughput S2000 sequencer is the second instrument Genetron Health has received NMPA approval for, following the S5 benchtop instrument last year.

PacBio will try to take the Sequel II to the clinic in China with the help of Berry Genomics and is open to partnerships globally, including with Illumina.

Paired tumor/germline analysis is not routinely done in cancer care, but some labs are starting to report incidental germline findings alongside patient's tumor profiles.

The firm has opened a $10 million Series A financing round that it expects to close in late summer to support running clinical studies for its assay.

The final national coverage decision stipulates that NGS germline tests for assessing hereditary breast and ovarian cancer risk must have FDA's blessing.