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News on genome-wide association studies, genotyping, metagenomics, basic research in genetics, genomics, and molecular diagnostics.

The researchers hope that donor-derived cell-free DNA testing to monitor rejection can help relieve racial disparities in heart transplant outcomes.

The firms will conduct PacBio whole-genome sequencing on epilepsy patients to generate variant profiles that can help the development of diagnostic assays.

TargetCancer is activating two enrollment sites and setting up a remote consenting process so patients with rare cancers can be seen at local community hospitals.

The framework is meant to guide healthcare providers in facilitating prostate cancer genetic testing in a timely and responsible way, the researchers said.

New data shows that the test could eventually be useful in helping younger women avoid chemotherapy in the neoadjuvant setting.