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Genomics: Clinical Implementation

This channel includes news headlines and educational resources regarding the clinical implementation of genomics assays, including development, validation, quality control, standardization, and the practical and commercial considerations for labs adopting these tests. 

The California startup is about to launch its first product, a noninvasive prenatal screening test for recessive single-gene disorders called Unity.

The company's new strategic direction recognizes that the incorporation of genomics into patients' lives requires engaging other players in the complex healthcare ecosystem.

The government payor asked the public to specifically weigh in on the evidence supporting germline testing to assess treatment benefit for patients with hereditary cancer syndromes.

Investigators from a variety of clinical sites found that the company's liquid biopsy test was more successful in finding actionable mutations in patients than tumor tissue.

With machine learning and clinical natural language processing, the team has come up with more automated methods to do provisional diagnoses on children with genetic disease.