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News on bioinformatics, software, genome analysis, variant classification, and IT in genetics, genomics, and molecular diagnostics.

William Blair, Canaccord Genuity, and BTIG on Monday initiated coverage of newly public Biodesix, with ratings ranging from Buy to Outperform.

The companies aim to identify biomarkers that can be used to diagnose early-onset Parkinson's disease, as well as track disease progression.

Genosity will combine its Integrated Genomic Toolkit with Israel-based Igentify's genetic counseling software, which both firms will comarket.

The health IT and precision oncology arm of Patrick Soon-Shiong's NantWorks conglomerate narrowed its quarterly net loss by 32 percent during the quarter.

Following its recent acquisition of Curetis, OpGen has also shifted its focus onto its Unyvero molecular diagnostics platform and bioinformatics operations.