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Reproductive Health

News on noninvasive prenatal testing, carrier screening, and preimplantation genetic screening.

NYU Winthrop has granted Progenity an exclusive license to patents that it holds covering a biomarker for predicting preterm births.

A UK court determined that Ariosa's licensee infringed upon at least one claim of Illumina's European patent 1 524 321 and upheld the patent's validity.

Some at-home infectious disease tests and sample collection kits exist in a murky regulatory realm, and their sale to patients is troubling laboratorians and clinicians.

The acquisition will bring to Invitae single-molecule, cell-free DNA analysis technology and enable lower cost NIPS testing.

Scientists from the UK and China discussed two new NIPTs that include single-gene disorders and a study to estimate disease recurrence risk in families.