A PLUGS collaboration with EviCore resulted in the lab benefit manager creating a policy for covering whole-exome sequencing.
The test is offered to couples who have had an affected pregnancy, with the goal of providing a diagnosis to enable early prenatal or preimplantation genetic testing.
The firm, which specializes in neurogenetics, recently launched several diagnostic RNA sequencing tests and is working on a methylome test for imprinting disorders.
Geisinger is hoping to help others around the country implement precision medicine, which requires significant investment in genomics expertise, as well as infrastructural and operational changes.
MyGene2 holds cases from 1,225 families, submitted by 880 user accounts, which include 723 unique genes, among them many new disease genes.
Rainbow Genomics will offer exome-sequencing based screening and diagnostic tests developed by Baylor Genetics to patients in Asia.
The two firms will offer their technologies and services to patients in Hong Kong, Japan, and Macau to improve drug dosing and prescriptions.
Ambry will provide genetic testing in NorthShore’s Genomic Health Initiative in hopes of moving precision medicine into clinical practice.
Coimbra Genomics' platform, Elsie, will be used for analysis of clinical cases at the medical genetics unit of Coimbra Hospital and Universitary Centre.
SOL will help Personal Genomics to further develop its research projects and implement its new facility dedicated to DNA sequencing.