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exome sequencing

The company recently switched its diseases gene panels to an exome-based platform and is preparing to open a CLIA laboratory in California.

The firms are collaborating to develop a solution that includes Nightingale's nuclear magnetic resonance assay and PerkinElmer's sequencing services.

Cordlife Group, a Singapore-based consumer healthcare company, has partnered with US company PlumCare to offer genetic testing services in Asia.

The company has also developed two liquid biopsy cancer test, Liquid GPS Core for DNA and Liquid GPS Expression for RNA.

The company launched in 2013 as a spinout from Boston Children's Hospital to provide genetic diagnostic tests. 

Funded with €15.4 million from the EU's Horizon 2020 program, the researchers plan to reanalyze almost 20,000 patient exomes and conduct additional tests on selected subgroups.

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.

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