whole-genome sequencing

The two firms are offering a combined genetic disease risk and pharmacogenomic analysis that covers 49 conditions and about 220 medications.

SOL will help Personal Genomics to further develop its research projects and implement its new facility dedicated to DNA sequencing.

A UK-led international consortium is sequencing tuberculosis genomes and cataloguing drug resistance mutations to enable more rapid NGS-based diagnostics.

Genome.One's GoNavigate test will analyze the genetic risk for 49 disorders, as well as PGx variants related to more than 220 drugs.

Centogene said it will use the funds to accelerate growth and expansion in the areas of genetic testing, pharmaceutical collaborations, and big-data solutions.

Diagnostic decision support company Variantyx is betting that clinicians need help sorting through NGS data and that the trend is toward whole-genome sequencing.

The number of institutions offering clinical exome or genome tests to healthy individuals keeps increasing, but the practice remains controversial among medical experts.

The Alabama Genomic Health Initiative aims to recruit participants from every county in the state and provide genomic analysis and interpretation free of charge. 

The Israeli startup is establishing a global digital marketplace to facilitate genetic testing services.

The company has installed Illumina's HiSeq X sequencing platform and expects to sequence 20,000 genomes by the end of next year.

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