Research & Development
In study, genetic testing catches missed cardiac diagnoses
Researchers at Northwestern University and colleagues reported that in their cohort study of 4,782 patients with a suspected genetic cardiomyopathy or arrhythmia, the combined testing approach captured nearly 11% of patients whose diagnosis would have been missed if genetic testing had been limited to a specific suspected disease.
August 24, 2022
Heart association offers advice on who should get genetic testing
Published on July 13 in Circulation: Genomic and Precision Medicine, the statement provides information on what the scientific community does and doesn't know about genes and genetic combinations that may influence heritable heart disease risk.
July 23, 2020
Diagnomics debuts cardiovascular health panel
The Gene Impetus - Cardiac Care report will tap into information on more than 110 genes underlying more than 30 cardiovascular conditions, such as cardiomyopathies, high cholesterol, and arrythmias, according to the company.
October 7, 2019
Invitae provides free testing to pancreatic cancer patients
Patients must meet criteria in specific clinical areas where genetic testing is underutilized to be eligible for testing. Professional guidelines recommend genetic testing for all pancreatic cancer patients to guide treatment choices and evaluate eligibility for clinical trials, the company noted in a statement.
September 8, 2019
Chembio Diagnostics applies for FDA CLIA waiver for HIV, syphilis test
Dr. Fauci invokes Yogi Berra to describe emerging infectious disease challenge
Thermo Fisher Scientific introduces digital PCR liquid-biopsy assays for academic, clinical research
Thermo Fisher Scientific updates Applied Biosystems genetic analyzers to comply with IVDR
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Quest Diagnostics completes acquisition of Summa Health outreach lab services business
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