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Breast Surgeons Seek Genetic Testing for All Patients With Breast Cancer

“We applaud the ASBrS for recognizing the important advances in scientific knowledge, and for recommending genetic testing for all people with breast cancer,” said Johnathan Lancaster, MD, PhD, chief medical officer for Myriad Genetics. “The valuable ...

Source: The American Journal of Managed Care
Published: 18 Feb 2019

A pilot eConsultation service in Eastern Ontario: bridging clinical genetics and primary care

All prices are NET prices. VAT will be added later in the checkout. Otten E, Birnie E, Ranchor AV, van Langen IM. Online genetic counseling from the providers’ perspective: counselors’ evaluations and a time and cost analysis. Eur J Hum Genet.

Source: Nature
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Single CRISPR treatment can safely and stably correct genetic disease

Genetic edits and protein restoration in mouse models of Duchenne ... and several genome editing therapies targeting human diseases are currently in clinical trials, with more on the way. Gersbach's latest research focuses on a mouse model of DMD, which ...

Source: News Medical
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Genetic Testing Market Expected to Grow Rapidly - Application Insights, Latest Trends & Developments, Forecasts to 2022 : Radiant Insights, Inc.

Genetic testing (DNA testing) is a form of medical test that determines any modification in the genes, chromosomes and proteins. The result of the test identifies any suspected genetic disorder or ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 18 Feb 2019

One-of-a-kind genetics center, in Greenwood

The Greenwood Genetic Center is a one-of-a-kind, state-of-the-art clinical, diagnostic, research, and educational institution. Headquartered in Greenwood, it has satellite offices in Greenville, Columbia, Charleston, and Florence.

Source: The Post and Courier
Published: 18 Feb 2019

QIAGEN partners with Ares Genetics to advance global fight against antibiotic-resistant pathogens

Partnering with Ares Genetics to leverage their genomic content with QIAGEN ... QIAGEN solutions support basic and clinical research on a range of bacterial infections, including healthcare-associated and community-acquired infections.

Source: MarketWatch
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Genome Medical Expands Clinical Team to Meet Growing Demand for Genetic Expertise

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Genome Medical, a leading nationwide telegenomics technology and services company, today announced it has expanded its clinical team by appointing clinical leads for each of its virtual specialty ...

Source: PR Newswire
Published: 11 Feb 2019

Research Uncovers the Genetic Causes of Aggressive Leukemia in Children

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Source: mskcc.org
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Genetic engineering promises improved bone marrow transplants

Searching for a way to reduce the risk of incompatibility, Tey and her colleagues turned to genetic engineering ... In a Phase 1 clinical trial – to ascertain the safety of the procedure ...

Source: Cosmos
Published: 17 Feb 2019

Genetic Profiling in HCC

I am Ghassan Abou-Alfa, medical oncologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer ... 1 of the key elements that all of us are seeing in the clinic is patients coming and asking about their genetic profile of their tumor. What does that mean for HCC?

Source: OncLive.com
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Myriad Applauds the American Society of Breast Surgeons New Guidelines Recommending Genetic Testing for All People with Breast Cancer

“We applaud the ASBrS for recognizing important advances in scientific knowledge, and for recommending genetic testing for all people with breast cancer,” said Johnathan Lancaster, M.D., Ph.D., chief medical officer, Myriad Genetics. “The valuable ...

Source: The Bakersfield Californian
Published: 15 Feb 2019

Jersey Shore University Medical Center Launches High Risk Genetics Clinic Targeting Cancer Risk Assessment

Newswise — Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center now offers one of the only comprehensive High Risk Genetics Clinics in the region. The clinic provides support for men, women and families who are predisposed to cancer causing ...

Source: Newswise
Published: 06 Feb 2019

Breast surgeons say all breast cancer patients should be offered genetic testing

A major impetus behind the surgeons’ recommendation came from a study published late last year in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. The study covered patients who were previously or newly diagnosed with breast cancer but had not had genetic testing.

Source: Frederick News-Post
Published: 16 Feb 2019

Government Report Finds China Could Use Medical Data for Blackmail

February 15, 2019 - China has been rapidly increasing its investment in the US biotechnology sector in recent years, which has potentially given them access to genetic, private, and medical data ...

Source: IT Security
Published: 15 Feb 2019

Genetic testing: easier than ever, but maybe not as helpful

and how they potentially need to modify their screening or medical care,” Hutton said. "Genetic testing is reasonable,” Ortolani said, particularly in a family that has lots of cancer ...

Source: The Buffalo News
Published: 16 Feb 2019

Researchers find genetic vulnerability to menthol cigarette use

conducted detailed genetic analyses on 1,300 adults. In the initial analyses, researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas (UT Southwestern), used data from a ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 15 Feb 2019

ASCO GU 2019: Genetic Evolution of Metastatic Renal Cell Cancer

San Francisco, CA (UroToday.com) Dr. Samra Turajlic provided a summary of the genetic evolution of metastatic renal cell ... Often, this is insufficiently captured with current clinical staging and histology. As it relates to metastatic progression ...

Source: UroToday
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Genetic clues can be used to predict whether early-stage cancer will form an invasive tumour

Cherniack is in the Cancer Program, Broad Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142, USA, and in the Department of Medical Oncology ... drive the regression of lung CIS, because some genetic alterations characteristic of CIS were still present in the ...

Source: Nature
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Inventiva Announces Results From Phase IIb Clinical Trial with Lanifibranor in Systemic Sclerosis

Inventiva is also developing odiparcil, a second clinical stage asset, for the treatment of patients with MPS, a group of rare genetic disorders. The Company is currently investigating odiparcil in a Phase IIa clinical trial for the treatment of adult ...

Source: GlobeNewswire
Published: 18 Feb 2019

All breast cancer patients should get genetic testing, surgeons say

Genetic test can assess breast cancer to personalize ... by the American Society of Breast Surgeons. The professional medical society has more than 3,000 members in the United States and 35 ...

Source: Fox2Now
Published: 16 Feb 2019

American Society of Breast Surgeons recommends genetic testing for all patients with breast cancer

“As genetic testing expands, it is important to choose the lab carefully, making sure they provide quality testing with accurate results and appropriate follow-up.” The new guidelines are based on a study published in Journal of Clinical Oncolog

Source: Healio
Published: 15 Feb 2019

China could use medical data to blackmail Americans, report says

“Chinese biotechnology companies are acquiring technologies crucial to advancement in the field as well as amassing large collections of clinical and genetic data on U.S. residents,” said the report, published February 14. New U.S. regulations have put ...

Source: Health Data Management
Published: 15 Feb 2019

Genetic vulnerability to menthol cigarette use

conducted detailed genetic analyses on 1,300 adults. In the initial analyses, researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas (UT Southwestern), used data from a multiethnic, population-based group of smokers from the Dallas ...

Source: Science Daily
Published: 15 Feb 2019

Stealth Bio’s IPO Raises $78M for Clinical Tests of Mitochondrial Drugs

The company is testing the drug in patients whose disease has a genetic basis ... The rest of the cash will be used for clinical development of that drug and SBT-272 in other diseases.

Source: Xconomy
Published: 15 Feb 2019

Geneticist claims to have created fountain of youth in pill form

Renowned Harvard University geneticist David Sinclair recently made ... it gets a lot of attention,” said Jeffrey Flier, a former Harvard Medical School dean who has been critical of the hype.

Source: Lewiston Tribune Online
Published: 16 Feb 2019

ASCO GU 2019: The UCLA Histo-Genetic Risk Classification (U-HGRC) to Predict Outcomes of Localized Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma

For this reason, multiple clinical trials with targeted agents have been performed ... Dr. Cedric Michel Lebacle presented on the UCLA Histo-Genetic Risk Classification (U-HGRC) model, which is aimed at more accurately predicting an individual patient ...

Source: UroToday
Published: 18 Feb 2019

New guidelines recommend genetic testing for all breast cancer patients

"Genetic testing was incredibly difficult to do and expensive; it cost about $5,000 to just test the two genes," Peter Beitsch, MD, co-author of the Journal of Clinical Oncology study and a cancer surgeon in Dallas, told CNN in an email.

Source: Radiology Business
Published: 15 Feb 2019

Atossa Genetics Inc (ATOS) Given $7.00 Average Price Target by Analysts

Atossa Genetics Company Profile Atossa Genetics Inc a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company, focuses on the development and sale of novel therapeutics and delivery methods for the treatment of breast cancer and other breast conditions in the United States.

Source: dispatchtribunal.com
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Saama Partners With The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to Advance Study Operations for the Beat AML Master Trial to Provide Clinical Data Analytics

The Beat AML Master Clinical Trial’s innovative precision medicine approach employs comprehensive genomic profiling (CGP) to find and match specific AML genetic mutations in newly diagnosed patients over age 60 with an investigational drug or drug ...

Source: BioPharma Dive
Published: 18 Feb 2019

How Cracking Wheat’s Genetic Code Reminds Us Who We Are

Wheat’s genetic makeup has baffled scientists. But last summer, after 13 years of research, a team of international scientists cracked the wheat’s genome to reveal the baffling, beautiful ...

Source: NewsOK
Published: 16 Feb 2019