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A clinical trial wants your DNA – what should you do?

On May 6, the "All of Us" study started enrolling participants. This national study will be one of the largest ever examining the connection between genetics, behavior and medical outcomes, with a goal of 1 million or more participants. Anyone over the age ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 21 May 2018

‘Will You Be My Emergency Contact?’ Takes On a Whole New Meaning

“It’s a way of looking at genetics but without having any genetic data,” said Nicholas Tatonetti, a data scientist at Columbia University Medical Center and one of the researchers who came up with the novel approach, which was outlined in a paper ...

Source: The New York Times
Published: 20 May 2018

Saudi Society for Medical Genetics approves 12 recommendations to combat diseases

RIYADH: Saudi Society of Medical Genetics (SSMG) concluded its conference in Riyadh by approving 12 recommendations aimed at fighting genetic diseases, the Saudi Press Agency reported Monday. More than 130 pediatricians, geneticists, genetic researchers ...

Source: Arab News
Published: 21 May 2018

Seattle Genetics Appoints Roger D. Dansey, M.D., Chief Medical Officer

Seattle Genetics, Inc. (SGEN) today announced the appointment of Roger D. Dansey, M.D., as Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Dansey brings extensive experience in cancer drug development, most recently from Merck Inc. where he was Therapeutic Area Head for Late ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 17 May 2018

Genetic counseling can provide crucial clues in helping doctors battle certain types of cancer

The Risk Assessment and Test Initial cancer genetic counseling sessions typically take less than an hour. A clinician will gather your personal medical history, family history, provide education and collect your DNA via a simple saliva or blood DNA test.

Source: Las Vegas Sun
Published: 21 May 2018

A care plan all your own: Genetics presents a more personalized approach

By exploring the genetic changes making you unique and incorporating this into your medical record, your doctors can better guide you into making more precise health care decisions. “Considering genetics through evaluation of a patient’s personal and ...

Source: Argus Leader
Published: 14 May 2018

Researchers identify genetic variants that may predict glaucoma risk

Credit: James Heilman, MD/Wikipedia A study led by scientists from King's College London, University College London, Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Harvard Medical School has identified 133 genetic variants that could help predict the risk of developing ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 21 May 2018

Cleveland Clinic researcher wins NCI grant to delve into cancer genetics and radiation effectiveness

"There is an urgent need to identify genetic markers that can recognize tumors that are more or less likely to respond to radiotherapy and translate these markers for clinical use. This more personalized approach not only can improve treatment responses ...

Source: News Medical
Published: 15 May 2018

Tech Moves: Microsoft vet Qi Lu steps down at Baidu; Seattle Genetics adds new chief medical officer; and more

Tech Moves covers notable hires, promotions and personnel changes in the Pacific NW tech community. Submissions: tips@geekwire.com Qi Lu, COO of Baidu and formerly of Microsoft, leads the company’s presentation at CES in Las Vegas in January. (GeekWire ...

Source: GeekWire
Published: 19 May 2018

Here's How Recreational DNA Testing Can Lead to Medical Scares for Consumers

But, in addition to clues about where your ancestors were from, DNA holds information about your own medical risks. Here, at the intersection of recreational genetic genealogy and personal health information, is where direct-to-consumer companies are ...

Source: AlterNet
Published: 14 May 2018

Sanford Health to offer genetic tests in primary care clinics

"What we're after is the primary care setting." Some of the conditions screened for by the test — which is based on guidance from the American College of Medical Genetics — include aortic aneurysms, hereditary breast and ovarian cancer; retinoblastoma ...

Source: Becker's Hospital Review
Published: 21 May 2018

Myriad Genetics to Present Eight Studies at the 2018 American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting

SALT LAKE CITY, May 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Myriad Genetics, Inc. (MYGN), a leader in molecular diagnostics and personalized medicine, today announced that it will present results from eight studies at the 2018 American Society of Clinical Oncology ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 15 May 2018

Atossa Genetics' (ATOS) Corporate Conference Call Transcript

And with that, I’ll go on to page 3 of the presentation. So Atossa Genetics is a NASDAQ company. We're a clinical stage pharmaceutical company, develop novel drugs and delivery methods for breast cancer, gynecomastia and other breast conditions.

Source: Seeking Alpha
Published: 17 May 2018

Twins treated for genetic disorder in the womb

It is exceedingly uncommon to treat a fetus with a medication for a genetic disorder, experts say. None of the experts CNN spoke to could identify another prenatal medical treatment for the underlying cause of a genetic disorder. "I can't think of anything ...

Source: CNN
Published: 18 May 2018

Patent on autism genetic test may stifle science

Evans is professor of genetics and medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. By itself, the HOMER1 test is unlikely to have much clinical value. The gene is a member of a signaling pathway related to autism, but is only weakly linked to ...

Source: Spectrum
Published: 17 May 2018

The FH Foundation® Begins Enrollment in PAGENT Study to Improve Understanding of Genetic Testing for Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH)

today announced the launch of a new research study that aims to understand the willingness for individuals with a clinical diagnosis of familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) and their family members to undergo confirmatory genetic testing, through a ...

Source: cardiovascularbusiness.com
Published: 16 May 2018

Zacks.com highlights: Medifast, Myriad Genetics, ICU Medical, Ellie Mae and UGI

Following the crowd mindlessly, especially when it comes to investing, is not advisable. The common perception is that only risky stocks generate high returns. However, this strategy works well only when the market is bullish. We have developed a plan that ...

Source: Nasdaq
Published: 16 May 2018

Atossa Genetics Supports National Women's Health Week Lead by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office on Women’s Health

Atossa Genetics Inc. (NASDAQ:ATOS) (“Atossa” or the “Company”), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing novel therapeutics and delivery methods to treat breast cancer and other breast conditions, today announced its support of the 19 th ...

Source: GlobeNewswire
Published: 11 May 2018

Genetic analysis for certain childhood brain tumors soon a standard-of-care?

materials from previous studies and patient data from four current or recently completed clinical trials were included in the analysis. Based on these findings and other tumor features, the scientists developed criteria for routine genetic screening.

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 11 May 2018

Genetic variant leaves patients at risk of heart disease despite statin treatment

Denney, MD, MS, with the department of biomedical informatics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and colleagues ... which showed a 71 percent increased risk of CHD events with the LPA genetic variant. In the original cohort, individuals with ...

Source: cardiovascularbusiness.com
Published: 14 May 2018

New research suggests genetic testing may help improve costs associated with mental health treatment

May 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Mental health patients whose clinicians incorporated a genetic test to help personalize treatment ... M.D., Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, a Genomind scientific advisor and one of the paper's authors.

Source: The Business Journals
Published: 16 May 2018

Genetic disease impacts Webster mom of 12

The genetic disorder has affected five of her 12 children ... and the injectable is like mortar that keeps bricks together to build a wall.” Dr. Nick Hartog, clinical assistant professor at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, said ...

Source: southernminn
Published: 15 May 2018

More Genetic Counsellors Are Needed, Say Scientists

Some researchers had wondered whether multigene testing, which may identify genetic mutations of uncertain clinical significance, would lead more women to consider prophylactic mastectomies — a surgery in which both breasts are removed to prevent future ...

Source: Front Line Genomics
Published: 15 May 2018

Your Health: Am I at Risk for Genetic Heart Disease?

Dr. Health Wilt, a cardiologist at Shawnee Mission Medical Center, explores the genetic component of heart health, outlines risk factors and pinpoints action items for at-risk patients. The full article is available at MyHealthKC.com, your resource for ...

Source: Shawnee Mission Post
Published: 16 May 2018

Karyopharm to Present Selinexor Phase 2 SEAL Data at the American Society of Clinical Oncology 2018 Annual Meeting

NEWTON, Mass., May 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:KPTI), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company, today announced that four posters will be presented at the upcoming American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO ...

Source: Benzinga.com
Published: 17 May 2018

Genome Medical Enters Employer Market with Diverse Genetic Healt - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

New partners Illumina, Counsyl and Invitae now offer their employees genetic services and physician-guided genetic testing to improve employee health care and advance the practice of precision medicine SAN FRANCISCO, May 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Genome ...

Source: KAIT
Published: 07 May 2018

Genome Medical Enters Employer Market with Diverse Genetic Healt - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -

New partners Illumina, Counsyl and Invitae now offer their employees genetic services and physician-guided genetic testing to improve employee health care and advance the practice of precision medicine SAN FRANCISCO, May 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Genome ...

Source: WBOC
Published: 07 May 2018

Genome Medical Enters Employer Market with Diverse Genetic Healt - ABC6 - Providence, RI and New Bedford, MA News, Weather

New partners Illumina, Counsyl and Invitae now offer their employees genetic services and physician-guided genetic testing to improve employee health care and advance the practice of precision medicine SAN FRANCISCO, May 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Genome ...

Source: ABC6
Published: 07 May 2018