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Year: 2019

October 19, 2019

Whole genome clinical validation study

Last week at the American Society of Human Genetics annual meeting we presented our poster on the clinical validation of our Genomic...
September 23, 2019

Disease predisposition risk: what to consider beyond cancer

In our previous post, we took a look at screening for cancer predisposition risk. Specifically delving into coverage of breast cancer...
September 9, 2019

Cancer predisposition variants: looking beyond BRCA1/2

Everyone has some risk of developing cancer. In fact, nearly 40% of people will be diagnosed with cancer at some...
September 2, 2019

September is Healthy Aging Month!

Because it’s never too early or too late to ensure we’re on the right path with our health, we’re using...
May 29, 2019

Spotlight on Huntington’s disease

Huntington’s disease is a late-onset, neurodegenerative disorder. Symptoms typically first appear in the 30’s or 40’s, progressively worsening over a...
May 15, 2019

Spotlight on hereditary peripheral neuropathies

Peripheral neuropathy, or simply neuropathy, describes any condition that affects the normal activity of the network of nerves that form...
March 13, 2019

Spotlight on hereditary kidney disorders

Overwhelmingly, most cases of kidney disease are the result of complications of diabetes or high blood pressure. However, roughly 10%...
February 28, 2019

Introducing the RareDx program

Today we’re observing Rare Disease Day® 2019. We’re joining more than 100 organizations world-wide in the worthy cause of raising awareness...
January 9, 2019

Expanded coverage of repeat expansion loci

With a growing number of different pathogenic repeat expansions linked to human disease, genetic testing for this unique class of...