Business, Policy & Funding Breaking news on Genetics & Genomics business, policy & funding. Deepcell, UCLA Partner to Study AI Cell Biology Platform The company said the collaboration is the first under an academic partnership program to refine and advance its technology and explore specific applications. Amazon, Diabetomics Get FDA Emergency Use Authorizations for Coronavirus Tests The FDA granted EUA to Amazon subsidiary STS Lab Holdco for the Amazon Real-Time RT-PCR DTC Test and the Diabetomics CovAb SARS-CoV-2 Ab Test. CareDx Acquires App Developer Transplant Hero CareDx said it plans to add Transplant Hero's app, which supports the needs of transplant patients, to its digital portfolio. NIH Earmarks $38M for Consortium Studying Polygenic Risk Scores in Diverse Populations The consortium aims to develop and evaluate methods for calculating polygenic risk scores for specific diseases, particularly for people of different ancestries. Thermo Fisher Signs Comarketing, Research Agreements for Mass Spec Applications The company signed separate agreements with Newomics, Advanced Electrophoresis Solutions, and the University of Sheffield involving its mass spec and other technologies. Jun 7, 2021 University of Sydney Wins A$1.4M Grant, Teams With Allelica on Cardiac Polygenic Risk Scores Jun 7, 2021 Find Genomics' Cell Line Tracking Tool Aims to Improve Research Reproducibility Premium Jun 7, 2021 Top Five Articles on GenomeWeb Last Week: Progenity, Amazon, Abbott, and More Jun 7, 2021 ERS Genomics Licenses CRISPR IP to GenOway Jun 4, 2021 Grail Launches Galleri Cancer Early Detection Test, Backed by First PATHFINDER Interventional Data Premium Jun 4, 2021 People in the News: New Appointments at Verily, 23andMe, Resolve Biosciences, More Jun 4, 2021 In Brief This Week: CareDx, FDA, Oncocyte, and More Jun 4, 2021 New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Bruker, Invivoscribe, Olink, More Jun 4, 2021 Biodesix, Datavant Join in Lung Cancer Data Partnership Jun 4, 2021 Akoya Biosciences, AstraZeneca Collaborate on Spatial Biomarker Profiling for Immuno-Oncology Jun 4, 2021 Veracyte Bladder Cancer Test Receives Medicare Coverage Jun 4, 2021 Vela Diagnostics, National Cancer Center of Singapore to Develop CDx for EGFR-TKI Therapies Jun 3, 2021 Helix Raises $50M in Series C Financing Jun 3, 2021 Rain Therapeutics, Tempus Partner to Identify Patients with MDM2-Amplified Tumors for Basket Trial Jun 3, 2021 Crown Bioscience Licenses Cell Line Portfolio From NCI, ATCC Jun 3, 2021 Shoreline Biome Inks Distribution Deal With Inqaba Biotec for Sub-Saharan Africa Jun 3, 2021 Oncocyte, Italian Foundation to Investigate DetermaIO in Colorectal Cancer Jun 3, 2021 CosmosID, Sandwalk BioVentures Partner on GRAS Genomic Reporting Service Jun 3, 2021 LexaGene, Ethos Discovery to Develop Veterinary Infectious Disease Panels Jun 3, 2021 Novacyt Gets CE Mark for Multigene SARS-CoV-2 Test, Launches RUO Variant Assay Load More Breaking News Deepcell, UCLA Partner to Study AI Cell Biology Platform Liquid Biopsy-Guided EGFR Rechallenge Therapy Shows Benefit for Colorectal Cancer Patients Genomic Study Highlights Summer Travel Role in SARS-CoV-2 Variant Spread in Europe Amazon, Diabetomics Get FDA Emergency Use Authorizations for Coronavirus Tests CareDx Acquires App Developer Transplant Hero NIH Earmarks $38M for Consortium Studying Polygenic Risk Scores in Diverse Populations The Scan Aducanumab?Approval The US Food and Drug Administration has approved aducanumab, an Alzheimer's disease treatment, despite concerns it might not be effective, NPR reports. Can Take Part The Guardian writes that the European Commission no longer plans to prevent the UK from participating in certain space and supercomputing projects. Keeping Up The Atlantic writes that SARS-CoV-2 tests may have to change to keep up as new variants arise. PNAS Papers on MERS-CoV in Africa, Ancient Goat Domestication, Cell Cycle Checkpoint In PNAS this week: analysis of MERS-CoV clades in Africa, ancient genomes give insight into goat domestication, and more.