Respiratory News on diagnostics for respiratory pathogens, including influenza, coronavirus, and more. Cystic Fibrosis-Related Airway Cell Changes Revealed in Single-Cell Transcriptome Study Investigators identified key cellular subpopulations by comparing single-cell RNA sequencing profiles in airway samples from CF cases and controls. Single-Cell Sequencing Reveals Immune Contributors to Exacerbated Asthma in Mouse Model Investigators saw enhanced interleukin-13 production by a handful of immune cell types in mouse models of steroid-resistant asthma. Spesana Clinical Decision Support Platform Debuts With Proteomics Focus Through mProbe Alliance Premium The startup has launched oncology and pulmonology beta tests at five US health systems, with help from precision health firm mProbe and several pharma partners. GenMark Diagnostics Q1 Revenues Grow 80 Percent The company's revenue growth was driven by increasing sales of its ePlex molecular diagnostics analyzer, which now has a SARS-CoV-2 test. Veracyte Licenses Lung Disease Genomic Classifier From Yale University Veracyte has obtained rights to a 52-gene signature developed by Yale researchers to predict disease progression in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Mar 23, 2020 UK COVID-19 Sequencing Consortium Launches With ￡20M in Government, Wellcome Trust Funding Mar 20, 2020 COVID-19 Immune Response to be Mapped by Adaptive Biotechnologies, Microsoft Mar 4, 2020 Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, Celgene Form Biomarker Consortium Feb 20, 2020 DNA Methylation at Certain Sites May Have Causal Effect on Lung Function, Study Finds Jan 20, 2020 Multi-Disease Diagnostic Platform Project Receives €22.5M in EU Funding Jan 9, 2020 Fusion Genomics Wins $1M to Assess NGS-Based Respiratory Tract Infection Assay Nov 4, 2019 New $22M Study to Use Sequencing, Proteomics to Investigate Pulmonary Fibrosis Oct 31, 2019 Rare Cystic Fibrosis Mutations Dominate in Caribbean Patients Oct 28, 2019 Seqster to Support Asthma Study at La Jolla Institute of Immunology Aug 21, 2019 Aqualung Therapeutics Wins $225K NIH Grant to Develop Respiratory Distress Biomarker Panel Jun 24, 2019 At ASM Microbe, Stakeholders Discuss Reimbursement Issues for Multiplex Infectious Disease Tests Premium May 8, 2019 Quidel Q1 Revenues Fall 13 Percent on Tough Flu Comp, Currency Headwind Apr 17, 2019 Drug Resistance in Cystic Fibrosis Lung Infections Associated With Pseudomonas Bacteriophages Feb 26, 2019 COPD Genome-Wide Association Study Reveals Numerous Risk Variants Jan 30, 2019 Curetis Receives Malaysia, Thailand Regulatory Approvals Nov 13, 2018 BioMérieux Pneumonia Panels Get FDA 510(k) Clearance, CE Mark Oct 11, 2018 Curetis Extends Distribution Agreement With Beijing Clear Biotech in China Sep 28, 2018 Palmetto Final LCD Denies Coverage to Large Respiratory Panels Sep 20, 2018 Genomics Medicine Ireland, Academic Collaborators to Study Asthma Genetics Aug 1, 2018 New Lung Cell Type Linked to Cystic Fibrosis Emerges From Mouse, Human Cell Atlas Studies Load More Breaking News Pediatric Medulloblastoma Subgroups May Benefit from Lower-Dose Radiation Therapy Space Radiation Shows Limited Effects on Mammalian Sperm DNA, Fertility Bluestar Genomics Sues Former Consultant, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Over IP Ownership New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: 10x Genomics, Swift Biosciences, Agilent Technologies, More In Brief This Week: Quantum-Si, TGen, Yale, and More People in the News: New Appointments at Invitae, PGDx, Oxford Nanopore, PacBio, More The Scan Fertility Fraud Found Consumer genetic testing has uncovered cases of fertility fraud that are leading to lawsuits, according to USA Today. Ties Between Vigorous Exercise, ALS in Genetically At-Risk People Regular strenuous exercise could contribute to motor neuron disease development among those already at genetic risk, Sky News reports. Test Warning The Guardian writes that the US regulators have warned against using a rapid COVID-19 test that is a key part of mass testing in the UK. Science Papers Examine Feedback Mechanism Affecting Xist, Continuous Health Monitoring for Precision Medicine In Science this week: analysis of cis confinement of the X-inactive specific transcript, and more.