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BGI Diagnostics develops ‘education hub’ to raise awareness about non-invasive prenatal testing

BGI Diagnostics develops ‘education hub’ to raise awareness about non-invasive prenatal testing

BGI issued patent for non-invasive prenatal genetic test technology

BGI issued patent for non-invasive prenatal genetic test technology

Women better informed about prenatal genetic testing choose fewer tests

Women better informed about prenatal genetic testing choose fewer tests

Decision-support guide for prenatal genetic testing, no cost for testing result in less prenatal test use

Decision-support guide for prenatal genetic testing, no cost for testing result in less prenatal test use

Exposure to elevated levels of steroid hormones in the womb linked to later development of autism

Exposure to elevated levels of steroid hormones in the womb linked to later development of autism

cfDNA testing lowers false positive rates and higher predictive values in general obstetric population

cfDNA testing lowers false positive rates and higher predictive values in general obstetric population

Study: Noninvasive prenatal testing detects 83.2% of chromosomal abnormalities

Study: Noninvasive prenatal testing detects 83.2% of chromosomal abnormalities

LUHS offers highly accurate prenatal test to determine chromosomal abnormalities in fetus

LUHS offers highly accurate prenatal test to determine chromosomal abnormalities in fetus

Study: Clinicians' decision making could be affected by method of conception

Study: Clinicians' decision making could be affected by method of conception

Studies suggest infusion of blood vessel cells may contribute to organ regeneration in future

Studies suggest infusion of blood vessel cells may contribute to organ regeneration in future

BGI Health to introduce NIFTY screening test to reduce miscarriages

BGI Health to introduce NIFTY screening test to reduce miscarriages

Clinical study to investigate effects of prenatal chromosomal abnormalities through microarray analysis

Clinical study to investigate effects of prenatal chromosomal abnormalities through microarray analysis

Study: Non-invasive blood test could reshape standards in prenatal testing

Study: Non-invasive blood test could reshape standards in prenatal testing

Verinata Health provides follow-up data on Verifi prenatal test

Verinata Health provides follow-up data on Verifi prenatal test

New ACMG statement on Noninvasive Prenatal Screening for Fetal Aneuploidy

New ACMG statement on Noninvasive Prenatal Screening for Fetal Aneuploidy

Non-invasive prenatal genetic screening: an interview with Dr. Charles Strom, Senior Medical Director, Quest Diagnostics

Non-invasive prenatal genetic screening: an interview with Dr. Charles Strom, Senior Medical Director, Quest Diagnostics

Study shows effects of maternal obesity on fetuses

Study shows effects of maternal obesity on fetuses

Sequencing-based test effectively detects many fetal genetic defects

Sequencing-based test effectively detects many fetal genetic defects

Microarray analysis ‘best test for prenatal diagnosis’

Microarray analysis ‘best test for prenatal diagnosis’

New prenatal genetic test results in more clinically relevant information

New prenatal genetic test results in more clinically relevant information