<link>https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/</link> <description /> <item> <title>Panagiotis Baliakas new director of Clinical Genomics Uppsala https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=1078670&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true <p><strong>Since January 2024, Panagiotis Baliakas is the director of Clinical Genomics Uppsala (CGU). His strong background within both clinical practice and research will be highly valuable for CGU.&nbsp;</strong></p> Fri, 23 Feb 2024 09:01:00 GMT https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=1078670&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true 2024-02-23T09:01:00Z New leader for the work on solid tumors at Clinical Genomics Uppsala https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=1073916&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true <p><strong>Lotte Moens has been appointed as leader of the work package for solid tumors at Clinical Genomics Uppsala. Her main focus area will be technology development within the framework of precision oncology in solid tumors.&nbsp;</strong></p> Wed, 06 Dec 2023 07:50:00 GMT https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=1073916&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true 2023-12-06T07:50:00Z Polygenic Risk Score could improve risk prediction in familial breast cancer https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=1065936&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true <p><strong>A new publication shows that a Polygenic Risk Score&nbsp;could improve risk prediction and influence clinical decision-making</strong>&nbsp;<strong>in familial breast cancer. Clinical Genomics Uppsala contributed with assay development, laboratory work and bioinformatic analysis.</strong></p> Wed, 23 Aug 2023 08:15:00 GMT https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=1065936&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true 2023-08-23T08:15:00Z Development of long-read sequencing for diagnosis of DNA repeat expansion disorders https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=1057948&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true <p><strong>In a joint technology development project (TDP) funded by SciLifeLab, Clinical Genomics Uppsala and the National Genomics Infrastructure (NGI) develop targeted long-read sequencing towards clinical practice.&nbsp;</strong></p> Thu, 06 Apr 2023 09:35:00 GMT https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=1057948&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true 2023-04-06T09:35:00Z New NGS-based method results in more accurate detection of clonal rearrangements in acute lymphoblastic leukemia https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=1047520&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true <p><strong>Clinical Genomics Uppsala has benchmarked the next-generation sequencing based LymphoTrack assay to detect clonal rearrangements in acute lymphoblastic leukemia against conventional methods. The assay has now been implemented in clinical routine, enabling detection of more potentially relevant clones to monitor during minimal measurable disease follow-up.&nbsp;</strong></p> Tue, 17 Jan 2023 10:41:00 GMT https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=1047520&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true 2023-01-17T10:41:00Z New leaders of the hematology work package at Clinical Genomics Uppsala https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=1036996&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true <p><strong>Tatjana Pandzic and Peter Hollander have been appointed as leaders of the hematology work package at Clinical Genomics Uppsala (CGU). The joint leadership will strengthen the work in hematopathology at CGU.</strong></p> Mon, 05 Dec 2022 09:43:00 GMT https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=1036996&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true 2022-12-05T09:43:00Z Microbiology is a new focus area for Clinical Genomics Uppsala https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=1031808&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true <p><strong>Clinical Genomics Uppsala has strengthened its focus on infectious diseases by establishing a new work package for microbiology in collaboration with Uppsala University Hospital. The initial projects focus on development of improved methods for SARS-CoV-2 diagnostics and monitoring.</strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Mon, 24 Oct 2022 09:13:00 GMT https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=1031808&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true 2022-10-24T09:13:00Z Clinical Genomics Uppsala supports benchmarking of novel method for ultrasensitive detection of cancer https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=1023268&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true <p>Clinical Genomics Uppsala has been involved in a project aiming at validating the so-called superRCA method for ultrasensitive mutation detection for clinical use. The work has now been published in Nature Communications.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 29 Aug 2022 09:27:00 GMT https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=1023268&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true 2022-08-29T09:27:00Z Ulf Gyllensten new director of Clinical Genomics Uppsala https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=1015578&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true <p><strong>Since April 2022, Ulf Gyllensten is the director of Clinical Genomics Uppsala (CGU). His strong translational research profile and extensive experience from different roles at SciLifeLab will be highly valuable for CGU.</strong></p> Thu, 19 May 2022 11:43:00 GMT https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=1015578&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true 2022-05-19T11:43:00Z Clinical Genomics Uppsala receives SweLife grant for implementation of ultrasensitive mutation detection method https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=1009390&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true <p><strong>Clinical Genomics Uppsala receives a grant from&nbsp;<em>Swelife and Medtech4Health &ndash; Collaboration project for better health</em>&nbsp;together with Rarity Bioscience, Uppsala University and Karolinska Institutet. The aim of the project is to implement the ultrasensitive mutation detection method, SuperRCA, for precision diagnostics and detection of relapse in acute myeloid leukemia and myelodysplastic syndrome.</strong></p> Fri, 08 Apr 2022 07:46:00 GMT https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=1009390&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true 2022-04-08T07:46:00Z Clinical Genomics Uppsala accelerates development of clinical long-read sequencing applications https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=1008802&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true <p><strong>Clinical Genomics Uppsala has recently recruited Ida H&ouml;ijer to advance the development of clinical applications of long-read sequencing. Ida performed her PhD studies on long-read technologies, and has been invited to present her work at ESHG and at&nbsp;</strong><strong>Harvard Medical School</strong><strong>.&nbsp;</strong></p> Mon, 04 Apr 2022 07:59:00 GMT https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=1008802&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true 2022-04-04T07:59:00Z Validation of comprehensive genome sequencing as a diagnostic test in acute leukemias https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=1005024&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true <p><strong>The Clinical Genomics platform and Genomic Medicine Sweden has published a study protocol describing an ongoing national study aiming to assess whether whole-genome and whole-transcriptome sequencing can replace current diagnostic methods in acute leukemias.&nbsp;</strong></p> Thu, 17 Mar 2022 15:05:00 GMT https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=1005024&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true 2022-03-17T15:05:00Z Webinar: Unleashing the Power of Single-Cell Multi-Modal Analysis to Advance Precision Medicine https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=1000984&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true <p><strong>Please join Clinical Genomics Uppsala and Mission Bio for a webinar highlighting the key advantages of multi-omics single-cell technology on Thursday, March 17 at 10:00-11:00.&nbsp;</strong></p> Wed, 02 Mar 2022 07:31:00 GMT https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=1000984&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true 2022-03-02T07:31:00Z Clinical Genomics Uppsala contributes to development of gene panels for hereditary disorders https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=988270&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true <p><strong>The Clinical Genetics department at Uppsala University Hospital now offers several new gene panels for diagnostics of hereditary disorders. The gene panels were developed in collaboration with Clinical Genomics Uppsala.</strong></p> Tue, 11 Jan 2022 10:17:00 GMT https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=988270&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true 2022-01-11T10:17:00Z Clinical Genomics Uppsala contributes to new innovation for sensitive mutation detection https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=985020&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true <p><strong>A new technology for sensitive detection of mutations is the innovation behind the company&nbsp;</strong><strong>Rarity Bioscience. Clinical Genomics Uppsala has contributed by evaluating the clinical potential of the method.</strong></p> Mon, 20 Dec 2021 07:56:00 GMT https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=985020&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true 2021-12-20T07:56:00Z Precision diagnostics at Clinical Genomics Uppsala https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=978946&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true <p><strong>Genomic Medicine Sweden (GMS) recently received funding for continued introduction of precision medicine into Swedish healthcare. Clinical Genomics Uppsala is the hub of the initiative in Uppsala.&nbsp;</strong></p> Fri, 12 Nov 2021 12:23:00 GMT https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=978946&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true 2021-11-12T12:23:00Z Co-occurrence of loss of Y and clonal hematopoiesis in ageing men https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=977844&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true <p><strong>A study published in Leukemia has revealed that loss of chromosome Y and clonal hematopoiesis often co-occur in ageing men. Clinical Genomics Uppsala performed gene panel sequencing and analysis of sequence data.</strong></p> Thu, 04 Nov 2021 09:10:00 GMT https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=977844&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true 2021-11-04T09:10:00Z The Clinical Genomics platform receives funding for establishing laboratory preparedness for pandemics https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=955858&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true <p><strong>The Clinical Genomics platform, in collaboration with Genomic Medicine Sweden, the National Pandemic Center and the National Genomics Infrastructure, has received 8 MSEK in the SciLifeLab call for laboratory preparedness for pandemics.</strong></p> Tue, 01 Jun 2021 09:57:00 GMT https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=955858&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true 2021-06-01T09:57:00Z Clinical Genomics Uppsala contributes to articles about precision medicine https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=953158&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true <p><strong>Members from the Clinical Genomics Uppsala and Genomic Medicine Center Uppsala teams are co-authors on several articles in a special issue about precision medicine in L&auml;kartidningen.&nbsp;</strong></p> Mon, 17 May 2021 09:40:00 GMT https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=953158&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true 2021-05-17T09:40:00Z Clinical Genomics Uppsala receives ALF funds for strengthening precision medicine research https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=952616&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true <p><strong>Lucia Cavelier and collaborators have been granted 1.9 MSEK ALF funds for IT solutions and further development of large-scale sequencing at Clinical Genomics Uppsala.</strong></p> Tue, 11 May 2021 06:53:00 GMT https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=952616&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true 2021-05-11T06:53:00Z Clinical Genomics Uppsala and Mission Bio joint webinar https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=930084&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true <p><strong>Please join us for a webinar about the Mission Bio Tapestri Platform on Wednesday, March 10 at 10:00-11:00.&nbsp;</strong></p> Tue, 23 Feb 2021 12:39:00 GMT https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=930084&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true 2021-02-23T12:39:00Z Mission Bio Tapestri Platform at Clinical Genomics Uppsala https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=924988&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true <p><strong>Clinical Genomics Uppsala will soon expand its service repertoire with single cell analyses using the Tapestri Platform from Mission Bio.</strong></p> Wed, 27 Jan 2021 07:46:00 GMT https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=924988&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true 2021-01-27T07:46:00Z Non-invasive prenatal testing set up in-house at Clinical Genetics https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=924862&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true <p><strong>Clinical Genomics Uppsala has developed a visualization tool to support interpretation of chromosomal abnormalities using non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT).</strong></p> Tue, 26 Jan 2021 09:58:00 GMT https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=924862&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true 2021-01-26T09:58:00Z Tobias Stiftelsen grants funding to research on myelodysplatic syndrome https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=898732&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true <p><strong>A research project for early detection of relapse in patients with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) has been granted 10 million SEK by the Tobias Stiftelsen. The genetic analyses are carried out at Clinical Genomics Uppsala.</strong></p> Wed, 21 Oct 2020 08:33:00 GMT https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=898732&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true 2020-10-21T08:33:00Z Precision medicine at Clinical Genetics highlighted in latest issue of Ronden https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=898730&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true <p><strong>With a focus on Uppsala University Hospital&rsquo;s laboratory, the latest issue of the staff magazine Ronden highlights the continuing growth of precision medicine.</strong></p> Wed, 21 Oct 2020 08:20:00 GMT https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=898730&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true 2020-10-21T08:20:00Z Clonal hematopoiesis study reveals clinical significance in lymphoma patients https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=895244&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true <p><strong>2020-09-23</strong><br /> <strong>A study investigating the prevalence and significance of clonal hematopoiesis of indeterminate potential (CHIP) and involving several members of Clinical Genomics Uppsala (CGU) was published in the American Journal of Hematology.</strong></p> Wed, 23 Sep 2020 11:33:00 GMT https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=895244&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true 2020-09-23T11:33:00Z A new clinical study for precision medicine in cancer is initiated at Genomic Medicine Sweden https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=893194&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true <p>2020-09-03<br /> A new collaboration between MEGALiT (A MolEcularly Guided Anti-Cancer Drug Off-Label Trial) and Genomic Medicine Sweden (GMS) aims to implement precision medicine on a national level by combining precision diagnostics and treatment.</p> Wed, 09 Sep 2020 12:23:00 GMT https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=893194&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true 2020-09-09T12:23:00Z Targeted RNA sequencing suitable for leukemia detection in clinical routine https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=889884&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true <p>2020-07-29<br /> A study performed at Clinical Genomics Uppsala (CGU) using an NGS-based method for gene fusion detection in hematological malignancies has been published in BMC Medical Genomics. &nbsp;</p> Thu, 20 Aug 2020 11:45:00 GMT https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=889884&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true 2020-08-20T11:45:00Z Collaboration with Illumina to develop new diagnostics for acute leukemia https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=887800&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true <p>2020-05-28<br /> In a new collaborative study between Illumina and Genomic Medicine Sweden (GMS), whole-genome and RNA sequencing will be evaluated as primary diagnostic methods for acute leukemia patients in Sweden. The aims of the study are to simplify the diagnostics pipeline, as well as being able to offer better follow-up of the patients.</p> Wed, 29 Jul 2020 12:41:00 GMT https://www.cgu.igp.uu.se/?tarContentId=887800&rssTarget=887798&rssTitle=&newsDetailSiteNodeId=215666&newsListSiteNodeId=215666&showLeadIn=true 2020-07-29T12:41:00Z