Expanded STR Detection Capability Enables Variantyx to Diagnose Additional Genetic Disorders

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Variantyx, a leader in genomic precision medicine, today announced that the set of short tandem repeat (STR) expansions detected by its Genomic Unity® line of whole genome-based tests has been expanded. With these additions, Variantyx becomes one of the first laboratories to offer testing for two recently characterized… … […]


Sun Life is in the top ten for Boston Globe’s Top Places to Work, receiving recognition for sixth consecutive year

WELLESLEY, Mass., Nov. 30, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Sun Life U.S. is in the top ten of the Boston Globe’s 2023 Top Places to Work in the largest company category. This is Sun Life’s sixth consecutive Top Places to Work recognition from the Boston Globe, based on employee feedback through… … […]

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MassBio State of Racial, Ethnic and Gender Diversity Report Shows More Women in Leadership Roles; BIPOC Remain Underrepresented Across Industry

CAMBRIDGE, MA – In an updated edition of the State of Racial, Ethnic & Gender Diversity Report, life sciences trade group MassBio found that gender diversity in leadership roles across the life sciences ecosystem in Massachusetts has increased while communities of color remain largely underrepresented. The organization also expressed frustration… … […]