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Aug 10, 2020, 08:00 ET Helix Receives FDA Emergency Use Authorization for the HelixⓇ COVID-19 NGS Test, One of the First Sequencing-Based COVID-19 Tests

Helix, the leading population genomics company, announced that it has received Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from the U.S. Food and Drug...


Jul 31, 2020, 11:00 ET Helix Selected by the NIH to Become One of the Nation's COVID-19 "Mega-Labs" and Scale Daily Capacity to 100,000 Tests

Helix, the leading population genomics company, today announced that it has been awarded $33.4 M in funding from the National Institutes of Health...


Jul 13, 2020, 19:00 ET Helix partners with San Diego County to make COVID-19 testing accessible for those who need it most

Helix, the leading population genomics company, today announced a partnership with San Diego County to make COVID-19 testing accessible across the...


Jan 29, 2020, 09:00 ET Helix and Renown Health publish largest-ever genome-wide rare variant analysis on thousands of clinical phenotypes and over 70,000 exomes

Researchers from Helix and Renown Health recently published the first-ever study to interrogate rare variants across two of the largest independent...


Jan 09, 2020, 09:00 ET Mayo Clinic to Sequence 100,000 Participants to Build Genomic Database for Improved Care and Research in Collaboration with Helix

Mayo Clinic is creating a library of genomic sequencing data on 100,000 consented Mayo Clinic participants to advance research and patient care. "We...


May 07, 2019, 18:00 ET Population Health Study Goes Statewide As University Medical Center of Southern Nevada Serves As Host Site For Enrollment Of 25,000 More Nevadans

The Healthy Nevada Project, a first-of-its-kind, community-based population health study combining genetic, clinical, environmental and social data,...


Apr 25, 2019, 16:12 ET Helix Expands Focus to Population Health Solutions and Appoints Illumina Veteran Marc Stapley as CEO

Helix today announced it is broadening its market focus to include health systems, payers and researchers who are interested in sequencing large...


Nov 01, 2018, 13:56 ET Helix Launches the New DNA Discovery Kit

Helix, a personal genomics company, announced today the broad availability of its new DNA Discovery Kit, an entry point to ancestry and wellness DNA...


Oct 18, 2018, 14:25 ET Helix Announces DNA Product Studio to Power Rapid Development of New Genomics Apps and Tests

Helix, a personal genomics company, today announced a new DNA Product Studio designed for partners to easily develop and distribute DNA products....


Feb 09, 2016, 12:00 ET Helix Announces Formation of Scientific Advisory Board with Seven Inaugural Members

Helix, a consumer genomics company, today announced the formation of the company's Scientific Advisory Board ("SAB") with the appointment of seven of ...


Jan 11, 2016, 02:45 ET Helix Expands Ecosystem for Consumer Genomics Through Two New Partnerships

Helix, a consumer genomics company, today announced that it has entered collaborations with two new partners who will develop products for Helix's...


Dec 15, 2011, 01:18 ET Helix Properties Celebrates Year of Growth with New Multifamily Division

Helix Properties prepares for an eighth consecutive year of growth by expanding the multifamily brokerage into a new division. "The new Multifamily...