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Dr. James Weber, PhD, Receives Wisconsin Biohealth Business Achievement Award

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Marshfield, WI - Dr. James Weber PhD, President and Founder of PreventionGenetics, has been named the 2020 recipient of the Wisconsin Biohealth Business Achievement Award. The annual award recognizes leaders in Wisconsin for their achievements in the biohealth and life science industry.

Introducing PGnomeⓇ - Whole Genome Sequencing from PreventionGenetics

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Marshfield, WI - PreventionGenetics is excited to announce the availability of their new whole genome sequencing (WGS) test, PGnome®. Prices start at only $2,490 for testing of a single patient. WGS is the ultimate germline DNA test. It is superior to exome and other genetic tests because it covers the entire genome, including deep intronic regions. WGS yields better detection of structural variants (deletions, duplications, inversion and translocations of DNA sequence) and improved analysis of tandem repeats and paralogous regions. Furthermore, WGS is essential for assessing disease risk and prevention using polygenic risk algorithms.

PreventionGenetics Introduces Rapid PGxomeⓇ Whole Exome Sequencing Test for $2290

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Marshfield, WI - PreventionGenetics is excited to introduce Rapid PGxome to their menu of whole exome sequencing (WES) tests. Rapid PGxome is WES with an expedited average turnaround time of 14 days and a cost starting at $2290. In cases with a clear positive result, a preliminary report may be issued as soon as six days. Rapid PGxome is ideal for situations where a rapid genetic diagnosis is essential, including patients with neonatal, infantile or early childhood onset severe disorders.

PreventionGenetics Partners with the Little Zebra Fund to Provide Clinical Genetic Tests

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MARSHFIELD, Wis., April 8, 2019 -- PreventionGenetics today announced a partnership with the Little Zebra Fund, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing access to clinical genetic testing for patients in the San Francisco Bay Area. The organization was founded by two physicians who specialize in making rare diagnoses and recognize the value of genetic testing in ending the diagnostic odyssey.  The Little Zebra Fund offers financial assistance to qualified patients for genetic testing; funds must be requested by a healthcare provider.

PreventionGenetics Celebrates 15 Year Anniversary

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Marshfield, WI - Founded in 2004 by James Weber, PhD, a world renowned research scientist, PreventionGenetics announced their 15th anniversary of providing clinical DNA testing. PreventionGenetics began as a small genetic testing laboratory in Central Wisconsin, and has grown to become a leader in clinical DNA testing and DNA banking. PreventionGenetics has tested hundreds of thousands of patient specimens from around the world. The tests offered by PreventionGenetics are medically actionable, affecting treatment or medical management.