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Precision Medicine Hits Reproductive Health


Precision medicine is still finding its footing, caught between the excitement around its promise and the challenges of its realization, as Stat reporter Sharon Begley has just chronicled in the Boston Globe, in the context of oncology.

Planning to get pregnant? Counsyl bringing carrier screening to the mainstream

MedCity News

"When a couple finds out they’re at risk of having a child with a serious, debilitating genetic disease, it’s usually when a woman is already several months pregnant. "It’s a difficult position for a woman to be in," said Shivani Nazareth, a genetic counselor and director of women’s health at Bay Area startup Counsyl. "They should be planning baby showers at that point in their pregnancy."

Which Company Will Change the Future of Healthcare? Here are 10 Contenders

Huffington Post

I have yet to hear of an industry that hasn't been massively disrupted by technology. Healthcare is no stranger to this disruption. The question is which companies will actually break through the barrier and solve some of the major issues healthcare faces today?

Counsyl Developing Own NIPT Test; Converting Carrier Screening Test to NGS


Counsyl is developing a noninvasive prenatal test using technology the firm licensed from Illumina and Sequenom's joint patent pool, company officials told GenomeWeb this week.

How Peter Thiel Is Trying to Save the World

Inc. Magazine

These startups are trying to beat Alzheimer's, cure viral diseases, and kill tumors with gold. One common thread: funding from Peter Thiel.

MIT Technology Review’s 50 Smartest Companies 2015, from Tesla to Uber

MIT Technology Review

Massive solar panel factories. Fertility treatments. Friendly robots. Meet the companies reshaping the technology business.

Counsyl Automates Genetic Testing To Give Potential Parents Peace Of Mind


It wasn’t long ago that most people’s understanding of genetic testing came from dystopian fiction, not real work happening in labs and clinics.

The future of preventive care: How 7 startups are making an impact


From early diagnosis to genetic testing to posture correction, a range of solutions is being pursued by these companies.

The Future of "Killer" Robots: Helping People

Fast Company

Bay Area startup Counsyl has delegated the tedious lab work of DNA-testing blood and saliva samples to custom-built robots, cutting the cost of genetic early-warning screenings in half.

The World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies of 2015 in Robotics

Fast Company

For automating lifesaving diagnostics. Despite its high-tech trappings, genetic sequencing is typified by…

Facebook investor Peter Thiel backs Counsyl

MIT Technology Review

Silicon Valley's "Unicorns"…

Counsyl Welcomes Dr. James Goldberg as Chief Medical Officer

Business Wire

Counsyl, a health technology company that offers DNA screening for diseases that…

Be inspired by the 75 new members of Fast Company's most creative people…

Fast Company

Whether they're rejuvenating neighborhoods or sequencing the human genome…

SPOTLIGHT ON COUNSYL: Bringing Genetic Disorder Testing to the Masses

HP Matter

In a hum-drum office park just outside San Francisco, Counsyl—a startup focused on…

New Genetic Tests for Women Who Are Expecting

Wall Street Journal

Women expecting a baby or planning a pregnancy are being pitched a fast-growing array of tests…

There's a Test for That


Carrier screening of prospective parents is becoming more widespread…

How “Previvors” Are Battling Breast Cancer Before They Even Get It


October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. And, yes, it's something that most of us…

Assess Your Risk at Home

Good Housekeeping

Concerned about your inherited risk of breast cancer? Now you don't have to spend thousands…

Now Everyone Can Know What’s In Their DNA

Fast Company

The revolutionary lab counsyl is making genetic testing affordable, fast, and friendly.

Counsyl gets funding for new genetic tests

San Francisco Chronicle

No genetic test is needed to predict a bright future for Counsyl.

Counsyl launches an inherited cancer screening test and a medical record platform

The Next Web

Counsyl, a startup that's reinventing the modern clinical lab through robotics and custom…

BRCA Testing Growing; Market Increases Seen With New Players, Intended Populations

Diagnostic Testing & Emerging Technologies

The 2013 revelation of Angelia Jolie’s BRCA status and the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling invalidating…

Genetics startup Counsyl raises $28 mln from Goldman Sachs, RSTP


A Silicon Valley startup that screens parents-to-be for rare genetic diseases has raised $28 million…

Firm brings gene tests to masses

New York Times

A Silicon Valley start-up is making the bold claim that it can help eradicate that disease…

Diagnostic Testing & Emerging Technologies

G2 Intelligence

Inside the Diagnostics Industry: BRCA Testing Growing; Market Increases Seen With New Players, Intended …

Counsyl is pioneering a new bioinformatics wave


In a non-descript lab is a company that may be paving the way for…

WSJ Innovation Award winner in medicine

Wall Street Journal

A three-year-old Silicon Valley start-up, Counsyl Inc., won the Bronze Innovation Award…

New genetic test helps parents have healthy babies

ABC World News

Ally Zwahlen and her husband Steve are eager to start a family. They are both…

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