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Researchers developed a system for continuous evolution of base editors, which should continue to improve their functionality.

The software firm will use NGS data from patient biopsies to create molecular profiles and offer individualized cancer treatment recommendations.

A team led by researchers at the University of Maryland uncovered thousands of gene pairs whose expression levels affect cancer survival and drug response.

Labs in China can now use the Cobas EGFR Mutation Test v2 with either tissue or plasma samples as a CDx for three Roche oncology drugs in NSCLC patients.

The partners will glean real-world evidence from Syapse's network of health system partners with the aim of informing precision oncology approaches and advancing research.

The test is designed to detect clinically relevant pathogens and markers of antibiotic resistance from bronchoalveolar lavage specimens.

Based on exome and genotyping data for almost 200 Nunavik Inuit, researchers retraced the population's ancestry, relationship, adaptations, and aneurysm risk.

The teams used different sequencing approaches — one using long reads and the other short reads — to uncover repeat expansions in people with a rare disease.

Cowen and William Blair initiated coverage of Adaptive with Outperform ratings, while JP Morgan assigned an Overweight rating and a $45 price target to the firm's stock.

SelectHealth's physicians will be able to use Interpace's ThyGeNext and ThyraMir assays to test questionable thyroid nodules for thyroid cancer.

Last week, GenomeWeb's readers were most interested in two different patent infringement cases involving Bio-Rad Laboratories and 10x Genomics.

The company decided to settle the complaint in order to avoid "lengthy and distracting litigation," but denies any wrongdoing.

The Division of Antiviral products has laid out nonbinding recommendations about the acceptable NGS platforms and the kinds of information it's looking for.

The initiative aims to sequence individual genomes throughout France as part of a national personalized medicine project.

Researchers identified a new type 2 diabetes-associated site involving the ZRANB3 gene, which may have a role in regulating pancreatic beta cells.

Re-expression of DUX4, which is normally silenced in somatic tissues, appeared to stymie MHC class I-related immune activity in several solid cancer types.

The firm will use the proceeds to continue developing its Proteograph platform, build its proteomic database, and develop liquid biopsy products for early disease detection.

The study plans to recruit close to 300 patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer, with half being treated based on liquid biopsy results.

The Broad will now offer licenses for both its own CRISPR IP and MilliporeSigma's to companies using CRISPR in their research and development activities.

The patent, EP3170904, "Compositions and methods for nucleic acid sequencing," is the second PacBio patent revoked by the EPO this year. 

The groups will use Helomics' artificial intelligence-based platform to develop tools to provide predictive therapeutic recommendations for ovarian and thyroid cancers.

The company markets genetic tests for skin cancer including DecisionDx-Melanoma for identifying high-risk stage I and II cutaneous melanoma patients.

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Nature News reports that gene therapy approaches are tackling sickle cell disease, but that the cost of treatment is a concern.

The Washington Post reports that a US Senate committee voted this week to approve the nomination of Stephen Hahn to lead the Food and Drug Administration.

One gene regulates hundreds of others to influence facial development, according to New Scientist.

In Nature this week: resources for single-cell analysis, little overlap in the microRNAs used by Salmonella and Shigella to infect host cells, and more.