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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – MolecularMD said this week that it has validated Thermo Fisher Scientific’s Oncomine Tumor Mutation Load Assay for clinical research trials for immunotherapy drug development. The assay interrogates 409 cancer-related genes and correlates well with exome mutation counts. MolecularMD has also developed an alternative workflow and quality control method to address deamination errors, which may result in inflated tumor mutational burden (TMB).

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