Close Menu

Asia/Oceania

IDT and Beijing-based ChosenMed plan to develop large pan-cancer panels as part of the Cancer Genome Atlas of China.

Researchers at Harvard, Peking University, and Yikon Genomics suggested that their noninvasive test is more specific than the prevailing biopsy-based method.

The Japan News writes that Japan needs to seize the opportunity to ensure that a wide number of people benefit from personalized cancer treatments.

AnchorDx, based in Guangzhou in southern China, will use Illumina's MiSeqDx sequencer to develop IVD cancer test kits and data analysis software.

In PNAS this week: links between lung adenocarcinoma and lncRNA, algorithm to impute and cluster Hi-C interaction profiles from single cells, and more.

With funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Biohub will help implement metagenomic sequencing for infectious disease projects in 10 countries.

On to Supercomputing

New US Department of Commerce rules will affect supercomputing in China, according to the Wall Street Journal.

In PLOS this week: epigenetic changes following hepatitis C virus treatment, metagenomic analysis of Ugandan children with febrile illness, and more.

AmoyDx and Premia will provide large-scale cancer patient screening in Asia to support Loxo-292 RET inhibitor clinical development.

SpeeDx said it will work with GlaxoSmithKline on tests to support its antibiotic clinical trials, as well as its new product development efforts.

Pages

The nonprofit Biden Cancer Initiative is suspending its operations, according to the Associated Press.

Researchers examine how white nationalists handle personal genetic ancestry results that conflict with their racist worldview, the New York Times reports.

NPR speaks with research participants before and after they learn their APOE E4 status, which affects their risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.

In PLOS this week: genetic characterization of Toxoplasma gondii strains, Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Virus uncovered in Sudan, and more.