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A second death in gene therapy trial for type 1 spinal muscular atrophy is under investigation, according to Reuters.

A woman participating in a trial examining the use of mitochondrial transfer as a fertility treatment has given birth, New Scientist reports.

Some, Not All Results

A report from Universities Allied for Essential Medicines and TranspariMed finds some US research institutions are slow to report their clinical trial findings, Nature News says.

Researchers will first compare liquid with tissue-based tumor profiling before implementing it as a way to enroll patients into the targeted drug trials.

The British molecular diagnostics firm recently completely a redesign of its point-of-care system, called Q-POC, and is planning to seek a CE-IVD mark for the device later this year.

Sangamo Therapeutics has announced preliminary results from its gene-editing trial, the Associated Press reports.

The BioFire FilmArray Pneumonia panel will be used to optimize clinical trial enrollment for an antibiotic to treat combat carbapenem-resistant A. baumannii infections.

The qPCR assay measures methylation of six genes and could help doctors identify aggressive vs indolent prostate cancer more accurately than PSA.

A study exploring adjuvant capecitabine in early-stage TNBC failed but researchers are performing genomic analysis on a subset of patients who benefited.

 

Following promising data from its Circulating Cell-free Genome Atlas study, the firm decided to pivot its breast cancer trial to support its multi-cancer test.

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A study of families explores how children transmit SARS-CoV-2, according to the Associated Press.

US Agricultural Research Service scientists have sequenced the genome of the Asian giant hornet.

According to the Economist, pooled testing for COVID-19 could help alleviate strains on testing labs.

In Science this week: MIT researchers outline approach dubbed translatable components regression to predict treatment response among IBD patients.