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Despite initial promise, NGS-based MRD detection has not been broadly adopted, but improvements in technology and more clinical utility data may change that.
At the PAG conference, researchers said they are sequencing 100 tomato genomes in 100 days using Oxford Nanopore's PromethIon and a pipeline for maximizing SV diversity.
Circulomics, Bionano, Sage Science, RevoluGen, and others have been developing methods for extracting DNA hundreds of kilobases and up to megabases in length.
The company has pivoted to serve the research market but still hopes to spearhead translation of immunotherapy biomarkers following CLIA validation of its approach.
In a letter to CMS, AMP made a case for crosswalking existing CPT codes for BRCA1/2 testing to codes that more accurately reflect the work required to analyze these genes.
Despite a recent positive economic modeling study, the debate over appropriate use of the ME panel seems likely to continue until more outcomes studies are conducted.
The index's 13 percent gain was below the 39 percent surge of 2017 but occurred despite the poor performance of index stocks in December.
Research groups and companies are developing and applying tools to enrich for and capture CTCs to diagnose tumors early and monitor patients during treatment.
The firm has struggled in the past to convince payors of its test's clinical utility but remains dedicated to convincing the field that Epi proColon can help patients by closing CRC screening gaps.
New drugs, tests, and policies suggest steady and continued future growth in the space, though public awareness of personalized medicine continues to lag.
A new analysis suggests warming, not the arrival of humans, led to the extinction of the woolly rhinoceros thousands of years ago, the Economist reports.
Chinese health officials uncovered SARS-CoV-2 viral RNA on imported frozen food, but the New York Times reports catching COVID-19 that way would be unlikely.
The UK has ordered 60 million coronavirus vaccine doses from Novavax and 30 million doses from Janssen, according to the Guardian.
In Science this week: machine learning model predicts whether ion channel mutations will cause disease, and more.