NEW YORK(GenomeWeb) – Exosome Diagnostics today announced a collaboration with the Addario Lung Cancer Medical Institute in which the ALCMI is providing samples from an ongoing clinical trial to help Exosome advance its plasma-based lung cancer mutation tests.

According to Exosome, the collaboration will support the validation of its ALK and EGFR T790M liquid biopsy diagnostics, which the company plans to launch this year as laboratory-developed tests. The work will also support future development of these assays as IVD kits, Exosome added.

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 Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), who chairs the Senate health committee, will be retiring at the end of his term, Stat News reports.

UCSF researchers find that having two X chromosomes may contribute to women's longer lifespans, according to Discover's D-brief blog.

The Wall Street Journal reports on the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's use of genetic approaches to study foodborne illnesses.

In PNAS this week: immune cell profiling of wild baboons by social status, metabolomics profiling of esophageal tumors, and more.

Jan
30
Sponsored by
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This webinar will provide a comparison of several next-generation sequencing (NGS) approaches — including short-read 16S, whole-genome sequencing (WGS), and synthetic long-read sequencing technology — for use in microbiome research studies.

Jan
30
Sponsored by
Loop Genomics

This webinar will provide a comparison of several next-generation sequencing (NGS) approaches — including short-read 16S, whole-genome sequencing (WGS), and synthetic long-read sequencing technology — for use in microbiome research studies.