NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Catalyst Pharmaceuticals has signed an agreement to use Biocept's Target Selector liquid biopsy platform to screen for cancer in patients enrolled in a clinical trial of its rare disease drug Firdapse (amifampridine phosphate).

Firdapse is currently approved in the EU to treat Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS), a rare autoimmune disease often associated with malignancies such as small cell lung cancer. Catalyst holds the drug's North American rights.

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Jun
19
Sponsored by
Advanced Cell Diagnostics

This webinar will provide evidence for the use of RNA in situ hybridization (RNA ISH) as a replacement for immunohistochemistry (IHC) in cancer research and diagnostic applications.

Jun
21
Sponsored by
Roche

This webinar will provide a detailed look at how a genomics lab implemented next-generation sequencing (NGS) liquid biopsy assays into its in-house clinical research program.

Jun
26
Sponsored by
Lexogen

This webinar outlines a study that sought to characterize the landscape of alternative polyadenylation (APA) in the lung cancer transcriptome in order to gain insight into the role of APA in cancer progression.

Jun
27
Sponsored by
Roche

This webinar will present data from the FLAURA trial and show the clinical utility of liquid biopsy in identifying non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients who may benefit from targeted TKI therapies.