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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Foundation Medicine has inked a collaboration with Merck to develop companion diagnostic tests for use with Merck's anti-PD-1 immunotherapy drug Keytruda (pembrolizumab).

Under the agreement announced today, the companies plan to develop a pan-cancer CDx to measure microsatellite instability (MSI), CDx tests for tumor mutational burden (TMB), and other novel biomarkers of response.

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Jul
23
Sponsored by
Qiagen

This webinar will discuss how the Molecular Pathology Laboratory at the University of Oklahoma (OUMP) is using a new quality improvement model to support molecular testing of oncology patients. 

Jul
30
Sponsored by
Mission Bio

This webinar will outline a project that performs large-scale and integrative single-cell genome and transcriptome profiling of pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) cases at diagnosis, during drug treatment, and in case of relapse.

Jul
31
Sponsored by
Thermo Fisher Scientific

This webinar will provide a first-hand look at how a molecular laboratory validated and implemented a targeted next-generation sequencing-based myeloid assay to expedite the assessment of myeloid malignancies and assist in the understanding of myeloid cancers.