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Analyst Puneet Souda said HTG has a growing funnel of biopharma projects that have the potential to convert to companion diagnostics with regulatory approval.

DeCode's new offering adds to an ongoing controversy over whether people in the island country have a right to know if they are at increased risk for disease.

The deal gives Biodesix an additional test in the lung cancer space, Indi's XL2, which helps to classify lung nodules identified by imaging scans as benign or malignant.

The German Federal Joint Committee (G-BA) plans to decide on reimbursement of breast cancer biomarker tests in Q4.

As Dana-Farber migrates its dozens of medical and radiation oncology protocols to the Philips platform, its focus is on digital pathology, genomics, and informatics.

Under the new collaboration, Predicine will use its GeneRADAR technology to aid Kintor in the development and advancement of novel drugs.

Researchers analyzed germline mutations in 256 kidney cancer patients and found mutations that would have been missed, including therapeutically relevant ones.

The grant will support the consortium's ongoing efforts to clinically validate data analysis software for monitoring treatment responses to cancer vaccines.

The approach, published this week in Cell Reports, could be used more generally to discover disease genes in other cancer types. 

The researchers found that tumors expressing STAG2 as a biomarker are twice as likely to recur and progress toward muscle invasion and metastasis.

Significantly fewer women screened with HPV testing alone had high-grade pathologies four years later compared to those receiving cytology testing.

Researchers found that the attending surgeon accounts for more than 17 percent of the variance in genetic testing among breast cancer patients.

Researchers affiliated with the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network found that treatment based on patient molecular profiles improved progression-free survival.

The partners are aiming to generate proteomic and phosphoproteomic data that they can include in Indivumed's global cancer database.

Researchers uncovered subclones within pediatric glioblastoma and diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma patients that influence the abilities of neighboring cells.

A portion of the funding, which is from the government of the Wallonia region of Belgium, is repayable over 12 years.

The deal makes Arrow the sole distributor for the DiaCarta ColoScape test in Italy, San Marino, and Vatican City.

Through the deal, Precision Therapeutics will acquire the 75 percent stake in Helomics that it does not already own.

Patients whose tumors had methylated MGMT promoters were more likely to survive than those that did not after combination treatment with radiotherapy and temozolomide.

Results support the ability of the test to not only identify hormonal therapy non-responders, but to predict their improved survival on chemotherapy.

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The UK's Nuffield Council on Bioethics says genetically modifying human embryos could be morally permissible, according to the Guardian.

A new Nature Biotechnology paper reports that CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing can lead to large deletions or complex rearrangements that could be pathogenic.

The Wall Street Journal likens a prototype developed by Synthetic Genomics to a "biological fax machine."

In PNAS this week: strategy for reactivating Rett syndrome-linked MECP2, small molecules able to suppress Staphylococcus aureus virulence, and more.