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Currently available under a soft launch, the tool can provide information about the prevalence of cancer risk mutations based on patients' demographics.

The company has multiple companion diagnostics partnerships in the works, with new tests on the way in 2020, and new plans for next-generation sequencing. 

The firm plans to raise as much as $250 million, according to the document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

Perceptive Advisors led the round, joined by new and existing investors. ArcherDx will use the proceeds to launch a companion diagnostic and expand globally.

The companies are aiming to use microbial biomarkers to predict the development of precancerous adenomas and carcinomas.

A sequencing study suggests circularized DNA may be a more common source of somatic rearrangements in neuroblastoma than previously appreciated.

The company's +RNAinsight test, a combined DNA and RNA genetic test for hereditary cancer syndromes, was launched in October.

Foundation Medicine's ctDNA assay was able to subclassify patients into higher and lower recurrence risk groups with CTCs providing an additional boost.

The researchers used the Guardant360 assay and droplet digital PCR to identify genetic mutations in circulating tumor DNA that had been shed into the patients' bloodstream.

Tempus said that Akesogen's lab provides a range of testing services, including for inherited risk of cancer, microbiome profiling, whole-genome genotyping, and more.

In two trials in the neoadjuvant setting reported at SABCS, one showed improved rates of pathologic complete response with added immunotherapy, and the other showed no difference.

Amid rapid adoption of multi-gene panels, ACMG experts are seeing some doctors and patients taking actions they shouldn't.

Absent sufficient evidence to support genetic testing for all patients, the group recommended following existing guidelines, which are based on clinical factors.

Researchers identified 10 protein-based tumor subtypes across five cancer types, including subtypes representing immune cell features in the tumor microenvironment.

Included in the deal is Diagnomics' minority stake in the Eone-Diagnomics Genome Center, a Korean provider of clinical and consumer genetics products and services.

The British molecular diagnostics company received a CE-IVD mark for the assay, called BCA-1, in June, and launched the test in October.

In a proof-of-principle study, Ohio State University researchers compared the nanopore sequencing assay to short-read sequencing and capillary electrophoresis.

The firm has entered the market in Africa with a new collaboration in Ghana. It is also developing instrument-agnostic STI and liquid biopsy tests.

The team will present the results to the US Food and Drug Administration as part of a 510(k) application in order to commercialize the technology with Biofluidica.

Researchers demonstrated the importance of integrating mutational and transcriptomic profiles to improve understanding of AML and MDS patients' prognosis.

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In PLOS this week: transcriptomic and genomic analysis of prostate cancer by ancestry, genes linked to liver function in Korean cohort, and more.

British Columbia is incorporating genomics into its tracking of the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, Business in Vancouver reports.

An analysis by the Personalized Medicine Coalition finds that about a quarter of new drugs approved in 2019 by the US Food and Drug Administration were personalized medicines.

The governor of New York has proposed a five-year plan to study the genomes of people with or who are at high risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.