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The firm said it needs more time to ensure that the DetermaVu assay is providing the most consistent and sensitive results for patients.

AnchorDx, based in Guangzhou in southern China, will use Illumina's MiSeqDx sequencer to develop IVD cancer test kits and data analysis software.

During an NIH meeting, researchers from four newborn sequencing research projects discussed results of their studies and future implications.   

The tests run on the firm's sample-to-result automated molecular diagnostics instruments designed for use by high-volume labs.

The deal covers the PlexBio IntelliPlex diagnostic instrument platform and reagent kits for oncology and infectious disease testing.

Transplant Genomics offers a test that assesses differentially expressed genes in blood to rule out subclinical kidney transplant rejection.

FDNA has developed software called Face2Gene that uses facial anomalies, phenotypic traits, and variant information to diagnose genetic disorders.

With funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Biohub will help implement metagenomic sequencing for infectious disease projects in 10 countries.

AmoyDx and Premia will provide large-scale cancer patient screening in Asia to support Loxo-292 RET inhibitor clinical development.

Stakeholders discussed last year's decision by Palmetto to deny coverage for large respiratory panels and discussed the way forward for test developers and labs.

SpeeDx said it will work with GlaxoSmithKline on tests to support its antibiotic clinical trials, as well as its new product development efforts.

Presentations at this month's ASCO meeting demonstrated how efforts are advancing to determine when and how longitudinal ctDNA testing will be useful for oncologists.

MSK-ACCESS sequences 129 cancer-associated genes selected from the MSK-IMPACT assay and is designed to detect gene alterations in cfDNA specimen.

The company's patent related to labeled nucleotides for use as diagnostic tools and as therapeutic agents has been invalidated.

An Australian team developed a decision model for testing asymptomatic relatives of patients with dilated cardiomyopathy to assess the cost effectiveness of testing.

The firm said it can detect circulating tumor DNA with a mutational allele frequency of 0.001 percent, enabled by digital PCR and the firm's proprietary chemistry. 

Senators said they'll narrow the draft bill containing changes to US patent law before submitting it to the Senate Judiciary Committee in July.

Under the determination, which will become final following publication in Germany's Federal Gazette, Oncotype DX becomes the only multigene test nationally reimbursed in Germany for its target population early-stage breast cancer patients.

The company is offering around 7.9 million shares of common stock at a price of $17 per share and is granting the underwriters an option to buy an additional 1.2 million shares.

The investment bank cited management confidence in US and European test growth as meriting the upgrade, which was necessary to maintain a current $72 price target on the firm's stock.

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A New Zealand minister says the country's genetic modification laws need to be re-examined to help combat climate change, the New Zealand Herald reports.

A new analysis finds some cancers receive more nonprofit dollars than others.

An Australian mother's conviction in the deaths of her children may be re-examined after finding that two of the children carried a cardiac arrhythmia-linked gene variant.

In Science this week: comparative analysis of sex differences in mammal gene expression, and more.