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The Genomics4RD platform is focused on data harmonization from research collaborations across Canada, but its developers are eyeing a future in the clinical market.

For full-year 2018 the firm's revenues rose 38 percent to $21.9 million from $15.9 million a year ago.

Abbott said that the MDx platform offers a number of initial assays, including tests for HIV-1, HBV, and HCV, among others.

The firm's EpiSwitch test for blood-based diagnosis of prostate cancer will be evaluated as part of the ongoing PROSTAGRAM trial.

The company said that it plans to use Protagen's assets to further the development and commercialization of its EarlyCDT cancer diagnostics.

The partners inked a licensing deal to market and distribute TGen's DeepChek-TB as a compact, portable, and affordable diagnostic model for physician use.

Ambry researchers recently published a study suggesting that roughly 40 percent of genetic variants reported in raw data from DTC genetic tests may be wrong.

The deal will enable the Australian firm to distribute its diagnostic tests in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, and Oman.

LUNGevity will promote the donation of excess lung cancer tissue and fluid samples to boost the Broad's efforts to develop next-generation research models.

UBS granted Agilent a Buy rating and a $92 price target; Fluidigm a Neutral rating and a $14 price target; and Qiagen a Neutral rating with a $42 price target.

DermTech develops diagnostics for skin cancer and other skin diseases, and provides molecular pathology services through its CLIA-certified lab.

Experts discussed the benefits and challenges of implementing precision medicine protocols for oncology patients at this week's Tri-Conference meeting

Last month, the company said it was planning a $7.5 million public offering of 6.25 million shares and warrants for another 6.25 million shares.

The Australian maker of multiplexed molecular diagnostics tests has now partnered with distributors in Germany, Austria, Sweden, and Turkey.

The test can detect resistance to two of the most commonly prescribed antibiotics used to treat strep throat, and could potentially be adapted for point-of-care use.

The in vitro diagnostic uses next-generation sequencing to detect clinically actionable genetic variants to guide therapy selection for cancer patients.

By focusing too heavily on family history, the Preventive Services Task Force is missing many opportunities for prevention, patient advocates, industry players, and researchers say.  

Palmetto's MolDx has agreed to cover Myriad's MyPath Melanoma to help rule out the disease when the biopsy can't be definitively classified by standard clinical and histopathological characteristics.

The researchers are developing a web-based tool to help physicians predict their patients' relapse risk and are planning clinical trials to study outcomes.

The company will launch a clinical version of its liquid biopsy assay in the second quarter and plans to launch clinical trials that make the case for reimbursement.

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Two researchers are calling for education for scientists on defending facts.

Researchers were among those who marched in London this weekend to call for another vote on Brexit.

Duke has agreed to pay $112.5 million to settle a lawsuit regarding its handling of data falsified by biologist Erin Potts-Kant. 

In PLOS this week: genetic factors influencing inorganic arsenic metabolism and toxicity, a germline variant in the cell adhesion molecule-coding gene DSCAM, and more.