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The new grant will be used to conduct whole-exome sequencing on 1,000 children participating in an autism spectrum disorder study for the purposes of biomarker development.

The complaint alleges that NeuMoDx is willfully infringing on six BD-held patents, and demands injunctive relief, damages, and a jury trial.

Predictive Laboratories will use Thermo Fisher reproductive health products to research the genetic basis of infertility, aiming to develop better diagnostic tools.

The LeukoStrat CDx FLT3 Mutation Assay can now be used in Japan as the CDx for quizartinib for the treatment of FLT3-ITD positive relapsed or refractory AML.

Resolution is developing its liquid biopsy assay as a companion diagnostic for niraparib in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.

The drug is for first-line maintenance therapy after BRCA-mutated advanced ovarian cancer patients respond to platinum chemo and the test will identify those with BRCA mutations.

The center will use Qiagen Clinical Insight to analyze, interpret, and report molecular screening of cancer patients to help identify targeted therapies and clinical trial options.

Combined DNA/RNA-seq efforts in various settings could lead to new ways of treating kids with drugs meant for adults or to the development of new therapies.

Adaptive currently offers a clinical immunosequencing assay for monitoring minimal residual disease in multiple myeloma and acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

The firm, Phenomix Sciences, anticipates that its test will help drive adoption of medications for obesity at a time when patients are reluctant to take them.

The high-throughput, scalable BD Cor system for infectious disease diagnostics is now available in Europe with the firm's BD Onclarity HPV assay. 

The funding will support development of a test for the Zika virus using Ontera's silicon nanopore-based molecular diagnostics platform.

A UK court determined that Ariosa's licensee infringed upon at least one claim of Illumina's European patent 1 524 321 and upheld the patent's validity.

The researchers found differences in mutational patterns among their African-American patients and that liquid biopsies seem to catch metastases early.

The firm is validating two biomarkers that it hopes will stratify patients for its investigational drug for pediatric minimally verbal autism.

By comparing viruses in parts of China with or without endemic EBV-associated nasal cancers, researchers narrowed in on two viral variants associated with increased cancer risk.

A new analysis indicates that colorectal cancer metastases arise from a small number of cells before the primary tumor is large enough to be detected clinically.

A small but significant proportion of autism spectrum disorder cases — particularly those occurring in females — appeared to involve biallelic loss-of function or missense mutations.

The acquisition will bring to Invitae single-molecule, cell-free DNA analysis technology and enable lower cost NIPS testing.

Patients who enroll will have their samples tested as part of routine diagnostic care, making it easier for them to take part in clinical trials without additional testing.

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New US Department of Commerce rules will affect supercomputing in China, according to the Wall Street Journal.

A new analysis finds that it will be more than a century until female computer scientists publish at the same rate as their male counterparts, ScienceInsider reports.

Broad Institute researchers describe an approach they've dubbed "DNA microscopy."

In PLOS this week: epigenetic changes following hepatitis C virus treatment, metagenomic analysis of Ugandan children with febrile illness, and more.