NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Epigenomics said today that it has completed the submission of its blood-based test for the detection of colorectal cancer for premarket approval by the US Food and Drug Administration.

The submission of the fourth and final module of its Epi proColon test last month included the results of a comparative, head-to-head study between this test and fecal immunochemical test screening, clinical validation study data, and other clinical study results that were generated during the test's development.

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In PLOS this week: gene fusion in premature ovarian failure, population patterns in the Franciscana dolphin, and more.

A National Science Foundation-funded project aims to give researchers access to a network many times faster than the Internet.

Bioethicists weigh the idea of charging patients to take part in clinical research, coming down against the approach.

Cornell's Christopher Mason and his colleagues correct their New York City microbiome study to emphasize "the difference between matching fragments of DNA from a species and a pathogen."

Sep
17
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This online seminar will provide examples of how commercial and hospital-affiliated clinical labs are successfully developing and deploying high-throughput next-generation sequencing-based testing services for genetic diseases. 

Oct
15
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This webinar will discuss the benefits of a rapid targeted next-generation sequencing (TNGS) panel, using dried blood spots, for second-tier newborn metabolic and hearing loss screening and its immediate utility for high-risk diagnostic testing in the neonatal intensive care unit.