FDA Okays Boehringer's Gilotrif, Qiagen EGFR Test, Providing New PGx Options for Advanced NSCLC | GenomeWeb

With the US regulatory approval for Boehringer Ingelheim's Gilotrif (afatinib), late-stage non-small cell lung cancer patients whose tumors are being driven by mutations that lead to the overexpression of the epidermal growth factor receptor now have two pharmacogenomic treatment options to battle their disease.

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In Nucleic Acids Research this week: nanopore sequencing workflow to detect antibiotic resistance in gut microbes, TSSPlant tool, and more.

Because gene-edited organisms can cross borders, Gizmodo wonders whether there should be an international body to govern their use.

HHS Secretary nominee Tom Price is to go in front of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions today, NPR's Morning Edition reports.

Prior to being closed, Theranos' Arizona lab failed an inspection by regulators, according to the Wall Street Journal.