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 Cell this week: phosphoproteomic patterns in prostate cancer, effect of gene expression on fitness in yeast, and more.

Scripps Research Institute investigators peer back at the RNA world.

Being born premature shouldn't mean infants with high blood sugar levels don't undergo genetic testing for neonatal diabetes, a study in Pediatrics says.

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