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News on issues related to managing clinical laboratories.

The drugstore will sell Pixel by Labcorp kits in up to 6,000 stores, with the goal of providing a testing option at stores that don't currently have on-site testing.

Laboratory staffing and supply shortages limited patient access to cancer screening tests, and the pandemic decreased the development and validation of new tests.

A pair of studies published this week present an analysis of a real, large-scale testing pooling effort as well as analyses of how to further improve such strategies.

The expanded partnership includes a commercial agreement for the ClonoSeq and ImmunoSeq assays, as well as a lab service agreement for the T-Detect COVID test.

The lab will use its phlebotomy network to help Grail with specimen collection for its Galleri multi-cancer early detection blood test, slated to launch this year.

A survey by Nature finds that most researchers want scientific meetings to continue virtually or with a virtual component, even after the pandemic ends.

Bloomberg reports that the B.1.351 SARS-CoV-2 viral variant could prompt the formulation of better vaccines.

Certain blood proteins may be able to distinguish COVID-19 patients who will become critically ill from those who will not, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

In Genome Biology this week: algorithm to assess regulatory features, approach to integrate multiple single-cell RNA-seq datasets, and more.

Mar
09
Sponsored by
Fabric Genomics

The growth of next-generation sequencing (NGS) testing presents both opportunities and challenges for clinical, informatics, and laboratory teams. 

Mar
16
Sponsored by
Bio-Rad

Wastewater based epidemiology (WBE) has been established as a viable, valuable, and cost-effective means to monitor infectious disease within a community. 

Mar
23
Sponsored by
Roche

This webinar will discuss findings from the study, in which molecular residual disease (MRD) was assessed using circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) without prior mutational knowledge in oligometastatic colorectal cancer (CRC) patients who had received neoadjuvant chemotherapy. This study also investigated urine as an alternative analyte for ctDNA MRD detection.

Mar
30
Sponsored by
Menarini Silicon Biosystems

This webinar will provide an overview of the current state of circulating tumor cell (CTC) enumeration for clinical use in metastatic breast cancer.