NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – John Hopkins University spinout Personal Genome Diagnostics plans to develop cancer diagnostic products that it will bring through US Food and Drug Administration clearance.

At last week's Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference in San Francisco, PGDx Founder and CSO Victor Velculescu told GenomeWeb that the company is in the midst of "moving from being a service company to a product company," and aims to bring both tissue-based targeted sequencing tests as well as NGS-based liquid biopsy tests through FDA clearance in the next couple of years.

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US News & World Report writes that genetic testing of lung tumors can help identify treatments for patients.

A team of researchers plans to sample Loch Ness for environmental DNA, according to Newsweek.

The New York Times writes about the appearance of mosaicism in healthy people.

In PNAS this week: insecticide resistance patterns Anopheles gambiae mosquito, transcriptome patterns in Pseudomonas aeruginosa during infection, and more.

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