Molecular Diagnostics

Fulgent reached an agreement with two Chinese firms to establish a joint venture to offer genetic testing services in China. 

The two studies came out of the UK's Tracking Cancer Evolution through Therapy (TRACERx) trial.

The partners will commercialize Counsyl's Expanded Carrier Screening Test as preconGen, beginning in Spain, Italy, Portugal, Switzerland, and Colombia.

The revenue increase was driven by a 41 percent rise in product sales.

The company has agreed to a takeover bid that values it at roughly €171 million ($186.3 million).

Method for diagnosing and monitoring schizophrenia and tauopathies
Reagents and methods for detecting a polymorphic protein
Kits for the diagnosis of pre-eclampsia or eclampsia
Methods for identifying or assaying for agents that increase beta-cell proliferation, insulin secretion, insulin sensitivity, glucose tolerance and decrease fat mass
Methods and compositions for identifying enterovirus

Dog DNA testing finds that some purebreds might not truly be purebreds, Inside Edition reports.

Mary Beckerle has returned as director of the Huntsman Cancer Institute, according to ScienceInsider.

Smithsonian Magazine reports that environmental DNA sampling can be used to track elusive organisms.

In Genome Research this week: repetitive satellite DNA in the fruit fly, transcriptome map assembly pipeline, and more.

May
09
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This webinar is the last in a four-part series highlighting real-world examples of how some lab directors are bringing validated next-generation sequencing-based tests to the clinic.