NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Qiagen this week announced a partnership and licensing options with Mayo Clinic. The deal covers the use of the IDH1 and IDH2 biomarkers for diagnosing cholangiocarcinoma and guiding treatment for the disease, a rare form of cancer that affects between 2,000 and 3,000 patients each year in the US. The partners will collaborate on developing new IDH1/2 products for cholangiocarcinoma. Financial terms were not disclosed.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

Already have a GenomeWeb or 360Dx account?
Login Now.

An artificial intelligence-based analysis suggests a third group of ancient hominins likely interbred with human ancestors, according to Popular Mechanics.

In Science this week: reduction in bee phylogenetic diversity, and more.

The New York Times Magazine looks into paleogenomics and how it is revising what's know about human history, but also possibly ignoring lessons learned by archaeologists.

The Economist reports on Synthorx's efforts to use expanded DNA bases they generated to develop a new cancer drug.