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The Craigavon, UK-based company said that it opened the facility in response to an increase in the number of clinical trial-related projects it has commenced with biopharmaceutical companies.

The two companies announced plans to develop a companion diagnostic to predict whether non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer patients can benefit from combination treatment with Alimta and cisplatin based on the thymidylate synthase biomarker.

Almac and Lilly will study a predictive marker for use as a companion diagnostic for a combination therapy.

Austin Tanney, Almac Diagnostics' scientific liaison manager, said this week that any markers identified at the University of Miami will be in the hands of the researchers, but should panels with diagnostics potential be discovered, Almac will consult with the university to commercialize them.

The school will use the company's cancer diagnostic microarray to study ethnic differences in breast cancer.

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A new analysis finds that nearly half the late-stage clinical trials sponsored by a US National Cancer Institute program influence patient care.

Technology Review reports that sickle cell patients are optimistic about gene editing to treat their disease, but are worried about how available it will be.

The owner of the GEDmatch website tells CBS12 he is considering charging law enforcement a fee to use the site.

In Nature this week: babies born by caesarean section are more likely to have altered gut microbiota profiles, and more.