Amoy Diagnostics

Amoy will supply its CD95 IHC and CpG2 qPCR kits to develop a companion diagnostic for Canbridge's lead product targeting recurrent glioblastoma multiforme.

The firm's ROS1 gene fusion kit was approved as a companion diagnostic for Pfizer's Xalkori.

The test, which will be based on AmoyDx's proprietary real-time PCR technology, will identify cancer-associated mutations in the RAS gene family.

AmoyDx will develop and commercialize a series of oncology tests that use Illumina NGS technology, including the firm's TruSight Tumor 15 panel.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Chinese molecular diagnostics firm Amoy Diagnostics said today that four of its mutation analysis kits have received CE marking.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – MoBiTec today announced a deal for the distribution of Amoy Diagnostics products in Germany.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Chinese molecular diagnostics firm Amoy Diagnostics this week announced it has received regulatory approval from the China Food and Drug Administration for two in vitro diagnostics kits.
The firm also said that the kits obtained CE marking in Europe.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Amoy Diagnostics today said that it has reached an agreement with OxOnc Development to use Amoy's ROS1 Gene Fusions Detection Kits for a pivotal clinical trial of Pfizer's Xalkori (crizotinib).

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) –Amoy Diagnostics today said that China's State Food and Drug Administration has approved the company's EML4-ALK Fusion Gene Detection Kit for marketing in that country.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Syapse, a Palo Alto, Calif.-based startup developing software for interpreting next-generation sequencing data to diagnose and treat patients, has raised $3 million in Series A venture capital funding.

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Researchers have grown tumors in 3D cell cultures to better understand cancer, the Economist reports.