Applied Genomics

Eyeing a commercial launch for Mammostrat in the fourth quarter of this year, Clarient highlighted publication of data further validating the test as “an aid for risk stratifying early stage hormone receptor-treated breast cancer patients."

Clarient Insight Dx Pulmotype is a five-antibody immunohistochemistry test that the company said can be used to aid in the histological distinction between adenocarcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma in NSCLC tumor specimens.

Clarient plans to commercialize Applied Genomics' five-antibody immunohistochemistry test for non-small cell lung cancer, called Pulmotype, within its network of pathologists by the first quarter of 2010.

Applied Genomics is gearing up to launch a lung cancer diagnostic panel intended to help physicians make treatment decisions.

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Using gene drives to control invasive species might be too risky, an initial advocate of the approach says.

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

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