AstraZeneca Genomenon, Alexion Pharmaceuticals Team on Rare Disease Dx Genomenon will apply its AI-driven technology to develop a "genomic landscape" for specific conditions and combine those data with therapy and trial information. Thermo Fisher Scientific, AstraZeneca Team up to Develop CDx for Targeted Drugs The next-generation sequencing based companion diagnostics will be paired with targeted therapies that are being developed for several diseases. New Research Consortium to Standardize Single-Cell Sequencing for Cancer Drug Resistance Studies The main goal of the Persist-Seq private-public consortium is to generate a large single-cell cancer database in order to enable research on drug resistance. Can't Be Used The US Food and Drug Administration says millions of vaccine doses made at an embattled manufacturing facility cannot be used, the New York Times reports. Genecast to Evaluate Liquid Biopsy EGFR Mutation Test in Early-Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer The firm hopes its qPCR-based liquid biopsy test could help identify early-stage NSCLC patients eligible for adjuvant or neoadjuvant anti-EGFR TKI treatment. Jun 4, 2021 Akoya Biosciences, AstraZeneca Collaborate on Spatial Biomarker Profiling for Immuno-Oncology Feb 25, 2021 Adaptive Biotechnologies Touts New Era of T Cell-Based Dx With T-Detect COVID Launch Premium Feb 19, 2021 AmoyDx, AstraZeneca Strike Ovarian Cancer Companion Diagnostic Alliance Jan 11, 2021 Adaptive Biotechnologies, AstraZeneca Collaborate on Mapping Immune Response in Cancer Jan 11, 2021 Grail Inks Deals With Amgen, AstraZeneca, Bristol Myers Squibb for MRD Test Development Dec 16, 2020 Rare Genetic Variants Can Contribute to Ischemic Heart Failure Dec 9, 2020 Nonprofit Friends of Cancer Research Launches Public-Private HRD Harmonization Project Dec 7, 2020 UK Biobank Collaborating With Biopharmas to Profile Plasma Proteome of 53K Subjects Nov 9, 2020 FDA Approves Foundation Medicine Liquid Biopsy Test as CDx for Lynparza Oct 29, 2020 Roche EGFR Mutation Test Approved by FDA as Companion Diagnostic for NSCLC Sep 14, 2020 Thermo Fisher Scientific, AstraZeneca, U of Nebraska Partner for Protein Biomarker Discovery Aug 21, 2020 RenalytixAI, AstraZeneca Ink Agreement to Enhance Chronic Disease Patient Outcomes Jun 4, 2020 Tumor Mutational Burden in Blood May Predict Immunotherapy Response in Head, Neck Cancer May 26, 2020 AstraZeneca, ArcherDx Partner on Minimal Residual Disease Monitoring for Lung Cancer Drug Trials May 21, 2020 Genomic, Synthetic Bio Platforms Power COVID-19 Antibody Discovery at Vanderbilt Lab Premium May 20, 2020 FDA Approves Lynparza With Myriad, Foundation Med CDx Tests in HRR-Mutated Prostate Cancer May 11, 2020 FDA Approves Lynparza/Avastin With Myriad Genetics CDx for Platinum-Sensitive Ovarian Cancer Apr 8, 2020 Novacyt, AstraZeneca, GSK, University of Cambridge Partner to Increase SARS-CoV-2 Testing in UK Mar 30, 2020 Myriad Genetics Seeks Japan Approval for Advanced Pancreatic, Prostate Cancer Companion Diagnostic Feb 11, 2020 Myriad Files sPMA With FDA for Test to ID Best Responders to Lynparza, Avastin Combination Load More Breaking News In Brief This Week: Illumina, Personalis, Proteomedix, and More Ancient DNA Details Population Dynamics Within Andean Tiwanaku Civilization Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge is weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.