Close Menu

BMS

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Qiagen announced after the close of the market on Friday that the US Food and Drug Administration has cleared for marketing its therascreen KRAS RGQ PCR Kit to be sold as a companion diagnostic test for Erbitux (cetuximab), a drug used for treating colorectal cancer.

The American Society of Clinical Oncology held its annual meeting June 1-5 in Chicago. The following are abstracts presented at the meeting focused on pharmacogenomically guided treatment strategies.

Eli Lilly said last week that it received a complete response letter from the US Food and Drug Administration declining its application to market Erbitux as a first-line treatment for non-small cell lung cancer.

By Adam Bonislawski
Researchers at Australia's University of Newcastle have published one of the first analyses of data from the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative's plasma proteome project.

This article was originally posted March 29.
The annual meeting of the American College of Cardiology held last week in Chicago featured a number of pharmacogenomically guided studies related to treatments for cardiovascular disease.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Bristol-Myers Squibb and Meso Scale Discovery today announced a deal to develop assays for use in Alzheimer's disease research.

By Monica Heger

Despite being the third best-selling drug in 2010, as many as one-third of cardiology patients do not respond to Bristol-Myers Squibb's blood-thinning drug Plavix (clopidogrel).

Pages

Following its departure from the European Union, the UK is to implement a fast-track visa program aimed at attracting scientific talent to Britain, according to BBC News.

ScienceInsider reports that researchers in Brazil are concerned that a creationist was chosen to run the agency that oversees graduate study programs there.

The Washington Post reports that researchers are quickly analyzing the coronavirus that has been causing illness and sharing their findings.

In PLOS this week: common variant associated with BMI in Arctic populations, analysis of microRNA markers associated with being born small for gestational age, and more.