Foundation Medicine Guardant Health to License IP to Foundation Medicine for $25M, Royalties Under Settlement Agreement The parties have agreed to settle patent infringement lawsuits filed by Guardant against Foundation Medicine, now a Roche subsidiary. Foundation Medicine, InformedDNA Partner to Expand Genetic Counseling for Cancer Patients Patients with genomic profiling test results showing potential inherited cancer gene variants will be able to undergo genetic counseling and follow-up germline testing. People in the News: New Appointments at Foundation Medicine, Sophia Genetics, Circulogene; More Nonprofit Friends of Cancer Research Launches Public-Private HRD Harmonization Project The consortium aims to harmonize the use of homologous recombination deficiency as a biomarker to guide certain treatment types in cancer patients. Foundation Medicine Licenses Mutation Detection Technology From TwinStrand Biosciences TwinStrand's duplex sequencing correction technology can detect ultra-low frequency DNA mutations that are otherwise often obscured by technical noise. Nov 17, 2020 Diagnostics Firms, Lab Providers Form Genomic Profiling Coalition Nov 9, 2020 FDA Approves Foundation Medicine Liquid Biopsy Test as CDx for Lynparza Nov 2, 2020 Regulatory Documents for Newly Approved Liquid Biopsy NGS Panels Detail Diverse Test Claims, Methods Premium Oct 27, 2020 FDA Approves Foundation Medicine Liquid Biopsy Test as CDx for Three Targeted Therapies Oct 26, 2020 FDA Approves Foundation Medicine CDx, Bayer's Vitrakvi for NTRK Patients Sep 18, 2020 Foundation Medicine, Takeda Collaborate to Develop CDx for NSCLC Therapies Sep 16, 2020 Startup Stitch Bio Bets on CRISPR Tech to Render Cancer Cells With Gene Fusions Druggable Premium Aug 28, 2020 Stakeholders Scramble to Predict Impact of HHS Move Limiting FDA Ability to Regulate LDTs Premium Aug 27, 2020 Foundation Medicine Liquid Biopsy Gets FDA Approval for Multiple Companion Diagnostic Indications Aug 17, 2020 Foundation Medicine, OneOncology Partner to Bring Precision Oncology to Community Practices Aug 5, 2020 TargetCancer Foundation Initiates Precision Medicine Study for Rare Cancers Jul 24, 2020 TMB Harmonization Effort Yields Calibration Method to Correct Inter-Assay Variation Premium Jul 10, 2020 Presence of cfDNA, CTCs Predicts Recurrence in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Jun 30, 2020 Foundation Medicine Shifts Focus to Early Cancer Detection With Lexent Bio Acquisition Premium Jun 19, 2020 People in the News: Geoffrey Oxnard, Christopher O'Connell, Thierry Bernard, More Jun 12, 2020 Foundation Medicine Acquires Lexent Bio to Expand Liquid Biopsy Platforms May 20, 2020 FDA Approves Lynparza With Myriad, Foundation Med CDx Tests in HRR-Mutated Prostate Cancer May 18, 2020 Roche's Flatiron Health, Foundation Medicine, Genentech Launch Clinico-Genomic Lung Cancer Study May 6, 2020 FDA Approves Novartis' Capmatinib, Foundation Medicine CDx for Metastatic NSCLC Apr 18, 2020 Incyte's Pemazyre, Foundation Medicine CDx Get FDA Approval for FGFR2-Mutated Bile Duct Cancer Load More Breaking News Enzo Biochem, CLX Health Partner to Support COVID-19 Testing for International Travel Type 1 Diabetes GWAS, Fine-Mapping Leads to New Genetic Loci, Potential Drug Targets LSU Health Sciences Center Wins $2.4M to Lead SARS-CoV-2 Variant Sequencing Program NanoString Technologies, Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy Partner on Cell Therapy Project BGI Americas Collaborating With Champions Oncology on Proteomic Cancer Research Personal Genome Diagnostics Inks Cancer Genomic Profiling Deal with Duke University Health System The Scan Missed Early Cases A retrospective analysis of blood samples suggests early SARS-CoV-2 infections may have been missed in the US, the New York Times reports. Limited Journal Editor Diversity A survey finds low diversity among scientific and medical journal editors, according to The Scientist. How Much of a Threat? Science writes that need for a provision aimed at shoring up genomic data security within a new US bill is being questioned. PNAS Papers on Historic Helicobacter Spread, Brain Development, C. difficile RNAs In PNAS this week: Helicobacter genetic diversity gives insight into human migrations, gene expression patterns of brain development, and more.