Guardant Health

The company said it plans to list its stock on the Nasdaq under the ticker symbol GH.

A Samsung University team found that mutation load measured with the Guardant360 liquid biopsy assay predicted response as well as tissue-based TMB.

Under the terms of the settlement, the lawsuit, counterclaims, and challenges to the patent in inter partes review have been dismissed.

The coverage decision limits the test mainly to patients with advanced lung cancers who haven't been genomically profiled and who can't receive tissue testing.

The German drugmaker plans to advance the NSCLC treatment in parallel with tissue-based and liquid biopsy companion assays that can identify best responders.

The recent agreement between Freenome and Biognosys suggests a role for proteomics as developers of genomic-based cancer detection tests look beyond ctDNA.

The companies also agreed to establish a working group to explore the development of standard formulas and definitions for the validation of genomic profiling assays.

The firm's Guardant360 assay will be used first to test patients for ERBB2 mutations, then guide patients to a variety of treatment arms.

Several of the top molecular diagnostic firms presented at the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference on Monday discussing product portfolios, FDA clearances, and plans for 2018.

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The New York Times and ProPublica look into the close relationship between a startup and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Yahoo News reports millions of dollars are being transferred from NIH, CDC, and other programs to pay for the housing of detained undocumented immigrant children.

In Science this week: in vitro generation of human reproductive cells, and more.

Researchers gave a handful of octopuses MDMA to find that they too act more social on the drug, Gizmodo reports.