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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Roche's Ventana Medical Systems today announced a deal with ImmunoGen to develop an immunohistochemistry-based companion diagnostic test for the oncology therapeutic firm's product candidates.

Myriad, BioMarin Ink Deal to Use HRD Test to ID Responders to PARP Inhibitor

Genomind Introduces Physician Portal for Genecept Results

The US Food and Drug Administration last week approved Roche/Genentech's latest HER2-targeting breast cancer drug, trastuzumab emtansine (T-DM1).

Biotechnology firms participating in the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative have received plasma and CSF samples from ADNI participants and contributed funds for the processing of roughly 1,000 samples by biomarker discovery firm Rules-Based Medicine.

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Massachusetts Biotechnology Council-BioReady Communities Campaign, Alkermes Relocation, Science + Technology Park at Johns Hopkins, Ohio State University Wright Center of Innovation in Biomedical Imaging, Londonderry Clinical Translational Research and Innovation Centre, Aeras Global TB Vaccine Foundation, BioBusiness Park at Elk Run, Chrysler-University of Delaware, ICON- Qualia Clinical Services

Nature calls for genomics to become part of the World Health Organization's cholera surveillance approach.

Reuters reports that UK researchers are using gene-editing tools to develop flu-resistant chickens.

Vox explores a proposal to institute a lottery system to award grant funds.

In Genome Biology this week: gut microbiome study of individuals from Tanzania and Botswana, sixth version of the Network of Cancer Genes database, and more.