Inivata

The institutes will explore the use of Inivata's liquid biopsy platform to analyze ctDNA to measure minimal residual disease in NSCLC patients.

The company's test boasted strong sensitivity and specificity for a range of different alterations in clinical and contrived samples, particularly for low-allele frequencies.

Inivata and Thermo Fisher Scientific will use their liquid biopsy technologies to test plasma samples from Genomics England's 100,000 Genomes Project to assess their quality.

The lung cancer institute will work with Inivata to study the use of ctDNA testing in patients with early lung cancer after surgery.

Results of a new study show that patients guided to targeted therapy based on ctDNA get the same benefits as those who got tissue-based tests in initial clinical trials.

N-of-One will provide treatment strategies and clinical trial opportunities for patients based on Inivata's ctDNA liquid biopsy test.

Inivata has completed the analytical validation of its 35-gene ctDNA test and plans to conduct clinical validation studies from labs in North Carolina and the UK.

A federal grand jury has indicted Elizabeth Holmes and Ramesh Balwani for alleged wire fraud in conjunction with their activities at Theranos.

Nature News reports that some developers are nervous about GitHub's acquisition by Microsoft.

A direct-to-consumer genetic testing company sent out used spit kits, CNBC reports.

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