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Insight's portfolio includes a gene expression-based immuno-oncology assay for therapy response prediction.

The company is developing molecular cancer diagnostics, including a test designed to monitor therapy resistance in non-small cell lung cancer patients.

The deal centers around ALK, a gene involved in signal transduction and a therapeutic target for non-small cell lung cancer.

WaferGen Biosystems said this week that it has appointed Keith Warner as chief operating officer and Michael Henighan as CFO.

Asuragen said this week that it has appointed Matthew McManus as CEO and president.

A team of researchers in Germany has developed a new assay to help determine which non-small cell lung cancers are likely to respond to certain targeted therapies.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Insight Genetics is working with Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center to identify genetic markers associated with treatment response for triple-negative breast cancer patients.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Insight Genetics said yesterday that it has received a new $1.5 million grant from the National Cancer Institute.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In June, Veracyte entered into a loan and security agreement with an unnamed financial institution for term loans of up to $10.0 million in aggregate, the company said in its recent Form 10-Q filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

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The Washington Post reports that the CDC's SARS-CoV-2 test issues reflect earlier ones it had with Zika virus testing.

NPR writes that even with thousands of new COVID-19 papers, each should be evaluated based on its own quality.

Researchers traced a gene cluster linked to COVID-19 severity to Neanderthals, the New York Times reports.

In PNAS this week: soil bacteria-derived small molecules affect centrosomal protein, microfluidics approach for capturing circulating tumor cells, and more.