Five hundred pharmacies will provide information about pharmacogenetic testing to members who have failed one or more antidepressant treatments.
The investment firm also reduced its price target to $30 per share from $37 citing "lower overall conviction" that Myriad would meet its revenue projections.
Authors concluded that all three assays — Oncotype DX, EndoPredict, and Prosigna — met Canadian thresholds for cost-effectiveness and urged caution in considering the findings.
The drug is for first-line maintenance therapy after BRCA-mutated advanced ovarian cancer patients respond to platinum chemo and the test will identify those with BRCA mutations.
Keytruda and Ibrance demonstrate activity in molecularly defined populations, while a new cohort will explore Gilotrif in tumors with NRG1 fusions.
Individual stocks in the GenomeWeb Index were mostly down in May, with 21 of the 30 stocks posting losses and nine stocks recording gains.
Olaparib maintenance therapy stretched out progression-free survival, suggesting a need for germline BRCA1/2 mutation testing in pancreatic cancer patients.
The firm reported total revenues of $216.6 million in Q3 2019 compared to $183.1 million a year ago, but it fell short of the consensus Wall Street estimate was $217.5 million.
The firm is seeking approval of myChoice HRD as a test that can identify ovarian, fallopian, or peritoneal cancer patients deficient in homologous recombination DNA repair.
The test will be used to identify men with metastatic, castrate-resistant prostate cancer and germline BRCA mutations who are enrolled in a study for olaparib.
The nonprofit Biden Cancer Initiative is suspending its operations, according to the Associated Press.
Researchers examine how white nationalists handle personal genetic ancestry results that conflict with their racist worldview, the New York Times reports.
NPR speaks with research participants before and after they learn their APOE E4 status, which affects their risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.
In PLOS this week: genetic characterization of Toxoplasma gondii strains, Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Virus uncovered in Sudan, and more.