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New publications have provided more detailed examples of the platform's research utility and hinted at future clinical applications in immuno-oncology.

Product and service revenues were up 10 percent year over year to $22.4 million compared to $20.4 million in the year-ago quarter.

The partners will use the GeoMx Digital Spatial Profiler to identify new biomarkers in high-risk breast cancer and the nCounter to evaluate leukemia fusion testing.

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 deals with Covance, NeoGenomics Laboratories, and Navigate BioPharma Services aim to expand access to NanoString's PanCancer IO 360 Gene Expression Panel.

The researchers have used nCounter, an FDA-cleared platform from NanoString Technologies, to develop their gene expression assay for subtype classification.

The company is seeing increasing interest in its GeoMx platform with numerous studies from early users presented last month at AACR.

The company reported total revenues of $27.7 million, with growth in its consumables business but a drop in instrument revenues from the prior year's first quarter.

The index, which underperformed the Dow Jones and the Nasdaq, fell nearly 3 percent in April.

Under the agreement, the companies will create a workflow integrating NanoString's GeoMx Digital Spatial Profiling instrument with Leica's Bond RX autostainer.

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Holden Thorp is to be the new editor-in-chief of Science and its related journals.

A genetic analysis of salmon scales collected over the course of a century points to a sharp decline in the number of fish returning each year to river in British Columbia, CBC reports.

Adelaide University has suspended the head of an ancient DNA lab as its investigation of workplace bullying continues, Australia's ABC News reports.

In PNAS this week: gene expression profiles of adipocyte subtypes, computational approach for improving plant expressome analysis, and more.