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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Transgenomic said today that it is collaborating with New York University Langone Medical Center to use its Ice-Cold-PCR technology to study the molecular basis of non-small cell lung cancer and therapeutic response to existing and novel NSCLC therapies.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Transgenomic today said that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the global rights to a multi-gene prognostic test for scoliosis from Axial Biotech.

Transgenomic has been awarded a Phase I Small Business Technology Transfer grant from the National Institutes of Health to conduct initial studies on the feasibility of using Ice-Cold-PCR for the early detection of pancreatic cancer.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Transgenomic reported after the close of the market on Wednesday that revenues in the second quarter increased 18 percent year over year.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Transgenomic and the Medical College of Wisconsin today announced an agreement under which Transgenomic will offer next-generation sequencing-based testing from the MCW Clinical Sequencing Program.

Cepheid Launches Standardized Xpert BCR-ABL Monitor Test
Cepheid has released an updated version of its Xpert BCR-ABL Monitor test, which now incorporates "lot-specific standardization" based on World Health Organization BCR-ABL guidelines.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Transgenomic today announced it has received confirmation of Medicare coverage for its clopidogrel response test.

Mark Boguski, a faculty member of Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, has founded Genome Health Solutions, a new company focused on personalized genomic medicine.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Mark Boguski, a faculty member at the Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, has co-founded a new consulting company called Genome Health Solutions.

Transgenomic has appointed Matthew Beer as vice president of business development for oncology; and John McAuliffe as vice president of business development for neurology.

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The Washington Post reports on researchers' efforts to determine the effect of an increasingly common SARS-CoV-2 mutation.

Florida Politics reports Florida's law barring life, long-term care, and disability insurers from using genetic information in coverage decisions went into effect at the beginning of July.

A new analysis finds a link between popular media coverage of a scientific study and how often that paper is cited.

In Nature this week: CRISPR approaches to editing plant genomes, way to speed up DNA-PAINT, and more.