Prodesse Dx Focus: Precision Therapeutics, Med BioGene LungExpress Dx; Hologic Prodesse ProGastro SSCS Premium Precision Therapeutics and Med BioGene said this week that Precision has successfully completed previously announced clinical studies validating the use of LungExpress Dx with tissue preserved by RNAlater, a molecular fixative. Gen-Probe to Add Real-Time PCR Capability to Next-Gen Panther MDx Platform Premium By Ben Butkus Dx Focus Dec 9, 2010: Clinical and Regulatory PCR and Nucleic Acid Testing News Premium Gen-Probe's Prodesse ProAdeno+ assay; Myconostica's MycAssay Aspergillus test; Warnex launches Septin9 test in Canada. Gen-Probe Gets FDA OK for Human Adenovirus Test It is the third Prodesse product cleared by FDA since Gen-Probe acquired the firm a little more than a year ago. Dx Focus Jul 29, 2010: Clinical and Regulatory PCR and Nucleic Acid Testing News Premium Gen-Probe's Prodesse ProFast+ flu assay; Diatherix's STD and herpes diagnostic panels; Mira Dx's PreOvar test for ovarian cancer risk; Seegene's MagicPlex Sepsis and Anyplex MDR-TB assays. Jul 26, 2010 FDA Clears Prodesse MDx Test for Three Influenza A Virus Subtypes May 13, 2010 IQuum 'Lab-in-a-Tube' PCR Test for H1N1 Flu Gets FDA Emergency Use OK Premium Dec 31, 2009 JCM Studies Suggest Viral Variants Confound PCR-based Influenza A, H1N1 Tests Premium Dec 3, 2009 Dx Focus: Clinical and Regulatory PCR News Premium Nov 25, 2009 Prodesse Gets FDA OK for Parainfluenza Virus Assay Nov 12, 2009 EU Clears Prodesse’s H1N1 Test Oct 29, 2009 Gen-Probe Gets FDA Emergency Use Authorization for Flu Test Oct 7, 2009 Gen-Probe to Acquire Prodesse for at Least $60M Sep 23, 2009 Prodesse, Cepheid Set Distribution Pact Aug 24, 2009 Prodesse Gets FDA OK for H1N1 Claims for Assay Aug 7, 2009 CDC Researchers Find Low Sensitivity for Rapid Flu Tests, Urge Use of rRT-PCR Jul 1, 2009 Prodesse Licenses Multiplexing, Molecular Detection Patents from Abbott Jun 8, 2009 Dx Firms Comply with FDA Instructions on Swine Flu Test Marketing Apr 17, 2009 Prodesse Gets FDA OK for C. Difficile Assay Breaking News People in the News at Probius, Flagship Biosciences, Discovery Life Sciences, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: BillionToOne, Becton Dickinson, Enzo Biochem, More Stroke Risk Contributors, Treatment Targets Uncovered in Cross-Ancestry GWAS In Brief This Week: Yourgene Health, Bionano Laboratories, Caris Life Sciences, More Enzymatic RNA Synthesis Firm EnPlusOne Biosciences Launches With $12M in Seed Funding The Scan Genetic Risk Factors for Hypertension Can Help Identify Those at Risk for Cardiovascular Disease Genetically predicted high blood pressure risk is also associated with increased cardiovascular disease risk, a new JAMA Cardiology study says. Circulating Tumor DNA Linked to Post-Treatment Relapse in Breast Cancer Post-treatment detection of circulating tumor DNA may identify breast cancer patients who are more likely to relapse, a new JCO Precision Oncology study finds. Genetics Influence Level of Depression Tied to Trauma Exposure, Study Finds Researchers examine the interplay of trauma, genetics, and major depressive disorder in JAMA Psychiatry. UCLA Team Reports Cost-Effective Liquid Biopsy Approach for Cancer Detection The researchers report in Nature Communications that their liquid biopsy approach has high specificity in detecting all- and early-stage cancers.