Roche Roche, Canadian Organizations Launch Real-World Evidence Framework in British Columbia The aim within the initiative is to generate and assess real-world evidence, and use the data to support reimbursement for precision oncology therapies. Illumina, Roche Agree to Settle NIPT Patent Lawsuits The settlement will end a patent battle that has raged since 2012, but the terms have not yet been disclosed. Roche Diagnostics Q1 Sales Climb 50 Percent The firm's diagnostics growth was driven by COVID-19 test sales with point-of-care sales skyrocketing year over year. FDA-Led Group Evaluates Performance of RUO Liquid Biopsy Assays to Inform Practice Guidelines Premium The researchers found that the reliable sampling of rare circulating tumor DNA fragments served as the key challenge for developing liquid biopsy assays. Roche to Use Oncimmune Infectious Disease Panel in COVID-19 Drug Trial Roche Pharmaceuticals will use Oncimmune's SeroTag infectious disease panel in a clinical trial for Actemra (tocilizumab) in COVID-19 patients. Mar 19, 2021 New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Roche, Twist Bioscience, Codex DNA, More Mar 16, 2021 Looking Beyond Pandemic, Roche Eyes Growing Opportunities for Dx Testing Premium Mar 15, 2021 Roche to Acquire GenMark Diagnostics for $1.8B Mar 12, 2021 FDA Warns of Potential False Positive Results With Roche Cobas Liat Rapid SARS-CoV-2, Flu Test Mar 11, 2021 Roche Cobas HIV, Hepatitis C Tests Nab WHO Prequalification Mar 8, 2021 Bio-Rad Laboratories, Roche Enter Quality Control Partnership Feb 18, 2021 WHO Finds High Diagnostic Accuracy in Three Classes of MDx Technologies for TB Testing, Resistance Feb 11, 2021 Roche Receives FDA Clearance for Cobas BKV Test for Use With Urine Samples Feb 4, 2021 Roche Diagnostics Expanding Manufacturing Capacity, Testing Portfolio in 2021 Premium Feb 4, 2021 Roche Diagnostics Revenues Increase 6 Percent in 2020 Jan 12, 2021 JP Morgan Healthcare Conference 2021, Day 2: Roche, Seer, 10x, Guardant, Hologic, Thermo Fisher Dec 18, 2020 UK Launches Public-Private iDx-Lung Consortium to Improve Early Detection of Lung Cancers Dec 15, 2020 Roche Nabs CE Mark for PIK3CA Test for Breast Cancer Dec 4, 2020 Point-of-Care Roche Liat SARS-CoV-2 Test Shows High Sensitivity in Multisite Trial Premium Dec 4, 2020 Ravgen Sues Illumina, Roche Alleging Infringement of Cell-Free DNA Testing Patents Dec 1, 2020 Canadian Consortium Launches COVID Cloud to Support Molecular Research Dec 1, 2020 Cepheid, Roche Coronavirus Tests Get FDA Emergency Use Authorization Nov 25, 2020 FDA Issues EUAs for Gravity Diagnostics Coronavirus Test, Sample Self-Collection Kit from RapidRona Nov 23, 2020 Genentech, OneOncology Partner on Genomic Profiling for Personalized Cancer Care Nov 17, 2020 Diagnostics Firms, Lab Providers Form Genomic Profiling Coalition Load More Breaking News Pediatric Medulloblastoma Subgroups May Benefit from Lower-Dose Radiation Therapy Space Radiation Shows Limited Effects on Mammalian Sperm DNA, Fertility Bluestar Genomics Sues Former Consultant, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Over IP Ownership New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: 10x Genomics, Swift Biosciences, Agilent Technologies, More In Brief This Week: Quantum-Si, TGen, Yale, and More People in the News: New Appointments at Invitae, PGDx, Oxford Nanopore, PacBio, More The Scan Fertility Fraud Found Consumer genetic testing has uncovered cases of fertility fraud that are leading to lawsuits, according to USA Today. Ties Between Vigorous Exercise, ALS in Genetically At-Risk People Regular strenuous exercise could contribute to motor neuron disease development among those already at genetic risk, Sky News reports. Test Warning The Guardian writes that the US regulators have warned against using a rapid COVID-19 test that is a key part of mass testing in the UK. Science Papers Examine Feedback Mechanism Affecting Xist, Continuous Health Monitoring for Precision Medicine In Science this week: analysis of cis confinement of the X-inactive specific transcript, and more.