The FDA said that pooled testing of donations using a screening test that it has licensed is a sufficient method for complying with its testing regulations.
Roche said the layoffs at its Madison, Wisconsin site will start Dec. 31 and continue through June 30, 2020.
Under a definitive merger agreement, Roche will acquire outstanding shares of Foundation's common stock for $137 per share.
Clinicians are using Roche's Cobas Omni Utility Channel to run lab-developed PCR tests alongside in vitro diagnostic kits, freeing valuable resources for labs.
New trial data presented at ASCO highlights the utility of checkpoint inhibitors, alone or with chemotherapy, across PD-L1 expression groups.
This data is helping the agency understand how precision oncology drugs and tests are prescribed outside of clinical trials and in the broader cancer community.
Five Prime will use an IHC CDx to analyze the use of investigational drug candidates in patients with advanced gastric or gastroesophageal junction cancer.
The claim, enabling streamlined screening of pooled samples, follows updated industry recommendations for Zika virus screening in the US blood supply.
Despite the astronomical costs, it may prove challenging to reverse course and discontinue Zika testing according to a commentary article accompanying a NEJM study.
Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.
Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.
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With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.