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By achieving certification for the assay, called PredictSure IBD, the Cambridge, UK-based firm can sell it for clinical use across Europe.

The CDx, which will include the detection of activating FGFR2 fusions, is expected to be incorporated into Foundation Medicine's FDA-approved FoundationOne CDx assay.

Simulated population data suggests that the lifetime risk of cervical cancer is lower for women who stop screening after a negative DNA test for oncogenic HPV.

Roche said at the AMP annual meeting that it plans to commercialize the system in Europe with CE IVD marking for clinical applications and in the US with a 510(k) exemption.

Roche Diagnostics' revenues were driven by its centralized and point-of-care solutions as well as its tissue diagnostics business, both rising in the high-single digits.

The new RNA sequencing analysis workflow integrates Roche's RNA-seq library kits with Genialis' automated data processing pipeline for gene expression analyses.

The court ruled that Roche's claims are patent-ineligible because they are "directed to a natural phenomenon and lack any inventive concept" for a patent.

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Nature News reports that researchers in Japan hope to soon test the use of reprogrammed stem cells to treat damaged corneas.

A new approach may help limit the number of fish that are mislabeled at markets or restaurants, according to New Scientist.

At Slate, the R Street Institute's Nila Bala discusses the privacy rights of suspects that genetic genealogy approaches in law enforcement bring up.

In PNAS this week: numerous mobile genetic elements contribute to Vibrio cholerae drug resistance, troponin I mutations in sudden infant deaths, and more.