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ALBUQUERQUE, NM (GenomeWeb News) — Long-read sequencing can enable researchers to not only detect what drug-resistance mutations are present in someone with HIV, but also whether those mutations are present in one strain or spread across multiple strains of the virus circulating in that patient,

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics today said that it has signed a master collaboration agreement with Pfizer for the development of companion diagnostics for certain undisclosed therapeutic products in the drug giant's pipeline.

RainDance Technologies this week announced it has added a high-precision chromosomal copy number variation measurement application to its RainDrop Digital PCR system.

Biotec Pharmacon of Tromsø, Norway, has been awarded US Patent No. 8,551,753, "Method of removing nucleic acid contamination in reverse transcription and amplification reactions."
Olav Lanes, Morten Elde, and Dag Rune Gjellesvik are named as inventors.

BG Medicine this week reported second quarter revenues of $1 million, up 62 percent from $622,000 in the second quarter of 2012.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Royalty payments received by BG Medicine from its development and commercialization partners may be reduced following the establishment of a payment rate for the firm's galectin-3 test by the US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the company said recently in i

Researchers testing a prototype of a Roche next-gen sequencing assay to measure drug resistance in HIV patients recently reported that the test's performance was comparable to Siemen's TruGene assay, which uses real-time PCR and Sanger sequencing and is approved by the US Food an

Siemens has been awarded US Patent No. 8,352,195, "Methods and systems for identifying PCR primers specific to one or more target genomes."
Lance Palmer, Daniel Fasulo, Lujia Chen, and Gayle Wittenberg are named as inventors.

Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics this week introduced its new Innovance Free Protein S Antigen assay for free protein S antigen testing.

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In a letter, about two dozen researchers criticize the World Health Organization investigation into the origins of SARS-CoV-2 and call for a new inquiry, the Wall Street Journal reports.

National Geographic reports that nine great apes at the San Diego Zoo have been vaccinated against SARS-CoV-2.

Janet Woodcock, the acting commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration, speaks with NPR about SARS-CoV-2 testing and vaccines in the US.

In Science this week: genetic study of kidney fibrosis implicates the SOX9-NAV3-YAP1 axis.