The study is testing the efficacy of cancer treatments that are selected based on genomic markers driving patients' tumors, regardless of cancer type.
Strata will refer individuals with HER-2 mutations identified through its screening trial for consideration as subjects in Puma's SUMMIT trial.
The company intends to use the funds to support submission of its NGS assay to the FDA, adoption of its testing by more health systems, and continued R&D.
The company now partners with 10 healthcare systems to provide free NGS testing to all advanced cancer patients and plans to present patient data this summer.
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The company hopes to build enrollment of men with advanced prostate cancer within its larger Strata Trial — which provides free targeted sequencing and tracks its impact on clinical trial enrollment.
Strata will help Epizyme identify cancer patients for enrollment in a Phase II trial of its non-Hodgkins lymphoma drug tazemetostat.
Strata will refer castration-resistant prostate cancer patients with BRCA and ATM mutations for potential enrollment in Clovis' Rubraca studies.
The study will provide no-cost tumor sequencing and clinical trial matching to an estimated 100,000 patients with advanced cancers.
John Mendelsohn, a former president of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, has died, the New York Times reports.
Chinese state news agency Xinhua reports that a preliminary investigation has found He Jiankui performed his gene-editing work illegally.
Identical twins receive different estimates of ancestry from the same direct-to-consumer genetic testing firms, CBC reports.
In PNAS this week: chromosomal features of maize, adaptations in the vinous-throated parrotbill, and more.