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.
The Seattle Times writes that pharmacogenomics testing can help choose medications that may work best for people with depression.
Researchers report that deleting one gene from butterflies affects their wing coloration patterns, according to the Washington Post.
In PNAS this week: genome sequencing of weevil symbionts, retinoid X receptor deletion in lung cancer metastasis, and more.
Sequencing could help combat foodborne illnesses, according to a blog post by Food and Drug Administration officials.