The test combines two previously CE marked assays that are based on the company's Nucleosomics platform for identifying and quantifying nucleosome structural features.
The company also plans to get started this year on preparations for bringing future tests through the US Food and Drug Administration.
The company is working with DKFZ to evaluate its NuQ test, which can identify chromosome fragments circulating in blood and analyze them for epigenetic modifications.
The tests are based on the company's Nucleosomics platform for identifying and quantifying nucleosome structural features such as histone modifications.
The blood-based assay, which uses the company's nucleosome detection technology, is the first of several that will be bundled together as a test for cancer diagnosis.
The study will evaluate the ability of VolitionRx's technology to detect prostate cancer and to distinguish different prostate conditions and healthy samples.
The IP covers the detection of histone modifications in cell-free nucleosomes from circulating cancer cells.
The firm closed its offering of 2,475,000 shares of stock at a price of $3.75 per share. It plans to use the proceeds to fund colorectal cancer clinical trials.
The firm, which was previously listed on the over-the-counter market, anticipates $8.5 million in net proceeds from the offering.
Berkeley researchers have engineered yeast to make the molecule behind the hoppy taste of beer, Quartz reports.
King's College London researchers examine the influence of school type and genetics on academic achievement.
FiveThirtyEight writes that most who take a direct-to-consumer BRCA1/2 genetic test won't learn much from it.
In Science this week: early life experience influence somatic variation in the genome, and more.