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News on companion diagnostics and drug/test co-development.

Burning Rock also said it will continue to develop companion diagnostics-related products based on next-generation sequencing technology.

The company expects to garner clearance for its platform in the US first for Lynch syndrome as it builds additional evidence for an immunotherapy application.

The accelerated approval is based on results from two cohorts of a Phase II, single-arm trial in which EZH2-mutated patients had an overall response rate of 69 percent.

The accelerated approval is based on data showing that refractory cancer patients with TMB of at least 10 mutations/Mb saw tumor shrinkage and had durable responses on the immunotherapy.

The DXRX marketplace, planned for launch in the fourth quarter of 2020, will provide a way for pharmaceutical companies, diagnostic firms, and laboratories to collaborate.

The Washington Post reports on researchers' efforts to determine the effect of an increasingly common SARS-CoV-2 mutation.

Florida Politics reports Florida's law barring life, long-term care, and disability insurers from using genetic information in coverage decisions went into effect at the beginning of July.

A new analysis finds a link between popular media coverage of a scientific study and how often that paper is cited.

In Nature this week: CRISPR approaches to editing plant genomes, way to speed up DNA-PAINT, and more.

Jul
22
Sponsored by
Thermo Fisher Scientific

Luis A. Alcaraz, cofounder of Bioarray and Journey Genomics, accredited diagnostic and research labs based in Alicante, Spain, will review how his teams use advanced genomic techniques for carrier screening research as well as for preimplantation genetic testing (PGT) in embryos for both aneuploidies (PGT-A) and monogenic disorders (PGT-M).

Sep
17
Sponsored by
Thermo Fisher Scientific

The prevalence of developmental disability among US children aged 3 to 17 years increased between 2009 and 2017, with as many as 1 in 6 children in the US reported to have a developmental disability diagnosis.