Diagnostics

News and analysis on diagnostic technologies and applications.

The court's determination is critical to deciding if Williams v Quest/Athena can advance or if it must be dismissed on statute of repose grounds. 

Researchers who used the company's service presented data this week from analyses of sarcoma patients that they believe can help personalize care.

Sensitivity problems with rapid antigen tests are also helping the more accurate rapid molecular tests gain wider acceptance, manufacturers said.

The investment bank gave the company's stock an Outperform rating with a target price of $90 per share.

An analysis of several multigene breast cancer recurrence signatures suggests that some tests may be better than others at assessing risk of late distant recurrence.

A phylogenetic analysis indicates two venomous Australian spiders are more closely related than thought, the International Business Times reports.

Technology Review reports that 2017 was the year of consumer genetic testing and that it could spur new analysis companies.

In Science this week: CRISPR-based approach for recording cellular events, and more.

A new company says it will analyze customers' genes to find them a suitable date, though Smithsonian magazine says the science behind it might be shaky.

Feb
22
Sponsored by
SeraCare

This webinar will walk through key considerations and helpful guidelines to accelerate next-generation sequencing (NGS)-based clinical genomics assay validation for less money and greater confidence in results.

Mar
08
Sponsored by
Swift Biosciences

This webinar will discuss an optimized protocol for methyl-CpG binding domain sequencing (MBD-seq), which enables comprehensive, adequately powered, and cost-effective large-scale methylome-wide association studies (MWAS) of almost all 28 million CpG sites in the genome.

Mar
13
Sponsored by
Agilent

This webinar will share how clinical genetics labs can integrate cytogenetics and molecular data to assess abnormalities using a single sample on a single workflow platform.

Apr
03
Sponsored by
Dovetail Genomics

Proximity ligation technology generates multi-dimensional next-generation sequencing data that is proving to solve unmet needs in genomic research.