bile duct cancer FDA Approves Bile Duct Cancer Drug from Helsinn, BridgeBio Pharma With Foundation Medicine CDx Truseltiq is a new option for FGFR2 fusion-positive, locally advanced, or metastatic cholangiocarcinoma patients who have received prior treatment. Incyte's Pemazyre, Foundation Medicine CDx Get FDA Approval for FGFR2-Mutated Bile Duct Cancer The FDA approved the drug based on data on response rate but continued approval is contingent on the results of a randomized study showing a PFS and OS advantage. Foundation Medicine, QED Therapeutics to Develop CDx for Bile Duct Cancer The CDx, which will include the detection of activating FGFR2 fusions, is expected to be incorporated into Foundation Medicine's FDA-approved FoundationOne CDx assay. Foundation Medicine, Incyte Partner on CDx Development The companies initially expect to incorporate a CDx for Incyte's pemigatinib into Foundation Medicine's existing FDA-approved assay, FoundationOne CDx. George Washington University Team Wins $1.7M NCI Grant to Study Cancer-Causing Parasite The researchers are studying the molecular links between bile duct cancer and liver fluke infection, and testing a vaccine to protect against infection. Jul 8, 2015 Aslan, ACT to Study Exceptional Responders to Pan-HER Inhibitor Jul 17, 2014 NeoGenomics Q2 Revenues Rise 33 Percent on Test Volume Nov 7, 2013 Genomics in the Journals Nov 7, 2013 May 7, 2012 Exome Sequencing IDs Mutations in Liver Fluke-Associated Bile Duct Cancer Jun 16, 2011 GWU Researchers Awarded $500K by NCI to Develop Biomarkers for Bile Duct Cancer Breaking News Children With Autism May Have Underdeveloped Gut Microbiomes, Metagenomic Analysis Finds Kiromic BioPharma Acquires InSilico Solutions Bio-Rad Laboratories, 10x Genomics Settle IP Lawsuits, Sign Global Cross-Licensing Agreement Scope Fluidics Obtains CE Mark for PCR-Based SARS-CoV-2 Panel MeMed COVID-19 Prognostic Test Receives CE Mark ERS Genomics Licenses CRISPR IP to Japan SLC The Scan Dropped Charges The US Justice Department has dropped visa fraud charges against five Chinese researchers, according to the Wall Street Journal. More Kids The Associated Press says Moderna is expanding its SARS-CoV-2 vaccine study to included additional children and may include even younger children. PNAS Papers on Rat Clues to Human Migration, Thyroid Cancer, PolyG-DS In PNAS this week: ancient rat genome analysis gives hints to human migrations, WDR77 gene mutations in thyroid cancer, and more. Purnell Choppin Dies Purnell Choppin, a virologist who led the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, has died at 91, according to the Washington Post.