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Earlier this year, Novigenix and collaborators were awarded up to €1 million to develop a blood-based multi-omics colorectal cancer assay.

The company plans to show new data for its Signatera oncology test at three upcoming conferences this year, including in breast cancer and bladder cancer.

Under the LCD, oncology biomarkers must have proven clinical validity and there must be acceptance of specific testing into patient management.

In Science this week: somatic mutation heterogeneity among human bladder samples, and more.

With targeted, exome, and whole-genome sequencing data, investigators saw recurrent driver mutations and heterogeneous mutational signatures in seemingly normal bladders.

In PNAS this week: altered gene expression in brain samples from Alzheimer's disease patients, effects of gene mutations found in bladder cancer, and more.

The funding is being provided under the NYGC's Polyethnic-1000 initiative, which was launched in 2018 to study cancer care inequities in underserved populations.

GeneCentric's RNA-based molecular profiling platform will identify relevant non-muscle invasive bladder cancer subtypes and markers for potential therapeutic options.

GeneCentric and Erasmus will aim to identify RNA-based drug response markers for existing bladder cancer treatments, as well as discover novel targeted therapies.

The firm expects to launch a 510(k)-cleared version of its Bladder EpiCheck recurrence assay early next year followed by an RUO early-stage lung cancer assay.

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Imperial College London researchers are shifting away from testing a COVID-19 vaccine to focus on combating newly emerging SARS-CoV-2 variants, the Independent says.

According to the Associated Press, genetic genealogy has helped law enforcement officials identify an unknown victim of the Green River Killer.

In PNAS this week: target to reduce chemotherapy-induced cardiac injury, tool finds ancient endogenous RNA viruses, and more.

Moderna reports its vaccine is effective against new SARS-CoV-2 strains, though it is also developing a booster, according to the New York Times.