Brain Cancer News and reporting on brain cancer. Early Trial Responses A small, early-stage trial of a combination therapy for brain cancer reports favorable responses in two patients, according to the Guardian. Biocept Prepares for First FDA Foray With CSF Liquid Biopsy Brain Metastases Assay Premium The company has previously offered its liquid biopsy tests through an LDT model but sees the timing and the clinical niche as right for a regulatory bid in CSF testing. Datar Cancer Genetics Obtains CE Mark for Liquid Biopsy Cancer Test The firm said its test can be used to evaluate blood samples from people who present with suspicious growths in the breast, lung, prostate, colon, or brain. Glioblastoma Omics Study Highlights Informative Tumor Features, Immune Subtypes Genomic, transcriptomic, proteomic, and post-transcriptional modification features in nearly 100 GBM tumors offered clues to tumor biology, revealing four immune subtypes. Glioblastoma Transcriptomes Point to Mitochondrial Subtype, Potential Treatment Strategies Using single-cell and bulk RNA sequence data, investigators identified four pathway-based GBM subtypes, including a mitochondrial subtype that appears to respond to related inhibitors. Aug 28, 2020 Tumor Immune Microenvironment Profiling Could Guide Therapy in Pediatric Brain Cancer Aug 11, 2020 Childhood Ependymoma Single-Cell Sequencing Study Reveals New Cellular Subpopulations Jul 14, 2020 Glioblastoma Brain Tumor Treatment Strategies Stem From Pharmacogenomic Analysis Jun 26, 2020 Brain, Kidney Cancer Studies Lay Path for Clinical Application of Epigenetic Liquid Biopsy Method Premium Jun 9, 2020 Glioblastoma Genomes Point to Non-Coding Driver Mutations Jun 5, 2020 University of Utah Spinout Eigengene Developing Genome-Wide Signatures for Cancer Diagnostics Premium May 31, 2020 Oncologists Make Progress Toward Showing Utility for Brain Cancer Liquid Biopsy May 29, 2020 Tumor Microbiome Appears to Vary With Cancer Type Apr 15, 2020 Glioma Hypermutation May Not Correspond to Checkpoint Immunotherapy Response, Study Suggests Apr 13, 2020 Pediatric Low-Grade Glioma Molecular and Clinical Analysis Defines Subtypes That Predict Outcome Mar 19, 2020 Imaging Could Help ID Brain Cancer Patients Eligible for Plasma Testing Premium Sep 10, 2019 Cancer Research UK Awards $7.4M to Stanford-led Team for Brain Tumor Project Aug 30, 2019 Medulloblastoma Single-Cell Study Yields Tumor-Initiating Cell Population Containing Outcome Clues Jun 24, 2019 Gene Expression Signature Under Development Predicts Lung Cancers Likely to Spread to Brain Premium Jun 18, 2019 Next-Generation Sequencing of Pediatric Cancer Patients Could Transform Treatment Paradigms Premium May 16, 2019 NCI Pediatric MATCH Trial Interim Data Shows 24 Percent of Patients Eligible for Targeted Therapy Premium Mar 21, 2019 Glioblastoma Driver Mutations Appear Long Before Diagnosis, Evolutionary Analysis Suggests Feb 22, 2019 Expression-Based Survival Signature Proposed for Glioblastoma Jan 24, 2019 Memorial Sloan Kettering Using Cerebral Spinal Fluid Liquid Biopsy, Sequencing to Track Glioma Evolution Premium Jan 14, 2019 CHOP-Led 'Kids First' Portal Features Big Datasets Without Embargo Premium Load More Breaking News At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More FDA Grants Emergency Use Authorization for Northeastern University SARS-CoV-2 Test FDA Revises SARS-CoV-2 Test Emergency Use Authorization Requirements to Account for Variants Geisinger Wins $5M NIH Grant to Develop Point-of-Care Genetic Diagnostic Tool Second Genome, Virginia Commonwealth University Partner on NASH Biomarker Discovery The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.