Brain Cancer News and reporting on brain cancer. 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. Biocept Eyes Neuro-Oncology for Future Liquid Biopsy Growth as Testing Lags Amid COVID Pandemic Premium The company highlighted efforts to expand the use of its tests in the analysis of cerebrospinal fluid, an area in which research collaborations have begun to yield some data. 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 Alzheimer's Disease Phosphoproteomics Study Uncovers Signaling Abnormalities Genetic Analysis of H. Pylori Indicates Americas Colonized in One Main Migration Event BillionToOne Raises $55M in Series B Financing GeninCode to Launch Cardiovascular Disease Risk Tests in US With Eversana Top Five Articles on GenomeWeb Last Week: Illumina, Liquid Biopsy, Thermo Fisher Scientific, and More Becton Dickinson Sues Beckman Coulter Over Cell Analysis, Sorting IP The Scan Another Resignation According to the Wall Street Journal, a third advisory panel member has resigned following the US Food and Drug Administration's approval of an Alzheimer's disease drug. Novavax Finds Its Vaccine Effective Reuters reports Novavax's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine is more than 90 percent effective in preventing COVID-19. Can't Be Used The US Food and Drug Administration says millions of vaccine doses made at an embattled manufacturing facility cannot be used, the New York Times reports. PLOS Papers on Frozen Shoulder GWAS, Epstein-Barr Effects on Immune Cell Epigenetics, More In PLOS this week: genome-wide association study of frozen shoulder, epigenetic patterns of Epstein-Barr-infected B lymphocyte cells, and more.