The company missed the analysts' average estimates on the top and bottom lines, but it raised its full-year 2019 revenue guidance.
The test relies on a signature that Almac developed for stratifying breast cancer patients, but which, as the researchers showed, can be used in other cancers as well.
The JHU technology leverages an epigenetic biomarker panel and a sponge-on-a-string collection device, as well as a PCR-based method, to detect Barrett's esophagus.
With sequence data for 551 esophageal adenocarcinomas, researchers uncovered potential prognostic alterations and mutations that may sensitize tumors to treatment.
DNA sequence data from hundreds of individuals suggest that age, smoking, and alcohol use coincide with the expansion of clones containing NOTCH1 and PPM1D mutations.
In PNAS this week: immune cell profiling of wild baboons by social status, metabolomics profiling of esophageal tumors, and more.
The company beat the consensus Wall Street estimate on the top line and guided to 2018 revenues of between $21 million and $22 million.
In Science this week: genetic mutations typically associated with esophageal cancer are common in older, healthy individuals, and more.
Researchers saw frequent somatic mutations in esophageal tissue from nine individuals, including mutations under positive selection in 14 oncogenes.
Researchers hope to tease out the signature effects that different carcinogens leave on the genome to determine their contributions to disease, Mosaic reports.
23andMe has a holiday popup shop at a mall and could open additional stores, Bloomberg reports.
By studying koalas and a retrovirus that infects them, researchers may have uncovered a new sort of 'immune response' that occurs at the genomic level, Agence France Presse reports.
NPR reports that the first person in the US given a gene editing-based therapy for a genetic disorder is heading home.
In Science this week: ancient genomes reveal social inequality within individual households, new method for quantifying genetic variation in gene dosage, and more.