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The National Comprehensive Cancer Network now supports MGMT methylation testing in elderly glioblastoma patients to assess the likelihood that they will benefit from temozolomide treatment. This may help spur adoption of MDxHealth's MGMT PredictMDx for Glioblastoma test.

A group of researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital has developed a method using either BEAMing RT-PCR or digital droplet-based PCR to detect mutations associated with glioblastoma brain tumors in RNA extracted from extracellular vesicles released from these tumors into pa

Researchers from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center are developing a new approach for identifying novel cancer drug targets, combining patient-derived stem cells that retain the specific characteristics of the original tumor with genome-wide RNAi screens to create so-call

This story has been updated with additional information on MDxHealth's MGMT glioblastoma test.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Qiagen today announced two exclusive licensing deals aimed at developing companion diagnostic tests for glioblastoma, lymphoma, and other cancers.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – McGill University researchers have received more than C$5 million ($4.9 million) in funding to launch a project that will seek to develop genetic biomarkers for use in treating and improving the quality of life in children with brain cancer, McGill said yesterday.

In a pair of recent studies, research teams led by the laboratory of California Institute of Technology professor James Heath have offered demonstrations of potential applications of the lab's single-cell barcode chip technology to clinical research.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – 23andMe today announced the expansion of its online study conducted with Genentech for the biotech firm's oncology drug Avastin (bevacizumab).

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) –The Ben & Catherine Ivy Foundation has awarded the Translational Genomics Research Institute $10 million to conduct genomics research into glioblastoma, TGen announced today.

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The Guardian reports that the Mammalian Genetics Unit at the Harwell Institute is to close.

Scientific research itself contributes to plastic waste and isn't very sustainable, FiveThirtyEight reports.

Restaurants in the US may soon serve AquaBounty's genetically modified salmon, according to the Associated Press.

In Science this week: three studies from the Ruminant Genome Project, and more.