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The company began offering testing to clinicians in the first quarter of this year and expects volume to grow significantly over the next several months.

In Science this week: rare NOTCH signaling pathway mutations drive many head and neck squamous cell carcinomas, and more.

Genes influencing NOTCH pathway activity were linked to head and neck squamous cell carcinoma with a mouse screen centered on genes with long tail mutations in human cases.

The system showed good performance for cervical samples as well as orophyrengeal samples, and required no extraction step.

Researchers are making improvements to viral-DNA detection methods and are exploring applications not just for screening but also disease monitoring.

The flow cytometry-based assays were developed by Menlo Park, California-based IncellDx to run on Beckman Coulter instrumentation.

Researchers at MD Anderson Cancer Center found that somatic copy number alterations are more frequent in normal tissue surrounding tumor than in blood.

Machine learning and DNA methylation analyses helped distinguish between primary lung tumors and lung tumors stemming from head and neck cancer metastasis.

The firm is developing a biomarker panel to detect mutations in mesenchymal cells, with the goal of guiding drug treatment and improving earlier patient intervention.

Cyclomics, a 2018 spinout from University Medical Center Utrecht, is testing its assay for treatment response and recurrence monitoring in head and neck cancer.

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Nobel laureates and scientific societies urge NIH and the Department of Health and Human Services to revisit the recent decision to end funding for a coronavirus grant.

Bloomberg reports that BGI's SARS-CoV-2 testing sites in the Middle East have raised concerns among US officials.

A new Pew Research Center poll finds confidence in medical researchers has grown among US adults since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.

In Science this week: machine learning algorithm for faster Mendelian disorder diagnoses, gene linked to safe response to nitrogen-containing bisphosphonates, and more.