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.
Most head and neck cancer patients saw a decline in oral HPV DNA after treatment, but those who did not were more likely to experience disease recurrence.
Starting with a head and neck cancer patient who showed an impressive response to pembrolizumab, researchers profiled gene fusion neoantigens in several tumor types.
Gene expression data revealed two groups of human papillomavirus (HPV)-positive oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinomas corresponding to distinct survival outcomes.
During the meeting, researchers presented studies on combination immunotherapies and the efficacy of giving molecularly-informed treatments earlier in the disease continuum.
With sequence data for more than 118,000 tumors profiled at Foundation Medicine, investigators tracked PDL1 amplification prevalence and possible treatment implications.
A Brazilian-led team of researchers reports it has generated a sugarcane genome assembly that encompasses more than 99 percent of its genome.
Certain plasma proteins could be used to gauge a person's age and whether they are aging well, according to HealthDay News.
GenomeWeb reports that Veritas Genetics is suspending its US operations.
In Science this week: approach to measure microRNA targeting efficiency, strategy to conduct high-throughput chemical screens at single-cell resolution, and more.