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The test, developed with Pfizer, could identify renal cancer patients who would experience recurrence, but not who would benefit from adjuvant Sutent.

The grant will fund a collaboration investigating whether genomic signatures and other biomarkers can be used in clinical diagnosis and monitoring of kidney cancer.

In PLOS this week: papillary renal cell carcinoma mutations, role of microRNAs in cold- and alkaline-adapted fish, and more.

The University of California, Los Angeles-led team said the approach outperformed two established classification methods.

In PLOS this week: Kashmiri ancestry analysis, genome-wide association study of gestational age, and more.

A renal cell carcinoma study revealed increased metabolic gene expression in PD-L1-positive tumors from individuals who did not respond to nivolumab.

The company plans to launch its first bladder cancer test in the second half of the year, and is in the early stages of validating a third test for prostate cancer.

Both institutions aim to develop novel liquid biopsy approaches that would improve physicians' ability to diagnose, monitor, and treat cancer patients. 

A Baylor College of Medicine-led team uncovered nine genomic subtypes of kidney cancer that may help direct patients' treatments.

Researchers and clinicians attempting to select targeted therapies must take sample heterogeneity into account.

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Nebula Genomics will be auctioning George Church's genome as a nonfungible token, according to The Scientist.

Anthony Gregg, the outgoing president of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics, has resigned after using racially insensitive language. 

Facebook has developed an artificial intelligence approach to predict how drugs interact in cells, New Scientist reports.

In PNAS this week: adaptations among high-altitude Mycobacterium tuberculosis, response of multiple myeloma cells to chemotherapy-induced stress, and more.