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Researchers traced the development of thousands of engineered human lung cancer cells within a mouse model of disease to examine metastasis.

The company's two largest investors will purchase $25 million of its common shares, with proceeds supporting ongoing test commercialization.

Natera alleges Inivata infringes its US Patent Nos. 10,262,755 and 10,597,709, which cover cancer monitoring and molecular residual disease testing.

The companies said Tuesday that they are pursuing a clinical trial utilizing their respective liquid biopsy assays on clinical samples from lung cancer patients.

AmoyDx will develop and seek regulatory approval in China for a lung cancer PCR panel to be used with Merck's MET inhibitor tepotinib.

The Universities of Southampton and Leeds will lead the project with participation from Johnson & Johnson, Roche, Oncimmune, BC Platforms, Inivata, and NHS England.

The rating increase follows Oncocyte's Chinese distribution deal for its DetermaRx lung cancer treatment stratification test with Burning Rock Biotech.

For the three months ended Sept. 30, the Boulder, Colorado-based firm generated a revenue of $9.2 million, compared to $3.9 million year over year.

The investment bank sees the potential for strong revenue growth over time as Oncocyte expands its product portfolio and launches new tests.

The firm also discussed recent studies comparing its UltraSeek lung cancer assay with more established liquid biopsy tests to detect drug-resistant mutations.

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Politico notes that the Biden Administration has not yet nominated a permanent Food and Drug Administration commissioner. 

Anthony Fauci also informed the World Health Organization executive board that the US would be joining the COVAX initiative, according to CNBC.

A new preprint suggests some SARS-CoV-2 variants could affect the effectiveness of current vaccines, the Associated Press reports.

In Nature this week: Australian lungfish provides details on the movement of vertebrate life from water to land, and more.