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An array-based analysis involving more than two dozen patients led to a miRNA signature associated with overall survival in primary central nervous system lymphoma.

According to a company official, the findings indicate the role of polyfunctional T cells in CAR T efficacy and the usefulness of single-cell protein analysis.

A new study suggests that enhanced tumor clone frequencies, found by T cell receptor beta gene sequencing, coincide with poorer mycosis fungoides outcomes.

An exome- and expression-based analysis of 304 DLBCL cases led to five molecular subtypes, offering insights into disease pathogenesis and treatment outcomes.

The group now plans to run the 32-gene panel in clinical trials to demonstrate its utility and make the case for offering it within Canada's healthcare system.

The two companies are entering a partnership to introduce diagnostic tests using NanoString's nCounter technology in Japan, beginning with a lymphoma assay.

A GWAS and meta-analysis linked Hodgkin lymphoma risk to variants in sequences related to B cell development, immune function, and autoimmune disease risk.

The companion diagnostic will leverage ArcherDx's Anchored Multiplex PCR technology, Illumina's MiSdqDx sequencer, and Archer Analysis bioinformatics software. 

Second One From Kite

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Kite Pharmaceuticals' CAR T-cell therapy for large B-cell lymphomas, the New York Times reports.

The company said it plans to use the proceeds raised in the private placement primarily to fund its Hodgkin's lymphoma test clinical trial.

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The Washington Post reports that a Russian Academy of Sciences commission has led to the retraction of hundreds of scientific papers.

The Los Angeles Times' Daily Pilot reports the chief executive of Vantari Genetics has pleaded guilty in a kickback scheme.

News 4 Jax reports that a Florida bill to prevent life and long-term care insurers from using genetic information in their coverage decisions has easily passed one committee.

In Science this week: potentially pathogenic mutations found in hematopoietic stem cells from young healthy donors, and more.