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Researchers have shown nanoparticles can enrich low molecular weight, low abundance plasma proteins that are hard to detect using standard proteomic workflows.

A handful of exposures to ultraviolet radiation was enough to induce the melanoma-associated signature within a mouse model.

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In PLOS this week: nucleosome structure linked to UV-induced melanoma mutational signatures, genetic diversity and population structure in reindeer, and more.

Using a mouse model of immunotherapy resistant disease, the researchers found that this program could be targeted by an inhibitor to improve response.

Palmetto GBA issued final local coverage determination for the tissue-based, 31-gene expression test, which determines a patient’s risk for metastatic disease.  

A Rutgers University cancer researcher says she was fired in retaliation for challenging an authorship decision, ScienceInsider reports.

The blood-based test, called Melaseq, measures 38 circulating microRNAs that regulate processes that melanoma cells undergo as they become malignant.

The parties will use machine learning to develop biomarker models for immunotherapy endpoints, including adverse effects, clinical response, and survival.

Investigators are studying samples from a group of 100 patients to try to lock down patterns in circulating tumor DNA that can be used to validate monitoring methods for the clinic.

Of the six kits, the team found that Qiagen and Norgen's spin column tools recovered the highest amount of DNA across a range of base pair lengths.

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The data generated by 100,000 Genomes Project is being housed on military servers due to attacks by hackers, Naked Security reports.

A new poll finds most US adults are not familiar with personalized medicine, according to HealthDay.

Vox reports that the United Nations' Convention on Biological Diversity decided against a gene drive moratorium.

In Science this week: sequencing of neuroblastomas uncovers alterations linked to prognosis, and more.