A structural variant analysis based on genome sequences for almost 800 multiple myeloma cases suggests a IgL translocation present in nearly 10 percent of patients may inform survival.
Following FDA approval last October, Adaptive has now secured Medicare coverage for its NGS-based minimal residual disease assay, ClonoSeq.
Mayo Clinic researchers found that cytogenetic subtypes containing three translocations were more common in individuals with a greater proportion of African ancestry.
In granting de novo premarket authorization to ClonoSeq, the agency established its regulatory expectations for similar tests.
These and previously uncovered multiple myeloma risk loci may influence disease by affecting developmental transcriptional regulators.
The platform integrates whole exome and RNA sequencing for downstream RNA-based drug repurposing to treat patients with relapsed multiple myeloma.
In PLOS this week: genetic architecture mediating gene expression, metabolomic patterns in multiple myeloma, and more.
The firms will use Adaptive's ClonoSeq assay to assess minimal residual disease in multiple myeloma patients treated with Sanofi's isatuximab.
Evidence is accumulating that analyzing cell-free DNA and/or samples from circulating tumor cells provides a good surrogate for bone marrow in these patients.
The researchers found that both coding and non-coding alterations drive the early development of multiple myeloma.
The former commissioner of the FDA has returned to the venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates as a special partner on the healthcare investment team.
Astronauts have edited yeast genes on the International Space Station in an experiment designed to show how cells repair themselves in space.
Emory University has found that two of its researchers failed to divulge they had received funds from China, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
In Science this week: influence of the nuclear genome on human mitochondrial DNA, and more.