The study's goal is to measure the success rate of SkylineDx's multiple myeloma test in a real-world setting compared to the hospital's current standard.
The first phase of the study to evaluate Telo Genomics' telomere analytics as a prognostic solution for multiple myeloma is expected to launch in Q1 2020.
Amgen's latest deal with a pharma company will see its clonoSeq assay used for minimal residual disease testing in a clinical trial for venetoclax.
The partners will use Adaptive's ClonoSeq assay to assess minimal residual disease in several of Amgen's hematology drug development programs.
The immune sequencing firm is working on kit-ifying its two existing tests, as well as developing a second clinical test and expanding the label for clonoSeq.
Data from MMRF's Immune Atlas will be included in its recently launched CureCloud, a registry of clinical, genomic, and EHR data from multiple myeloma patients.
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.
The New York Times looks at companies using genomic tools to try to quickly identify the cause of patients' infections.
The White House has asked for $2.5 billion in funding to address the COVID-19 outbreak, according to the Associated Press.
A resignation at the Marine Biological Laboratory highlights that institutions are unsure of how to handle researchers previously found to have violated codes of conduct, Nature News says.
In PNAS this week: immune responses that affect heart transplant rejection risk, gene variants associated with thiopurine toxicity, and more.