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By combining optical mapping with DNA sequencing, University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers examined  structural variation that occurs in multiple myeloma tumors.

The partners will compare Adaptive Bio's clonoSeq MRD test with flow cytometry for accuracy and reliability in monitoring MRD in multiple myeloma patients. 

The firm also said it had a net loss of $7.9 million, or $3.50 per share, in 2014, compared to a net loss of $2.4 million, or $12.23 per share, in 2013.

The gift will go toward the creation of theBartBarlogieCenterfor Molecular Diagnostics and the Celgene Distinguished Endowed Chair for Molecular Therapeutics.

The company plans to offer about 3.2 million shares of its common stock at $2.80 per share. 

The FDA conditionally approved the microarray-based gene expression test for use as entry criteria for a clinical trial for an investigational new drug for multiple myeloma. 

GNS Healthcare and the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation to use GNS' informatics solutions to explore genomic and clinical data from the CoMMpass study.

Cancer Genetics CEO Panna Sharma told GenomeWeb this week that the company plans to focus on very targeted panels of actionable mutations.

Using a combination of proteomic approaches, researchers from Boston's Brigham and Women's Hospital, the Broad Institute, and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have identified the mechanism of action of the multiple myeloma drug lenalidomide.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Empire Genomics today said that its clinical laboratory facility has received CLIA certification and has been approved by the New York State Department of Health.

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The US National Institutes of Health's All of Us project awarded $4.6 million to the company Color to develop a genetic counseling resource for the program.

The Times of India reports on a pilot study that used genomic testing to determine whether patients had drug-resistant tuberculosis.

New guidelines say that more women may benefit from genetic testing for hereditary breast or ovarian cancer, according to the Los Angeles Times.

In Cell this week: small proteins identified among human microbiome, role for tumor microbes in pancreatic cancer survival, and more.