The company has highlighted the study as evidence that its test would outperform Roche's FDA-approved liquid biopsy assay if implemented in the clinic.
The company's test boasted strong sensitivity and specificity for a range of different alterations in clinical and contrived samples, particularly for low-allele frequencies.
The partners will evaluate the clinical use of the company's TeloView software with DNA sequence analysis in the treatment of lung cancer.
BMS amended an ongoing Phase III study of Opdivo and Yervoy to evaluate outcomes based on tumor mutational burden using Foundation Medicine's NGS companion diagnostic.
Biodesix will work with university researchers on an assay to help identify non-small cell lung cancer patients likely to respond to certain immunotherapies.
The real-time PCR-based test is designed to identify EGFR mutations in circulating tumor DNA in plasma samples.
An extended labeling claim has added detection of three additional EGFR mutations to help ID NSCLC patients for whom Boehringer Ingelheim's Gilotrif is indicated.
While the company has historically marketed the test's ability to predict patient drug response, it has more recently focused on its prognostic power.
The trial aims to demonstrate the utility of Biocept's Target Selector PD-L1 assay in patients diagnosed with non-small cell lung cancer.
The company said in April that it planned to launch a test this year but has since decided to take more time to better assess the clinical need and market.
In PLOS this week: preconception carrier screening program results, comparative genomics-based analysis of Elizabethkingia meningoseptica, and more.
Canadian regulators are beginning to share information from new drug studies, Undark reports.
In a column at the Dallas Morning News, the Stanley Medical Research Institute's E. Fuller Torrey says the Human Genome Project hasn't delivered on promised results.
Researchers explore a possible genetic cause for some cases of sudden infant death syndrome, KOMO News reports.