CareDx claims that Eurofins Viracor infringes on its patent related to noninvasive monitoring of organ transplant rejection through cell-free DNA analysis.
CareDx will use NanoString's new Human Organ Transplant panel to develop HistoMap, a gene expression profiling test to identify allograft rejection.
The company is forging ahead with its Signatera liquid biopsy circulating tumor DNA minimal residual disease (MRD) test and Prospera transplant assessment assay.
The company reported $31.5 million in total revenues for the quarter and said testing services revenues rose 84 percent year over year.
Transplant Genomics offers a test that assesses differentially expressed genes in blood to rule out subclinical kidney transplant rejection.
A LIMS1 gene variant appeared to coincide with increased risk of allograft rejection in kidney transplant recipients.
The company plans to take a tiered approach to assay development, targeting its first test to 10 viruses commonly detected in transplant patients.
The company's new KidneyCare test will include AlloSure for rejection, AlloMap for quiescence, and Cibiltech's AI algorithm for graft health information.
The company reported $26 million in total revenues for the quarter and said that testing services revenues more than doubled year over year.
The companies will commercialize Predigraft, a data analysis tool that provides early predictions of risk for allograft rejection and transplant loss.
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.