pancreatic cancer

Mayo Clinic researchers found that mutations in these genes could be found in nearly 6 percent of patients and argued for germline genetic testing for patients.

The Swedish molecular diagnostics firm will use the proceeds, in part, to fund the planned launch of its Immray PanCan-d assay for detecting pancreatic cancer.

The company will work with medical faculties of the universities of Greifswald and Rostock to develop Dx tools for personalized, immune-based treatments.

Informaticians at Spain's National Cancer Research Centre develop a methodology for evaluating likely drug efficacy based on specific patient genotypes.

A targeted sequencing analysis of 42 pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma has uncovered prognostically-relevant germline mutations in 29 percent of sporadic cases.

Researchers showed that the company's chips can be used to rapidly isolate exosomes from plasma or whole blood samples, allowing testing of cancer diagnostic markers.

BGI will study pancreatic cancer with a group at Johns Hopkins and develop a diagnostic test for preterm birth detection with Mount Sinai Hospital researchers.  

Three vendors applied their variant calling and interpretation pipelines to the same tumor NGS panel data and came up with overlapping but different results.

SUNY researchers used a large-scale proteome study to determine that treatment with birinapant and paclitaxel suppresses the Warburg effect in pancreatic cancer.

The company will work with the NYU School of Medicine to generate and analyze genomic data from pancreatic cancer patients.

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Oxford Nanopore Technologies is looking into dual listings in London and Hong Kong, according to the South China Morning Post.

The New York Times looks into medical research funding in the US and how the grant system might not be funding the best work.

US lawmakers proposed increasing the National Science Foundation budget, including its facilities account, Science reports.

In PNAS this week: effects of gene deletions on bacterial metabolic networks, genetic responses to sea star wasting disease, and more.