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The assay uses a genomic DNA signature called the metastatic potential score derived from copy number alteration analysis of specific regions of the genome.
New research suggests that the physicochemical changes to DNA in a cancer-related methylation landscape can alter a DNA molecule's affinity for gold substrates.
Genomic Health will have exclusive rights to develop and sell its Oncotype DX Genomic Prostate Score test on Biocartis' Idylla platform.
Led by investigators at the University of Trento in Italy, the team received a five-year, £5 million ($6.4 million) award recently to advance its work.
With a DNA methylation atlas and deconvolution algorithm, researchers are attempting to trace cfDNA back to tissue sources in healthy or ill individuals.
With the approval, MDxHealth can now offer its liquid biopsy molecular diagnostic assay in all 50 US states.
Investigators showed that sequencing cell-free DNA could detect microsatellite instability, structural rearrangements, and clonal hematopoiesis in patients with metastatic disease.
At least some variants associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia appeared to contribute to PSA levels in the blood, independent of prostate cancer.
The company attributed the growth to increasing global demand for breast cancer testing, and growing demand and reimbursement for its prostate test.
Almac is developing the assay to enroll patients for clinical trials used to develop repotrectinib, an investigational tyrosine kinase inhibitor.
A letter criticizing actions by the US government and research institutions toward Chinese and Chinese-American scientists has garnered more than a hundred signatories.
NPR reports that researchers in New York are investigating whether it is possible to edit the genomes of human sperm.
In an opinion piece at the Nation, Sarah Lawrence College's Laura Hercher argues that everyone should be able to access prenatal genetic testing.
In Nature this week: ancient DNA uncovers presence of Mediterranean migrants at a Himalayan lake, and more.