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The firm said that its cell-free DNA assay has shown a high positive predictive value in preliminary clinical studies involving stage IV colorectal cancer patients.

Catalyst will use Biocept's liquid biopsy platform to screen for cancer in patients in a clinical study of its rare disease drug Firdapse.

The circulating tumor cell-based classifier had an overall accuracy of 89 percent for small-cell lung cancer patients, the researchers reported.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: evolutionary history of polyomaviruses, mutations linked to colon cancer progression, and more.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: Denisovan DNA sequences, genome sequencing study of Chagas vector, and more

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: two loci linked to depression, CRISPR/Cas9-based study of diarrhea-causing microbe, and more.

A comprehensive genomic profiling of small cell lung cancer has found that nearly all tumors harbor inactivated TP53 and RB1 genes, along with other genetic mutations.

An international team of researchers led by Robert Plenge from Brigham and Women's Hospital uncovered nearly four dozen loci linked to risk of rheumatoid arthritis, bringing the total number of known risk loci for the disease to 101.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – By folding genomic information about patients' lung cancer tumors in with other clinical data to inform treatment choice, patients generally exhibited improved survival, researchers from the

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – By combing through drugs that have already undergone the approval process, researchers led by Stanford University's Julien Sage found that two therapies usually prescribed to treat depression may also help combat small-cell lung cancer, as they reported in Cancer D

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Bloomberg reports that the DNA-for-cash deal reported in Kentucky might be a more widespread scam.

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have treated infants with X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency using gene therapy in an early phase study.

St. Louis Public Radio reports that some African Americans are turning to DNA ancestry testing to help guide genealogical searches.

In Nature this week: a genomic analysis of the snailfish Pseudoliparis swirei, ancient DNA analysis gives insight into the introduction of farming to England, and more.