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Under the deal, the parties will provide Perthera's Precision Cancer Analysis molecular profiling service to Hope for Stomach Cancer patients free of charge.

The Danish firm received FDA clearance to expand the intended use of its HercepTest and HER2 FISH pharmDx Kit to include patients with metastatic gastric or stomach cancer.

Industry observers have noted that the move from the outspoken Billy Tauzin, also known as the "Swamp Fox," to an insider business lobbyist-type like Castellani represents a shift in PhRMA's advocacy style. Where that leaves PhRMA's support for personalized medicine, a pet cause of Tauzin's, is hard to determine in the post-healthcare-reform climate in Washington.

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Dako's HercepTest and HER2 FISH pharmDx, Pathway Genomics' Genetic Health Report

Genentech will work with Dako in filing for clearance of the HercepTest and HER2 FISH pharmDx as companion diagnostics for Herceptin in treating patients with stomach cancer.

Direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies have based their products on what scientists have accomplished, but the caveat is that the science is still in its early days.

Startup companies are taking on personalized medicine, CNET reports.

Bruce Booth writes at Life Sci VC that biotech clusters like Boston and San Francisco are getting even more consolidated.

The Verge speaks with Mark and Scott Kelly, who are the subjects of NASA's Twin Study.

In Genome Biology this week: genes linked to Hirschsprung disease, structural variant patterns in autism, and more.