The Genetron Health S5 NGS system is based on the Thermo Fisher Scientific Ion GeneStudio S5 and will be accompanied by Genetron-developed assays.
The new name better reflects its business model combining MDx testing with the drug discovery and development services business it acquired from Cancer Genetics.
Under the new 15-year exclusive agreement, the test will become available through all of Sonic's clinical labs and anatomic pathology practices in the US.
When used together, ThyGeNext and ThyraMir combine next-generation sequencing of an individual's DNA and RNA along with a microRNA classifier.
The firms plan to use Thermo Fisher's Oncomine Dx Target test to identify cancer patients with RET alterations who might benefit from Lilly's LOXO-292.
The company missed the analysts' average estimates on the top and bottom lines, but it raised its full-year 2019 revenue guidance.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan's members will able to access Interpace's tests on an in-network basis, which will limit their out-of-pocket expenses.
Blue Shield of California's members will be able to access Interpace's tests on an in-network basis, which will limit their out-of-pocket expenses.
SelectHealth's physicians will be able to use Interpace's ThyGeNext and ThyraMir assays to test questionable thyroid nodules for thyroid cancer.
The groups will use Helomics' artificial intelligence-based platform to develop tools to provide predictive therapeutic recommendations for ovarian and thyroid cancers.
GenomeWeb reports that Veritas Genetics is suspending its US operations.
A Brazilian-led team of researchers reports it has generated a sugarcane genome assembly that encompasses more than 99 percent of its genome.
Certain plasma proteins could be used to gauge a person's age and whether they are aging well, according to HealthDay News.
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