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Drug Discovery & Development

News on drug screening, clinical trials, companion diagnostics, immunotherapy, & personalized therapies in genetics, genomics, and molecular diagnostics.

The new name better reflects its business model combining MDx testing with the drug discovery and development services business it acquired from Cancer Genetics.

Centogene's data repository includes rare disease patient data including clinical information, health records, and a range of -omics data.

The German company offers rare disease genetic tests and services for clinical applications, as well as to support drug discovery and development programs.

Emerging from stealth mode, the Toronto-based firm will use the platform to identify circulating tumor cells and spur drug development in the lung cancer space.

The company's SpliceCore platform maps patient RNA sequencing data to a collection of over 5 million alternative splicing errors to pinpoint ones that cause disease.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates more people get sick and die from drug-resistant germs than previously thought, the Washington Post reports.

According to the Associated Press, three universities and a healthcare institution are sharing a gift of $1 billion.

New rules seek to limit the type of scientific and medical research that can be used to guide public health regulations, the New York Times reports.

In Nature this week: FreeHi-C approach simulates Hi-C data from interacting genome fragments, and more.

Dec
04
Sponsored by
BC Platforms

This webinar will discuss what it takes to begin realizing precision medicine in a comprehensive clinical infrastructure, with insights from the Colorado Center for Personalized Medicine (CCPM).

Dec
10
Sponsored by
Congenica II

This webinar will discuss the use of next-generation sequencing and an optimized variant interpretation workflow to increase diagnostic yield in complex clinical cases.