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Drug Discovery & Development

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

Interpace Diagnostics subsidiary Interpace BioPharma will perform services worldwide, while Genecast will offer the services in China.

Personalis will analyze samples from the study, evaluating the pharma company's novel therapy INVAC-1 either as a monotherapy or in combination with the TKI ibrutinib.

The firm is developing a biomarker panel to detect mutations in mesenchymal cells, with the goal of guiding drug treatment and improving earlier patient intervention.

The combined company will use RNA-based tools to enhance drug development by identifying the right patients for oncology drugs and potentially improving drug response rates.

The international firm is one of several pharmaceutical companies emphasizing new single-cell technologies to improve existing drugs and find new ones.

Retraction Watch reports that a paper was pulled because it refers to a gene that doesn't exist in mice.

Researchers were able to generate fertilized northern white rhinoceros eggs, according to Mashable.

Former Orig3n employees raise concerns about its testing at Bloomberg Businessweek.

In PLOS this week: microRNA expression changes in hepatocellular carcinoma, real-time PCR-based approach for diagnosing schistosomiasis, and more.

Sep
18
Sponsored by
Bionano Genomics

This webinar will outline how a team at Radboud University Medical Center is assessing ultra-long read optical mapping on the Bionano Saphyr system to replace classical cytogenetics approaches in routine testing and for the discovery of novel structural variants with potential scientific, prognostic, or therapeutic value that are missed by standard approaches.

Oct
23
Sponsored by
Swift Biosciences

This webinar will illustrate how single-cell methylation sequencing can be applied to gain significant insight into epigenetic heterogeneity in disease states, advancing cancer research discoveries.