Drug Discovery & Development

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

The new RNA sequencing analysis workflow integrates Roche's RNA-seq library kits with Genialis' automated data processing pipeline for gene expression analyses.

The phenome-wide association study focused on SNPs near potential drug target sites with ties to one or more phenotypes that might impact target suitability.

The agency issued draft guidance on minimal residual disease as a biomarker and finalized another guidance on developing drugs with pan-cancer indications.

Using samples from different points in patients' treatment, researchers employed a variety of tools, including NanoString's GeoMx DSP, to explore potential response markers.

New data has shown that the firm's platform could help stratify patients for treatment with antibody-drug conjugates by finding those whose CTCs express enough of the target.

NPR reports that with medical data being big business, some companies want to get patients involved.

The Asbury Park Press reports on the startup Genomic Prediction's test to determine an embryo's risk of disease.

In PNAS this week: optical mapping allows glimpse of structural variants, disease-linked GATA2 mutations boosts its protein activity, and more.

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has released the results of a genetic ancestry analysis, the Boston Globe reports.

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