atezolizumab Oncocyte AACR Data Expands Potential Applications for Immunotherapy Response Predictor The firm presented evidence that its DetermaIO gene expression test can help predict which bladder cancer patients are likely to respond to immune checkpoint inhibitors. Early Trial Responses A small, early-stage trial of a combination therapy for brain cancer reports favorable responses in two patients, according to the Guardian. Oncocyte Details New Expansions Plans With Growing Portfolio of Acquired Tests Premium The company plans to transition its DetermaIO test from research to clinical use and to launch a new research product for immunotherapy monitoring by the end of this year. Natera Launches Tumor Genomic Profiling Assay, Expects Reproductive Health to Break Even This Year Premium During a conference call, company executives also discussed results from the SMART NIPT trial and their outlook for Natera's three businesses. Researchers ID Four Small Cell Lung Cancer Subtypes, Suggest Future Treatment Implications Premium The transcription-based subtypes could differentiate which SCLC patients respond to treatments, such as immune checkpoint inhibitors and PARP inhibitors. Oct 8, 2020 Oncocyte, Fondazione Michelangelo to Evaluate DetermaIO Test for Immunotherapy Response Prediction Dec 12, 2019 Immunotherapy Regimens Yield Contrasting Results in Early Triple Negative Breast Cancer Premium Dec 5, 2018 Genentech Data Shows Breast Cancer Patient Subgroups May Benefit from Its Drugs Premium Aug 6, 2018 Study Describes Design, Validation of Foundation Medicine's Blood-Based TMB Test Sep 12, 2017 Foundation Medicine Positions Blood-Based TMB Test as Companion Dx to First-Line Immunotherapy Premium Breaking News SUPER Psychosis Study Presented at ASHG Digs Into Relationships of Rare Variants, Phenotypes People in the News: New Appointments at Myriad Genetics, Becton Dickinson, Delfi Diagnostics, More In Brief This Week: Virginia Commonwealth University, Dovetail Genomics, Lucid Diagnostics, and More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Bio-Rad, PerkinElmer, Ares Genetics, Purigen Biosystems, More Genetron Health, Fosun Ink Commercialization Deal for Seq-MRD Test in China MultiMuTHER Team Tracks Expression, Metabolite Relationships in Aging TwinsUK Participants The Scan More Boosters for US Following US Food and Drug Administration authorization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, the Washington Post writes. From a Pig A genetically modified pig kidney was transplanted into a human without triggering an immune response, Reuters reports. For Privacy's Sake Wired reports that more US states are passing genetic privacy laws. Science Paper on How Poaching Drove Evolution in African Elephants In Science this week: poaching has led to the rapid evolution of tuskless African elephants.