NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Biodesix announced today that it has chosen Progenetics to market and distribute its liquid biopsy tests in Israel.

Under the terms of the agreement, Tel Aviv-based Progenetics will market and distribute Biodesix's GeneStrat and VeriStrat tests, which are available for clinical use in patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLS).

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 Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), who chairs the Senate health committee, will be retiring at the end of his term, Stat News reports.

UCSF researchers find that having two X chromosomes may contribute to women's longer lifespans, according to Discover's D-brief blog.

The Wall Street Journal reports on the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's use of genetic approaches to study foodborne illnesses.

In PNAS this week: immune cell profiling of wild baboons by social status, metabolomics profiling of esophageal tumors, and more.

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