NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Guardant Health said yesterday that it has signed an exclusive distribution and marketing partnership with Teva Pharmaceuticals subsidiary Oncotest-Teva to make Guardant Health's Guardant360 available to patients with advanced cancer in Israel.

One of the first commercially available laboratory-developed liquid biopsy tests in the US, Guardant360 detects and analyzes DNA fragments shed from solid tumors into the blood of patients with advanced cancers, including all four major classes of somatic genomic alterations.

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This webinar will detail a comprehensive strategy that a lab has put in place to evaluate  NGS oncology assays for genomic tumor profiling of plasma and tissue samples.  

Nov
05
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With the Next Generation Sequencing (NGS), genomes sequencing has been democratized over the last decades with the detection of genomic alterations, thus replacing Sanger sequencing.

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29
Sponsored by
Schott

This webinar will discuss how understanding the relative performance characteristics of glass and polymer substrates for in vitro diagnostic applications such as microarrays and microfluidics can help to optimize diagnostic performance.