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Case Western Reserve University

The assay analyzes a digital image of tumor tissue sample to identify ER-positive breast cancer patients who are candidates for adjuvant chemotherapy.

The method detects somatic copy number alterations in whole-exome datasets without requiring input from users and irrespective of sequencing platform. 

The tests will use PGT's VeriTag technology in order to detect drug-resistant mutations at the .1 percent level. 

University Hospitals' Deepgen HIV assay will use Advanced Biological Laboratories' DeepChek software to help monitor drug resistance and minority variants in HIV strains. 

Four projects have received funding from the NIH, including a proteomics-directed study targeting Mycobacterium tuberculosis and an NCI multi-site prospective study of glioma patients.

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The school is also planning to establish and RNA core facility to give investigators campus-wide access to instrumentation and RNA-analysis expertise that is currently unavailable.

The Athens, Ohio-based firm licensed novel yeast-based virus cloning technology that will be used for HIV pharmacogenomics and other disease areas.

In PNAS this week: miR-515 levels higher in women with preeclampsia, horizontal gene transfer in parasitic plants, and more.

A cancer researcher retracts 19 articles from one journal for image manipulation, according to Retraction Watch.

Precision medicine has to consider context in addition to genetic mutations in cancer treatment, Medscape reports.

Genomics may help the Cavendish banana from succumbing to fungal infections, a trio of researchers writes at the Conversation.