EMA MGI Receives CE Mark, Regulatory Clearance in Asia-Pacific Countries for Several Sequencers The clearances pave the way to clinical applications for three of MGI's instruments but the BGI subsidiary faces legal challenges from Illumina in Europe and the US. Dako Declares CE Mark for PD-L1 Companion Diagnostic for Lung Cancer Immunotherapy The test will identify NSCLC patients with PD-L1 expression who are likely to benefit from Merck's Keytruda, which has received a positive opinion from European regulators. EMA Reviewing Ariad's Iclusig; Firm Presents Additional Data at ASH Meeting Premium The European Medicines Agency announced it would launch an in-depth review of the benefits and risks of the leukemia medicine Iclusig (ponatinib). Takeda, Zinfandel Evaluate Genetic Risk Algorithm Ahead of Alzheimer's Delay Study with Diabetes Rx Premium Originally published July 23. Boehringer Launches 'Let's Test' Campaign to Educate Healthcare Providers on NSCLC Biomarker Testing Premium Boehringer Ingelheim has launched a campaign to educate healthcare providers about biomarker testing to personalize treatment for non-small cell lung cancer patients. May 2, 2012 After FDA Letter Seeking More Data, Lilly Won't Pursue CDx-Guided Erbitux in NSCLC in the US Premium Feb 22, 2012 Lab21 Offering Companion Testing to Personalize ALK Inhibitors for NSCLC Patients Premium Nov 30, 2011 CHMP Recommends Caprelsa Approval in EU on Condition AstraZeneca Conducts PGx Trial Premium Oct 26, 2011 PMC's Analysis of European Reimbursement Systems IDs Barriers to Adoption of Individualized Medicine Premium Oct 19, 2011 UK's NICE Cites Lack of Response Markers for BMS' Yervoy as Factor in Negative Recommendation Premium Aug 24, 2011 Stanford Spinout NuMedii Seeks Pharma Partners to Use PGx Repositioning Algorithm in Drug Pipelines Premium Aug 17, 2011 Pfizer Using Qiagen KRAS Test to Study Dacomitinib Head-to-Head Against Tarceva in NSCLC Premium May 18, 2011 Plexxikon, Roche File Rx/Dx Application for PLX4032, Cobas Mutation Test in Metastatic Melanoma Premium Feb 23, 2011 Finland Studying Genetics of Narcolepsy in Children Receiving GSK's Pandemic Flu Vaccine Premium Breaking News Children With Autism May Have Underdeveloped Gut Microbiomes, Metagenomic Analysis Finds Kiromic BioPharma Acquires InSilico Solutions Bio-Rad Laboratories, 10x Genomics Settle IP Lawsuits, Sign Global Cross-Licensing Agreement Scope Fluidics Obtains CE Mark for PCR-Based SARS-CoV-2 Panel MeMed COVID-19 Prognostic Test Receives CE Mark ERS Genomics Licenses CRISPR IP to Japan SLC The Scan Dropped Charges The US Justice Department has dropped visa fraud charges against five Chinese researchers, according to the Wall Street Journal. More Kids The Associated Press says Moderna is expanding its SARS-CoV-2 vaccine study to included additional children and may include even younger children. PNAS Papers on Rat Clues to Human Migration, Thyroid Cancer, PolyG-DS In PNAS this week: ancient rat genome analysis gives hints to human migrations, WDR77 gene mutations in thyroid cancer, and more. Purnell Choppin Dies Purnell Choppin, a virologist who led the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, has died at 91, according to the Washington Post.