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The cloud-based personalized medicine software company will stay in Cambridge, Massachusetts and will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of the institute.

Under the agreement, researchers can use Foundation Medicine's assays to select patients eligible for Sarah Cannon Research Institute's clinical studies.

Researchers presented data suggesting that pharma companies are using basket studies to identify molecularly defined patient subsets who might benefit from their drugs.

The partners will explore the use of Biocept's liquid biopsy technology to identify and detect biomarkers in ER-positive breast cancer patients.

CHICAGO (GenomeWeb) – Research presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology this week included a wealth of data from programs using next-generation sequencing to guide treatment for cancer patients.

This article has been updated with additional information from Sarah Cannon Research Institute.Originally published July 2.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Sarah Cannon Research Institute and AstraZeneca said today that they will work together to advance drugs in AstraZeneca's pipeline with a personalized medicine strategy.

UCL-Advanced Diagnostics, diagnostic service provider of the University College London Cancer Institute, has opened a new molecular profiling laboratory that will offer a sequencing-based multi-gene test for cancer patients in the UK and elsewhere.

In a prospective study published this month, patients with cancer of unknown primary who were tested using BioTheranostics' CancerType ID assay, and who then received chemotherapy specific to their predicted tumor of origin, survived longer on average than expected for standard C

Bloomberg reports that the DNA-for-cash deal reported in Kentucky might be a more widespread scam.

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have treated infants with X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency using gene therapy in an early phase study.

St. Louis Public Radio reports that some African Americans are turning to DNA ancestry testing to help guide genealogical searches.

In Nature this week: a genomic analysis of the snailfish Pseudoliparis swirei, ancient DNA analysis gives insight into the introduction of farming to England, and more.