UNC Naveris Explores New Applications for ctDNA HPV Head and Neck Cancer Test Premium The company plans to publish new data on clinical sensitivity and specificity and has initiated multiple studies investigating new use cases. FDA Grants EUAs to Coronavirus Tests From Orig3n, SDI, UNC The FDA has also granted emergency use authorization for PCR-based tests for SARS-CoV-2 developed by Orig3n, Specialty Diagnostic Laboratories (SDI), and the University of North Carolina (UNC) Medical Center. HPV Head and Neck Cancer Recurrence Test Data Adds Validation as Naveris Ramps Clinical Launch Premium The company began offering testing to clinicians in the first quarter of this year and expects volume to grow significantly over the next several months. Interpace Biosciences, University of North Carolina Launch Barrett's Esophagus Study As part of the collaboration, UNC will use the firm's BarreGen assay to target molecular changes to predict resistance or relapse following ablation. Liquid Biopsy of HPV DNA Shows Promise for Monitoring Remission in Oral Cancer Premium The approach could allow doctors to more accurately and more easily identify which patients are free from cancer after radiation treatment. Dec 16, 2016 Strata Oncology Launches Study to Match Cancer Patients With Clinical Trials Aug 11, 2016 Genetic Tests Reveal Role for Preventive Care, but Insurance Doesn't Always Cover May 1, 2015 New Sequencing Assay Maps Genome-Wide DNA Repair After UV Damage Jan 22, 2015 GeneCentric Employing Unique Model to Bridge MDx Research, Commercialization Premium Apr 9, 2014 UNC Reports Data from First Year of Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing Using Verinata and Sequenom Tests Premium Oct 9, 2013 UNC Planning Randomized Study of Whole-Exome Sequencing in 400 Newborns under New NHGRI Grant Premium Jun 11, 2013 NIH, Sage, and Partners Launch Toxicogenomics Competition Apr 10, 2013 At AACR, Early Providers of NGS-based Cancer Panels Debate 'Actionable' Mutations, Regulatory Issues Premium Oct 3, 2012 UNC Group Refines Framework for Returning Incidental Results from Genome Sequencing Premium Apr 4, 2012 PGx Highlights from American College of Cardiology Annual Meeting Premium Mar 13, 2012 UNC, Kerr Drug to Study PGx Program for Plavix Jan 25, 2012 UNC Team to Use NHGRI Grant for Study of Exome Sequencing in Clinical Care Premium Dec 9, 2011 New NHGRI Projects Seek to Further Sequencing-based Medicine Nov 29, 2011 IP Update: Affymetrix; GE; University of North Carolina; Siemens; Sanofi; and More Premium Jun 23, 2011 Rheonix, Mayo Clinic Ink Pact to Evaluate Warfarin-Sensitivity Test Premium Jun 8, 2011 Q&A: Jonathan Berg on 'Binning' Variants found During Clinical Whole-Genome Sequencing Premium Dec 21, 2010 IP Roundup: Dec 21, 2010 Premium Oct 12, 2010 Mouse Study Suggests Host Genetics Influence Core Gut Microbiome Sep 2, 2010 Q&A: UNCs Webster-Cyriaque Discusses qPCR Assay for Common HPV Types in Genital, Oral Tissue Premium Jul 2, 2010 UNC Scientists Develop Allosteric Activation Technique for Targeted Control of Protein Kinases Premium Load More Breaking News Lander, Collins Offer Vision for Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health LetsGetChecked Partners With California Department of Public Health for COVID-19 Sequencing BTIG Initiates Coverage of Berkeley Lights With Buy Rating Quest Diagnostics to Offer Biocept's Target Selector NGS Lung Cancer Test Novacyt 2020 Revenues Surge on Strong Demand for SARS-CoV-2 Testing Products Leidos Wins CDC Bioinformatics Contract Worth up to $13M The Scan Could Cost Billions NBC News reports that the new Alzheimer's disease drug from Biogen could cost Medicare in the US billions of dollars. Not Quite Sent The Biden Administration likely won't meet its goal of sending 80 million SARS-CoV-2 vaccine doses abroad by the end of the month, according to the Washington Post. DTC Regulation Proposals A new report calls on UK policymakers to review direct-to-consumer genetic testing regulations, the Independent reports. PNAS Papers on Mosquito MicroRNAs, Acute Kidney Injury, Trichothiodystrophy In PNAS this week: microRNAs involved in Aedes aegypti reproduction, proximal tubule cell response to kidney injury, and more.