University of Torino

The consortium aims to profile up to 800 multiple myeloma patient samples using the Affymetrix platform with a goal of developing a list of predictive biomarkers.

The new subsidiary will focus on expanding the company's liquid biopsy technology capabilities and growing European adoption of its platform.

The partners will compare Adaptive Bio's clonoSeq MRD test with flow cytometry for accuracy and reliability in monitoring MRD in multiple myeloma patients. 

As research reveals tumor features that can affect circulating tumor DNA levels, investigators are considering several sequencing and PCR-based clinical applications for the bloodstream-borne nucleic acids — from early detection and diagnosis to minimal residual disease monitorin

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A study in Science Translational Medicine has started cataloguing the characteristics, constraints, and potential clinical applications of circulating tumor DNA.

Horizon Discovery also plans to participate in a consortium of "top academic institutions and big pharmas" in the cancer field, a research partnership expected to expand its panel of isogenic cell lines for drug discovery.

The Washington Post reports on a Federal Bureau of Investigation plan to place rapid DNA analyzers at booking stations around the country.

In an editorial, officials from scientific societies in the US and China call for the international community to develop criteria and standards for human germline editing.

The US National Institutes of Health is to review studies that have received private support for conflicts of interest, according to the New York Times.

In Science this week: the PsychENCODE Consortium reports on the molecular mechanisms of neuropsychiatric disorders, and more.