PCR

News on qPCR, digital PCR, amplification, point-of-care testing platforms in genetics, genomics, and molecular diagnostics.

Qiagen and Foundation Medicine will develop tissue- and plasma-based companion tests to identify best responders to the PI3K inhibitor alpelisib

The firm said that the Resistance GC assay will allow doctors to treat up to 70 percent of infected patients with a single dose of ciprofloxacin.

The CDx would guide use of Novartis' BYL719 (alpelisib) in combination with fulvestrant for men and postmenopausal women with HR+/HER2- breast cancer.

The company, established as a merger between A*STAR MedTech spin-off MiRXES and venture capital firm Venturecraft, has developed a blood test for early-stage stomach cancer.

The test covers 27 genes in which variants are known to contribute to the effectiveness or safety of more than 360 medications for 30 conditions.

The data generated by 100,000 Genomes Project is being housed on military servers due to attacks by hackers, Naked Security reports.

A new poll finds most US adults are not familiar with personalized medicine, according to HealthDay.

Vox reports that the United Nations' Convention on Biological Diversity decided against a gene drive moratorium.

In Science this week: sequencing of neuroblastomas uncovers alterations linked to prognosis, and more.

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This webinar will discuss the use of shotgun metagenomics to identify children at risk of hospital-acquired infection.