NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Nanobiosym Diagnostics obtained Emergency Use Authorization last month for a Zika assay that is now permitted for laboratory use on the firm's handheld test platform called Gene-Radar.

The Zika test is a molecular assay authorized for use only on serum samples from individuals meeting US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention clinical or epidemiological criteria, such as travel to a Zika-endemic area or certain signs and symptoms of infection.

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Congress approved a bill Friday that would increase the US National Institutes of Health's funding by $2 billion for fiscal year 2019.

UK's Labour Party calls for a ban on non-invasive prenatal testing for determining sex, BBC News reports.

Sarah Lawrence College's Laura Hercher warns in a New York Times op-ed that more people are going to need help figuring out what their consumer genetic testing results mean.

In PLOS this week: intra-tumor heterogeneity patterns, genomic analysis of Thoroughbred horse origins, and more.

Oct
02
Sponsored by
Roche

In the last few years several molecular testing methodologies — such as immunohistochemistry, PCR, and sequencing — have been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration to aid in the management of patients with lung cancer.  

Oct
10
Sponsored by
Philips Genomics

This webinar will provide a first-hand look at how the Dana-Farber Cancer Center is adapting its oncology care strategy in light of the rapidly evolving molecular landscape.