Clinical researchers at the Erasmus University Medical Centre in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, will use Roche and Caliper Life Sciences' combined automated target enrichment platform for a new 3,000-sample exome sequencing study, the partners said this week.

Under the agreement, the Genetic Laboratory of the Department of Internal Medicine at EUMC will use the combined Roche-Caliper offering as part of a new phase of the Rotterdam Study, a large, prospective human epidemiological cohort to characterize and analyze age-related disorders and their risk factors.

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In a statement, National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins says sexual harassment is "morally indefensible" and "unacceptable."

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Stat News and ProPublica report that African Americans are underrepresented in cancer clinical trials.

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Oct
02
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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
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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.