Roche Launches Melanoma Companion Dx in EU After FDA OK Last Week | GenomeWeb

Roche said this week that European regulators have cleared its Cobas BRAF mutation companion diagnostic for the melanoma drug Zelboraf (vemurafenib).

The European launch comes just a week after the US Food and Drug Administration approved both the assay and drug, which is still under review in the EU.

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In Nucleic Acids Research this week: nanopore sequencing workflow to detect antibiotic resistance in gut microbes, TSSPlant tool, and more.

Because gene-edited organisms can cross borders, Gizmodo wonders whether there should be an international body to govern their use.

HHS Secretary nominee Tom Price is to go in front of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions today, NPR's Morning Edition reports.

Prior to being closed, Theranos' Arizona lab failed an inspection by regulators, according to the Wall Street Journal.

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