Roche Molecular Systems this week unveiled the blueprint for its future molecular diagnostics strategy, providing attendees of the EuroMedLab conference in Milan, Italy, with a preview of its next two large-scale MDx systems.

Specifically, Roche introduced the Cobas 6800 and Cobas 8800 — essentially high- and very-high-throughput versions of the company's Cobas 4800 platform, which is already commercially available along with several US Food and Drug Administration-approved molecular assays.

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The New York Times and ProPublica look into the close relationship between a startup and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Yahoo News reports millions of dollars are being transferred from NIH, CDC, and other programs to pay for the housing of detained undocumented immigrant children.

In Science this week: in vitro generation of human reproductive cells, and more.

Researchers gave a handful of octopuses MDMA to find that they too act more social on the drug, Gizmodo reports.

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.