By Doug Macron

Rosetta Genomics this week announced that it has pushed back the expected launch date for its blood-based colorectal cancer screen until the middle of next year as it addresses inconsistencies observed in measuring the microRNA biomarkers used in the test.

The company also said that CEO Amir Avniel intends to step down from his position at the company in order to take the reins of Rosetta’s roughly year-old plant biotechnology unit, Rosetta Green.

Get the full story with
GenomeWeb Premium

Only $95 for the
first 90 days*

A trial upgrade to GenomeWeb Premium gives you full site access, interest-based email alerts, access to archives, and more. Never miss another important industry story.

Try GenomeWeb Premium now.

Already a GenomeWeb Premium member? Login Now.
Or, See if your institution qualifies for premium access.

*Before your trial expires, we’ll put together a custom quote with your long-term premium options.

Not ready for premium?

Browse our free articles
You can still register for access to our free content.

In Science this week: factors influencing retrotransposon integration sites, and more.

A bioethicist argues for the responsible use of germline gene editing.

Some breweries are using DNA-based testing to determine whether unwanted bacteria are affecting their beers, The Verge reports.

Standardized N-of-1 trials will be needed to test out personalized medicines, writes Nicholas Schork from the J. Craig Venter Institute at Nature.