The researchers profiled 44 cancer-related genes in 191 individuals with familial breast cancer, colorectal cancer, or other forms of early-onset cancer.
The companies will use Foundation Medicine's FoundationOne CDx test as the baseline to define a set of unique variants that the codeveloped assays will monitor.
The team analyzed multigene panel test data from Ambry Genetics for 165,000 individuals, focusing on hereditary cancer risk related to 32 genes in six cancer types.
With $200M in new investment, the precision medicine firm has launched a clinical trial matching service, is adding clinical data to TCGA, and is moving into the Asian market.
The projects, set to begin this year, concern prostate cancer, infectious diseases, rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, heart disease, and sleep disorders.
The Navify software, which Roche launched today, provides annotation, interpretation, and clinical reporting of next-generation sequencing tests for cancer.
Experts discussed the benefits and challenges of implementing precision medicine protocols for oncology patients at this week's Tri-Conference meeting
The contract covers all of Foundation Medicine's genomic profiling tests, including FoundationOne CDx, FoundationOne Liquid, and FoundationOne Heme.
Researchers found that hypoxia was associated with elevated genomic instability in 10 tumor types and saw widespread hypoxia-associated dysregulation of miRNAs.
The issue, discovered in late October, affected TMB reporting for up to 800 FoundationOne CDx tests during a short period of time and was quickly resolved.
GenomeWeb reports that Veritas Genetics is suspending its US operations.
A Brazilian-led team of researchers reports it has generated a sugarcane genome assembly that encompasses more than 99 percent of its genome.
Certain plasma proteins could be used to gauge a person's age and whether they are aging well, according to HealthDay News.
In Science this week: approach to measure microRNA targeting efficiency, strategy to conduct high-throughput chemical screens at single-cell resolution, and more.