HLA typing GenDx Gets CE-IVD Mark for 11-Gene HLA Typing Product The Dutch company previously received CE marking for a six-gene and single-plex human leukocyte antigen typing products. Somatic Mutations in Lung Cancer Patients With HLA Supertype B44 Influence Immunotherapy Response The B44 supertype is associated with improved survival in melanoma patients treated with immunotherapy, but less so in NSCLC patients, due to mutational differences. CareDx Hybrid Capture Tech for HLA Testing Receives CE Marking The company, which launched the technology in September 2019, said in its Q4 earnings release that it received high marks from beta testers. GenDx Gets CE Mark for HLA Typing Products The firm also has an early-access program for a new amplification strategy that combines 11 HLA genes for typing. High-Resolution HLA Genotyping Improves Matching, Survival Rates for Stem Cell Transplantation Premium In a retrospective analysis, UK researchers found that long-read sequencing of HLA genes in stem cell transplantation donors and recipients led to better outcomes. Jan 28, 2019 Analysis of Major Histocompatibility Complex Region Highlights Diversity Jan 3, 2019 CareDx, Pacific Biosciences Drive GenomeWeb Index's Outperformance of Broader Market in 2018 Aug 9, 2018 CareDx Q2 Revenues Up 48 Percent on Rapid Adoption of AlloSure Kidney Dx Apr 19, 2018 Researchers Develop Type 1 Diabetes Genetic Risk Algorithm for Children, Infants Premium Apr 13, 2018 CareDx HLA Typing Dx Receives CE Mark Feb 5, 2018 GenDx Gets South Korean Clearance for HLA Typing Workflow Feb 1, 2018 Root to Provide Personal HLA Data, Interpretation to Bone Marrow Donor Registry Members Premium Dec 7, 2017 Immunotherapy Response Influenced by Cancer Patients' HLA Genotypes Oct 23, 2017 TBG Biotechnology Wins Chinese Approval for HLA Typing Kits Aug 24, 2017 GenDx Receives Canadian License for HLA Typing Software Aug 10, 2017 CareDx Q2 Revenues Up 12 Percent Jul 12, 2017 Thermo Fisher Scientific Acquires Linkage Bio May 10, 2017 Genome-EHR Matching Leads To New Disease Associations Apr 24, 2017 CareDx Reports 65 Percent Increase in Q4 Revenues Apr 10, 2017 Thermo Fisher, GenDx Ink Reseller Agreement for Ion Torrent in HLA Typing Jan 23, 2017 CareDx to Purchase HLA Typing Assets From Conexio Genomics Dec 13, 2016 GenDx Signs Reseller Agreement With Illumina Aug 29, 2016 Linkage Biosciences Awarded NHS Contract for HLA Test May 31, 2016 Qiagen, CareDx to Collaborate on Enhanced HLA Typing Instruments Mar 4, 2016 Immucor Acquires Sirona Genomics Load More Breaking News Analysis Finds Sibling Cascade Testing Could Be Cost Effective in Pediatric Cancer Armonica Technologies Closes $2M Series B Financing Round Top Five Articles on GenomeWeb Last Week: SARS-CoV-2 PCR Tests; California Cancer Testing Law; More In Brief This Week: The Jackson Laboratory, CareDx, Merck Global Health Innovation Fund, and More People in the News: New Appointments at Grail, Foundation Medicine, Personalis, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: NanoString, Sophia Genetics, EliTech, Lybe Scientific, More The Scan J&J Booster Support A US Food and Drug Administration advisory panel has voted to support a booster dose of Johnson & Johnson's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, according to the Los Angeles Times. To Keep the Cases Moving The president of the UK Royal College of Pathologists tells the Financial Times that more investment is needed to tackle a backlog of cases. NAS Expels Archaeologist Science reports Luis Jaime Castillo Butters' expulsion is the first of an international member from the US National Academy of Sciences. PLOS Papers on Angelman Syndrome-Like Cases, Salmonella Paratyphi A, SARS-CoV-2 in Brazil In PLOS this week: exome sequencing analysis of Angelman syndrome-like cases, genetic epidemiology of Salmonella Paratyphi A, and more.