IDH1 Thermo Fisher Scientific, Agios Pharmaceuticals to Codevelop Glioma Companion Diagnostic Thermo will develop a test using its Oncomine Precision Assay to identify IDH1- and IDH2-positive low-grade glioma patients for treatment with Agios' vorasidenib. Memorial Sloan Kettering Using Cerebral Spinal Fluid Liquid Biopsy, Sequencing to Track Glioma Evolution Premium The researchers believe using cerebral spinal fluid will enable them to identify brain tumors with a higher sensitivity than with blood samples. Researchers Integrate Genotyping Assay, Drug Delivery Tech for Precision Glioma Treatment Premium The researchers aim to offer the half-hour diagnostic assay for use during neurosurgery to help clinicians pursue the best treatment for patients with gliomas. FDA Approves Abbott CDx, Agios Drug for AML Patients With IDH1 Mutation This drug is the first FDA-approved IDH1 inhibitor and will be used to treat adult patients with relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia. Thermo Fisher, Agios Pharmaceuticals Strike CDx Partnership The companies will work together on a next-generation sequencing-based companion diagnostic for Agios' investigational cancer drug ivosidenib. Breaking News Lunaphore Technologies, University of Bern Partner on Colorectal Cancer Study People in the News: New Appointments at Biocept, Novacyt, Centogene, Illumina, More In Brief This Week: Sophia Genetics, Twist Bioscience, Dante Labs, MGI, Codex DNA, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: SpeeDx, Bio-Techne, NuProbe, More DiaSorin Q2 Revenues Rise 20 Percent on SARS-CoV-2 Testing Demand Cepheid Gets $28M From BARDA for SARS-CoV-2 Tests The Scan Interfering With Invasive Mussels The Chicago Tribune reports that researchers are studying whether RNA interference- or CRISPR-based approaches can combat invasive freshwater mussels. Participation Analysis A new study finds that women tend to participate less at scientific meetings but that some changes can lead to increased involvement, the Guardian reports. Right Whales' Decline A research study plans to use genetic analysis to gain insight into population decline among North American right whales, according to CBC. Science Papers Tie Rare Mutations to Short Stature, Immunodeficiency; Present Single-Cell Transcriptomics Map In Science this week: pair of mutations in one gene uncovered in brothers with short stature and immunodeficiency, and more.