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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.

The VA decided to bring this testing in house to streamline and standardize the process for doctors and gauge markers that are relevant to the veteran population.

The researchers believe using cerebral spinal fluid will enable them to identify brain tumors with a higher sensitivity than with blood samples.

About a third of the basal-like subgroup harbored IDH2 R172 hotspot mutations, which have also been found in other cancer types.

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.  

The RealTime PCR instrument identifies AML patients with IDH2 mutations who can be treated with Celgene's Idhifa.

Two COVID-19 vaccine developers have released their trial protocols to build public trust, the New York Times reports.

A new analysis finds the rapid COVID-19 test from DnaNudge to be highly accurate, Reuters reports.

In Science this week: global citizens' assembly on genome-editing technologies proposed, epigenetic markers predict metformin response, and more.

According to the Verge, many US states are not including positive results from rapid COVID-19 testing in their case numbers.