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News and reporting on cancer immunotherapy.

Using samples from different points in patients' treatment, researchers employed a variety of tools, including NanoString's GeoMx DSP, to explore potential response markers.

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center's James Allison and Kyoto University's Tasuku Honjo have won this year's Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

In Science this week: in vitro generation of human reproductive cells, and more.

The companies will combine GenomOncology's GO Immuno-Oncology Workbench analysis software with Fluidigm's Advanta IO Gene Expression Assay.

In urothelial cancer, the presence of a gene signature stemming from stromal cells seemed to interfere with anti-PD-1 drug response in tumors with infiltrating T-cells.

10x plans to use Epinomics' epigenomic technology to launch a single-cell ATAC solution on its Chromium platform by the end of the year.

The researchers analyzed whole-exome sequencing data from 249 tumors and matched normal tissue from patients with known outcomes to immunotherapy.

Physicians can now use the Dako PD-L1 IHC 22C3 pharmDx assay to identify urothelial carcinoma patients who may benefit from the anti-PD1 immunotherapy.

A Samsung University team found that mutation load measured with the Guardant360 liquid biopsy assay predicted response as well as tissue-based TMB.

A new analysis of immune cells in breast carcinomas and matched blood, breast, and lymph tissue uncovered phenotypic expansions in tumor immune cell populations.

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President-elect Joe Biden has nominated Eric Lander to serve as director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy, the Associated Press says.

Nature News writes that scientists are trying to figure out how to name the new strains of SARS-CoV-2 that are emerging.

The New York Times reports that researchers are studying identical twins who had COVID-19 to understand the influence of genetics on disease severity.

In PNAS this week: epistasis affecting cystic fibrosis, Tiger rattlesnake genome gives venom insight, and more.