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PGDx has the exclusive rights to develop both tissue- and blood-based diagnostics using MSK’s TMB-related intellectual property.

Researchers who used the company's service presented data this week from analyses of sarcoma patients that they believe can help personalize care.

BMS amended an ongoing Phase III study of Opdivo and Yervoy to evaluate outcomes based on tumor mutational burden using Foundation Medicine's NGS companion diagnostic.

A Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center-led team has followed more than 50 patients for more than two years after receiving immunotherapy, Time reports.

Stand Up to Cancer is teaming with Microsoft and SITC to provide a new round of $11 million in grants to study cancer immunotherapies.

The company is aiming to make its Digital Spatial Profiling technology compatible with NGS and will present customer data from its Hyb & Seq at AGBT. 

Over the next three years, the company and its partners will assess the OneRNA platform to diagnose bladder cancer, select treatment, and measure response and recurrence.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: genetics of cancer susceptibility to immune checkpoint inhibition, and more.

Teams studying kidney and skin cancers independently implicated SWI/SNF chromatin remodeling mutations in checkpoint blockade immunotherapy response.

Researchers genotyped advanced cancer patients treated with immunotherapies and found that homozygosity at HLA loci was linked to decreased survival.

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According to New Scientist, GEDmatch changed its terms and conditions over the weekend to opt its users out of law enforcement searches.

The Atlantic looks into time spent pursuing gene leads generated through candidate gene studies.

A twin study uncovers evidence that genes may influence whether someone gets a dog, Martha Stewart reports.

In PNAS this week: Cdx2 cells can help regenerate heart tissue in mice following a heart attack, PIWI-interacting small RNA levels in human cancer, and more.