Immunotherapy News and reporting on cancer immunotherapy. UK Researchers Show Cytotoxic T-Cell Level Predicts Melanoma Immunotherapy Response A Science Immunology paper details how patients with more cytotoxic effector T cells in peripheral blood at baseline respond better to checkpoint inhibitors. T Cell Repertoire Emerging as Potential Predictor in Neoadjuvant Lung Cancer Immunotherapy Premium A Spanish team is hoping it can further validate promising early results using TCR characteristics to predict the success or failure of pre-surgery chemoimmunotherapy. Personal Genome Diagnostics, Cleveland Clinic Join Forces to Advance Liquid Biopsy Leaders from collaborating Cleveland Clinic institutes will work with PGDx to optimize its ctDNA test reporting and adapt its technology for new oncology applications. Clarified Precision Medicine Acquires Molecular Diagnostics Firm Interpares Biomedicine The acquisition brings Interpares' genetic sequencing test, OncoGuardian, into Clarified's portfolio of precision medicine products. Kiromic BioPharma Acquires InSilico Solutions Kiromic expects the acquisition of the custom bioinformatics technology developer to facilitate new cancer immunotherapy discovery. Jul 11, 2017 Neon Therapeutics' Personalized Vaccine Approach Progresses With Combination Immunotherapy Trial Premium Jul 10, 2017 CRISPR Therapeutics, Neon Therapeutics Enter Research Collaboration Jun 15, 2017 PD-L2 Adds Value to Immunotherapy Prediction in Head and Neck Cancers, Merck Study Finds Premium Jun 8, 2017 MMR Deficiency Ties to Checkpoint Blockade Response Explored in Prospective Study Jun 7, 2017 ASCO Presenter Proposes Gut Microbiome Profiling in Checkpoint Blockade Response Trials Jun 5, 2017 Researchers Seeking Biomarkers for Immune-Related Adverse Events During Immunotherapy Jun 5, 2017 Qiagen Inks Separate NGS Deals With Bristol-Myers Squibb, Johns Hopkins May 26, 2017 Expanded Keytruda Approval Signals New Phase for Precision Medicine, May Benefit NGS Panel Makers Premium May 23, 2017 FDA Approves First Drug For Tumor's Biomarker Indication May 11, 2017 Which PD-L1 Assay to Use With Which NSCLC Immunotherapy? There's an Atlas for That Now Premium Apr 19, 2017 Large Genomic Profiling Study Sees Mutation-Rich Tumors From Many Cancer Types Apr 13, 2017 Cancer-Fighting T Cells Tuned To Viral Particles May Target Tumor Neoantigens Apr 11, 2017 Illumina Partners With Human Vaccines Project Apr 10, 2017 Cancer Genetics to Evaluate Biomarkers for Effector Therapeutics Apr 7, 2017 Foundation Medicine Mining Clinical Sequencing Data for New Determinants of Immunotherapy Response Premium Mar 30, 2017 Foundation Medicine, Bristol-Myers Squibb Collaborate on Tumor Profiling Mar 23, 2017 Qu Biologics Developing CDx for Immunomodulator Drug to Treat Inflammatory Bowel Disease Premium Mar 1, 2017 Metastatic Melanoma Study Highlights Genetics of Checkpoint Blockade Response Feb 24, 2017 Non-Individualized Cancer Vaccines May Have Limited Applicability Feb 13, 2017 Treos Bio Raises $8M in Private Funding Round 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.