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News on NGS technologies, RNA-seq, clinical sequencing, & sample prep in genetics, genomics, and molecular diagnostics.

The Series A financing will go toward expanding access to its liquid biopsy-based test to more patients in Asia and North America, it said.

Recent studies question the clinical utility of tumor mutational burden as a biomarker for immuno-oncology response, and the FDA clearance includes no therapeutic indications.

The firm also recently released the results of collaborations with Admera Health and RareCyte that used its multiplex PCR-based target enrichment technology.

The partners plan to employ Personalis' ImmunoID NeXT platform to investigate biomarkers of response and mechanisms of resistance to cancer therapies.

Clinical genomics is just one business area for PHIX, which also intends to sell genomic tools and introduce a variety of agriculture and lifestyle-focused tests.

A UK woman is suing three National Health Service Trusts for not telling her about her father's Huntington's disease diagnosis, the BBC reports.

LiveScience reports that a novel mutation in the LPL gene was uncovered in three siblings with very high triglyceride levels.

The president of Nankai University is embroiled in a data manipulation scandal, the South China Morning Post reports.

In PNAS this week: cytotoxic CD4 T cell signature in supercentenarians, evolutionary history of beetles, and more.

Dec
02
Sponsored by
Sophia Genetics

This webinar will discuss how Moffitt Cancer Center has implemented a new capture-based application to accurately assess myeloid malignancies by detecting complex variants in challenging genes in a single experiment.  

Dec
04
Sponsored by
BC Platforms

This webinar will discuss what it takes to begin realizing precision medicine in a comprehensive clinical infrastructure, with insights from the Colorado Center for Personalized Medicine (CCPM).

Dec
10
Sponsored by
Congenica II

This webinar will discuss the use of next-generation sequencing and an optimized variant interpretation workflow to increase diagnostic yield in complex clinical cases.