NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Molecular diagnostics firm Kew and Japanese life science product manufacturer Denka have entered into a joint venture to provide genomic profiling to cancer patients in Japan.

The new joint venture, Denka-Kew Genomics (DKGX), plans to open a commercial clinical laboratory in Tokyo in the first half of 2017. Kew will provide DKGX with a license to its cancer sequencing platform, CancerPlex, a 400-gene next-generation sequencing-based cancer panel that aims to match patients' tumor molecular profiles to drugs.

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Oct
24
Sponsored by
OmniSeq

This webinar will discuss the advantages of a multiple-biomarker-based approach for immune profiling that provides clinicians with a rational means to consider approved immunotherapies or assign patients to immunotherapy clinical trials.

Nov
02
Sponsored by
Qiagen

This webinar will discuss the benefits of using unique molecular indices to overcome some challenges associated with next-generation sequencing panels.

Nov
09
Sponsored by
NuGEN

This webinar will discuss the role of a newly discovered, brain-enriched form of non-CpG DNA methylation in neural development and disease.

Dec
05
Sponsored by
Agilent Technologies

This webinar will discuss a molecular barcode-based error correction method that enables combined mutation detection and DNA copy number profiling through circulating tumor DNA sequencing.