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An Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai-led team further reported that RNA repeats could be used as biomarkers for immunotherapy.

The company plans to grow its business based on the FDA approval and preliminary national coverage determination for its FoundationOne CDx test last year. 

The firm will begin initial trials for antibiotic-resistant urinary tract infection detection in UK hospitals in early 2018.

The team found that telomere fusions in pancreatic cells can act as potential predictive biomarkers for invasive cancer and high grade dysplasia in patients.

Performed on the company's Safetube platform, GFC's Microscreen test uses DNA hybridization to detect biomarkers in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.

Scientists studied blood samples from 300 patients with septicemia, examining how different MRSA strains behave and assessing their lethality.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: meta-gene strategy for finding disease biomarkers, web-based tool for finding small RNAs, and more.

The guidance includes recommendations for extended RAS mutation testing to guide anti-EGFR therapy, as well as updated endorsements for analysis of mismatch repair status.

University of Cambridge researchers found that the portion of tumor DNA in patients' blood could predict treatment response and time to disease progression.

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Blood tests looking for biomarker changes could catch mental illnesses earlier, Newsweek reports.

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Magdalena Skipper, the incoming editor-in-chief of Nature, speaks with NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday.

Genetic genealogy has led to an arrest in another cold case, dating back to 1987.

In PLOS this week: mutation in second gene widens clinical symptoms of people with ADD3 mutations, comparative genomic analysis of Pseudovibrio, and more.

Wired reports that 23andMe is trying to bolster its outside collaborations.