Researchers have demonstrated that they can detect more miRNAs, as well as other small RNA molecules, by sequencing these samples rather than using microarrays.
The company hopes to launch its first clinical cancer test within the next year, after spending the last several years conducting validation studies.
The company hopes to develop saliva-based RNA assays for concussion, Parkinson's disease and autism using biomarkers discovered by its two academic partners.
The researchers developed a qPCR test that analyzes microRNAs associated with ovarian cancer and plan to run a retrospective trial of the assay on biobanked samples.
Using multiple samples from more than 60,000 individuals at a participating hospital, the firm tracks circulating molecules over time in relation to cancer.
Researchers in the US and Ukraine built a microRNA-based classifier to categorize infants as affected or unaffected.
Researchers from Northwestern University uncovered five circulating microRNAs that differentiate patients with very high- and low-risk prostate cancer.
The company sees microRNAs as the ideal blood-based biomarker for diagnosing and monitoring a number of diseases at the point of care and in the developing world.
UK researchers have technically validated a qPCR testing method for a panel of four microRNAs with high sensitivity in diagnosing and monitoring rare tumors.
The company provided updates on its pipeline of NGS cancer assays, including plans to launch a lung cancer fusion panel by the end of this year.
The New York Times and ProPublica look into the close relationship between a startup and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
Yahoo News reports millions of dollars are being transferred from NIH, CDC, and other programs to pay for the housing of detained undocumented immigrant children.
In Science this week: in vitro generation of human reproductive cells, and more.
Researchers gave a handful of octopuses MDMA to find that they too act more social on the drug, Gizmodo reports.