The firm is also positioning MassArray as a complementary technology to NGS, and hopes to tap into the LDT and liquid biopsy arenas.
The company plans to launch a PCR-based test for measuring three genes in the plasma of lung cancer patients and is also at work on an NGS-based panel.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A handful of epigenetic biomarkers are associated with good response to an intensive weight-loss program, researchers in Spain reported in The FASEB Journal this week.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Biodesix said today it has entered a collaborative agreement with Bruker Daltonics to support its VeriStrat diagnostic test as well as future tests based on MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry.
University of California, San Diego, researchers have developed a gene drive to control a fruit-destroying fly.
A new study of a β-thalassemia gene therapy appears promising, according to NPR.
In Nature this week: hair color genes, hybridization between 13-year and 17-year cicadas, and more.
Futurism writes that gene doping could be the next generation of cheating in sports.