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.
Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.
Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.
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With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.