miRNA assays

The New York State Department of Health had previously provided conditional approval of the microRNA classifier for diagnosing indeterminate thyroid cancer cases.

After a 54 percent quarter over quarter rise in sales of the test, Rosetta's CEO said that the realigned strategy will take the firm to profit more quickly. 

The company said that given recent debt restructuring efforts and certain regulatory and payor approvals of its products, it's on track for a strong 2017.

Researchers from Northwestern University uncovered five circulating microRNAs that differentiate patients with very high- and low-risk prostate cancer.

The team recently received funding to develop and validate an assay to help guide clinical decision making when pancreatic cancer precursor lesions are detected.

Abcam was encouraged to buy Firefly BioWorks by its customers, who are more frequently complementing their protein analysis work with miRNA studies.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Rosetta Genomics today announced a deal to sell tests from Admera Health to oncologists and pathologists.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Rosetta Genomics reported after the close of the market on Wednesday a sharp increase in its revenues for the first half of 2014.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Firefly BioWorks said in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission that it has raised $775,000 toward a targeted amount of $1.5 million.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Rosetta Genomics said after the close of the market on Monday that its revenues for 2013 more than doubled year over year.

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The president of France's National Research Agency has resigned, according to Nature News.

A senator wants a "right-to-try" provision in the US Food and Drug Administration funding bill, but an ethicist says at Stat News that it would undermine the role of clinical trials.

In PNAS this week: red algae Porphyra umbicalis genome, deep neural network model for sequencing peptides, and more.

The Guardian's Barbara Ellen has tried out some DNA testing services to see whether they provide valuable information.