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The researchers found that older people with clear arteries had noticeably higher levels of CXCL5 compared with older people with more plaque buildup. 

A Baylor College of Medicine-led team uncovered nine genomic subtypes of kidney cancer that may help direct patients' treatments.

Younger NSLCL patients may benefit more from broad genomic profiling because they are more likely to have one of several targetable mutations.

The firm is conducting a multi-center prospective clinical study to validate its liquid biopsy ctDNA test, which it plans to launch for pharma customers this year and commercially in 2016.

The investment bank gave Foundation Medicine an Outperform rating, and Myriad Genetics and Genomic Health each a Market Perform rating.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Compared head to head, circulating tumor DNA and biopsy samples from women with metastatic breast cancer yielded similar, although not completely concordant, sequencing results in a Belgian study using the Ion Torrent AmpliSeq cancer hotspot panel.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Members of the Lung Cancer Mutation Consortium have reported that patients who received targeted therapy based on their molecular testing results had significantly improved survival compared to those who did not, in study of more than 1,000 lung cancers tested by the consor

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Members of the Lung Cancer Mutation Consortium have reported data from more than 1,000 lung cancer patients tested for cancer driver mutations over a period of four years, finding a significant improvement in median survival among patients who received targeted therapy base

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Janssen Biotech and Johnson & Johnson Innovation today announced a research alliance with the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai to advance a better understanding of inflammatory bowel disease.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Cancer Genetics today announced that Gilead Sciences has selected it to provide clinical trial services and molecular profiling of chronic lymphocytic leukemia patients.


In Science this week: convergent evolution in bird hemoglobin, and more.

The Wall Street Journal speaks with patients affected by questionable test results from Theranos.

Researchers link variants in TACR3 to hot flashes during menopause, Live Science reports.

Kuwait says it will alter its law requiring citizens and visitors to provide DNA samples, New Scientist reports.