molecular profiling

The agency said that its action on MSK IMPACT "advances a policy framework that paves the way for the efficient review and availability of other NGS-based cancer profiling tools."

The Irving, Texas-based company claims that three of Foundation Medicine's cancer molecular profiling tests infringe five of its US patents.

Publishing house Hearst is pushing into precision medicine with a $75 million investment in M2Gen, the informatics subsidiary of Moffitt Cancer Center.

An international research team profiled more than 7,500 tumor genomes, including small-bowel adenocarcinoma, colorectal cancer, and gastric cancer genomes.

At the AACR annual meeting, researchers presented results from the Phase II SUMMIT trial investigating the pan-HER-targeted therapy neratinib.

Caris will be on the lookout for pancreatic cancer patients with low DNA mismatch repair protein expression. 

Lunatus will have exclusive rights to distribute GPS Cancer to physicians in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain, Qatar, and Lebanon.

Under the agreement, researchers can use Foundation Medicine's assays to select patients eligible for Sarah Cannon Research Institute's clinical studies.

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.

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Rare gene mutations are guiding the search for drugs to manage chronic pain without opioids, according to CNBC.

The new Francis Crick Institute building can get too noisy for some researchers to concentrate, according to the Guardian.

CBS News reports that there are still many vacancies at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, but that it's uncertain whether they will be filled.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: pipeline to analyze and visualize bacterial genomes, database of global set of human genomes, and more.