Recently presented studies support the utility of Genestrat and Veristrat for detecting actionable mutations and guiding therapy in drug-resistant lung cancer patients.
The test can now be used to detect EGFR mutations in tissue and blood for lung cancer patients considering treatment with the tyrosine kinase inhibiting drugs Tarceva and Tagrisso.
JoyingBio will distribute Transgenomic's multiplexed ICE COLD-PCR kits in China and Biotron Healthcare will do the same in India.
The New Orleans firm launched two products last week for DNA quantification and typing of forensics samples.
An investigation and follow-up analysis concluded that the Trioplex test promoted by the CDC was equally sensitive to an alternative singleplex Zika assay, despite the microbiologist's claims to the contrary.
In Science this week: global genetic diversity map, and more.
The Nuffield Council on Bioethics identifies ethical questions to explore surrounding genome editing.
In a blog post, Brigham and Women's Hospital's Robert Green discusses "predispositional personal genome sequencing."
Stat News reports that there's muted opposition to the Kuwaiti DNA database law.