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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Foundation Medicine and Clovis Oncology today announced a collaboration to develop an in vitro diagnostic test to identify cancer patients who may best respond to a Clovis drug candidate currently in phase I/II clinical development.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – MolecularMD has submitted a Premarket Approval application with the US Food and Drug Administration for a companion diagnostic test to leukemia drug ponatinib.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Transgenomic and the Medical College of Wisconsin today announced an agreement under which Transgenomic will offer next-generation sequencing-based testing from the MCW Clinical Sequencing Program.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Gen-Probe said today that it has inked an agreement to distribute Life Technologies' SeCore Human Leukocyte Antigen Sequence-Based Typing kits for use with the 3500 Dx Genetic Analyzer.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Life Technologies today announced a collaboration with the Southern African Treatment and Resistance Network (SATuRN) covering sequencing-based diagnostics for HIV patients in Africa.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – With the arrival over the past year of several new prenatal genetic diagnostic tests and recent advances in sequencing the fetal genome, genomic medicine has begun to show how it may be used to diagnose diseases in fetuses early in pregnancy and with high accuracy, but

The story has been updated to include comments by Sequenom.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Ariosa Diagnostics today said that Sequenom's motion for a preliminary injunction against it has been denied by a federal court.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Anagnostics and Molzym today announced a licensing agreement and partnership to develop hybcell Pathogens DNA, a system for the rapid identification of sepsis-causing pathogens from whole blood.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Eureka Genomics today said that the National Institute of Food and Agriculture has issued it a $100,000 grant to develop an assay to determine bovine parentage using multiplexed next-generation sequencing technology.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – DNA testing contract research organization GeneWiz today said that it has obtained Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments licensure and certificate of registration from New Jersey, allowing it to offer clinical genomic testing.

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