NantHealth's net loss fell by 37 percent, to $14.7 million, as revenue from software-related revenue jumped by 23 percent while expenses fell.
An international team documented TP53 mutation-related genomic changes across dozens of cancer types using data generated with five platforms for the Cancer Genome Atlas project.
With exome sequences from more than 600 metastatic breast tumors, researchers identified genomic alterations related to tumor progression, treatment response, and patient outcomes.
The embattled company saw its net loss narrow during the first quarter, in part due to a new policy of giving away fewer nonreimbursed GPS Cancer and Liquid GPS molecular test orders than in the past.
At the ACMG meeting, a Children's Hospital of Philadelphia researcher described finding relatively high rates of hereditary cancer variants in tumor sequence data.
A genomic and transcriptomic analysis of an aggressive form of leukemia suggests that subtypes differ in their prognosis and may respond to different therapies.
The company's net loss more than doubled in Q4 to $49.1 million.
The hospital is in the process of clinically validating a sequencing pipeline for its pediatric cancer patients, with the goal of demonstrating clinical utility.
With RNA sequencing and other data, researchers gauged neoantigen formation, immunoediting, and clonal evolution in non-small cell lung cancers.
Researchers at UC Santa Cruz have found patterns in RNA sequencing data that have led to possible treatments for cancers with no actionable mutations.
In a point-counterpoint in the Boston Globe, researchers discuss the potential of gene editing to prevent Lyme disease, but also the pitfalls of doing so.
The Wall Street Journal looks into FamilyTreeDNA's handling of genetic genealogy searches by law enforcement.
MIT's Technology Review reports that researchers hope to develop a CRISPR-based pain therapy.
In Science this week: atlas of malaria parasites' gene expression across their life cycles, and more.