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The collaboration will streamline patient sample analysis to determine whether they should be included in clinical trials for molecularly targeted treatment. 

The agreement with Taiwan's Prisma Biotech is the second distribution deal in Asia for Intermountain Precision Genomics' ICG100 tumor sequencing test.

Clinicians and genetic counselors are coming up with triage strategies for cancer cases in which medically actionable germline mutations are suspected.

IDB Resources will offer Paradigm Diagnostics' PCDx NGS tumor profiling test in Malaysia, Singapore, and Brunei.

Strata said it will use the funds to implement the Strata Trial, a nationwide effort to increase the number of enrollments in precision medicine clinical trials.

Genetic Alliance researchers have come up with recommendations for the UK's NHS on how to incorporate whole-genome sequencing into standard cancer care.  

Researchers from St. Jude Children's and the German Cancer Research Center used methylation and gene expression analyses to uncover the subtypes.

The Belgian cancer diagnostics firm will provide the lab with access to its OncoDeep DX Plus and Clinical Plus services.

Both studies found that about 40 percent of pediatric cancer patients have mutations with potential clinical significance, either for diagnosis or treatment.

The researchers performed targeted sequencing using Thermo Fisher Scientific's Oncomine Comprehensive Panel and the Ion Torrent PGM or Proton.

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Nature News reports that recent proposed changes to the US National Science Foundation have raised concerns about a shift away from the agency's focus on basic research.

Noel Rose, the "father of autoimmunity," has died at 92, the Washington Post reports.

According to CNN, Legionella was discovered in buildings leased by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as they reopened following coronavirus pandemic-related closures.

In PLOS this week: genetic analysis of malaria parasite populations in Southeast Asia, genomic surveillance of yellow fever virus in São Paulo, and more.