Tissue-Based Testing

News on immunohistochemistry and other tissue-based testing methods.

The companies will jointly offer pathology and molecular testing services to PPD's pharmaceutical and biotechnology customers.

Five Prime will use an IHC CDx to analyze the use of investigational drug candidates in patients with advanced gastric or gastroesophageal junction cancer.

Lifted by a strong flu season, Cobas Liat PCR placements reached 1,500 systems in the US. Globally, year-over-year sales for the point-of-care system grew 262 percent.

The DOJ alleged Biotheranosics promoted and performed its Breast Cancer Index test for  patients who had not been in remission for five years and who had not been taking tamoxifen.

Within the centralized and point-of-care solutions business, integrated serum work area solutions drove growth with immunodiagnostics sales rising 13 percent.

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions is considering using DNA tests to determine relatedness between adult and child migrants, the Daily Caller reports.

Bloomberg reports that Brainstorm Cell Therapeutics plans to offer a treatment it is developing under the "right to try" law for hundreds of thousands of dollars.

In Nature this week: expansion of disease-resistance genes among long-lived oak trees, and more.

In a proof-of-concept study, researchers report being able to determine age from dried bloodstains, Discover's D-brief blog reports.