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Feasibility Study Finds Informative Digital Biomarkers of Dementia

Combining wearable devices, handheld devices and digital apps lets researchers tell the difference between people with early dementia and those without it.
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10 Countries in 100K Genome Club

These ten governments have committed funding for projects that will sequence a minimum of 100,000 citizens to spur genomic medicine
Projections for the growth of the liquid biopsy market range as low as $1 billion by 2020

10 Liquid Biopsy Companies in the Money

10 privately-held diagnostics developers primarily focused on liquid biopsy tests, ranked by total money raised from venture capital firms.

Genomind Launching Enhanced Mental Health Biomarker Test

Genomind said today it will launch an enhanced version of its mental health genetic test that will feature a new, more focused report and...

Oxford Nanopore Opens Factory to Meet Demand for MinION, Other DNA/RNA Sequencers

Oxford Nanopore Technologies is aiming to meet anticipated future demand for its pocket-sized MinION and other real-time DNA/RNA sequencers by starting to manufacture flow...
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Liquid Biopsy Equal to Tissue to Indicate Immunotherapy Response

Liquid biopsy is just as good as traditional tumor testing at identifying microsatellite instability (MSI), an important biomarker used to predict response to immunotherapy...
Provista Diagnostics researchers say the company's Videssa® Breast test can help inform better decision-making after abnormal mammogram or other breast imaging results and potentially reduce the use of traditional biopsy by up to 67%. (Source: [iStock/David Marchal)

Omics and Tumor Morphology Point to Possible Breast Cancer Outcome Biomarker

Integrating multiple types of biological data for cancer samples is key to identifying potential biomarkers that can predict patient outcome. That’s the conclusion of a...
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First AAV-Delivered Gene Therapy for Inherited Disease Approved by FDA

The FDA approval is the third for a gene therapy, but is the first approval for a treatment using adeno associated viral vector delivery
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Bio-Rad Eyes Digital PCR, Liquid Biopsy Growth with RainDance Acquisition

Bio-Rad says the deal will expand its offerings to customers seeking solutions for a wide range of nucleic acid detection applications.
CellMax Life's CMxTM circulating tumor cell (CTC) platform and liquid biopsy panel will be used by Medigen Biotech in upcoming clinical trials of its cell therapy candidates for cancers

Medigen to Use CellMax Life CTC Blood Test in Trials of Cancer Cell Therapies

Test assesses six types of analytes including four classes of genomic alterations, micro-satellite instability and circulating tumor cells
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