Qiagen’s therascreen PIK3CA Kit Approved as CDx for Novartis’ Breast Cancer Drug Piqray

Qiagen is launching its therascreen® PIK3CA RGQ PCR Kit (therascreen PIK3CA Kit) as a companion diagnostic to help identify breast cancer patients eligible for...
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CareDx, Veracyte Enter Exclusive Partnership for Transplant Rejection Testing

CareDx said its HistoMap gene expression profiling test will run on the Veracyte system. HistoMap is being developed using the Human Organ Transplant (HOT) panel from the Banff Foundation for Allograft Pathology.
Genomic Health will develop and commercialize new prostate cancer tests based on the IsoPSA™ reagents and technology of Cleveland Diagnostics

Genomic Health, Cleveland Diagnostics Collaborate on Prostate Cancer Test Development

Genomic Health will use Cleveland Diagnostics' IsoPSA reagents to develop a high-PSA reflex test aimed at reducing unnecessary biopsies

Illumina Spinout Helix Attains First Close of $200M Series B Financing

Personal genomics startup plans expansion of NGS-based product 'marketplace' with proceeds from Series B round.

Tool Provides Insights into When RNA-Sequencing is Most Relevant

CHOP researchers developed a method to identify clear differences in RNA expression between tissues to help identify when clinically-accessible tissues like blood and skin samples are most useful for RNA-seq and when they are not.
Cambridge Epigenetix has launched a discovery and development program for a test to detect colorectal and other cancers

Only 40% of Metastatic Colon Cancer Patients Get Guideline-Recommended Genomic Testing

This study also showed that using a comprehensive panel, as opposed to single-gene testing, could possibly result in a 50% increase in guideline-recommended testing rates.

Elements of Change—How Molecular Diagnostics and Histology Will Deliver Growth to U.S. IVD Market

There’s reason to be both optimistic and pessimistic about the United States IVD market, depending on what sectors one wishes to focus on.  Despite...
PerkinElmer will provide support services to the Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) Diagnostic Program of In-Depth Genomics (IDG). [Source: © Kirsty Pargeter/Fotolia.com]

PerkinElmer to Support IDG’s Whole-Genome Sequencing Diagnostic Program

PerkinElmer will offer support services to the Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) Diagnostic Program of In-Depth Genomics (IDG).
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IBD Triggered by Gut Microbes and Dietary Compounds

The study found that in addition to a known microbial toxin, structurally related compounds in some foods can also trigger inflammation
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Consortium Explores the Genetics Underlying Tourette Syndrome

Researchers find that Tourette syndrome, like autism, is the result of multiple gene mutations, with about 400 risk genes identified.
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