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AACC calls for policies on AI in medical, healthcare fields
July 30, 2021 -- The American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) released a position statement urging federal agencies to implement policies for the healthcare community to use artificial intelligence (AI) and data analytics to transform patient care. Read More
Promega's OncoMate MSI system cleared by FDA
July 30, 2021 -- Promega announced that its OncoMate microsatellite instability (MSI) Dx Analysis System has been cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use in labs in the U.S. Read More
Veracyte touts results of Decipher classifier study
July 30, 2021 -- Veracyte shared data from a study touting the success of its Decipher Prostate Biopsy genomic classifier in helping guide treatment decisions for prostate cancer patients who are candidates for active surveillance. The results were published in Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases. Read More
PerkinElmer introduces 4 new ready-to-use KRAS assay kits
July 29, 2021 -- PerkinElmer said it has released four new ready-to-use AlphaLisa KRAS kits aimed at helping cancer researchers identify potential new therapeutic candidates for a wide range of prevalent cancers. Read More
NYU Langone genetic cancer test gets FDA 510(k) clearance
July 29, 2021 -- An NYU Langone Health genetic test for all solid cancers has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance. The gene sequencing test is designed to guide treatment decisions for patients who have received a cancer diagnosis. Read More
Hologic posts strong Q3 revenues
July 29, 2021 -- Hologic posted strong revenues for its fiscal third quarter. The company attributed the solid financial results in part to recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More
Liquid biopsy may detect ALK fusions in lung cancer patients
July 28, 2021 -- The use of next-generation sequencing-based circulating-tumor DNA in liquid biopsies may detect novel anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK) fusions in lung cancer patients, according to a study published in Lung Cancer on July 27. Read More
PathAI buys Poplar Healthcare
July 28, 2021 -- Pathology artificial intelligence software developer PathAI has purchased Poplar, the management service organization of Poplar Healthcare, an anatomic pathology laboratory services provider. Read More
Premier Medical names new chief scientific officer
July 28, 2021 -- Premier Medical Laboratory Services has named Brian Krueger as its new chief scientific officer. Read More
Bio-Techne launches multiplex spatial genomics assay
July 27, 2021 -- Bio-Techne has expanded its RNAscope in situ hybridization technology portfolio with the release of the new RNAscope HiPlex V2 assay for formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded and fixed and frozen samples for up to 12 targets. Read More
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