Research & Development
Clinical Utility: Page 2
Veracyte touts gene expression study data at ESMO meeting
To generate consensus regarding the clinical utility in breast cancer treatment of GEP tests, including Veracyte's Prosigna breast cancer assay, 133 specialists from 11 European countries were surveyed in the PROCURE study.
May 3, 2022
Illumina brings whole-genome sequencing to German hospital
Under the project, the diagnostic efficacy of rWGS will be evaluated in the institution's neonatal and pediatric intensive care units, according to the company. At least 100 critically ill children with suspected genetic disorders will be tested, as well as their parents when possible.
April 26, 2022
Natera touts study evaluating Prospera test
Researchers assessed the clinical utility of Prospera in an analysis of biopsy data contemporaneous to dd-cfDNA results in 879 patients at 33 participating clinics. They found 18 of 28 patients with biopsy-matched high-risk dd-cfDNA test results were confirmed to have active rejection, demonstrating a reported 64% positive predictive value, according to a study published in the December issue of Transplantation Proceedings.
February 17, 2022
MD Anderson, BostonGene enter into strategic alliance
The agreement expands upon existing research collaborations between BostonGene and multiple center researchers. MD Anderson and BostonGene will work together on clinical utility studies designed to support incorporating BostonGene testing into national guidelines and adoption as a national standard of care.
September 30, 2021
Thermo Fisher, Daiichi Sankyo to develop NSCLC test
Their collaboration will focus on identifying HER2 gene mutations using Thermo Fisher's next-generation sequencing-based Oncomine Dx Target test. The companion test will be used to identify patients eligible for treatment with trastuzumab deruxtecan (Enhertu), a HER2 directed antibody drug conjugate developed by Daiichi Sankyo and Astra Zeneca that is currently in global phase II development for HER2-mutated or HER2-overexpressing NSCLC.
June 23, 2020
Foundation, Natera join to develop ctDNA assays
The ctDNA assays will be used by biopharmaceutical and clinical customers who order FoundationOne CDx, a broad companion diagnostic clinically and analytically validated for solid tumors.
September 23, 2019
Labcorp to pay $19M to settle kickback, false claims lawsuit
Vaccine effectiveness against Omicron variants may change over time
Quest Diagnostics Q4 revenues down 15% on COVID testing but base business grew
In pilot study, liquid biopsy test differentiates between localized and metastatic cancer to inform tailored treatment
Deepcell releases single-cell morphology data sets at AGBT general meeting
Siemens Healthineers, Unilabs ink 200-million euro agreement
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