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Video from AACR 2022: Next-gen pathology tools for cancer research
Knudsen addressed the topic of pathomics in cancer research and what that means for the field of pathology.
April 8, 2022
AI spots patients at elevated risk for pancreatic cancer
A team of researchers from the U.S. and Denmark used electronic health record (EHR) data from the Danish National Patient Registry to train their algorithm and then tested it on electronic medical records from Mass General Brigham Health Care System in Boston. Their model proved to be highly accurate for predicting patients at high risk for pancreatic cancer on large datasets from both countries.
April 8, 2022
Stilla and Promega sign comarketing agreement
The companies have combined Promega's Maxwell liquid biopsy system and Stilla's naica system, a six-color multiplexing digital PCR platform. The pairing enables an optimized workflow for a wide range of applications, including liquid biopsy, sentinel pathogen testing, infectious disease assays, overall cancer research, and drug discovery, according to the vendors.
April 7, 2022
C2i Genomics launches MRD test in Europe
The test is the first software-as-a-medical-device MRD test and will be available in countries accepting the CE Mark, according to the company. Recently, it received CE-IVD marking in the European Union, U.K., and Switzerland.
April 5, 2022
Genialis partners with OncXerna to improve targeted therapy
Genialis' ResponderID will use OncXerna's XernaTME (tumor microenvironment) panel to incorporate the pancancer tumor microenvironment classifier to investigate potentially hundreds of new use cases for personalized therapeutic selection.
April 5, 2022
AACR announces 2022 cancer research award recipients
The award recognizes female researchers who have made pioneering contributions to the understanding and treatment of breast and gynecological cancer. This year's awardees include:
April 3, 2022
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
SD Biosensor, SJL Partners complete acquisition of Meridian Bioscience
Roche reports flat diagnostics revenue growth for 2022
French point-of-care testing firm Biosynex to acquire Chembio Diagnostics for $17.2M
OIG report outlines challenges with CDC-supported COVID-19 vaccination programs
Biodesix NGS test highlighted in study
The company said the test can assay for major variant classes, which includes actionable mutations in support of comprehensive molecular testing in lung cancer.
March 31, 2022
Personalis to present at AACR annual meeting 2022
Poster topics will include the following:
March 23, 2022
Guardant to highlight cancer screening studies at AACR
Key presentations will include data from Guardant's multicancer screening assay, Guardant Shield.
March 9, 2022
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