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Quest Diagnostics and Scipher Medicine collaborate to scale precision medicine access for patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Nov. 29, 2023
Relationship leverages Quest’s sequencing and specimen collection expertise with Scipher’s precision medicine technology.
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FDA approves NGS-based companion diagnostic for certain cases of non-small cell lung cancer

Dec. 10, 2021
Thermo Fisher Scientific said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted premarket approval to the company’s Oncomine Dx Target Test as a companion diagnostic to ...
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Foundation Medicine companion diagnostic garners FDA approval

Dec. 9, 2021
Foundation Medicine announced that it has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for FoundationOne CDx to be used as a companion diagnostic for two...
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Young adults with cancer may need different treatments than older patients

Nov. 18, 2021
Young adults who are diagnosed with various types of cancer may require different treatments than older patients receive.That is the primary conclusion of a Mount Sinai study ...
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Assay identifies patients with non small-cell lung cancer eligible for specialized therapy

Oct. 27, 2021
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the use of the Roche's VENTANA PD-L1 (SP263) Assay in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) as a companion diagnostic test...
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Xenotransplantation provides access to new supply of much needed organs

Oct. 25, 2021
The first investigational transplant of a genetically engineered, nonhuman kidney to a human body was recently completed at NYU Langone Health—marking a major step forward in ...
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Diuretic may be viable treatment for Alzheimer’s disease

Oct. 12, 2021
A commonly available oral diuretic pill approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) may be a potential candidate for an Alzheimer’s disease treatment for those who...
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Test assesses tumors in patients with rare disease

Sept. 3, 2021
Researchers from the National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) Center for Cancer Research, part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and Washington University School of Medicine...
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Creating a novel vaccine against widespread tuberculosis

Aug. 31, 2021
Innovators at Purdue University and Houston Methodist Research Institute have created a novel strategy for developing an effective vaccine for a widespread form of tuberculosis...
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Using high-throughput screening method to phenotypically identify specific B cell subsets

Aug. 31, 2021
B cells — immune cells known for producing antibodies — participate in both protective and autoimmune responses. Understanding how antigen-specific B cells (ASBCs) contribute ...
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Robotics and software meets high-throughput molecular diagnostics

Aug. 25, 2021
BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) has launched a high-throughput diagnostic system using robotics and sample management software algorithms.The BD COR PX/GX System has been in...