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Genetron's S5 sequencer is based on Thermo Fisher's Ion GeneStudio S5 instrument and is cleared for clinical use by China's NMPA.
The study will compare whole-genome sequencing and RNA sequencing to conventional diagnostic methods in about 450 acute leukemia patients in Sweden.
The firm said the assays detect all classes of alterations including genomic signatures for microsatellite instability, tumor mutation burden, and loss of heterozygosity.
The firms will evaluate Stratafide, a pan-solid tumor diagnostic test designed to identify actionable genomic alterations in tissue or blood samples.
The companies will work together to develop a next-generation sequencing-based companion diagnostic for an undisclosed cancer therapy.
An analysis of lung adenocarcinoma brain metastases uncovered more frequent amplifications or deletions in a handful of genomic regions, pointing to potential drivers.
Researchers found tumor and microenvironment features of advanced ovarian cancers respond to combination PARP inhibitor and immune checkpoint treatment.
The companies initially plan to validate biomarkers for use with the Oncomine Dx Target Test to identify NSCLC patients for enrollment into clinical trials.
The high-throughput S2000 sequencer is the second instrument Genetron Health has received NMPA approval for, following the S5 benchtop instrument last year.
Tumor genomes from almost 2,400 patients with metastatic cancer revealed a range of somatic alterations, providing a foundation for clinical sequencing efforts.