Stakeholders discussed last year's decision by Palmetto to deny coverage for large respiratory panels and discussed the way forward for test developers and labs.
The fluid in the skin can be used to detect systemic biomarkers but has previously been too inaccessible. A new paper-based method could change that.
The researchers said that their approach using 11 plasma protein biomarkers could enable early detection of ovarian cancers and reduce unneeded, associated surgeries.
A combination of three biomarkers accurately predicted abnormal accumulation of beta-amyloid plaques in the brains of living Alzheimer's disease patients.
Quanterix said that the acquisition will secure the supply of neurofilament light antibodies that are critical to its Simoa assays and services.
Guardant told a federal judge that it believes Foundation Medicine and Personal Genome Diagnostics are coordinating to invalidate its patents.
The company's patent related to labeled nucleotides for use as diagnostic tools and as therapeutic agents has been invalidated.