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 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.
Presentations at this month's ASCO meeting demonstrated how efforts are advancing to determine when and how longitudinal ctDNA testing will be useful for oncologists.
NYU Winthrop has granted Progenity an exclusive license to patents that it holds covering a biomarker for predicting preterm births.
The tests run on the firm's sample-to-result automated molecular diagnostics instruments designed for use by high-volume labs.
The company's patent related to labeled nucleotides for use as diagnostic tools and as therapeutic agents has been invalidated.