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The company has multiple companion diagnostics partnerships in the works, with new tests on the way in 2020, and new plans for next-generation sequencing. 

Perceptive Advisors led the round, joined by new and existing investors. ArcherDx will use the proceeds to launch a companion diagnostic and expand globally.

MinIon sequencing identified pathogens and antimicrobial resistance genes in the gut of preterm infants with suspected necrotizing enterocolitis.

The sites include Massachusetts General Hospital, Northwestern Medicine, Struthers Parkinson's Center, UC San Diego, and the Perelman School of Medicine.

Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and Columbia University found that almost all blood samples from pregnant women tested contained several trophoblasts.

In a proof-of-principle study, Ohio State University researchers compared the nanopore sequencing assay to short-read sequencing and capillary electrophoresis.

Amgen's latest deal with a pharma company will see its clonoSeq assay used for minimal residual disease testing in a clinical trial for venetoclax.

The firms are combining Caris' somatic and Ambry's germline testing to provide clinicians with information on patients' cancers.

The Dutch companies will use sequencing- and machine learning-based methods to quantify genomic instability-causing mutations in blood cells.

ArcherDx will develop in vitro diagnostic tests, including companion diagnostics, to run on Illumina's NextSeq 550Dx next-generation sequencing system.

The Genetron Health S5 NGS system is based on the Thermo Fisher Scientific Ion GeneStudio S5 and will be accompanied by Genetron-developed assays.

The Series A financing will go toward expanding access to its liquid biopsy-based test to more patients in Asia and North America, it said.

Recent studies question the clinical utility of tumor mutational burden as a biomarker for immuno-oncology response, and the FDA clearance includes no therapeutic indications.

Clinical genomics is just one business area for PHIX, which also intends to sell genomic tools and introduce a variety of agriculture and lifestyle-focused tests.

PTC Therapeutics is developing a gene therapy for the rare genetic disease AADC deficiency, which impacts the production of two key neurotransmitters.

The genetic testing firm is offering approximately 2.3 million shares at $11.25 per share and plans to use the funds for general corporate purposes.

The German molecular diagnostics firm is preparing for its merger with US-based OpGen, which is slated to close in the first quarter of next year.

The Seattle-based immune cell sequencing firm saw sequencing revenues grow 38 percent while development revenues rose 65 percent.

Due out in December, the Magnis automated library prep instrument is meant to be an affordable and easy way for researchers to use Agilent's SureSelect kits.

Lexent's NGS assay for monitoring response to treatment and minimal residual disease for solid tumors will eventually run on the Illumina NextSeq 550Dx. 

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