News on companion diagnostics and drug/test co-development.
Foundation Medicine, Merck KGaA to Collaborate on Companion Diagnostics
The companies will develop FoundationOne Liquid CDx and FoundationOne CDx as CDx tests in the US market for selected Merck KGaA marketed and pipeline treatments.
Guardant Health Secures New Commercial Payor Coverage for Liquid Biopsy Cancer Profiling Test
With new coverage from Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Aetna, and Humana, the firm's Guardant360/Guardant360 CDx assay is now covered by all major commercial health insurers.
The firm reported Thursday its Q1 revenues declined 30 percent as COVID-19 revenues dwindled but non-COVID organic revenues grew 6 percent.
Invivoscribe Leukemia CDx Assay Nabs IVDR Approval
The PCR-based test detects internal tandem duplications and tyrosine kinase domain mutations D835 and I836 in the FLT3 gene in patients with acute myelogenous leukemia.
FoundationOne Liquid Biopsy Assay Gets FDA OK as Companion Diagnostic for Takeda's Exkivity
Foundation Medicine said its assay is the only blood-based comprehensive genomic profiling platform to have gained this approval for Takeda's EGFR drug.