Companion Diagnostics

News on companion diagnostics and drug/test co-development.

The company reported $35.0 million in revenues, driven by higher adoption of its molecular information solutions. 

The RealTime PCR instrument identifies AML patients with IDH2 mutations who can be treated with Celgene's Idhifa.

The companies will use HTG EdgeSeq technology to develop NGS-based gene expression profiling assays to support a pharma company's therapeutic development.

The Ventana assay is an immunohistochemistry-based companion diagnostic that identifies ALK-positive NSCLC patients eligible for the Novartis drug Zykadia. 

As the development of drugs and diagnostics are increasingly beginning to merge, Covance is aiming to dedicate resources to capture market share.