Sienna will provide sales, marketing, and technical support training to Immuno Diagnostics staff, as well as establish a reference lab.
Natera discussed its cancer and transplant rejection testing businesses, while Exact Sciences explained how it will benefit from its Genomic Health acquisition.
Kindstar has also agreed to purchase Genesis systems for use by its scientists to monitor circulating tumor cells and for single-cell research.
The British molecular diagnostics company received a CE-IVD mark for the assay, called BCA-1, in June, and launched the test in October.
The results are of interest to drugmakers looking for scalable technology solutions for assessment of PD-L1 for predicting immunotherapy response.
As part of the agreement, Kindstar will use InCellDx's single-cell immuno-oncology and oncology diagnostic products in China, including Hong Kong and Macao.
The company — develops tests for the early detection of cancer and other diseases in whole blood — is targeting C$3.7 million in a private placement financing round.
The partners believe their technology could have advantages over others used in early-stage cancer detection, such as next-generation sequencing.
Qiagen's test is intended to identify advanced bladder cancer patients with alterations in FGFR3 or FGFR2 genes and who are likely to respond to erdafitinib.
Clinical researchers at AACR discussed a wide range of approaches focusing on several different potential use-cases in the detection or assessment of early cancers.