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Next-Generation Sequencing

The latest news on next-generation sequencing.

Under the partnership, Heidelberg-based Eluthia will become the primary distributor of BGI's NIFTY noninvasive prenatal test in Germany.

AnchorDx, based in Guangzhou in southern China, will use Illumina's MiSeqDx sequencer to develop IVD cancer test kits and data analysis software.

During an NIH meeting, researchers from four newborn sequencing research projects discussed results of their studies and future implications.   

AmoyDx and Premia will provide large-scale cancer patient screening in Asia to support Loxo-292 RET inhibitor clinical development.

Resolution is developing its liquid biopsy assay as a companion diagnostic for niraparib in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.

The team is now conducting additional studies of mNGS in plasma, as well as looking to reduce turnaround time by running the test on a nanopore sequencer.

Last year, the firm saw 21 percent growth in reproductive health, 56 percent growth in oncology, and 49 percent growth in infectious disease testing.

Variantyx, a 2014 spinout from Tel Aviv University that is based in Framingham, Massachusetts, provides clinical genomic testing for screening and rare disease diagnostics.

Almac said that the assay will be used in a clinical study of repotrectinib (TPX-0005), an investigational, next-generation tyrosine kinase inhibitor.

The firm plans to use proceeds to fund commercial activities related to its ClonoSeq assay, as well as research into drug discovery and its project to map TCR antigens.

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