Clinical OMICS

MAR-APR 2017

Healthcare magazine for research scientists, labs, pathologists, hospitals, cancer centers, physicians and biopharma companies providing news articles, expert interviews and videos about molecular diagnostics in precision medicine

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www.clinicalomics.com March/April 2017 Clinical OMICs 1 Cover: Victor Segura Ibarra and Rita Serda, Ph.D., NCI, NIH Above (top): Rita Elena Serda, Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center at Baylor College of Medicine, NCI, NIH; (bottom): Yu-Hang Tang, Brown University / US Government Work https://twitter.com/ClinicalOMICs NEWS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 FROM THE EDITOR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 OP-ED . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 IN THE CLINIC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 DIAGNOSTICS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 DATA & INFORMATICS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 IN THE LAB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 NEW PRODUCTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 PRECISION MEDICINE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 INDUSTRY EVENTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 VOL. 4, Issue No. 2 March /April 2017 Genomics Brings Heavy Lifting to Immuno-Oncology As immuno-oncology continues to progress into the clinic, researchers are keen to discover methods to determine patients response . mRNA expression analysis and NGS are playing a more central role as researchers seek to intimately understand variation in cancer tumors . The Future Is Fluid Liquid biopsy has now proven it significantly improves cancer diagnosis and care for a large subset of patients with non-small cell lung cancer, and researchers are fast closing in on validating its use in other areas including breast cancer, colorectal cancer, and melanoma . But still more evidence is needed to increase its use in the clinic . 20 26

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