In the study, ddPCR detected PD-L1 mRNAs with a dynamic range of 32–138 copies from plasma. If validated, such a test could offer additional information to physicians.
Promising initial findings demonstrate the technical feasibility of the PD-L1 circulating blood test.
Dr. Skibo discusses how ddPCR-based liquid biopsy could become an indispensable method for doctors to categorize a patient’s disease.
Dr. Paul Walker describes how liquid biopsy testing helps battling lung cancer in the tobacco belt. The advantages of liquid biopsy for lung cancer.
Dr. Skibo discusses how ddPCR-based liquid biopsy could be the solution to treatment delays due to receiving genetic information late.
Veristart passed a key clinical trial that shows it can give physicians a better idea of what to do next after the first round of treatment for NSCLC.
Lung cancer specialist Karen Reckamp, M.D., is tired of seeing what the disease does to her patients. It all comes down to a blood test called VeriStrat.
Biodesix’s business model is based on two strands–clinical diagnostics and companion diagnostics; Tests based on the presence or absence of a biomarker.
Pharmaceutical companies are increasingly turning to companion diagnostic tests to determine whether a drug is suitable for a given patient.
Biodesix's Jeffrey Bojar discusses Evolution of Translational Omics: Lessons Learned and the Path Forward and the rigorous framework it provides.