Category Archives: Detecting Gene Fusions

Identification of NTRK fusions in pediatric mesenchymal tumors

Breaking news Dean Pavlick  of Foundation Medicine, Inc. and coworkers profiled 2,031 advanced cancers from pediatric patients (< 21 years) with the goal of identifying NTRK fusions. The role of one NTRK gene rearrangement, ETV6-NTRK3, was mentioned in adult mammary analog

Detecting Gene Rearrangements in Patient Populations

Detecting Gene Rearrangements in Patient Populations Through a 2-Step Diagnostic Test Comprised of Rapid IHC Enrichment Followed by Sensitive Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS). Murphy DA, Ely HA, Shoemaker R, Boomer A, Culver BP, Hoskins I, Haimes JD, Walters RD, Fernandez D,