QIAGEN builds on leading position in Precision Medicine with novel solutions in oncology
• Multiple studies presented in virtual 2020 ASCO Annual Meeting highlight the impact of QIAGEN’s Sample to Insight portfolio on improving knowledge about cancer and improving patient outcomes
• QCI Interpret One combines QIAGEN Clinical Insights solutions with trusted N-of-One services to deliver gold-standard interpretation of somatic variants in cancer patients
• QIAseq Pan-cancer Multimodal panel enables an innovative approach to comprehensive and integrated profiling of multiple biomarkers in solid tumors and heme malignancies
• QIAseq Targeted Methyl panels provide the first NGS-based solutions for faster, more flexible analysis of DNA methylation designed specifically for liquid biopsy and FFPE samples
Hilden, Germany, and Germantown, Maryland, May 28, 2020 – QIAGEN (NYSE: QGEN; Frankfurt
- QIAGEN has launched the novel QIAseq Targeted Methyl panels, the first and only NGS-based products for targeted methylation analysis with the increased analytical sensitivity and sequence-targeting capabilities of the company’s proprietary Single Primer Extension technology. The solutions offer faster one-day workflows and data analysis pipelines for predesigned and custom-tailored panels in a full range of cancer applications, designed specifically for low-input samples including liquid biopsy and FFPE.
Our new QCI Interpret One clinical decision support software solutions, QIAseq Pan-cancer Multimodal and QIAseq Targeted Methyl panels provide oncology researchers with valuable tools and additions for variant interpretation, liquid biopsy applications as well as comprehensive genomic profiling (CGP) and biomarker discovery. They create true Sample to Insight solutions for a variety of oncology research applications.”
germline, hereditary cancer and somatic interpretation and decision support. QCI Interpret One delivers variant- and disease-specific evidence for every variant in any somatic panel, backing each classification with the latest peer-reviewed publications, oncologist-reviewed interpretation summaries, and an “expert second opinion” for confident variant classification.
“The job of the molecular pathologist is more challenging than ever for variant interpretation. This is why it’s important to have access to the latest and best variant interpretive data,” said Dr. Ravindra Kolhe of Augusta University in Augusta, Georgia. “QIAGEN’s new QCI Interpret One is impressive. It combines the former N-of-One interpretation summaries with QIAGEN’s QCI Interpret structured variant interpretation database. No one is better than QIAGEN for Variant Interpretation. From a large complex panel you can quickly filter variants, classify variants according to AMP and NCCN guidelines and add disease specific and oncologist reviewed pre-formulated interpretive comments. The depth, breadth and quality quickly gives you the confidence you need when there is so much information and complexity to deal with now.”
Additionally, the innovative QIAseq Targeted Methyl panels provide valuable insights into DNA methylation, a biological process active in cancers that can modify the function of genes and affect gene expression.
To learn more, please visit https://go.qiagen.com/QIAseqMultimodal and https://geneglobe.qiagen.com/product-groups/qiaseq-targeted-methyl-panels
A total of 13 scientific abstracts being presented at this year’s ASCO virtual conference feature solutions from QIAGEN’s Sample to Insight portfolio for Molecular Diagnostics and research in oncology, including
- “[Meta-analysis and single-center experience on the comprehensive genomic characterization and landscape of BRCA1 and BRCA2 in Turkey],” from [Cukurova University Faculty of Medicine, Adana, Turkey], (Abstract # e13611) [https://meetinglibrary.asco.org/record/189545/abstract]
- “[Clinical conundrums: Developing a strategy for discerning TP53-associated chip and coherent clinical care.],” from [City of Hope, Duarte, CA; Cancer Genetics and Prevention, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA], (Abstract #1514) [https://meetinglibrary.asco.org/record/185972/abstract]
All abstracts can be found here: https://meetinglibrary.asco.org/results?meetingView=2020 ASCO Virtual Scientific Program&page=1
QIAGEN N.V., a Netherlands-based holding company, is the leading global provider of Sample to Insight solutions that enable customers to gain valuable molecular insights from samples containing the building blocks of life. Our sample technologies isolate and process DNA, RNA and proteins from blood, tissue and other materials. Assay technologies make these biomolecules visible and ready for analysis. Bioinformatics software and knowledge bases interpret data to report relevant, actionable insights. Automation solutions tie these together in seamless and cost-effective workflows. QIAGEN provides solutions to more than 500,000 customers around the world in Molecular Diagnostics (human healthcare) and Life Sciences (academia, pharma R&D and industrial applications, primarily forensics). As of March 31, 2020, QIAGEN employed approximately 5,100 people in over 35 locations worldwide. Further information can be found at http://www.qiagen.com.
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