GUANGZHOU, China, Oct. 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Burning Rock Biotech Limited (NASDAQ: BNR, the “Company” or “Burning Rock”) today announced that analytical validation data of its fully-automated NGS library preparation platform, Magnis BR, will be presented at the Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP) 2020 annual meeting, in a platform presentation (abstract number TT04) on Thursday, November 19, 2020. Link to conference schedule here

Co-developed with Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A), Magnis BR is a key component of Burning Rock’s strategy of empowering hospitals to run NGS tests in-house with minimized lab space and staff requirement, offering both tissue-based and ctDNA-based test kits ranging from 4-gene to 520-gene panels. Its fully automated “walk-away” 9-hour overnight library preparation procedure enables hospitals to generate NGS reports in as quickly as 3 days. As China’s first and only capture-based fully automated NGS library preparation system, Magnis BR further strengthens Burning Rock’s competitive position in the important in-hospital testing market.

About Burning Rock

Burning Rock Biotech Limited (NASDAQ: BNR), whose mission is to guard life via science, focuses on the application of next generation sequencing (NGS) technology in the field of precision oncology. Its business consists of i) NGS-based therapy selection testing for late-stage cancer patients, with the leading market share in China and over 185,000 tissue and liquid-based tests completed cumulatively, and ii) cancer early detection, which has moved beyond proof-of-concept R&D into the clinical validation stage.

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