Skip to main content
Premium Trial:

Request an Annual Quote

Bruker Sells Additioal Mass Spec-Based Biomarker-Analysis Platform to Taiwanese Hospital

NEW YORK, April 4 (GenomeWeb News) - The Chang-Gung Memorial Hospital of Taiwanhas purchased additional mass spectrometry equipment for biomarker research from Bruker Daltonics, the hospital said today.

 

CGMH will install a ClinProt system for MALDI-TOF-based clinical proteomics and biomarker analysis at its hospital in Kaohsiung. CGMH, which already has such a system at its Linkou site, will also add additional mass spectrometry and sample-preparation technology at its current site.

The Scan

Two J&J Doses

Johnson & Johnson says two doses of its SARS-CoV-2 vaccine provides increased protection against symptomatic COVID-19, CNN reports.

Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine Response in Kids

The Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine in a lower-dose format appears to generate an immune response among children, according to the Washington Post.

Chicken Changes to Prevent Disease

The Guardian writes that researchers are looking at gene editing chickens to help prevent future pandemics.

PNAS Papers on Siberian Dog Ancestry, Insect Reproduction, Hippocampal Neurogenesis

In PNAS this week: ancestry and admixture among Siberian dogs, hormone role in fruit fly reproduction, and more.