Skip to main content
Premium Trial:

Request an Annual Quote

KineMed Licenses GeneGo Software for Leukemia Study

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – KineMed has licensed GeneGo’s MetaCore software for an ongoing Phase II prognostic study of chronic lymphocytic leukemia, GeneGo said today.
 
KineMed is testing a biomarker of CLL flux as a predictor of disease course that is intended to stratify indolent versus aggressive disease.
 
MetaCore is GeneGo’s flagship product and is used for target selection and validation, identification of biomarkers for disease states, and toxicology.

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.