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Proteome Systems, Prince Henry s Institute Medical Research to Co-Develop Ovarian Cancer Test

NEW YORK, Oct. 12 (GenomeWeb News) - Proteome Systems and Prince Henry's Institute Medical Research of Melbourne, Australia, plan to co-develop an early diagnostic for ovarian cancer, the Sydney-based company said today.

 

Proteome Systems brings several patented candidate markers to the partnership, while PHIMR contributes its technology in proteomics and reproductive biology, as well as its clinical expertise in ovarian cancer.

The Scan

Purnell Choppin Dies

Purnell Choppin, a virologist who led the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, has died at 91, according to the Washington Post.

Effectiveness May Decline, Data From Israel Suggests

The New York Times reports that new Israeli data suggests a decline in Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine effectiveness against Delta variant infection, though protection against severe disease remains high.

To See Future Risk

Slate looks into the use of polygenic risk scores in embryo screening.

PLOS Papers on Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus, Bone Marrow Smear Sequencing, More

In PLOS this week: genomic analysis of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus pseudintermedius, archived bone marrow sequencing, and more.