Close Menu

Biomarker Discovery & Validation

News on biomarker discovery and validation for research and diagnostic use in genetics, genomics, and molecular diagnostics.

The firm is developing a biomarker panel to detect mutations in mesenchymal cells, with the goal of guiding drug treatment and improving earlier patient intervention.

The international firm is one of several pharmaceutical companies emphasizing new single-cell technologies to improve existing drugs and find new ones.

The deals follow a pair of other recent acquisitions by Precision for Medicine in the artificial intelligence technology and biomarker analysis fields.

The partners are working under NIAAA grants to identify genetic markers to help predict response to the drug acamprosate, which is used as a treatment for alcoholism.

A SUNY Upstate team identified potential PD biomarkers in patients' oral microbiomes, which may lead to a saliva-based assay for early-stage disease. 

Holden Thorp is to be the new editor-in-chief of Science and its related journals.

A genetic analysis of salmon scales collected over the course of a century points to a sharp decline in the number of fish returning each year to river in British Columbia, CBC reports.

Adelaide University has suspended the head of an ancient DNA lab as its investigation of workplace bullying continues, Australia's ABC News reports.

In PNAS this week: gene expression profiles of adipocyte subtypes, computational approach for improving plant expressome analysis, and more.

Aug
29
Sponsored by
PerkinElmer

This webinar will outline how RUCDR Infinite Biologics, the world's largest university-based biorepository, has implemented workflows and processes to support precision medicine applications.

Sep
16
Sponsored by
ArcherDX

This webinar will discuss a next-generation sequencing approach for detecting genomic mutations in hematologic maglignancies.

Sep
18
Sponsored by
Bionano Genomics

This webinar will outline how a team at Radboud University Medical Center is assessing ultra-long read optical mapping on the Bionano Saphyr system to replace classical cytogenetics approaches in routine testing and for the discovery of novel structural variants with potential scientific, prognostic, or therapeutic value that are missed by standard approaches.

Oct
23
Sponsored by
Swift Biosciences

This webinar will illustrate how single-cell methylation sequencing can be applied to gain significant insight into epigenetic heterogeneity in disease states, advancing cancer research discoveries.