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NEW YORK — Nonprofit research foundation Target ALS said on Tuesday that it has committed $15 million to a newly-launched program focused on the discovery of biomarkers for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

With the funding, the Target ALS Diagnosis Initiative will support new precompetitive and competitive research into ALS biomarker discovery and development.

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NPR reports that researchers have developed chimeric embryos as part of work toward growing human organs in animals for organ transplants.

According to the Washington Post, the Biden Administration is set to make changes to federal restrictions on fetal tissue research.

In Science this week: approach to isolated trace DNA from archaic humans from sediments, and more.

Texas Monthly looks into the DNA Zoo being collected by Baylor College of Medicine researchers.

Apr
20
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Olink

This webinar will discuss a study that sought to identify early biomarkers for cancer by analyzing pre-diagnosis samples from seemingly healthy individuals who were later diagnosed with cancer.

Apr
22
Sponsored by
10x Genomics

The human immune system is extremely complex, comprised of multiple cell types and states interacting in myriad ways to produce diverse cellular ecosystems.

Apr
27
Sponsored by
Biognosys

This webinar, the first in our Next-Generation Proteomics for Precision Oncology series, will discuss how proteomics can help overcome the challenges of treating COVID-19 patients with oncologic comorbidities.

Apr
28
Sponsored by
Akoya Biosciences

Single-cell omics assays have become essential tools for identifying and characterizing cell types and states of complex tissues. While each single-modality assay reveals distinctive features about the sequenced cells, true multiomics assays are still in the early stage of development.