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The two-year grant is worth $350,000 in its first year.

The Phase II grant will provide the company with funding to develop a commercial-ready version of the test.

The grant project is part of the company's ongoing effort to expand into pre-designed research tests for disease biomarkers and point-of-care diagnostics.

The company is using a $3 million, three-year grant to clinically validate the test, which it hopes will be the first of its kind approved by the FDA.

The company has previously published data showing the miRNA expression in plasma could identify patients with mild cognitive impairment with 96 percent accuracy.

The fully automated self-confirming assay will simultaneously detect HIV/AIDS antibodies and viral RNA in a single specimen.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Advanced Cell Diagnostics today announced it has been awarded a two-year $1.4 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to develop and validate a diagnostic test for differentiating various B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphomas from benign lymphoproliferative diseases.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Mediomics has received a $970,000 Small Business Innovation Research grant from the National Cancer Institute to develop a panel of single-chain variable fragments to detect modified proteins, the company said Friday.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Bay Area startup Diassess has been awarded nearly $300,000 from the National Institutes of Health for the first year of a two-year project to develop a point-of-care, nucleic acid amplification-based diagnostic device for sexually transmitted infections, with an initial foc

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He Jiankui is no longer affiliated with Direct Genomics Biotechnology, the single molecule sequencing company he founded, Nikkei Asian Review reports.

Newsweek writes about the hopes for precision medicine in cancer, but also challenges getting it to patients.

In Genome Research this week: genomic architecture of glioblastoma, predictive computational approach to estimate SNP fitness, and more.