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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

This article has been updated to correct the name of Intrinsic's CEO.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research will award $2 million to small businesses developing point-of-care diagnostic tests that detect oral pathogens or use biomarkers to screen for, monitor, and diagnose oral diseases.

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Following its departure from the European Union, the UK is to implement a fast-track visa program aimed at attracting scientific talent to Britain, according to BBC News.

ScienceInsider reports that researchers in Brazil are concerned that a creationist was chosen to run the agency that oversees graduate study programs there.

The Washington Post reports that researchers are quickly analyzing the coronavirus that has been causing illness and sharing their findings.

In PLOS this week: common variant associated with BMI in Arctic populations, analysis of microRNA markers associated with being born small for gestational age, and more.