The team found that telomere fusions in pancreatic cells can act as potential predictive biomarkers for invasive cancer and high grade dysplasia in patients.
The study aims to identify genetic markers of multiple sclerosis, including ones that can be used for disease diagnosis.
The researchers found multiple enzymes that indicate causes of dysregulated adaptive immunity and tissue damage in fatal Ebola virus disease.
Since 2015, the Regeneron Genetics Center has sequenced 250,000 exomes from phenotyped individuals, identifying "human knockouts" and other large-effect mutations.
The companies will use Ymir's urine extracellular vesicle technology and OHSU's Proteomics Shared Resource to develop biomarkers for hepatocellular carcinoma.
The partners plan to validate blood-based microRNAs as biomarkers for the early detection of pulmonary and neurodegenerative diseases.
Berg will use its Interrogative Biology platform in order to assess potential biomarkers of seasonal influenza vaccination outcomes.
The partners will test samples from an NSABP biobank on Nanostring's platform and with standard IHC to look for newer biomarkers of cancer immune evasion.
The initiative's four research projects will use use genetic and other technologies to detect and treat cancer at its earliest stages.
Johns Hopkins' Evgeny Izumchenko is also developing a blood test for the non-invasive detection and followup of early tumors.
The NIH is aiming to fund projects evaluating the clinical potential of cancer biomarker assays that are already validated for research use.
Two studies led by Cleveland Clinic researchers found that a variant in a gene involved in androgen synthesis can help predict response to different prostate cancer therapies.
The alliance's first aim is the identification, development, and validation of biomarkers of cancer and treatment response.
DxTerity aims to develop a genomic blood test to identify which cancer patients are most likely to benefit from radiation therapy or are at risk for toxicity.
Bioage Labs now intends to set up an internal laboratory to experiment with different compounds, while building out its team.
Data from several large cohorts suggests that a variant in LILRB5 may produce a propensity for muscle pain or myalgia, upping the risk of statin intolerance.
The company said it will use the funds to accelerate its biomarker discovery programs and further develop its cancer immunotherapy biomarker platform.
The partners aim to enable the early prediction of clinical efficacy of Alligator's pipeline candidates by analyzing potential systemic biomarkers.
Adaptive will work with NCI's Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program to use its ImmunoSeq platform for biomarker discovery in clinical trials.
Stakeholders increasingly highlight the need for better, more standardized tools to validate and compare liquid biopsy tests, and commercial firms have responded.
Lawmakers have asked four direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies to explain their privacy policies and security measures, according to Stat News.
The Trump Administration has proposed a plan to reorganize the federal government, the Washington Post reports.
In Science this week: genetic overlap among many psychiatric disorders, and more.
The Economist writes that an increasing number of scientific journals don't do peer review.