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Clinical Proteomics

News on proteomics applications for clinical use in genetics, genomics, and molecular diagnostics.

A survey asking researchers for their thoughts on the key developments in the field turned up applications ranging from clinical to structural.

The researchers used the SomaScan platform to measure 5,000 plasma proteins across 17,000 patients and develop protein profiles correlated to 11 health conditions.

The company will test a peptide array approach that it believes can identify MSI-high, immunotherapy-responsive individuals more cheaply and easily than existing tests.

The sale is being made to obtain regulatory approval of Danaher's pending $21.4 billion acquisition of the GE Biopharma business.

The company's commercial testing continues to focus on patients with identified lung nodules, but the new data is the strongest yet to support a shift to upfront cancer detection.

Rady's Children Hospital and San Diego County are teaming up to test pediatric patients and their families for COVID-19 to gauge the spread of the virus locally, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.

Nature News reports that genomics is being applied to trace and try to prevent additional COVID-19 waves.

Wildlife managers aim to boost the genetic diversity of Mexican gray wolves by placing captive-born foster pups into packs with similarly aged wild pups, the Mercury News reports.

In Science this week: Genetic Probability tool identifies likely diagnoses in 45 percent of inflammatory arthritis cases, and more.