Clinical Proteomics

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

The organization named the institutions that will be performing the proteomic and proteogenomic analyses planned to for the five-year, $65 million effort.

With the exception of Thermo Fisher Scientific, which released three new instruments, vendors focused mainly on expanded applications of existing platforms.

Progenetics will distribute GeneStrat and Veristrat liquid biopsy tests in Israel, making Biodesix's tests available in the Middle East for the first time.

The company plans to use the proceeds to support research collaborations and to expand its commercial team.

The two studies were part of larger project aimed at building a complete map of mitochondrial function and associated proteins. 

Diagnosis of acute coronary syndrome, myocardial infarction, or angina pectoris by means of neurophysin II
Use of precursors of tachykinins and/or their fragments in medical diagnostic
Methods for analysis of free and autoantibody-bound biomarkers and associated compositions, devices, and systems
Biomarkers for diagnosing liver disease
Method for replacing biomarkers of protein kinetics from tissue samples by biomarkers of protein kinetics from body fluids after isotopic labeling in vivo
Detection of oxidized polypeptides

CNBC reports that Amazon invested in the startup Grail as it sees an opportunity for its cloud computing company in genomics.

Lawrence Krauss writes at Slate that science is needed for good public policy and should not be ignored.

Researchers are working on re-making the yeast genome from scratch, according to the Associated Press.

In Cell this week: functional profiling of Plasmodium genome, a self-inactivating rabies virus, and more.