Akonni Akonni Biosystems Developing Multi-Target Infectious Diseases Tests for Newly Cleared TruDx System Premium The Frederick, Maryland-based firm has received regulatory clearance for a multiplexed array-based assay after more than 15 years in development. Akonni Bio Obtains FDA 510(k) Clearance for TruDiagnosis MDx System, PGx Test Akonni has received clearance for a molecular diagnostic instrument and a saliva-based pharmacogenomics test for warfarin metabolism. Akonni Wins $3M NIH Contract to Develop TB Sample Prep Device The device can process high-volume sputum samples for PCR-based Mycobacterium tuberculosis detection at smear-negative, culture-positive levels. Akonni Biosystems Submits Multiplex Diagnostics System to FDA Upon clearance of the platform, the company will commercialize the TruDiagnosis, an IVD system for genotyping multiple genes in a DNA sample, this year. Akonni Biosystems Scores $3M NIH Grant for POC Dx Platform, Drug-Resistant TB Assay The firm plans to make the molecular testing system accessible to low-income countries, in part by reducing costs using reel-to-reel manufacturing. Mar 20, 2018 Akonni Biosystems Forms Chinese Commercialization Partnership with Righton Nov 14, 2017 Akonni Wins $300K NIH Grant for Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Test Aug 9, 2017 Akonni Biosystems Wins NIH SBIR Grant for Pediatric Respiratory Disease Diagnostics May 15, 2017 Akonni Biosystems Raises $4M Jan 9, 2015 Study Suggests Feasibility of Immune-Response Biomarker Panels to Detect Latent Tuberculosis Premium Jun 24, 2014 IP Roundup: Siemens, Affymetrix, Akonni, University of California, LLNL Premium Mar 13, 2014 Harvard, Akonni Partnership Wins $29M to Develop Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Diagnostic Premium Mar 11, 2014 NIAID Awards $12.3M for Dx-Focused Translational Research Centers at Columbia, Harvard Dec 11, 2013 IP Watch: Bio-Rad, Canon US Life Sciences, Akonni, Biological Dynamics, Others Win US Patents Premium Jul 23, 2013 Seegene Seeks Partners to Develop Real-Time Array Technology for Point-of-Care Testing Market Premium Jan 17, 2013 Product Watch: Akonni Biosystems and Sage Science Premium Jan 10, 2013 Dx Focus: Akonni TruDiagnosis Studies; Spartan Bio CYP2C19 Test; Mitomics Prostate Cancer Assay Premium Dec 20, 2012 IP Watch: Akonni Biosystems, NuGen, and Hologic's Gen-Probe Among US Patent Winners Premium Dec 13, 2012 IP Watch: Roche, Sony, Akonni, Diasorin, Genomic Health, Smiths Detection Among US Patent Recipients Premium Oct 2, 2012 Akonni Biosystems Wins NIH Grant to Develop Low-Cost NA Isolation Device Sep 20, 2012 Product Watch: Akonni TruTip and Illumina TruSeq Sample Prep Kits Premium Sep 5, 2012 Akonni Gets $500K SBIR Grant for Array Consumables Aug 9, 2012 IP Watch: Bio-Rad, Akonni Biosystems, A*STAR, SUNY and More Win US Patents Premium Aug 7, 2012 IP Roundup: Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Affymetrix, Olympus, Akonni Biosystems, and More Premium Mar 15, 2012 Akonni Wins $300K NIH Grant to Combine Flow Strip with PCR Array for Respiratory Dx Panel Premium Load More Breaking News In Brief This Week: Illumina, Personalis, Proteomedix, and More Ancient DNA Details Population Dynamics Within Andean Tiwanaku Civilization Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge is weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.