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 Enzo Biochem, CLX Health Partner to Support COVID-19 Testing for International Travel Type 1 Diabetes GWAS, Fine-Mapping Leads to New Genetic Loci, Potential Drug Targets LSU Health Sciences Center Wins $2.4M to Lead SARS-CoV-2 Variant Sequencing Program NanoString Technologies, Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy Partner on Cell Therapy Project BGI Americas Collaborating With Champions Oncology on Proteomic Cancer Research Personal Genome Diagnostics Inks Cancer Genomic Profiling Deal with Duke University Health System The Scan Missed Early Cases A retrospective analysis of blood samples suggests early SARS-CoV-2 infections may have been missed in the US, the New York Times reports. Limited Journal Editor Diversity A survey finds low diversity among scientific and medical journal editors, according to The Scientist. How Much of a Threat? Science writes that need for a provision aimed at shoring up genomic data security within a new US bill is being questioned. PNAS Papers on Historic Helicobacter Spread, Brain Development, C. difficile RNAs In PNAS this week: Helicobacter genetic diversity gives insight into human migrations, gene expression patterns of brain development, and more.