A number of prominent proteomics-based diagnostics developers were recipients of the grant and tax credit awards, which are being provided by the IRS through the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act's Qualifying Therapeutic Discovery Project Program.

Movers & Shakers


Justin Wiseman, Peter Kissinger, Kevin Boscacci, John Hertig, Peter Lewis

The system, which is the eight-year-old company's first product release, uses BioScale's proprietary Acoustic Membrane MicroParticle, or AMMP, technology to offer label-free, non-optical protein detection and quantitation.

The firm will use the funds to expand manufacturing operations and sales of its ViBE protein analytics systems.

IP Roundup


BioScale, Eisai R&D Management, Millipore, Sun-Wing Tong, Rudolph Technologies, Affymetrix


A University of California, Los Angeles-led team has found turning off the CCR5 gene could improve recovery after a stroke, according to Scientific American.

South Dakota lawmakers are to weigh a bill aimed at teaching the strengths and weaknesses of scientific concepts, the Associated Press and KEVN-Black Hills Fox report.

In Science this week: the synthetic genetic system hachimoji, and more.

Thermo Fisher Scientific says it will no longer sell machines in China's Xinjiang region, according to the Wall Street Journal.