Chembio Diagnostics

The grant is the second in the last six months that the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation has awarded to Chembio for diagnostics development.

Grants awarded to Chembio, BD, and FIND will help fund new diagnostic tests for Ebola and other fever-inducing illnesses and feasibility studies to evaluate them.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Genisphere said today it has licensed its 3DNA Signal Amplification technology to Chembio Diagnostics.

Chembio Diagnostics has published a study demonstrating the utility of its antibody-based Dual Path Platform point-of-care test for syphilis.

Agilent has named Lars Holmkvist as a senior vice president and president of its Diagnostics and Genomics group.

The US Food and Drug Administration has new guidelines that enable some gene and cell therapies to undergo expedited review, according to the New York Times.

Using gene drives to control invasive species might be too risky, an initial advocate of the approach says.

In Science this week: intellectual property experts argue patent battles such as the one over CRISPR are wasteful, and more.

Researchers have grown tumors in 3D cell cultures to better understand cancer, the Economist reports.