Gamida for Life Israel's BATM to Invest up to $30M in Ador Diagnostics The funds will help commercialize Ador's NATlab reader, a point-of-care MDX platform for sample-to-answer identification of specific infectious diseases. IP Roundup: Affymetrix, Canon, Illumina, Gamida for Life Premium Title: Multiplex capture of nucleic acids. Patent Number: 8,628,918 Filed: May 8, 2006 Lead Inventor: Yuling Lao, Affymetrix IP Update: Affymetrix; Gamida for Life; University of Maryland; 3M Premium Affymetrix of Santa Clara, Calif., has received US Patent No. IP Roundup: May 24, 2011 Premium Simon Fraser University, Gamida for Life, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of Colorado, Life Technologies, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, Aperio Technologies IP Watch: Recent Patents Related to PCR, Nucleic Acid Amplification, and Sample Prep: Jan 4, 2011 Premium Qiagen, Philips Electronics, Affymetrix, Sysmex, US Army, Gen-Probe, Yokogawa Electric, and Gamida for Life are awarded US patents. Feb 2, 2010 Elitech Sells Nanogen Microarray Assets to Gamida for Life Group Premium Breaking News Guardant Health Licenses Genomic Cancer Assays to Adicon for Testing in China New Approach Improves Estimating Cancer Risk From Age-Related Clonal Hematopoiesis T2 Biosystems Reports Preliminary Drop in Q2 Revenues, Cuts Workforce BioMérieux, Boehringer Ingelheim, Evotec Launch €40M AMR-Targeted Joint Venture Bio-Techne Nabs CE Mark for HPV Head and Neck Cancer Test, Completes Namocell Acquisition The Scan Pig Organ Transplants Considered The Wall Street Journal reports that the US Food and Drug Administration may soon allow clinical trials that involve transplanting pig organs into humans. 'Poo-Bank' Proposal Harvard Medical School researchers suggest people should bank stool samples when they are young to transplant when they later develop age-related diseases. Spurred to Develop Again New Scientist reports that researchers may have uncovered why about 60 percent of in vitro fertilization embryos stop developing. Science Papers Examine Breast Milk Cell Populations, Cerebral Cortex Cellular Diversity, Micronesia Population History In Science this week: unique cell populations found within breast milk, 100 transcriptionally distinct cell populations uncovered in the cerebral cortex, and more.