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The companies will work to develop an affordable, portable, and easy-to-use HIV quantitative viral load test using Cue's Lab-In-A-Box MDx platform.

Johnson & Johnson announced that it would be cutting about 3,000 jobs from its medical devices section.

Using J&J's CellSearch platform, researchers have demonstrated the expression of PD-L1 on CTCs, a finding they believe they are the first to show.

Three new assays were presented in posters at April's Clinical Virology Symposium.

Gathering the Data

IBM and its partners look to combine health information to develop a health platform for the Watson supercomputer.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Janssen Biotech and Johnson & Johnson Innovation today announced a research alliance with the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai to advance a better understanding of inflammatory bowel disease.

A new firm threw its hat into the RNAi therapeutics ring this week, with San Diego startup Arcturus Therapeutics announcing that it has raised $1.3 million in seed financing to advance proprietary siRNA delivery and formulation technologies into in vivo proof-of-concept

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Microbiome company Second Genome today announced a deal with Johnson & Johnson's Janssen Biotech aimed at microbiome drug discovery.
Second Genome also announced it raised an additional $6.5 million in Series A financing.

A group of Australian researchers has identified a set of plasma proteins that could help predict patient levels of the Alzheimer's disease-associated molecule beta-amyloid.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Ontario Institute for Cancer Research said today that it will collaborate with Johnson & Johnson company Janssen to conduct clinical trials aimed at identifying new prostate cancer biomarkers.

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Harold Varmus, a former NIH director, says that proposed reductions to the agency's budget are worrisome.

The Genome 10K project is to sequence about 10,000 vertebrate genomes, including ones of endangered species, Digital Trends reports.

The new Coalition to Save NIH Funding aims to educate lawmakers and the public on the significance of biomedical research.

In PLOS this week: analysis of viral sequences from human blood samples, gut microbiomes of heart failure patients, and more.