The companies are co-developing an assay that differentiates previously infected, seropositive Lyme disease patients from newly infected individuals.
The company has signed an agreement with biopharmaceutical firm SuppreMol to use its UNIarray technology to identify autoantibody signatures of SLE patients enrolled in a phase IIa study of SuppreMol's lead therapeutic SM101.
In separate deals announced this past week, the German biotech firm will distribute assays developed by Asuragen, and co-develop, co-manufacture, and co-market assays with Mikrogen.
The company is collaborating with fellow German biotech firm Mikrogen to identify autoantibody signatures typical of various infectious diseases.
The German firms said this week that they have conducted a feasibility study for identifying autoantibody signatures in infectious diseases that may be useful for future diagnostics.
The firms are working on infectious disease diagnostics using Protagen's UNIarray platform.
A man has confessed to the rape and murder of developmental biologist Suzanne Eaton, according to the New York Times.
The Irish Times reports that US lawmakers and law enforcement agencies are concerned about ties between the US and Chinese genomics firms.
Parents of children with spinal muscular atrophy tell the Washington Post they are pushing to get insurance coverage of Novartis's Zolgensma.
In PNAS this week: gene mutations in individuals with syndromic craniosynostosis, putative colorectal cancer drivers, and more.