Prometheus Laboratories

The Medicare contractor proposed coverage for several cancer assays, but would not cover molecular respiratory virus assays or a test for inflammatory bowel disease.

VANCOUVER, BC – At the American Society for Mass Spectrometry annual meeting here this week a number of major vendors reiterated their commitment to moving their instruments into the clinic (

Shares of Rosetta Genomics got a major boost this week after the company effected a one-for-fifteen reverse stock split, and then announced it had launched a new microRNA-based diagnostic and had obtained Medicare coverage for its flagship cancer of unknown primary origin microRN

The University of California of Oakland has received US Patent No. 8,162,555, "Printing pins having selective wettability and method of making same." Printing pins are described that have an exterior surface and an interior surface that defines a lumen or capillary tract.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The US Supreme Court today invalidated two patents held by Prometheus Laboratories in a widely watched case for those involved in the personalized medicine field.

Rosetta Genomics last week said that it has avoided bankruptcy by coming up with money owed to one-time partner Prometheus Laboratories.
Rosetta said that it has paid Prometheus $650,000, plus accrued and unpaid interest, on a promissory note that was due Nov. 22.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Rosetta Genomics disclosed after the close of the market on Thursday that it has paid $650,000 it owed to Prometheus Laboratories.

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The partially reinstated US travel ban leaves space for uncertainty for researchers, Nature News says.

Researchers find a number of traits differ by sex and could affect mouse model studies, according to Reuters.

Tweaking the skin microbiome could help address some skin conditions, the New York Times reports.

In PNAS this week: DNA methylation profiles of tumor tissue, gene dynamics in prokaryotes, and more.