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PredictImmune's test relies on a 16-marker panel run using quantitative PCR to stratify Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis patients according to the severity of their illnesses.

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 US National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration have proposed changing gene therapy oversight, the Associated Press reports.

Nature News reports that the Salk Institute has asked for the scope of a gender discrimination lawsuit brought against it to be narrowed.

CNBC reports that the sequencing startup Veritas aims to sequence individuals who fall at extremes.

In PLOS this week: genotyping of indigenous North African goats, program to simulate evolve and resequencing studies, and more.