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Proteome Sciences this week lowered its full year 2014 guidance, citing delays in the timing of several contracts.

Proteome Sciences appointed Martin Diggle to its board as a non-executive director. Diggle is a director and partner at Vulpes Investment Management, where he manages the Vulpes Life Sciences Fund, which holds roughly 16 percent of Proteome Sciences’ ordinary shares.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Proteome Sciences today said that revenues for the first half of 2014 were down 12 percent year over year.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Proteome Sciences said this week that it has signed a $2 million contract with Genting TauRx Diagnostic Centre, an affiliate of TauRx Therapeutics, to provide protein biomarker work in support of the company's Phase III trial of its Alzheimer's drug LMTX.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Proteome Sciences said today that it has signed a $2 million contract with Genting TauRx Diagnostic Centre, an affiliate of TauRx Therapeutics, to provide protein biomarker work in support of the company's Phase III trial of its Alzheimer's drug LMTX.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A team led by researchers from King's College London and Proteome Sciences has identified a panel of 10 protein biomarkers that could help predict patients likely to progress from mild cognitive impairment to Alzheimer's disease.

Provista Diagnostics has appointed Rao Mulpuri as chief operating officer.
Mulpuri was previously vice president of laboratory operations for AssureRx Health, and has also held senior positions at Beckman Coulter Genomics and Cogenics.

Proteome Sciences this week posted 2013 revenues of £2.14 million ($3.59 million), up 86 percent from £1.15 million in 2012.

Proteome Sciences has published the first peer-reviewed study of its Sysquant phosphorylation assay, using the product to investigate signaling pathways in pancreatic cancer.

Perthera has hired Subha Madhavan, as its chief data officer. Madhavan will head up the planning and organization of Perthera's data analytic framework, standards, and quality control.

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In PLOS this week: Mycobacterium abscessus linked to gastric conditions, placental gene expression changes associated with preterm birth, and more.

The Guardian reports that UK universities are looking into ways to reduce labs' reliance on single-use plastics.

People with certain gene variants tend to not like vegetables, particularly bitter ones, CNN reports.

MIT's Technology Review reports on a company's genetic test that gauges an embryo's susceptibility to certain diseases.