Sanofi Sanofi Commits $1M to Support Parkinson's Disease Genetic Testing Study The drugmaker has a small molecule drug called venglustat under Phase II development for Parkinson's disease patients with a specific genetic mutation. In Brief This Week: Illumina, Novacyt, Twist Bioscience, iGene Laboratory, More This week's news includes Illumina, Becton Dickinson, PerkinElmer, iGene Laboratory, Novacyt, Twist Bioscience, Lustgarten Foundation, and GlaxoSmithKline. Sema4, Mount Sinai, Sanofi to Collaborate on Asthma Genomics Study The researchers will combine genomic analysis with environmental and mobile device data from 1,200 participants to try to better understand the disease. Sanofi Genzyme, PerkinElmer Launch Free Dx Program for Patients With Lysosomal Storage Disorders The Lantern Project will screen for patients who may be suffering from Gaucher disease, Fabry disease, Pompe disease, MPS I, or ASMD, and offer confirmatory DNA testing. Sanofi Enlists Linguamatics to Discover New Multiple Sclerosis Biomarkers Premium Linguamatics' I2E natural language processing engine helps Sanofi match HLA alleles with multiple sclerosis and associated drug treatments. May 29, 2018 Sanofi Partners with Adaptive Biotechnologies for Multiple Myeloma Trials Jan 30, 2018 NIH Launches Parkinson's Disease Research Partnership Oct 30, 2017 Berg Partners With Sanofi on Flu Biomarker Research Oct 25, 2016 Myriad RBM, Sanofi Partner to Identify CV Biomarkers in Diabetes Patients Jan 5, 2016 Sanofi Partners With Global Genomics Group on Cardiovascular Diseases Nov 18, 2015 Researchers Identify Cardiovascular Protein Markers Using Samples From Sanofi’s ORIGIN Study Premium Apr 21, 2015 Sanofi Joins Canadian Cancer Testing Consortium Dec 15, 2014 Study Shows Promise of NGS, qPCR to Detect Vaccine Contaminants Premium Nov 24, 2014 Data Point to Regulus Alport Drug Use in Late-stage Disease, Other Kidney Diseases Premium Sep 25, 2014 IP Update: Recent Patents Awarded to Alnylam, GE Healthcare, Sanofi, and More Premium Aug 27, 2014 Illumina CDx Development Deal Shows Pharma Ready to Embrace New NGS Panel Testing Paradigm Premium Aug 21, 2014 Illumina to Develop NGS-based Oncology Companion Dx with AstraZeneca, Janssen Biotech, Sanofi Apr 16, 2014 Lawsuit in Hawaii against Plavix Sponsors Alleges Burden is on Pharma to Market PGx Information Premium Apr 9, 2014 At AACR, Researchers Highlight Multiple Roles of microRNAs in Cancer Feb 6, 2014 Regulus, Sanofi Renew microRNA Drug Alliance under New Terms Premium Nov 14, 2013 Regulus Considers miR-21 Drug as Next Clinical Candidate amid Positive Alport Data Premium Oct 1, 2013 Sanofi to Evaluate Hurel's Cell-based Technology for Drug Development Aug 15, 2013 Regulus On Track for HCV Phase I in ’14, Renegotiating Sanofi Partnership Premium Jun 19, 2013 Sanofi, Curie Institute Using Sequencing Technologies on Ovarian Cancer Collaboration Apr 30, 2013 NextBio, Sanofi Collaborate on Translating Molecular Data Load More Breaking News Alzheimer's Disease Phosphoproteomics Study Uncovers Signaling Abnormalities Genetic Analysis of H. Pylori Indicates Americas Colonized in One Main Migration Event BillionToOne Raises $55M in Series B Financing GeninCode to Launch Cardiovascular Disease Risk Tests in US With Eversana Top Five Articles on GenomeWeb Last Week: Illumina, Liquid Biopsy, Thermo Fisher Scientific, and More Becton Dickinson Sues Beckman Coulter Over Cell Analysis, Sorting IP The Scan Another Resignation According to the Wall Street Journal, a third advisory panel member has resigned following the US Food and Drug Administration's approval of an Alzheimer's disease drug. Novavax Finds Its Vaccine Effective Reuters reports Novavax's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine is more than 90 percent effective in preventing COVID-19. Can't Be Used The US Food and Drug Administration says millions of vaccine doses made at an embattled manufacturing facility cannot be used, the New York Times reports. PLOS Papers on Frozen Shoulder GWAS, Epstein-Barr Effects on Immune Cell Epigenetics, More In PLOS this week: genome-wide association study of frozen shoulder, epigenetic patterns of Epstein-Barr-infected B lymphocyte cells, and more.