Vancouver, Canada-based Sirius Genomics is using arrays to develop a test to identify individuals who respond to the hormone vasopressin and similar compounds for the treatment of septic shock.
The two firms will partner to develop diagnostics to identify individuals who respond well to Vasopressin and other compounds for the treatment of septic shock and related conditions.
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Because gene-edited organisms can cross borders, Gizmodo wonders whether there should be an international body to govern their use.
HHS Secretary nominee Tom Price is to go in front of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions today, NPR's Morning Edition reports.
Prior to being closed, Theranos' Arizona lab failed an inspection by regulators, according to the Wall Street Journal.