Sirius Genomics

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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In Brief This Week is a Friday column containing news items that our readers may have missed during the week.

Sirius will work with a system of 37 hospitals to test biomarkers for severe sepsis drug response.

Dog DNA testing finds that some purebreds might not truly be purebreds, Inside Edition reports.

Mary Beckerle has returned as director of the Huntsman Cancer Institute, according to ScienceInsider.

Smithsonian Magazine reports that environmental DNA sampling can be used to track elusive organisms.

In Genome Research this week: repetitive satellite DNA in the fruit fly, transcriptome map assembly pipeline, and more.