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On a conference call last month following the release of its Q1 earnings, Vermillion CEO Thomas McLain announced that the company would be taking over from Quest Diagnostics as leader of commercialization efforts for its OVA1 ovarian cancer diagnostic (

Researchers led by the Harvard Stem Cell Institute and Brigham and Women's Hospital have identified a protein — GDF11 — using Somalogic's Somascan technology, that they showed can reverse features of age-related heart disease in mice.

British diagnostic tools provider Avacta plans to introduce a new high-density protein microarray platform for use in drug and biomarker discovery by the end of next year, CEO Alastair Smith told BioArray News this week.

Under its new Parkinson's Disease Biomarker Program, the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke has funded nine research teams, most of which involve proteomic approaches, to attempt to identify biomarkers that could be used as either predictive or prognostic too

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – SomaLogic, New England Biolabs, and Gilead Sciences are suing Enzymatics in federal court for patent infringement.

Proteomics diagnostics firm Somalogic reported data this week supporting the utility of its blood-based 13-protein panel for the detection of malignant mesothelioma.

Quest Diagnostics has begun offering a test for measuring free epidermal growth factor receptor using Somalogic's aptamer-based Somamer technology.

Life Technologies said this week that it plans to accelerate development of its Ion Torrent technology for proteomic applications.

SomaLogic has released SomaSuite, a software tool that provides access to multiplexed proteomic data generated by SomaLogic's Somascan proteomics assay technology.

Aushon Biosystems announced this week its plans to launch a new multiplex protein biomarker platform.

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An initial analysis suggests the novel coronavirus from Wuhan that is sickening people might come from snakes, a team of virologists writes at the Conversation.

DNA testing confirms captured Chicago coyote same as the one that bit a boy near a nature museum, the Chicago Tribune reports.

An analysis of Tibetan ice cores uncovers more than two dozen previously unknown virus groups, LiveScience reports.

In Nature this week: genomic analysis of four children buried in Cameroon approximately 3,000 and 8,000 years ago, and more.