Diagnostics

News and analysis on diagnostic technologies and applications.

The assay detects a mutation that can confer hearing loss in patients, particularly neotals, who have taken gentamicin.

A new company will be established to develop a service platform using blockchain technology for medical services and personalized health management.

The Belgian cancer center plans to evaluate Natera's ctDNA assay for evaluating response and detecting minimal residual disease in breast cancer patients. 

The two-year contract will be used to develop a portable prototype to quickly identify critical infectious pathogens considered threatening to war combatants.

Under a definitive merger agreement, Roche will acquire outstanding shares of Foundation's common stock for $137 per share.

Oxford Nanopore Technologies is looking into dual listings in London and Hong Kong, according to the South China Morning Post.

US lawmakers proposed increasing the National Science Foundation budget, including its facilities account, Science reports.

The New York Times looks into medical research funding in the US and how the grant system might not be funding the best work.

In PNAS this week: effects of gene deletions on bacterial metabolic networks, genetic responses to sea star wasting disease, and more.

Jun
28
Sponsored by
PerkinElmer

This webinar will review a standardized, high-throughput, and fully automated library prep protocol for human metagenomic analysis.

Jul
10
Sponsored by
Qiagen

This webinar offers a look at how an advanced genetics laboratory implemented and validated a commercial bioinformatics system to help scale its operations.

Jul
12
Sponsored by
Canon BioMedical

This webinar will discuss a project that is analyzing the “Human Brainome” – genome, transcriptome, proteome, and phenome interaction data -- to gain insights into Alzheimer’s disease pathogenesis.

Jul
25
Sponsored by
Streck

This online seminar will discuss the advantages of incorporating molecular testing into the microbiology laboratory to aid in the identification of relevant antibiotic resistance mechanisms.