Beethoven's Genome Offers Clues to Composer's Liver Disease, Family History
Researchers analyzed DNA from authenticated hair samples of the German composer, identifying liver disease risk variants along with hepatitis B virus sequences.
Roche Infectious Disease Tests for New Molecular Instrument Nab CE Mark
They are the first four assays launched for the Cobas 5800 platform, and Roche is pursuing CE marking for other tests, including the Cobas SARS-CoV-2 test.
Hepatitis B Virus Evolution Untangled Using Ancient DNA
Using samples from more than 100 ancient individuals, investigators linked hepatitis B virus lineages to ancient hunter-gatherer groups in South America and Eurasia.
Roche, Mimetas Partner to Develop Disease Models for Drug Discovery
The companies are doing research to characterize novel drug compounds in inflammatory bowel disease and hepatitis B virus.
Roche Diagnostics CEO Thomas Schinecker said the infrastructure put in place due to the pandemic will allow for more diagnostic testing globally.