Opko Health last week presented data at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference in Vancouver demonstrating that its antibody-based Alzheimer's diagnostic identified cases of the disease with 100 percent specificity in a set of 36 autopsy-confirmed plasma samples.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute wants to see more pulmonary researchers applying 'omics data and genomics-based knowledge to lung disease studies, and plans to fund a new program to train young investigators in using such approaches.
Cepheid Launches Standardized Xpert BCR-ABL Monitor Test
Cepheid has released an updated version of its Xpert BCR-ABL Monitor test, which now incorporates "lot-specific standardization" based on World Health Organization BCR-ABL guidelines.
Tegal, a publicly held company previously involved in the application of semiconductor and microelectromechanical systems technology, is shifting its strategic focus to the genomic medicine space by merging with healthcare information technology firm CollabRx.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Rosetta Genomics on Monday filed a preliminary prospectus with the US Securities and Exchange Commission for a public offering of common stock aimed at raising up to $35 million.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Clarient Diagnostic Services today said that it has licensed worldwide rights from Insight Genetics to intellectual property covering the anaplastic lymphoma kinase biomarker.