rheumatoid arthritis Scipher Medicine Raises $82M in Series C Financing Scipher will use the proceeds to further commercialize PrismRA, a molecular test intended to guide treatment decisions for patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Myriad Genetics to Sell Vectra DA Business, Reorganize International Presence The changes follow a strategic review and are part of the company's previously announced plans for growing its revenues and reducing costs. Scipher Medicine Taps Ambry Genetics to Scale Up TNF Inhibitor Response Test Ambry will provide RNA sequencing for Scipher's PrismRA blood test to predict response to TNF inhibitor therapies in rheumatoid arthritis patients. Scipher Medicine to Launch PrismRA Anti-TNF Response Predictor Following Positive Data Publication Premium The gene expression test retrospectively identified rheumatoid arthritis patients significantly less likely to respond to TNF inhibitor therapy. Rheumatoid Arthritis Flare-Up Clues Found in Blood Transcriptomes Tested Over Time A pre-flare-up transcriptional profile in the blood led the team to a group of "pre-inflammation mesenchymal," or PRIME, cells in rheumatoid arthritis. Jun 9, 2020 Judge Allows Whistleblower Suit Against Myriad Genetics to Proceed Premium Apr 17, 2020 Svar Life Science, Nimble Therapeutics Form Diagnostics Alliance Feb 19, 2020 Scipher Medicine Raises Series B Financing Total to $25M Dec 19, 2019 Scipher Medicine Closes Series B Funding Round Apr 9, 2019 Somalogic Collaborating With Janssen on Protein Biomarker Research Jan 9, 2019 Scipher Medicine Builds Evidence for Tests Predicting Response to Autoimmune Disease Drugs Premium Sep 18, 2018 Type 1 Diabetes, Rheumatoid Arthritis Causal Variants Defined by Fine Mapping, Functional Analyses Sep 4, 2018 Identical Twins With, Without Rheumatoid Arthritis Have Differentially Variable DNA Methylation Jul 18, 2018 Kroger Prescription Plans to Offer Myriad Genetics' Vectra DA as Benefit Option May 8, 2018 Myriad's Fiscal Q3 Revenues Fall 2 Percent but Beat Wall Street Expectations May 7, 2018 HTG Molecular, Firalis Ink Deal for RA Theranostic Technology Apr 11, 2018 Pfizer, Oxford BioDynamics, U of Glasgow Researchers Develop Approach to Gauge Response to RA Drug Premium Dec 7, 2017 BGI, Sanguine BioSciences Developing Patient Database for Trial Recruitment Jan 20, 2017 Immunovia's Blood-Based Array Test for Lupus Advances in New Study Premium Jan 5, 2017 Metabolon, InnVentis Partner to Study Metabolomics in Inflammatory Disease Dec 30, 2016 Myriad Disputes Research, Reasoning Underpinning Medicare Proposal to End Vectra DA Coverage Premium Dec 15, 2016 Johns Hopkins Team Identifies Link Between Periodontal Disease, Rheumatoid Arthritis Nov 4, 2016 Crescendo Bioscience Studies at Upcoming ACR Meeting Explore Expanded Uses for Vectra DA Premium Aug 25, 2016 DREAM Challenge Models Suggest SNPs Won't Improve Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment Response Prediction Premium Jul 7, 2016 HTG Molecular Diagnostics, Firalis Partner on NGS-Based RA Theranostic Load More Breaking News Alzheimer's Disease Phosphoproteomics Study Uncovers Signaling Abnormalities Genetic Analysis of H. Pylori Indicates Americas Colonized in One Main Migration Event BillionToOne Raises $55M in Series B Financing GeninCode to Launch Cardiovascular Disease Risk Tests in US With Eversana Top Five Articles on GenomeWeb Last Week: Illumina, Liquid Biopsy, Thermo Fisher Scientific, and More Becton Dickinson Sues Beckman Coulter Over Cell Analysis, Sorting IP The Scan Another Resignation According to the Wall Street Journal, a third advisory panel member has resigned following the US Food and Drug Administration's approval of an Alzheimer's disease drug. Novavax Finds Its Vaccine Effective Reuters reports Novavax's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine is more than 90 percent effective in preventing COVID-19. Can't Be Used The US Food and Drug Administration says millions of vaccine doses made at an embattled manufacturing facility cannot be used, the New York Times reports. PLOS Papers on Frozen Shoulder GWAS, Epstein-Barr Effects on Immune Cell Epigenetics, More In PLOS this week: genome-wide association study of frozen shoulder, epigenetic patterns of Epstein-Barr-infected B lymphocyte cells, and more.