NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – BioAge Labs, an early-stage drug discovery firm, recently raised $10.9 million to develop therapies that could extend a person's lifespan.

The Berkeley, California-based company has also partnered with the Estonian Genome Center to access various data related to long-lived individuals in the northern European country, which has enabled BioAge to craft bioinformatic tools that it claims can identify the molecular signatures of aging.

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Oct
02
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Roche

In the last few years several molecular testing methodologies — such as immunohistochemistry, PCR, and sequencing — have been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration to aid in the management of patients with lung cancer.  

Oct
17
Sponsored by
Lexogen

This webinar will present a method for RNA-seq expression analysis of FFPE-derived RNA samples that are too degraded for successful application of standard RNA-seq techniques.