Not That Kind of ESP | GenomeWeb

Not That Kind of ESP


A lingering bottleneck in getting a biomarker to the clinic and into widespread use is the lack of good methods to verify candidate markers from discovery experiments. A new computational approach developed by Vincent Fusaro, a postdoc at the Harvard Center for Biomedical Informatics, will allow researchers to better design mass spec assays for biomarker verification. New methods are sorely needed: only five new protein biomarkers have been approved by FDA in the last five years for measurement in plasma or serum.

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