NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Diagnostics developer Sirius Genomics will collaborate with Vanderbilt University to study patients in a biomarker study for a drug aimed at treating severe sepsis, the company said today.

The pharmacogenomics company will work with Vanderbilt's Validating Acute Lung Injury biomarkers for Diagnosis (VALID) study to continue development of a diagnostic to assess responsiveness to recombinant human activated Protein C. The drug is sold by Eli Lilly under the trade name Xigris.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

In Genome Research this week: multiplex genotyping of germline and somatic short tandem repeats, graph-based regularization, and more.

A lack of funding may lead more than two dozen research facilities in Australia to shut down in three months.

Researchers report that paternally inherited genes are more likely to be expressed in mice.

In PNAS this week: Akt3 amplification in glioma progression, Tibetan Plateau frog genome, and more.