Strand Partners on Indian Breast Cancer Study | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Strand Life Sciences will work with two institutes on a study in India that aims to identify and validate biomarkers for breast cancer, the Bangalore-based firm said Wednesday.

Strand will partner with the Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology and the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) to study more than 300 adult Indian women suffering from breast cancer in an effort to generate molecular signatures that could be used to predict response to various therapies and treatments, metastasis, relapse, and disease-free survival rates.

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.

Replication studies that don't quite reflect the original findings underscore the need to better share data, the Wall Street Journal reports.

About two-thirds of proposals to work with select agents are denied — though most proposals that come in don't meet the definition of a restricted experiment, according to an analysis by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Researchers examine plant and human DNA found on the Shroud of Turin.

In PNAS this week: Plasmodium knowlesi population structure, 'pre-adaptations' in algal ancestors of land plants, and more.

Sponsored by
Oracle Health Sciences

Brian Wells of Penn Medicine will detail how his team's "PennOmics" integrated healthcare data warehouse accelerates clinical trial recruitment at the point of care, accepts data from wearables, and does it all in a secure, HIPAA- and research-compliant fashion.