AMDeC

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – AMDeC, the Academy for Medical Development and Collaboration, is closing its doors after 15 years.

Fluidigm said this week that it has joined the Academy for Medical Development and Collaboration, or AMDeC, as a vendor partner.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – IntelligentMDx has received the CE Mark for its herpes simplex virus molecular test.

Maria Mitchell, CEO of the non-profit Academy for Medical Development and Collaboration, discussed with BioRegion News her group's challenges, including its desire to help knit the state's life-sci research centers and companies into a more cohesive biocluster.

Jay Shendure and his colleagues have developed a new method to more comprehensively identify human cell types, the NY Times reports.

Researchers in the UK and Japan have shown that infertility in mice with three sex chromosomes can be overcome, according to the Guardian.

China is embracing preimplantation genetic diagnosis, Nature News reports. 

In PLOS this week: host genetic factors associated with cervical neoplasia progression, population patterns for an ancient flowering rainforest plant, and more.