FIND Global Fund Awards FIND $37M for TB Dx in India The new funding from the Global Fund will support three projects that aim to improve early diagnosis of tuberculosis in India through 2024. Sequencing-Based Tuberculosis Drug Resistance Testing Gaining Momentum Premium The WHO and FIND are supporting NGS-based testing in low-resource settings, while a resistance testing program at New York State's Wadsworth Center has matured. Cepheid Debuts 10-Color Molecular Detection Technology With New Tuberculosis Test Premium The firm launched a CE-IVD marked test for extremely drug-resistant TB and expects to incorporate the multiplexing technology in other assays. UK Government Invests $28M in FIND to Support SARS-CoV-2 Test Development FIND will use the funding to support the development of rapid tests, especially in low- and middle-income countries. Q&A: FIND's Cassandra Kelly-Cirino Discusses COVID-19 Diagnostics Pipelines The Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics is tracking commercial coronavirus diagnostics development project, with the goal of guiding procurement. Feb 20, 2020 FIND, WHO Collaborate on Novel Coronavirus MDx Evaluation Nov 7, 2019 SpeeDx, QuantuMDx Collaborate with FIND on POC Molecular Diagnostics for STIs Jul 5, 2019 FIND, Unitaid Sign $14.5M Deal to Evaluate NGS-Based Diagnosis of Drug-Resistant TB Apr 30, 2019 Malaria Test from Eiken Chemical Detects Less-Diagnosed Species Premium Sep 19, 2018 India's MolBio Brings Tuberculosis MDx to Point of Care With Help From FIND Premium Aug 8, 2018 Genedrive, FIND Partner on HCV Assay Evaluation Study Aug 30, 2017 Study Highlights Cepheid's Next-Generation TB, Rifampicin Resistance Assay Premium Dec 3, 2015 Cepheid, FIND to Evaluate Point-of-Care MDx System, TB Test Oct 8, 2015 Consortium Seeks to Provide Centralized Access to Global TB Data for Research, Dx Development Premium Oct 7, 2015 Paul G. Allen Ebola Program Awards $6.9M for Ebola Diagnostics Jul 1, 2015 Field Evaluation of Rapid Ebola Immunoassay Reveals Limitations of PCR-Based Testing Premium Apr 16, 2015 Cepheid Qualitative HIV-1 Test Receives CE Mark Mar 19, 2015 Study IDs TB Strains in Swaziland with Drug Resistance Mutations Not Detected by Cepheid Xpert Test Premium Dec 29, 2014 Cepheid's HIV MDx Assay Gains CE-IVD Mark Oct 28, 2014 FIND Collaborates with Multiple Firms on MDx Tests for TB May 23, 2013 Studies Indicate Effectiveness of New LAMP-based Malaria Test in Modern Labs, Endemic Countries Premium Apr 18, 2013 Lumora-FIND Malaria Screening Test May be Tip of Iceberg in MDx Development Partnership Premium Apr 17, 2013 Lumora, FIND Partner to Develop High-throughput Malaria Assay Dec 15, 2011 National U of Singapore, FIND Team on TB Marker Project Sep 15, 2011 FIND, Eiken Begin Clinical Field Trials for LAMP-Based African Sleeping Sickness Dx Premium Load More Breaking News SUPER Psychosis Study Presented at ASHG Digs Into Relationships of Rare Variants, Phenotypes People in the News: New Appointments at Myriad Genetics, Becton Dickinson, Delfi Diagnostics, More In Brief This Week: Virginia Commonwealth University, Dovetail Genomics, Lucid Diagnostics, and More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Bio-Rad, PerkinElmer, Ares Genetics, Purigen Biosystems, More Genetron Health, Fosun Ink Commercialization Deal for Seq-MRD Test in China MultiMuTHER Team Tracks Expression, Metabolite Relationships in Aging TwinsUK Participants The Scan More Boosters for US Following US Food and Drug Administration authorization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, the Washington Post writes. From a Pig A genetically modified pig kidney was transplanted into a human without triggering an immune response, Reuters reports. For Privacy's Sake Wired reports that more US states are passing genetic privacy laws. Science Paper on How Poaching Drove Evolution in African Elephants In Science this week: poaching has led to the rapid evolution of tuskless African elephants.