A modified version of a commercially available magnetic bead cell sorting instrument from Miltenyi Biotec could be deployed to areas without cGMP facilities.
In Genome Research this week: Sus scrofa genetic variants, translational plasticity might minimize effects of harmful mutations, and more.
The large-scale study is designed to advance personalized medicine for pancreatic cancer to help meet the organization's goal of doubling patient survival rates by 2020.
Fred Hutch researchers report that analysis of one metastatic prostate tumor sample captures most of the variation in an individual's various metastases.
The deal provides Sciex with the rights to commercialize immune-MRM technology developed by Amanda Paulovich's laboratory.
The developers of the method are now using the ddPCR approach to create and test assays for early colon cancer detection.
The results confirm in the context of normal clinical practice what earlier studies saw in research populations, solidifying the prognostic role of cnLOH independent of other measures.
Using a multiplexed PCR approach, researchers measured mutations in two commonly altered genes to characterize AML sub-clone complexity.
The award will fund a functional genomics approach to finding how genetic and environmental effects contribute to the disease.
Isothermal molecular method incubated in the armpit allows researchers to detect HIV-1 DNA in proof-of-concept study.
The Wall Street Journal speaks with patients affected by questionable test results from Theranos.
Researchers link variants in TACR3 to hot flashes during menopause, Live Science reports.
Kuwait says it will alter its law requiring citizens and visitors to provide DNA samples, New Scientist reports.
In Science this week: convergent evolution in bird hemoglobin, and more.