City officials last week began reviewing the request to rezone land north of Beal's One Kendall Square mixed-use complex into a separate project featuring more lab and other commercial uses, and less residential space, than the city now allows.
CompuCyte, Children's Hospital Boston, US Senate, National Institutes of Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Empire State Stem Cell Board, MDS, Caliper Life Sciences, CHDI, GlobalStem, ADMEcell, Advancell
The company is looking to differentiate itself from other players in the miRNA array market — such as Agilent Technologies, Life Technologies, Exiqon, and Febit — by stressing the "quality, performance, and affordability" of its OneArray platform.
The deal brings to six the number of academic institutions from which Fate has licensed IP related to using small molecules to induce pluripotency in stem cells for therapeutic effect, drug discovery, and matched cell-replacement therapies.
Using gene expression and copy number analyses of dozens of endometrial cancers, an international research team has turned up characteristic expression profiles and gene amplifications linked to poor outcomes.
Both the project and the service are designed to offer cancer patients detailed information about their tumor at a timescale that can help their physicians tailor treatments. However, some experts say the results will not benefit many patients today.