Mayo Medical Laboratories

Mayo Medical Laboratories said this week that it has begun offering mass spec-based serum thyroglobulin testing using SISCAPA technology.

The Mayo Medical Laboratories will now offer Sequenom's MaterniT21 Plus test to patients at high risk for fetal chromosome abnormalities.

BioTheranostics said this week that Mayo Clinic and Mayo Medical Laboratories will offer the company's CancerType ID molecular cancer classification test to aid in the management of patients with metastatic cancer.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Mayo Clinic and Mayo Medical Laboratories will offer BioTheranostics' CancerType ID molecular cancer classification test under a deal announced today.

The new test will be based on real-time PCR using fluorescence resonance energy transfer probes for detection.

The technology will allow Mayo to offer a test for M. tuberculosis complex speciation.

The eventual goal of the partnership would be to port the validated assay onto Rheonix's fully automated, modular molecular testing platform, which is still under development but may reduce the complexity and cost of warfarin sensitivity testing.

 Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), who chairs the Senate health committee, will be retiring at the end of his term, Stat News reports.

UCSF researchers find that having two X chromosomes may contribute to women's longer lifespans, according to Discover's D-brief blog.

The Wall Street Journal reports on the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's use of genetic approaches to study foodborne illnesses.

In PNAS this week: immune cell profiling of wild baboons by social status, metabolomics profiling of esophageal tumors, and more.