USC

A tussle over Alzheimer's disease trial data leads to a lawsuit between the University of California, San Diego, and one of its former researchers.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The National Institute of Mental Health has awarded $16 million to support a large-scale, whole-genome sequencing study conducted by the University of Southern California, the University of Michigan, and the Broad Institute examining schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — A public-private team led by researchers at the Keck Graduate Institute of Life Sciences has been awarded just over $600,000 by the National Institutes of Health for the first year of a four-year project to further develop its point-of-care nucleic acid testing platform for

SAN DIEGO (GenomeWeb News) — MicroRNAs are cropping up in different aspects of cancer research, according to a session at the American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting held here this week.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Trovagene today announced a clinical collaboration agreement with the University of Southern California for the use of the San Diego-based firm's cell-free DNA assays to genomically characterize metastatic colorectal cancers.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In cancer cells, all sorts of functions go awry. In addition to genetic changes, many times there are also epigenetic changes.

Roche Molecular Systems has been awarded US Patent No. 8,374,795, "Systems and methods for step discontinuity removal in real-time PCR fluorescence data."
Aditya Sane, Ronald Kurnik, and Jonathan Baldanza are named as inventors.

University of Southern California of Los Angeles has received US Patent No.

Building on a method that combines patch-clamp with single-cell transcriptome sequencing, researchers from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles are applying it to study gene expression variation in neurons.

Becton Dickinson has been awarded US Patent No. 8,324,364, "Compositions and methods for the identification of a carbapenemase gene."
Craig Whiteford and Charles Yu are named as inventors.

Pages

An analysis of UK Biobank data finds hemochromatosis to be more prevalent than thought, according to the BBC.

An analysis finds that female biomedical researchers receive fewer prizes than male ones, and when they do win prizes, they are less prestigious.

In Nature this week: improved genomic analysis using a graph genome reference, tumor mutational burden could predict clinical response to immune checkpoint inhibitors, and more.

Federal researchers tell the Los Angeles Times that the shutdown is causing missed research opportunities as they try to keep their experiments going.