Five years after it first began developing its mass spec-based prostate cancer diagnostic, Miraculins said this week it is getting ready to begin testing it in order to submit it to the US Food and Drug Administration.
 
Last month, the Winnipeg, Manitoba-based company said a validation study confirmed the ability of its pre-prostate-cancer biomarker diagnostic to weed out 23 percent of unnecessary biopsies and identify 93 percent of patients positive for prostate cancer.
 

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The United Nations is to consider a ban on field testing gene drives at a meeting being held next week, Technology Review reports.

The Associated Press reports that gene-edited food may soon be for sale.

The US Department of Health and Human Services is beginning a series of meetings on human fetal tissue research, Stat News reports.

In Cell this week: epigenetic change linked to glioblastomas, rare and low-frequency variants contributing to multiple sclerosis risk, and more.

Dec
03
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Advanced Cell Diagnostics

This webinar will demonstrate how a research team at the National Institutes of Health evaluated a novel in situ hybridization approach and applied it to study splice variants related to schizophrenia.