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Pressure Biosciences Wins $149K SBIR Grant to Develop Methods to Extract Biomarkers

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Pressure Biosciences has received a $149,470 Phase I Small Business Innovation Research Grant from the National Institutes of Health. The grant is for six months.
 
The company will use it to fund experiments demonstrating the feasibility of using its Pressure Cycling Technology to develop a method for extracting clinically important protein biomarkers, sub-cellular molecular complexes, and organelles from cells and tissues, Pressure Biosciences said.

The Scan

US Booster Eligibility Decision

The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions.

Arizona Bill Before Judge

The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction.

Additional Genes

Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News.

Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification

In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.