US Patent No. 9,377,474

Prodefensin-A6 assay method for the in vitro diagnosis of colorectal cancer
Jun 30, 2016

BioMérieux has been awarded US Patent No. 9,377,474, "Prodefensin-A6 assay method for the in vitro diagnosis of colorectal cancer."

 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.

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