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Definiens Immunoprofiling Panel

Definiens has launched its Immunoprofiling panel, which allows researchers to rapidly screen tissue samples for immune responses. The panel uses biomarkers within tumors to measure immune response. Currently, the panel includes biomarkers PD-1, PD-L1, OX40, CTLA-4, CD3, CD4, CD8, CD20, CD68, CD163, and FoxP3.

The Scan

Not Immediately Told

The US National Institutes of Health tells lawmakers that one of its grantees did not immediately report that it had developed a more infectious coronavirus, Science says.

Seems Effective in Kids

The Associated Press reports that the Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine for children appears to be highly effective at preventing symptomatic disease.

Intelligence Warning on Bioeconomy Threats

US intelligence warns over China's focus on technologies and data related to the bioeconomy, the New York Times reports.

PLOS Papers on Campylobacteriosis Sources, Inherited Retinal Dystrophies, Liver Cancer Prognosis

In PLOS this week: approach to uncover source of Campylobacteriosis, genetic risk factors for inherited retinal dystrophies, and more.