exosomes/extracellular vesicles Pancreatic Cancer Application Provides First Toehold for Biological Dynamics in Clinical Testing Premium The company is validating early promising data for an exosomal-protein based signature to identify asymptomatic individuals with early pancreatic cancer. Valted Seq Lands Exclusive Rights to Evaluate Johns Hopkins Neurodegenerative Disease Dx Assays The biomarker assays could one day be used as companion diagnostics for new treatments of Parkinson's and related diseases. NanoView, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Launch Immuno-Oncology Biomarker Study The team will use NanoView's ExoView platform to characterize PD-L1 and other biomarkers carried by exosomes in plasma samples from patients undergoing therapy. Qiagen, Exosome Dx Building Urine-Based Digital PCR Workflow for FGFR Mutations in Bladder Cancer Premium The firms will present a clinical comparison study using the workflow to detect FGFR mutations in 50 urothelial cancer patients later this year. Quantum Design to Distribute NanoView Biosciences Exosome Phenotyping Tool in China Boston-based NanoView aims to use its ExoView platform to understand the biological role of extracellular vesicles and their use as disease biomarkers. Sep 8, 2020 UCLA 'Click Chip’ Detects Early-Stage Liver Cancer Biomarkers in Extracellular Vesicles Premium May 20, 2020 Bio-Techne Bets Clinical Utility Study Data Will Sway Payors to Cover Prostate Cancer Risk Test Premium Apr 16, 2020 Multi-Analyte Liquid Biopsy Panel May Aid in Pancreatic Cancer Detection, Staging Premium Mar 20, 2020 Qiagen, University Hospital Essen Team Establish Multi-Analyte Liquid Biopsy Workflow Premium Feb 28, 2020 Izasa Scientific to Distribute NanoView Biosciences ExoView Platform in Spain, Portugal Oct 21, 2019 Baylor Genetics, Miraca Research Institute Explore EV Purification for Cancer-Based Applications Premium Oct 3, 2019 Alfatest to Distribute NanoView Biosciences ExoView Platform in Italy Sep 24, 2019 Hoag Memorial Hospital, Exosome Sciences Launch Cancer Detection Study Sep 16, 2019 Aethlon Medical Lands $1.9M SBIR Grant for Exosome Isolation Device Breaking News New Approach Identifies Candidate Causal Variants for Neuropsychiatric, Neurodevelopmental Conditions People in the News: Baylor's Thomas Caskey Dies; New Appointments at UK Biobank, CS Genetics, More In Brief This Week: Pathogenomix, Uniogen, Genetic Technologies, DnaNudge, Gravity Diagnostics, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Biodesix, Curio Genomics, Akoya Biosciences, More NIH Earmarks $170M for All of Us Program's Personalized Nutrition Study Taiwanese Firm's IP Asserted in Suit Against Pacific Biosciences Found Partially Unpatentable The Scan Omicron's Sewage Path The New York Times writes that testing sewage is helping public health officials track Omicron. IBM Sells Part of Watson Health The Wall Street Journal reports IBM is selling part of its Watson Health business to an investment firm. Identifying the Right Whales The Boston Globe writes that genetic testing has helped identify North American right whales and find that weaning can take place earlier than thought. Science Papers on Approach to Quickly Sort Single Cells, Alternative Splicing in Cancer In Science this week: high-speed sorting of single cells using fluorescence imaging, and more.