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Inflammatix hopes to market an 18-gene panel that will be able to tell from a blood sample whether a hospitalized patient has a bacterial, viral, or no infection.

Gencurix aims to achieve US FDA 510(k) clearance for its GenesWell BCT breast cancer prognostic test next year.

A comparison of single-cell RNA sequencing profiles from more than 1,000 fresh or frozen samples suggests cryopreservation does not alter general transcriptome patterns.

A small study of Spanish women suggests maternal obesity may influence the genes expressed in placental tissue.

An international team of researchers examined differential gene expression in blood samples from patients infected during the West African outbreak.

In individuals diagnosed with prostate cancer before the age of 45, researchers saw enhanced expression of immune- and inflammation-related genes.

The single-cell approach enabled them to identify gene expression in rare cell types, highlighting a previously unrecognized role for these cells in diabetes. 

Roughly one-fifth of adult cases of acute lymphoblastic leukemia are marked by Philadelphia chromosome-like expression. 

Merck is hoping NanoString's multiplex platform can support gene expression signatures that will better predict which patients will respond to checkpoint inhibitors like its Keytruda.

The consortium aims to profile up to 800 multiple myeloma patient samples using the Affymetrix platform with a goal of developing a list of predictive biomarkers.

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US National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins says he will avoid male-only speaker panels.

Two patients fell ill, and one subsequently died, following a fecal microbiome transplant that harbored multi-drug-resistant bacteria, according to the New York Times.

Technology Review reports that eGenesis is testing whether organs from genetically modified pigs can be transplanted into monkeys.

In Science this week: almond reference genome, and more.