BioGenes will supply antibodies for the project, called cNeupro. The deal will enable it to share ownership of the antibodies and pocket royalties on the ones that lead to commercial products.
Mosaiques, Bruker, Kinaxo, Xencor, CSL, Hybrigenics, Adlyfe, Wyeth
Agilent, GWC Technologies, Pall Life Sciences, AnaSpec
Millipore said that the technology will be used to develop a range of new multiplex immunoassay kits that can be used with the Luminex xMAP platform.
The study suggests it is "unlikely" that patents protecting biomedical inventions "will ever be licensed" if they have remained unlicensed for more than eight years since their priority patent application was filed.
Imperial College London and its spinout DNA Electronics have created a prototype for the so-called SNP Dr., which is being developed under a £1.2 million project that also includes Pfizer.
Harvard researchers have built a computational tool that they believe could help get more protein biomarkers into clinical use.
The firms will combine Innovative Biosensors' antibody technology with ProGenTech's Enture Lite platform to create a rapid diagnostic system.
GeneGo, Millipore, DiscoveryBioMed, Lifeline Cell Technology
The US Department of Justice has proposed a rule change to enable DNA to be collected from migrants, the Associated Press reports.
Bernard Fisher, a surgeon who changed how breast cancer is treated, has died at 101, the New York Times reports.
A Washington Post columnist writes that she is skeptical about DNA-based diets.
In PNAS this week: recurrent inactivation of DEPDC5 in gastrointestinal stromal tumors, taxonomic reliability of GenBank sequences, and more.