antibody-based diagnostics Finnish Firms Combine to Form Point-of-Care Testing Firm The new firm will develop a testing platform, scheduled for launch in 2024, that will use PCR and antibody technologies for near-patient testing. Amazon, Diabetomics Get FDA Emergency Use Authorizations for Coronavirus Tests The FDA granted EUA to Amazon subsidiary STS Lab Holdco for the Amazon Real-Time RT-PCR DTC Test and the Diabetomics CovAb SARS-CoV-2 Ab Test. Quidel Guides for Revenues Below Street Estimate, Citing Softening SARS-CoV-2 Test Demand Quidel's guidance announcement cited an approximately 40 percent decrease in demand for its SARS-CoV-2 tests. At JP Morgan Conference, Quidel CEO Discusses Plan to Enter OTC Infectious Disease Test Market The firm plans to begin its OTC efforts with a COVID antigen test but also sees potential in migrating other infectious disease tests. Quidel Q3 Revenues More Than Triple, Beat Analyst Expectations The firm reported $57.8 million in revenues for its Lyra SARS-CoV-2 molecular diagnostic assays in the quarter. Oct 1, 2020 Quidel Releases Preliminary Q3 Results, Partners with Biodesix for Big Ten Surveillance Aug 4, 2020 Luminex Q2 Revenues Rise 32 Percent on Pandemic-Related Sales Jul 7, 2020 Cancer Research UK, Abcam Partner to Develop Custom Antibodies for Cancer Research Jun 1, 2020 Sema4 Forms Coronavirus Testing Alliance With Connecticut May 18, 2020 UK Biobank Launches COVID-19 Immunity Study Apr 29, 2020 UCSF, Stanford, CZ Biohub Receive $13.6M to Study Bay Area COVID-19 Spread Apr 13, 2020 NIH Recruiting 10K Adults for Coronavirus Infection Study Mar 2, 2018 Zika Dx Development Process Could Provide Roadmap for Other Tests, Rheonix, Collaborators Say Premium Apr 28, 2017 Oncimmune Inks Its First Distribution Deals Nov 11, 2016 Startup Diagnostics Firm CereDx Seeks POC Platform for Stroke Test Premium Feb 19, 2016 Chembio Lands $550K Grant to Develop POC Zika Assay Dec 14, 2015 Sequencing Study IDs Human Pegivirus in Individuals With Hepatitis C Sep 25, 2015 U of Montreal Team Develops Fast Electrochemical Sensor for Multiplexed Protein Marker Detection Premium May 8, 2015 High-Density Peptide Arrays Uncover Specifics of Chagas Disease Immune Response Premium Feb 3, 2015 Genalyte, Collaborators Gear Up for Phase Two of Tumor-associated Antigen Panel Development Premium May 30, 2014 Dako to Develop Companion Dx for Merck Cancer Drug Jan 27, 2011 UMass Lands $2M for Cancer Center Breaking News Horse Genetics Study Reveals Origins of Domestication, Use in Human Culture Rady Children's Team Presents Genomic Medicine Management Tool at ASHG Canaccord Genuity Initiates Coverage of Quantum-Si With Buy Rating NIH SenNet Program to Map Rare Senescent Cells Implicated in Human Health Woolly Mammoths Died Out After Climate Shift Eliminated Food Source, Environmental DNA Study Finds Thermo Fisher Scientific Prices $5.85B Senior Notes Offering The Scan Just Breathing A new analysis suggests that most Mycobacterium tuberculosis is spread by aerosols from breathing, rather than by coughing, the New York Times reports. Just Like This One NPR reports that the World Health Organization has hired a South African biotech company to recreate mRNA vaccine for SARS-CoV-2 that is similar to the one developed by Moderna. Slow Start The Wall Street Journal reports that Biogen's Alzheimer's disease treatment had revenues for July through September that totaled $300,000. Genome Research Papers on Cancer Chromatin, Splicing in the Thymus, Circular RNAs in Cancer In Genome Research this week: analysis of bivalent chromatin sites, RBFOX splicing factors' role in thymic epithelial cells, and more.