antibody-based diagnostics

The researchers built a combination nucleic acid-antibody test for the disease using an approach they said could be generally useful for rapid test development.

Israel-based Best Medical Opinion and South Korea-based Dow Biomedica/Biodiscovery will distribute Oncimmune's EarlyCDTLung cancer test in those countries.

The firm is building an antibody-based immune system-related protein biomarker test for stroke diagnosis in both community and academic hospitals.

The grant is the second in the last six months that the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation has awarded to Chembio for diagnostics development.

The virus, known as HPgV-2, was detected in blood samples from individuals with concurrent hepatitis C virus infections.

The sensor features a DNA-based steric hindrance method, and can detect the presence of antibodies in whole blood in less than 10 minutes.

Researchers used arrays with more than 175,000 peptides matching sections of the Chagas pathogen proteome to characterize novel elements of the immune response to infection.

Three collaborators will further explore the clinical usefulness of a TAA panel in early cancer detection and measuring response to cancer immunotherapy.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Agilent Technologies' Dako business said today that it will develop a companion diagnostic test for a cancer drug being developed by Merck.

The Center for Personalized Cancer Therapy is a joint program with the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center.

Reuters reports that UK researchers are using gene-editing tools to develop flu-resistant chickens.

Nature calls for genomics to become part of the World Health Organization's cholera surveillance approach.

Vox explores a proposal to institute a lottery system to award grant funds.

In Genome Biology this week: gut microbiome study of individuals from Tanzania and Botswana, sixth version of the Network of Cancer Genes database, and more.