aptamers Glaucoma Diagnostic Targeted by Mannin Research, McMaster University Collaboration The test will be designed to detect a protein biomarker in aqueous humor that can be used to determine the severity of glaucoma and to make treatment decisions. Researchers Develop Low-Cost Pan-HPV MDx Using Enzyme-DNA Nanostructures Premium The so-called enVision HPV test performed well in a comparison to Roche's Cobas HPV assay, and the Singapore researchers are considering other test applications. New Atlas Outlines Interactions Between Genetic Variants, Plasma Protein Levels Using genotype and blood plasma protein information for thousands of healthy individuals, researchers documented variants influencing plasma protein levels. Base Pair Biotechnologies Raises $3.2M Base Pair provides custom aptamer discovery and development services, as well as a line of catalog aptamers. Late-Onset Preeclampsia Markers Proposed From Proteomic Study Investigators identified candidate protein markers from aptamer-based proteomic profiles of samples from women with or without late-onset preeclampsia. Dec 19, 2014 U of Maryland Scientist Wins NIH Grant to Detect HIV Using RT-binding Aptamers Premium Aug 21, 2013 SomaLogic Raises $10M Dec 6, 2012 Scripps Team's Self-Replicating RNA Enzymes Quantitatively Analyze Proteins, Other Targets Premium Oct 5, 2012 Somalogic Publishes Validation Study on 13-Protein Dx for Detection of Mesothelioma Premium Apr 20, 2012 Somalogic Publishes First Data on Use of Somascan in Tissue Samples, Considers Offering Reagents for IHC Premium Aug 2, 2011 SomaLogic, Wavi Collaborate on Dementia May 7, 2011 Some Proteomics Firms Exploring Next-Generation Sequencing for Biomarker Research Premium Apr 22, 2011 NCI's Early Detection Research Network Running Trials to Compare Biomarker-Based Cancer Diagnostics Premium Apr 8, 2011 NYU, Somalogic Present Data on Protein Biomarker Test for Mesothelioma Premium Sep 10, 2010 Somalogic Partners with NEC in Effort to More Broadly Leverage Aptamer-Based Technology Premium Aug 30, 2010 SomaLogic, NEC Partner on Product Development Apr 2, 2010 Somalogic Using Aptamers to Build Better Tool for Biomarker Research Premium Oct 15, 2009 Kylin Sees Potential for pRNA with Aptamers, But Keeps Its Eye on RNA Interference Premium Jul 23, 2009 Archemix Inks Deals with Dicerna, Miragen to Apply Aptamer Tech to Drug Candidates Premium Breaking News Children With Autism May Have Underdeveloped Gut Microbiomes, Metagenomic Analysis Finds Kiromic BioPharma Acquires InSilico Solutions Bio-Rad Laboratories, 10x Genomics Settle IP Lawsuits, Sign Global Cross-Licensing Agreement Scope Fluidics Obtains CE Mark for PCR-Based SARS-CoV-2 Panel MeMed COVID-19 Prognostic Test Receives CE Mark ERS Genomics Licenses CRISPR IP to Japan SLC The Scan Dropped Charges The US Justice Department has dropped visa fraud charges against five Chinese researchers, according to the Wall Street Journal. More Kids The Associated Press says Moderna is expanding its SARS-CoV-2 vaccine study to included additional children and may include even younger children. PNAS Papers on Rat Clues to Human Migration, Thyroid Cancer, PolyG-DS In PNAS this week: ancient rat genome analysis gives hints to human migrations, WDR77 gene mutations in thyroid cancer, and more. Purnell Choppin Dies Purnell Choppin, a virologist who led the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, has died at 91, according to the Washington Post.