biomarker detection

The firm hopes its newly launched DxWound will improve pathogen detection in skin and soft tissue infections by including anaerobic and fungal microbes in its reports.

The study is the first to demonstrate the design features and operational characteristics of Cepheid's Xpert MTB/RIF Ultra assay.

Researchers used mass spectrometry to identify unique biochemical markers that differentiate Lyme disease from southern tick-associated rash Illness.

The ThromboSeq test detected early-stage cancer with 81 percent accuracy and late-stage cancer with 88 percent accuracy.

Presenters highlighted early work that supports the push for a national, systematic effort to elucidate progression from precancerous states to clinical malignancy.

The company is in the beginning stages of product development, but is confident that it has a product that will be successful in the early diagnostics market. 

The researchers said the technique could be used to identify biomarkers specific to cancer or bacterial infection that are too small to detect by other methods. 

The certification covers the development, production, and distribution of in vitro diagnostics for autoimmune disease.

The study showed that introducing a synthetic molecule into the blood of mice could force cancer cells, but not normal cells, to express a detectable biomarker.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Fluidigm and Olink Bioscience today announced a co-marketing deal that combines each other's technologies to enable the interrogation of 96 samples across 92 proteins in one run from one microliter of sample in less than one day.

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The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Kite Pharmaceuticals' CAR T-cell therapy for large B-cell lymphomas, the New York Times reports.

Kaiser Health News reports that gene therapies could cost more than a million dollars.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute researchers have received a grant to combine biology and computer science for high school students.

In Nature this week: variants associated with obsessive-compulsive disorder, review of key CRISPR enzymes, and more.