biomarker discovery

Linguamatics' I2E natural language processing engine helps Sanofi match HLA alleles with multiple sclerosis and associated drug treatments.

The PMSC, which formally opened last week, offers mass spectrometry and sequencing resources to help customers develop robust and scalable workflows.

CytoReason's machine-learning algorithms extract information from multi-omic measurements to improve indication prioritization and highlight new treatment targets.

Six microRNAs appeared to be present at enhanced levels in cerebrospinal fluid from symptom-free individuals with characteristic Huntington disease gene expansions.

Vendors DNAnexus and Saphetor hope to create a seamless platform for genome-based biomarker discovery and interpretation.

Investigators identified candidate protein markers from aptamer-based proteomic profiles of samples from women with or without late-onset preeclampsia.

Bioinformatics firm Berg is combining multi-omics data from the Department of Defense's Center for Prostate Disease Research in search of biomarkers.

The five-year award will provide funding for researchers to investigate genetic determinants of Barrett's Esophagus and esophageal adenocarcinoma.

CSO Phil Stephens said the firm is finding specific genomic alterations that appear to affect sensitivity to immunotherapies, as it also advances overall mutation burden testing.

Both organizations plan to contribute their respective areas of expertise to work on two research projects to improve patient treatment options and outcomes.

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With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.

NPR reports that government and private insurers are being slow to cover recently approved CAR-T cell therapies.

CNBC reports that there are thousands of genetic tests available for consumers to chose between.

In Nature this week: genomic analysis of ducks, whole-genome doubling among tumor samples, and more.