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The funding will be used to conduct translational studies, hire new people, and build partnerships.

The funds will be used to further develop its product pipeline and discover novel biomarkers for cardiovascular diseases.

The UK startup is seeking to leverage a biobank of serum samples collected as part of a 15-year longitudinal ovarian cancer screening trial in order to forge partnerships for diagnostic test development.

Takeda will use the PS Biomarker Services for the development of mass spectrometry-based assays for disease-related proteins.

Under the terms of an agreement, Protagen's UNIarray platform will be used to retrospectively analyze samples from a Biogen clinical trial in order to find predictive and response biomarkers in relapsing remitting MS.

Epistem is currently beta-testing a point-of care molecular diagnostic platform called Genedrive that will be able to deliver test results in under 30 minutes. The company sees the platform as a natural translation path for its biomarker discovery business.

The company will research biomarkers linked to atrial fibrillation for a pan-European consortium funded with $17 million by the EU.

The UK firm will use the investment to further build partnerships with pharmaceutical and biotech firms and identify novel biomarkers.

OncoTrack, a new international consortium, will seek to generate high-quality genomic and epigenetic data from clinically well-defined colon cancer tumors and their metastases as part of its colon cancer project.

Under the extension, KineMed is granting Bristol-Myers Squibb a non-exclusive license to KineMed's technology for the identification and characterization of AD biomarkers in cerebrospinal fluid.


A study of families explores how children transmit SARS-CoV-2, according to the Associated Press.

US Agricultural Research Service scientists have sequenced the genome of the Asian giant hornet.

According to the Economist, pooled testing for COVID-19 could help alleviate strains on testing labs.

In Science this week: MIT researchers outline approach dubbed translatable components regression to predict treatment response among IBD patients.