biomarker validation

The researchers found that tumors expressing STAG2 as a biomarker are twice as likely to recur and progress toward muscle invasion and metastasis.

The agreement grants MDxHealth the rights to manufacture and market the phosphodiesterase-4D7 biomarker as a prognostic test.

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

The companies will develop biomarkers of response to Lantern's lead therapy candidates, including a potential liquid biopsy assay for its NSCLC drug Tavocept.

The study, called Panfam-1, will analyze 1,000 individuals at high risk of familial pancreatic cancer over three years using the company's antibody array test.

The partners will evaluate new biomarkers that they both find, and will assess the possibility for a preterm birth prognostic panel.

Caris Life Sciences also found that time-to-next treatment could be a surrogate endpoint for survival.

The researchers were able to differentiate among patients with lung cancer, COPD, and health controls using the biomarkers.

Fresh off of a $15 million private placement and restructuring transaction intended to simplify its capital structure, WaferGen Biosystems has shifted its focus to position itself as a provider of tools to supplement next-generation sequencing.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – UK cancer biomarker firm Abcodia today announced a collaboration with the Austrian Institute of Technology to validate biomarkers for the early detection of lung and colorectal cancers.

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Researchers find that historical factors influence which genes are the most highly studied, the Atlantic reports.

The US National Science Foundation's new sexual harassment policy is to go into effect next month, according to Nature News.

Researchers report using genotyping to tie together illegal ivory shipments and trace them back to a handful of cartels, the New York Times reports.

In Nature this week: genomic ancestry analysis of Sardinians, current noncoding mutations in colorectal cancer, and more.