biomarker validation Valted Seq Lands Exclusive Rights to Evaluate Johns Hopkins Neurodegenerative Disease Dx Assays The biomarker assays could one day be used as companion diagnostics for new treatments of Parkinson's and related diseases. 4HF Biotec Banking on Multiomic Data Analysis to Help Pharma Find New Oncology Compounds Premium German bioinformatics startup 4HF Biotec targets early-stage biotech development with technology to predict drug sensitivity based on tumor genetic profiles. Genuity Science, Emory Team on Biomarker Discovery for Neurodegenesis The bioinformatics and sequencing firm, formerly known as WuXi NextCode, will develop a population clinicogenomic database to support Emory's research. Thermo Fisher, Janssen Biotech to Develop CDx for Lung Cancer, Other Indications The companies initially plan to validate biomarkers for use with the Oncomine Dx Target Test to identify NSCLC patients for enrollment into clinical trials. Genedata Moves Into R&D for Nonprofits, Adds Digital Pathology Support Premium The multi-omics translational software developer Feb 12, 2020 Exact Sciences Boosting Position in Cancer Dx Market Through M&A Premium Nov 19, 2019 Upgrades to CareDx's AlloSure Test Enable Earlier Detection of Transplant Rejection Premium Oct 30, 2019 Exact Sciences Preparing to Launch Improved Cologuard, Liver Cancer Test Premium Oct 24, 2019 New Parkinson's Disease RNA-Seq Dataset Enables Search for Disease Biomarkers Premium Aug 26, 2019 Freenome, ADC Therapeutics Sign Biomarker Development Deal Jun 24, 2019 Gene Expression Signature Under Development Predicts Lung Cancers Likely to Spread to Brain Premium Dec 20, 2018 Elucidata to Support Auron Therapeutics in Cancer Data Analysis Jul 3, 2018 Georgetown Researchers Develop IHC Assay to Predict Bladder Cancer Recurrence, Spread Premium Jun 6, 2018 MDxHealth Licenses Prognostic Prostate Cancer Biomarker From Philips Jun 13, 2017 Case Western Reserve Awarded $6M NCI Grant to Study Barrett's Esophagus Jan 17, 2017 Cancer Genetics to Aid Lantern Pharma in Biomarker, Dx Development Dec 20, 2016 Immunovia Conducts Study of Pancreatic Cancer Early Detection Test Dec 12, 2016 Carmentix, U of Melbourne Launch Prenatal Biomarkers Initiative Jun 9, 2016 Caris Life Sciences Study Links Matched Treatments to Longer Survival, Time-to-Next Treatment Premium Dec 15, 2015 New Study Validates Blood-Based miRNA Biomarkers for Early Detection of Lung Cancer Oct 10, 2013 WaferGen Pushing Target Enrichment, Biomarker Validation Plan Following Financing, Restructuring Premium Jun 12, 2013 Abcodia, AIT Collaborate to Validate Cancer Biomarkers Apr 29, 2013 GenomeDx, Mayo Clinic Expand Research Deal Jan 31, 2012 Horizon, UK NEQAS Team on Standards for Lung Cancer Biomarkers Dec 20, 2011 Critical Path, Hamner Institutes Ink Biomarker Pact Load More Breaking News Lunaphore Technologies, University of Bern Partner on Colorectal Cancer Study People in the News: New Appointments at Biocept, Novacyt, Centogene, Illumina, More In Brief This Week: Sophia Genetics, Twist Bioscience, Dante Labs, MGI, Codex DNA, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: SpeeDx, Bio-Techne, NuProbe, More DiaSorin Q2 Revenues Rise 20 Percent on SARS-CoV-2 Testing Demand Cepheid Gets $28M From BARDA for SARS-CoV-2 Tests The Scan Interfering With Invasive Mussels The Chicago Tribune reports that researchers are studying whether RNA interference- or CRISPR-based approaches can combat invasive freshwater mussels. Participation Analysis A new study finds that women tend to participate less at scientific meetings but that some changes can lead to increased involvement, the Guardian reports. Right Whales' Decline A research study plans to use genetic analysis to gain insight into population decline among North American right whales, according to CBC. Science Papers Tie Rare Mutations to Short Stature, Immunodeficiency; Present Single-Cell Transcriptomics Map In Science this week: pair of mutations in one gene uncovered in brothers with short stature and immunodeficiency, and more.