biomarker validation

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.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Genomic test development firm GenomeDx today announced an expanded research agreement with the Mayo Clinic to include the exclusive licensing of certain Mayo IP.

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Gene drives might run into biological resistance, the Economist reports.

Forensic experts exhumed painter Salvador Dalí's body to collect DNA for a paternity test, CBS News reports.

Yale Environment 360 writes that synthetic and conservation biologists aren't always on the same wavelength, but they are trying to reach an understanding.

In Science this week: full CRISPR locus integration complex structure, and more.