Researchers have demonstrated that they can detect more miRNAs, as well as other small RNA molecules, by sequencing these samples rather than using microarrays.
The company hopes to launch its first clinical cancer test within the next year, after spending the last several years conducting validation studies.
The company hopes to develop saliva-based RNA assays for concussion, Parkinson's disease and autism using biomarkers discovered by its two academic partners.
The researchers developed a qPCR test that analyzes microRNAs associated with ovarian cancer and plan to run a retrospective trial of the assay on biobanked samples.
Using multiple samples from more than 60,000 individuals at a participating hospital, the firm tracks circulating molecules over time in relation to cancer.
Researchers in the US and Ukraine built a microRNA-based classifier to categorize infants as affected or unaffected.
Researchers from Northwestern University uncovered five circulating microRNAs that differentiate patients with very high- and low-risk prostate cancer.
The company sees microRNAs as the ideal blood-based biomarker for diagnosing and monitoring a number of diseases at the point of care and in the developing world.
UK researchers have technically validated a qPCR testing method for a panel of four microRNAs with high sensitivity in diagnosing and monitoring rare tumors.
The company provided updates on its pipeline of NGS cancer assays, including plans to launch a lung cancer fusion panel by the end of this year.
A new study finds that a placental protein linked with preeclampsia can be targeted by RNA silencing, according to the New Scientist.
A settlement is expected in a Duke University lawsuit hinging on using falsified data to win grants, Retraction Watch and Science report.
In PNAS this week: approach for analyzing the expression of endogenous retroviruses, circular RNAs that influence host-virus interactions, and more.
A phylogenetic analysis finds that the rare hemimastigotes form their own supra-kingdom, CBC reports.