compact mass spectrometer

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Proteomics-based diagnostics firm Ascendant Dx today said that it closed on a $2 million funding round, which will support clinical trials for and commercialization of its tears-based breast cancer detection test.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Advion today said that it has inked a distribution agreement with Konik Group covering Spain, Portugal, and South America, excluding Brazil.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Advion today said that its expression compact mass spectrometer has been integrated with liquid chromatography systems from Agilent Technologies.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Advion today said that it has signed an agreement with Valtex International for distribution of the firm's expression compact mass spectrometer in Russia.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Advion today announced the appointment of Scientifix as the exclusive distributor for its expression compact mass spectrometer in Australia.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Life sciences and consumables firm Advion continued on its expansion into the international markets today announcing a deal with Yair Technologies for the distribution of Advion's expression compact mass spectrometer in Israel.

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Alnylam's RNAi-based therapy Onpattro, according to Stat News.

Harvard Medical School's Seth Cassel and Cigall Kadoch argue in a Baltimore Sun op-ed that the recent TAILORx trial shows the potential of genomic-based medicine.

Researchers in the UK are working on using gene drives to control malaria-carrying mosquitoes, the Telegraph reports.

In PLOS this week: genetic architecture mediating gene expression, metabolomic patterns in multiple myeloma, and more.