immunoassay

The researchers described gut microbial diversity and composition differences in metastatic melanoma patients who did or did not respond to immunotherapy. 

Announced during the company's recent analyst day, the instrument could mark a major step in mass spectrometry's ongoing move into clinical applications.

Amoy will supply its CD95 IHC and CpG2 qPCR kits to develop a companion diagnostic for Canbridge's lead product targeting recurrent glioblastoma multiforme.

The company's diagnostics business saw 8 percent growth, while its Covance segment retreated 2 percent. The firm lowered its adjusted EPS estimate for the full year. 

The firm also plans to list its cardiac troponin I assay as CE marked and plans to submit data to the FDA for clearance of its Clarity system and assay in 2018.

Singulex's CEO provided an update at the JP Morgan Healthcare conference on the firm's progress in developing its immunodiagnostics platform.

Translational scientist Jacqueline Achkar of Albert Einstein Medical College will lead several collaborations to build a point-of-care diagnostic platform.

The firm will develop a platform to detect toxic algal blooms in freshwater and marine environments using its Array System and LightDeck technology.

The assay captures modification states with antibodies targeting histone modifications while single-molecule sequencing reveals the genomic location.

The company will use the funding to prepare for the 2017 launch of its DiagCore integrated molecular and immunoassay near-patient testing platform.

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The president of France's National Research Agency has resigned, according to Nature News.

A senator wants a "right-to-try" provision in the US Food and Drug Administration funding bill, but an ethicist says at Stat News that it would undermine the role of clinical trials.

In PNAS this week: red algae Porphyra umbicalis genome, deep neural network model for sequencing peptides, and more.

The Guardian's Barbara Ellen has tried out some DNA testing services to see whether they provide valuable information.