isothermal amplification Talis Biomedical Discusses Point-of-Care Thesis in First Earnings Call as a Public Company Premium The firm expects to soon carve out a share in the rapidly expanding point-of-care, infectious disease, molecular diagnostics market. Post-IPO, Talis Biomedical Looks Toward Expanding Infectious Disease Test Portfolio Premium The firm will submit its SARS-CoV-2 test and Talis One instrument to the US Food and Drug Administration for Emergency Use Authorization in the second quarter. Sense Biodetection Raises $50M in Series B Financing to Develop POC MDx Platform, SARS-CoV-2 Test The firm said that it is developing its Veros platform using rapid molecular amplification technology to detect a variety of diseases at the LumiraDx to Go Public on Nasdaq Through SPAC CA Healthcare Acquisition, a special purpose acquisition company, said the transaction will support the development of LumiraDx’s pipeline of more than 30 assays. Cue Health Over-the-Counter COVID-19 Test Gets FDA Emergency Use Authorization The assay from San Diego-based Cue is the first molecular test authorized by the US Food and Drug Administration for home use without a doctor's prescription. Feb 12, 2021 Alveo Technologies Receives CE Mark for COVID-19 Test Feb 3, 2021 UK Team Creates Five-Minute SARS-CoV-2 MDx With Rarely Used Isothermal Amplification Method Premium Dec 28, 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic Accelerated Development of CRISPR as a Diagnostic Platform in 2020 Premium Dec 23, 2020 Quidel Gets EUA for Rapid, Extraction-Free COVID-19 MDx on Solana System Dec 3, 2020 GeneMe, Biolyph Partner to Ramp Up Capacity of COVID-19 MDx Nov 18, 2020 FDA Grants Emergency Use Authorization to First At-Home COVID-19 Test From Lucira Health Sep 21, 2020 Malaria Assays Use CRISPR for Point-of-Care Multispecies Detection Premium Sep 21, 2020 FDA Revises Emergency Use Authorization for Abbott Point-of-Care SARS-CoV-2 Test Aug 27, 2020 Chinese Researchers Develop CRISPR-Based Isothermal COVID-19 Diagnostic Premium Aug 14, 2020 Pro-Lab Diagnostics Nabs FDA Emergency Use Authorization for Molecular SARS-CoV-2 Test Aug 13, 2020 Many Initiatives Turning to RT-LAMP as Alternative to PCR for Rapid COVID-19 Screening Assays Premium Aug 12, 2020 Ender Diagnostics Receives CE Mark for SARS-CoV-2 PCR Test Jun 5, 2020 Australian Researchers Use Isothermal Amplification Method to Detect Salmonella Subtypes Premium May 26, 2020 With Low-Cost SARS-CoV-2 Assay, FYR Diagnostics Looks to Bypass Equipment Bottlenecks Premium May 22, 2020 Head-to-Head Comparisons of Commercial SARS-CoV-2 MDx Tests Point to Few Differences in Accuracy Premium May 15, 2020 Becton Dickinson to Expand Into Point-of-Care MDx With NAT Diagnostics Acquisition Premium Apr 20, 2020 Tangen Biosciences Wins $696K BARDA Contract to Develop Point-of-Care Coronavirus MDx Test Apr 16, 2020 Atila Isothermal qPCR Coronavirus Test Proves Easy to Use, Sensitive in Preliminary Evaluations Apr 13, 2020 Instrument-Free POC Molecular Coronavirus Test Being Developed by Sense Biodetection Apr 1, 2020 Despite Potential, Experts Debate Whether Decentralized MDx for Coronavirus Can Flatten Curve Load More Breaking News Alzheimer's Disease Phosphoproteomics Study Uncovers Signaling Abnormalities Genetic Analysis of H. Pylori Indicates Americas Colonized in One Main Migration Event BillionToOne Raises $55M in Series B Financing GeninCode to Launch Cardiovascular Disease Risk Tests in US With Eversana Top Five Articles on GenomeWeb Last Week: Illumina, Liquid Biopsy, Thermo Fisher Scientific, and More Becton Dickinson Sues Beckman Coulter Over Cell Analysis, Sorting IP The Scan Another Resignation According to the Wall Street Journal, a third advisory panel member has resigned following the US Food and Drug Administration's approval of an Alzheimer's disease drug. Novavax Finds Its Vaccine Effective Reuters reports Novavax's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine is more than 90 percent effective in preventing COVID-19. Can't Be Used The US Food and Drug Administration says millions of vaccine doses made at an embattled manufacturing facility cannot be used, the New York Times reports. PLOS Papers on Frozen Shoulder GWAS, Epstein-Barr Effects on Immune Cell Epigenetics, More In PLOS this week: genome-wide association study of frozen shoulder, epigenetic patterns of Epstein-Barr-infected B lymphocyte cells, and more.