lab-on-a-chip Miroculus Raises $45M in Extended Series B Financing The firm will use the funds primarily to expand a beta program supporting a full commercial launch of its first platform, the Miro Canvas sample prep system. UK's DnaNudge Prepares Cartridge-Based PCR Test for COVID-19 Testing Premium The UK Department of Health and Social Care has already ordered 10,000 RNA test cartridges from the company, which expects to obtain a CE-IVD mark for its test within weeks. DIAMONDS Project Using New Classification Approach to Develop Rapid Infectious Disease Tests Premium Technology partners on the study include BioMérieux and SkylineDx, as well as Imperial College London's biomedical electronics unit. UK Startup DNANudge Aims to Commercialize DTC Genetic Tests to Provide Nutrition Advice Premium DNANudge is developing an at-home testing kit, based on DNAe's semiconductor technology, to screen around 50 SNPs associated with nutrition and metabolism. Biological Dynamics Raises $26.8M in Private Financing The San Diego-based firm will use the Series C investment and convertible debt to land regulatory clearance for its cancer treatment response assay. Jul 30, 2014 Nanosyn to Provide Screening, Profiling Services to Forma Therapeutics Apr 10, 2014 European Partners Pursue Lab-on-a-Chip System for Identifying Pancreatic Cancer CTCs Oct 24, 2013 Johns Hopkins, Imec to Develop Lab-on-a-Chip Technology Apr 19, 2012 With Gains in Platform Performance, Thermal Gradient Poised to Expand Beyond HIV Viral Load Assay Premium Mar 19, 2012 Agilent to Collaborate with FDA on Food Pathogen Testing Nov 9, 2011 Siemens' Lab-On-a-Chip Technology Offered for Sale Jul 12, 2011 US Army Awards ADA $70K to Develop 'Lab-on-a-Chip' Technology Apr 28, 2011 Chinese Researchers Create Lab-on-Chip for Potential POC Dx Testing Premium Sep 2, 2010 European Collaboration Launches Effort to Develop Lab-on-Chip for Cancer Dx May 14, 2010 Gates Foundation Awards $100K to Lab-on-a-Chip Non-profit Diagnostics for All Premium May 7, 2010 Teams Pursue Lab-On-A-Chip Strategies with Eyes on Genomic, Dx Applications Apr 13, 2010 Caliper, Access Genetics in MDx Partnership Breaking News Enzo Biochem, CLX Health Partner to Support COVID-19 Testing for International Travel Type 1 Diabetes GWAS, Fine-Mapping Leads to New Genetic Loci, Potential Drug Targets LSU Health Sciences Center Wins $2.4M to Lead SARS-CoV-2 Variant Sequencing Program NanoString Technologies, Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy Partner on Cell Therapy Project BGI Americas Collaborating With Champions Oncology on Proteomic Cancer Research Personal Genome Diagnostics Inks Cancer Genomic Profiling Deal with Duke University Health System The Scan Missed Early Cases A retrospective analysis of blood samples suggests early SARS-CoV-2 infections may have been missed in the US, the New York Times reports. Limited Journal Editor Diversity A survey finds low diversity among scientific and medical journal editors, according to The Scientist. How Much of a Threat? Science writes that need for a provision aimed at shoring up genomic data security within a new US bill is being questioned. PNAS Papers on Historic Helicobacter Spread, Brain Development, C. difficile RNAs In PNAS this week: Helicobacter genetic diversity gives insight into human migrations, gene expression patterns of brain development, and more.