mass spectrometric immunoassay

Dian selected the MassArray system as its platform of choice for molecular genetic testing and will commercialize it and Agena's DNA applications and products.

At the AACR annual meeting, researchers highlighted genomics- and proteomics-informed research aimed at establishing more effective, targeted immunotherapies.

The proteomics firm is swapping 4 million of its shares for a 10 percent interest in CPR with the goal of moving into clinical trials and related research.

In Life Sciences, CEO Thomas Joyce noted a strong performance by Beckman Coulter, while in Diagnostics, he said Cepheid grew 25 percent year over year. 

The new European initiative promises to deliver multiple new tests and methods for improving the treatment of breast cancer and rectal cancer.

Carrier screens for cystic fibrosis, fragile X syndrome, and spinal muscular atrophy detected carrier status in one in 20 individuals and led to diagnoses in seven pregnancies.

Bioage Labs now intends to set up an internal laboratory to experiment with different compounds, while building out its team.

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

After years of technical setbacks and challenges, mass spec-based clinical proteomics is "ready for prime time," a Thermo Fisher Scientific researcher told ProteoMonitor this week.

Thermo Fisher Scientific last week announced a collaboration with German diagnostics firm Immundiagnostik for development of mass spec-based assays for protein and peptide quantitation.

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Researchers hope to tease out the signature effects that different carcinogens leave on the genome to determine their contributions to disease, Mosaic reports.

The Wall Street Journal looks into the cost of new gene therapies.

An Imperial College London-led team reports that it was able to use a gene drive to control a population of lab mosquitos.

In PNAS this week: genomic effects of silver fox domestication, limited effect of mitochondrial mutations on aging in fruit flies, and more.