miRNA diagnostics

The company beat the analysts' average estimate on the top line but missed it on the bottom line as it posted a net loss of $3.2 million.

The payor published positive medical policy coverage for the ThyGenX and ThyraMir assays for thyroid nodules deemed indeterminate by standard cytopathological analysis.

The technology will measure cancer-associated miRNAs using optical amplification with quantum dots and photonic crystals.

The Singapore-based firm has established a US subsidiary and named distributors to sell its products across Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.

The French firm said that the funds will go toward international development and the marketing of the company's autoimmunity, allergy, and theranostic products. 

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Researchers in the US and Ukraine built a microRNA-based classifier to categorize infants as affected or unaffected.

Through the acquisition, Miroculus will be able to automate and simplify the detection of miRNAs from blood using Kapplex's digital microfluidic technology.

The company sees microRNAs as the ideal blood-based biomarker for diagnosing and monitoring a number of diseases at the point of care and in the developing world.

The International Thyroid Congress and Annual Meeting of the American Thyroid Association announced studies validating diagnostics tests for several companies.

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Lawmakers have asked four direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies to explain their privacy policies and security measures, according to Stat News.

The Trump Administration has proposed a plan to reorganize the federal government, the Washington Post reports.

In Science this week: genetic overlap among many psychiatric disorders, and more.

The Economist writes that an increasing number of scientific journals don't do peer review.