miRNA expression

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.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: whole-genome sequencing of plasma DNA to study cancer gene expression, and more.

The researchers used the tool to look at the role of miRNAs in viral infection, but believe it has potential for studying miRNA in many other contexts.

A team of researchers from the National Institutes of Health has identified three circulating microRNAs that were differentially expressed in the serum of older versus younger individuals in a small sequencing study.

By targeting a subclass of metastatic breast cancer cells called cancer stem-like cells, a team led by researchers at the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine has found a microRNA, miR-7, that appears to play a key role in brain-specific breast cancer metastasis.

Three microRNAs have been implicated in the transformation of normal fibroblasts into cancer-promoting cells and could be potential drug targets in ovarian cancer, a study by University of Chicago and Northwestern University researchers has suggested.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – HTG Molecular Diagnostics today said that it will collaborate with Sanofi US on identifying biomarkers that could become a molecular companion diagnostic test.

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 Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), who chairs the Senate health committee, will be retiring at the end of his term, Stat News reports.

UCSF researchers find that having two X chromosomes may contribute to women's longer lifespans, according to Discover's D-brief blog.

The Wall Street Journal reports on the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's use of genetic approaches to study foodborne illnesses.

In PNAS this week: immune cell profiling of wild baboons by social status, metabolomics profiling of esophageal tumors, and more.