molecular imaging

A research team from Stanford University modified single-molecule microscopy to see nanoscale details of DNA.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The W.M. Keck Foundation has awarded $1 million to an investigator at the University of California, Davis to fund development of new molecular imaging tools.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The UK government has awarded £35 million ($56.6 million) to fund four cancer imaging research centers that will engage in an array of imaging-focused research projects, including molecular and genomics studies.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Protea Biosciences said today that it has entered into a collaborative research agreement with Virginia Commonwealth University and its Center for Molecular Imaging focused on improved molecular imaging techniques for the study of cancer, Alzheimer's, and other disease

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Investigators at Rice University and the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have won a $1.3 million grant to use molecular imaging and other tools to study protein networks and protein expression in cells, Rice said today.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute plans to provide $5 million over the next two years to fund research projects aimed at developing better and cheaper methods for screening genetic variants that play roles in diseases.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Bruker announced today an agreement to acquire the preclinical in vivo imaging equipment product portfolio and related assets from Carestream Health's Molecular Imaging business for an undisclosed amount.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Molecular Imaging Center at Washington University's School of Medicine has been awarded a $7.1 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to fund new imaging-based cancer research studies.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – ImaginAb, a Los Angeles-based developer of molecular imaging agents, has entered into an alliance with MacroGenics to develop companion imaging agents for an anti-cancer drug being developed by the Rockville, Md.-based biotech firm.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Canary Foundation said that it has received two gifts totaling $8.5 million that will help the organization continue its work in developing tests for early cancer detection.

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The US Food and Drug Administration has new guidelines that enable some gene and cell therapies to undergo expedited review, according to the New York Times.

Using gene drives to control invasive species might be too risky, an initial advocate of the approach says.

Researchers have grown tumors in 3D cell cultures to better understand cancer, the Economist reports.

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