multiplex protein diagnostics

The company is preparing a blood-based test for early-stage pancreatic cancer that it hopes to have on the market by 2019.

The firm is investing in studies that use its multiplex microarray platform to monitor lupus disease activity and traumatic brain injury response.

The sensor features a DNA-based steric hindrance method, and can detect the presence of antibodies in whole blood in less than 10 minutes.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Myriad Genetics today said that its Myriad RBM subsidiary has formed a research collaboration with DaVita Labs to discover protein-based biomarkers that could be used to benefit dialysis patients.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Irvine, Calif.-based Aviir announced yesterday that it has raised $10 million in a second tranche of a private financing round.

The collaboration will combine Metamark's multiplex protein detection platform with image analysis technology that the firm will jointly develop with Definiens.

NPR reports that Turkish high school students will no longer study evolution.

Researchers report they sequenced and identified plant species in an "al fresco" laboratory.

An Australian team searches for genetic alterations linked to depression in hopes of developing personalized treatments, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.

In PNAS this week: host contributors to typhoid fever risk, effects of obesity-related variants near TMEM18, and more.