multiplex protein diagnostics

The UK developers believe that their device has the potential for multiplex testing at the point of care using solid-state nanopore sensing with DNA probes.

Using the publicly available ImmPort database, researchers standardized and analyzed immune-related data for more than 10,300 healthy individuals.

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.

New results from the NASA Twins Study indicate that the immune system may rev up when in space, the Washington Post reports.

Kelvin Droegemeier, the new science advisor, spoke at the American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting, Geekwire reports.

In PNAS this week: whole-genome assembly for the white shark, paper-based microfluidic method for detecting the malaria parasite, and more.

The World Health Organization has announced the members of its gene-editing committee, according to NPR.