protein biomarkers

The study identified one genetic and three protein-based biomarkers associated with outcome in Pseudomonas bloodstream infections.

The multi-analyte assay could screen for cancers that currently lack early-stage detection methods, including ovarian, liver, stomach, pancreatic, and esophageal cancers.

The German firm grew revenues to €5.3 million for the first nine months of the year from €976,000 a year ago, but its net loss expanded 48 percent year over year. 

Johns Hopkins researchers added protein analysis to circulating tumor DNA testing to better detect early-stage pancreatic cancer.

The partners aim to enable the early prediction of clinical efficacy of Alligator's pipeline candidates by analyzing potential systemic biomarkers.

The company plans to develop tests for prostate cancer risk assessment, prostate cancer screening, and breast cancer screening.

The Medicare contractor proposed coverage for several cancer assays, but would not cover molecular respiratory virus assays or a test for inflammatory bowel disease.

Researchers showed it could differentiate pancreatic cancer cases from controls with high sensitivity, and believe it could work similarly for other cancers or in infectious disease.

The company said that it can distinguish patients suffering from lupus from those with other autoimmune diseases using its antibody array platform.

The company developed the instrument using in-licensed technology coupled with its own chemistry and other technology for exosomal protein analysis.

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The New York Times reports that the US Department of Defense has implemented about half the recommendations made to improve safe handling of dangerous agents.

An Australian-led team has generated a draft genome assembly of the invasive cane toad in hopes it will help in population control, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.

In PLOS this week: approach for teasing out archaic introgression in human genomes, immune transcription features in HCV infection, and more.

Stat News reports that Maryland is promoting itself to the biotech industry with a mobile billboard.