proteomic-based diagnostics

Founded last year, the company plans to develop mass spec-based tests to protein isoforms using a workflow that eliminates both LC and protein digestion.

Genome Canada and its partners recently funded two new initiatives with C$255 that will back precision medicine, genomics, and technology development.

The company is developing an epilepsy test based on inflammatory proteins in patient blood that is intended for ruling out patients with seizure-like symptoms.

The company presented new data at a meeting last week showing that Vectra DA predicted whether patients would do better on one or the other of two possible second-line therapies.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Biocartis announced today that it has raised €64.5 million ($84 million) in a round of private financing.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Newomics said today that it has received from the National Institutes of Health two Small Business Innovation Research Phase I grants totaling $908,000.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Integrated Diagnostics said this week that it has obtained $47.25 million in funding, $30.25 million from the closing of its Series B round and $17 million in non-dilutive debt financing from Life Sciences Alternative Funding.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Biodesix today said that it has closed an $8.3 million Series E round of private financing.

The story has been updated to include comments from Vermillion's conference call on Thursday.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Centre of Excellence for the Prevention of Organ Failure (PROOF Centre) and MRM Proteomics said today that they are collaborating with the Jain Foundation on research into biomarkers for muscular dystrophy.

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The United Nations is to consider a ban on field testing gene drives at a meeting being held next week, Technology Review reports.

The Associated Press reports that gene-edited food may soon be for sale.

The US Department of Health and Human Services is beginning a series of meetings on human fetal tissue research, Stat News reports.

In Cell this week: epigenetic change linked to glioblastomas, rare and low-frequency variants contributing to multiple sclerosis risk, and more.