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The companies will evaluate the performance of Proteomics International's PromarkerD test for predicting decline in kidney function and drug response.

The company is confident about bringing the test to market despite potential future competition and views it as an easy fit for its existing sales channels.

Backed by €19 million in EU funding, the initiative, called BigData@Heart, will create a research platform that could change the way cardiovascular diseases are diagnosed and treated.

Investigators identified candidate protein markers from aptamer-based proteomic profiles of samples from women with or without late-onset preeclampsia.

The collaborators are each providing funding and samples, and plan to study about 100 patients with a subset of Castleman disease to identify biomarkers.

Institute for Systems Biology head Leroy Hood presented vignettes from last year's pilot project, laying the groundwork for more widespread wellness-focused work.

The study, funded last month by the NIH, will use SRM-MS to identify proteins from a subset of promising pathways that are associated with DKD patients' progression to end-stage disease.

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.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – KineMed said today that it has received a $225,000 Phase I Small Business Innovation Research contract from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute for research into biomarkers for the early detection of myocardial fibrosis.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Genome Institute of Singapore and Sengenics said today that they have formed a partnership to identify and validate auto-antibody signatures for the early detection of cancers.

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Wired reports on how genetic genealogy's use in forensics has exploded in the year since an arrest in the Golden State Killer case was made.

Retraction Watch reports that the increase in retracted papers at a journal is due to more resources there to tackle publication ethics.

New York City has settled with a forensic scientist who was fired after questioning a DNA testing approach used by the medical examiner's office, the New York Times reports.

In Nature this week: technique for measuring replication fork movement, WINTHER trial results, and more.