qPCR arrays

The firm sees the new panel as an important step forward in its strategy to further penetrate the molecular diagnostics market with its qPCR products.

Researchers from Protagen, Targos, and elsewhere have identified autoantibody biomarkers specific to patients diagnosed with prostate cancer.

Researchers in Belgium and the UK showed that their custom viral panel on Thermo Fisher's TaqMan qPCR array card is effective in samples from immunocompromised patients.

The product introduction comes about two years after the company merged with AmpliDiag and Genewave.

CEO Lars Kongsbak said that the proceeds will be used to strengthen the company's capital resources and to expand its inventory in light of growing demand for its qPCR arrays, miRcury microRNA microarrays, and other products and services.

Lonza is distributing Bar Harbor BioTechnology's new tools under an exclusive agreement.

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Kite Pharmaceuticals' CAR T-cell therapy for large B-cell lymphomas, the New York Times reports.

Kaiser Health News reports that gene therapies could cost more than a million dollars.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute researchers have received a grant to combine biology and computer science for high school students.

In Nature this week: variants associated with obsessive-compulsive disorder, review of key CRISPR enzymes, and more.