Urinalysis News on urine-based diagnostic testing. CARB-X Awards MicrobeDx Up To $3.5M The award will go toward the development of MicrobeDx's technology for detecting the presence of bacteria in clinical urine specimens and to which antibiotics they are susceptible. Arcis Biotechnology Developing Urine-Based mRNA Assay for Prostate Cancer Screening Premium The firm has partnered with the University of Surrey to validate and potentially commercialize a test that detects mRNA biomarkers from patient urine samples. Investment Banks Upgrade Quidel Shares on Acquisition of Alere Assets Canaccord and William Blair also increased their price targets on Quidel's shares, following its acquisition of certain Alere assets and assays. Streck, Nordic BioSite Ink Distribution Deal Streck and Nordic BioSite have signed a distribution agreement for Streck's full portfolio of cell stabilization, molecular, and core products. MDxHealth Signs Distribution Deal for Prostate Cancer Test in Hong Kong, Macao The deal marks the latest in a series of distribution agreements MDxHealth has recently signed for the SelectMDx test. Breaking News Oppenheimer, BTIG Initiate Coverage of MDxHealth at Outperform, Buy Top Five Articles on GenomeWeb Last Week: Invitae, Beckman Coulter, Ancient DNA, and More Radiomics, OncoDNA Partner to ID Lung Cancer Biomarkers IndyGeneUS AI Acquires Genetic Cryptocurrency Creator EncrypGen Analysis Estimates Psychiatric Disorder Risk from Specific Copy Number Variants in Danish Cohort Proteomic Profiling With Two Platforms Provides Complementary Gene, Protein, Phenotype Links The Scan Comfort of Home The Guardian reports that AstraZeneca is to run more clinical trials from people's homes with the aim of increasing participant diversity. Keep Under Control Genetic technologies are among the tools suggested to manage invasive species and feral animals in Australia, Newsweek says. Just Make It The New York Times writes that there is increased interest in applying gene synthesis to even more applications. Nucleic Acids Research Papers on OncoDB, mBodyMap, Genomicus In Nucleic Acids Research this week: database to analyze large cancer datasets, human body microbe database, and more.