U.S. Academies, U.K. Royal Society Launch Commission to Develop Germline Editing Framework

Nearly six months after He Jiankui, Ph.D., stunned the world by disclosing, then defending, his controversial germline editing research resulting in the birth of...

Clinical Trials Data Partnership Joins Verily with Pharma Giants

Verily Life Sciences, the healthcare subsidiary of Google parent Alphabet, said today it will partner with four pharma giants—Novartis, Otsuka Pharmaceutical, Pfizer, and Sanofi—to...
Owlstone Medical will partner with Renji Hospital in Shanghai to conduct a clinical trial assessing the company's Breath Biopsy diagnostic breathalyzer platform in early detection of lung cancer

Owlstone Medical to Collaborate on Breath-Based Pulmonary Hypertension Test

Owlstone Medical, has announced a strategic collaboration with Switzerland-based Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd, leader in pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), to discover and validate a breath-based...

Coffee Improves Gut Motility by Altering Gut Microbiota

Data presented yesterday at the Digestive Disease Week (DDW) 2019 Conference by researchers from University of Texas, Galveston, suggest that the effects of coffee...

Qiagen Wins FDA Clearance for QIAstat-Dx Syndromic Testing System, Respiratory Panel

Qiagen said today it has launched its QIAstat-Dx syndromic testing system along with the multiplex QIAstat-Dx respiratory panel after receiving FDA 510(k) clearances. QIAstat-Dx (formerly...

Microfluidic Chip Captures More than 99% of CTCs

Scientists at the University of Georgia (UGA) College of Engineering have developed a new microfluidic device that separates circulating tumor cells (CTCs) from a...
Fireworks in Brain

New Variant Uncovered that Predicts Huntington’s Onset Age

Researchers at the University of British Columbia (UBC)/Centre for Molecular Medicine & Therapeutics (CMMT) and BC Children’s Hospital recently uncovered a new genetic variant...

GE Healthcare, Indi Molecular to Collaborate on Immunotherapy Diagnostic

GE Healthcare, and theranostics company Indi Molecular have entered a collaboration to develop non-invasive positron emission tomography (PET) tracers that target the CD8 protein....

Nearly One-in-Four Pediatric MATCH Patients Eligible for Treatment with Study Drugs

Nearly one-quarter (24%) of the 422 patients screened in the Pediatric Molecular Analysis for Therapy Choice (Pediatric MATCH) trial are eligible for treatment with...
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Single-Cell Analysis of CTCs Improved via New Capture Technology

A team from the University of Michigan has recently developed Hydro-Seq, a new system to trap cancer cells one at a time in a...
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