Long Telomeres Associated with Increased Lung Cancer Risk Friday, July 31, 2015 Genetic predisposition for long telomeres predicts increased lung adenocarcinoma risk. Lockheed Martin Launches Healthcare Technology Alliance Friday, July 31, 2015 Lockheed Martin has announced the formation of a new healthcare technology alliance, combining the expertise of leading health IT providers, medical technology companies, and academic institutions to advance public health.Paving the way to Better Ovarian Cancer Diagnosis Friday, July 31, 2015 Aïcha BenTaieb will present her invention for automated identification of ovarian cancer’s many subtypes at an international conference this fall. Molecular Clues to Serious Illnesses to be Explored Friday, July 31, 2015 The University of Manchester is to lead a new £2.9 million molecular pathology research project to improve diagnosis and treatment of non-cancerous diseases within the NHS. The Genetic Roots of Adolescent Scoliosis Thursday, July 30, 2015 Scientists at the RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences in collaboration with Keio University in Japan have discovered a gene that is linked to susceptibility of Scoliosis. Biodesix, Biognosys Collaborate Thursday, July 30, 2015 The companies have announced that Biodesix® will begin offering Biognosys’ HRM technology as part of its companion diagnostic development capabilities to develop novel protein assays for the oncology market.Diagnostic Test Developed for Enterovirus D68 Wednesday, July 29, 2015 researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have developed a diagnostic test to quickly detect enterovirus D68 (EV-D68), a respiratory virus that caused unusually severe illness in children last year. Funding Boost for Precision Medicine Research in Glasgow Tuesday, July 28, 2015 The University of Glasgow’s position as a leading centre for the development of precision medicine has been bolstered by the award of £3.4 million from the Medical Research Council and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to create the largest MRC Molecular Pathology Node in the UK.Molecular Clues to Serious Illnesses to be Explored Tuesday, July 28, 2015 The University of Manchester is to lead a new £2.9 million molecular pathology research project to improve diagnosis and treatment of non-cancerous diseases within the NHS.