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.
Tracking Breast Cancer Before it Grows Monday, July 27, 2015 A team of scientists led by University of Saskatchewan researcher Saroj Kumar is using cutting-edge Canadian Light Source techniques to screen and treat breast cancer at its earliest changes.The Light of Fireflies for Medical Diagnostics Monday, July 27, 2015 EPFL scientists have exploited the light of fireflies in a new method that detects biological molecules without the need for complex devices and high costs.Source Bioscience to Acquire Select Pharma Laboratories Monday, July 27, 2015 The Board of Source BioScience is delighted to announce that it has conditionally agreed to acquire the entire issued share capital of Select Pharma Laboratories Ltd (‘Select’) for a total cash consideration of up to £7.3 million.
U of Melbourne Launches Genomics Research Center for Infectious Disease Thursday, July 23, 2015 The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity has launched the Doherty Centre for Applied Microbial Genomics, which is set to help transform the detection, tracking and treatment of infectious diseases in Australia.