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CRISPR eliminates HIV-1 infection in live animals

A permanent cure for HIV infection remains elusive due to the virus’s ability to hide away in latent reservoirs. But now, in new research published in print May 3 in the journal Molecular Therapy, ....

Conference Spotlight

Health in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

As connected objects proliferate, health big data explodes, the progress in research accelerates and the principles of machine learning exponentially develop, we’ve clearly entered the era of 5P medicine. This conference, organized by Le Point on 26 April 2017 in Paris, will bring together all stakeholders in the AI ecosystem - insurers, big pharma, health professionals, CHUs, startups, patients - to discuss the impact of artificial intelligence on the health ecosystem and care pathway. Click here for more information and get a 50% discount on your conference registration.

Biomarkers

Drug-biomarker co-development in oncology - 20 years and counting.

Predictive biomarkers for oncology are necessary to accurately identify patients who will benefit from anticancer treatment. Recently approved oncology drugs target discrete molecular aberrations or p ....

Decision Algorithms

NGS test for early-line and advanced-stage treatment decisions in solid tumors.

Comprehensive genetic profiling of tumors using next-generation sequencing (NGS) is gaining acceptance for guiding treatment decisions in cancer care. We designed a cancer profiling test combining bot ....

Product News

Roche CINtec Histology test receives FDA clearance

BASEL. Roche announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the CINtec® Histology test. This test is the only clinically validated p16 biomarker test ....

Imaging

Cancer-Associated, Stimuli-Driven, Turn on Theranostics for Multimodality Imaging and Therapy.

Advances in bioinformatics, genomics, proteomics, and metabolomics have facilitated the development of novel anticancer agents that have decreased side effects and increased safety. Theranostics, syst ....

Omics

Identification of differentially expressed peptides in high-throughput proteomics data.

With the advent of high-throughput proteomics, the type and amount of data pose a significant challenge to statistical approaches used to validate current quantitative analysis. Whereas many studies f ....

Pipeline News

Daiichi Sankyo Initiates Phase 1/2 Study of Novel Antibody Drug Conjugate U3-1402 in Patients with HER3-Positive Metastatic or Unresectable Breast Cancer

TOKYO. Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited announced today the initiation of a three-part open-label phase 1/2 study in Japan with U3-1402, a novel HER3-targeting antibody drug conjugate, in patients with ....

Issued Patents

Blood Markers For Diagnosing Epithelium Derived Cancers And Monoclonal Antibodies Thereof

The present invention provides uses of cytokeratins as markers for diagnosing epithelium derived cancers. The present invention provides cancer-related epitopes of cytokeratins and monoclonal antibodi ....

Patent Applications

Dna-decorated Graphene Chemical Sensors

The present invention provides a broad response single-stranded DNA-graphene chemical sensor device. The present invention also provides methods for improving the ability of graphene to work as a chem ....

Bioinformatics

Pattern fusion analysis by adaptive alignment of multiple heterogeneous omics data.

Integrating different omics profiles is a challenging task, which provides a comprehensive way to understand complex diseases in a multi-view manner. One key for such an integration is to extract intr ....

Funding News

Biocept announces pricing of $9.3 million financing

SAN DIEGO. Biocept, Inc., a leading commercial provider of clinically actionable liquid biopsy tests designed to improve the outcomes of cancer patients, today announced that it has entered into secur ....

Sensors and Wearables

Sensor solution improves patient data collection in clinical trials

BOSTON. PAREXEL International Corporation, a leading global biopharmaceutical services provider, today announced the launch of its patient sensor solution, a new offering that securely captures, trans ....

Recruiting Trials

Inflammatory Response in Myocardial Infarction Evaluated by MRI and Biomarkers

An intense inflammatory reaction is triggered by the ischemic injury during myocardial infarction. The inflammatory processes involved are complex and haven’t been explored in detail in hu ....