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Gluten triggers genetic predisposition to celiac disease

About 40 per cent of the population have a genetic disposition to celiac disease, but only about one per cent develop the autoimmune condition when exposed to gluten, and this could be promoted by the ....

Conference Spotlight

Harnessing the power of big data in precision medicine

The BioData World Congress USA is the world’s leading event for leaders working in Big Data, genomics and precision medicine. In Boston from September 11-14, 2016, the Congress will showcase innovation, demonstrate success and break through the barriers to ensure that the innovations in genomics and big data enter the clinic with speed and efficiency.

Biomarkers

Screening Strategy for the Early Detection of Lung Cancer.

Early diagnosis of lung cancer is currently the most effective way of reducing lung cancer mortality other than quitting smoking because the treatment of late stage disease has little impact. Improvin ....

Decision Algorithms

Oxidative Stress in Diabetic Nephropathy with Early Chronic Kidney Disease.

The increase in the prevalence of diabetes mellitus (DM) and the secondary kidney damage produces diabetic nephropathy (DN). Early nephropathy is defined as the presence of microalbuminuria (30-300  ....

Product News

Interpace Diagnostics updates pancreatic cancer test

PARSIPPANY. Interpace Diagnostics Group, a company that provides clinically useful molecular diagnostic tests and pathology services for evaluating risk of cancer by leveraging the latest technology i ....

Imaging

Radiogenomics: towards a personalized radiation oncology.

This article evaluates the field of radiogenomics within recent developments in genomics and radiation biology. Many pediatric cancer survivors have undergone treatment with radiation, putting them a ....

Omics

The Greater Genomic Landscape: The Heterogeneous Evolution of Cancer.

Results have historically shown a broad plasticity in the origin of tumors and their functions, with significant heterogeneity observed in both morphologies and functional capabilities. Largely unknow ....

Pipeline News

DalCor opens trial sites for DalGenE phase 3 cardiovascular outcomes trial

LONDON. DalCor Pharmaceuticals today announced the opening of multiple international clinical trial sites in New Zealand and Europe for its Phase 3 dal-GenE clinical trial, a cardiovascular outcomes s ....

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

Networks and Games for Precision Medicine.

Recent advances in omics technologies provide the leverage for the emergence of precision medicine that aims at personalizing therapy to patient. In this undertaking, computational methods play a cent ....

Funding News

Funding opportunities for brain tumor grants open

CHICAGO. The American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA) is now accepting letters of intent for three research funding opportunities beginning August 24. ABTA-funded research projects have supported novel ....

Sensors and Wearables

Wearable technology will dramatically change biometrics

SYDNEY. New research from Unisys Corporation reveals that law enforcement is expected to lead the incorporation of biometrics into wearable technology. However, privacy concerns around the security of ....

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 ....