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iSpecimen® Appoints New Vice President Of Growth And Corporate Development

iSpecimen, a leading provider of biospecimens for life science research, has announced the expansion of its leadership team with the appointment of Wayne Vaz...

Americord Registry Launches Amniotic Membrane Biobanking, New Product

Americord Registry has launched its newest stem cell banking product, Placental Tissue 2.0™. Americord was one of the first family cord blood banks to...

New Research Into Impact Of Lifestyle On Alzheimer’s Disease Risk

New research reported at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC) 2019 in Los Angeles, USA, suggests healthy lifestyle choices including healthy diet, exercise, and...

FoundationOne®CDx Receives FDA Approval For PARP Inhibitor Lynparza In BRCAm Ovarian Cancer

Foundation Medicine, Inc. has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for FoundationOne®CDx to be used as a companion diagnostic for...

ArcherDX And Ayala Pharmaceuticals Partner To Develop CDx For Notch Activated Cancers

ArcherDX, Inc., a molecular technology company dedicated to developing breakthrough solutions that advance the application of personalized genomic medicine and Ayala Pharmaceuticals, a clinical...

Understanding Titin Gene Mutation In Heart Disease; Penn Medicine And Geisinger Close In

In a new study published in the journal Circulation, researchers from Penn Medicine and Geisinger reviewed TTN (titin) gene sequences of more...

University of Akron 3D Tumor Model Lab Receives $1.13 Million From National Cancer Institute

Dr. Hossein Tavana, an associate professor of biomedical engineering at The University of Akron (UA), has received a grant of $1.13 million from the...

Veracyte Releases Percepta® Genomic Sequencing Classifier For Lung Cancer Diagnosis

Veracyte, Inc., a leading genomic diagnostics company, has begun making its next-generation Percepta® Genomic Sequencing Classifier (GSC) available to physicians, providing them with expanded...

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Awards $68 Million To Further Develop The Human Cell Atlas

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) has announced $68 million in funding to support the Human Cell Atlas and its selection of 38 collaborative science...

Personalized Health Approach To Antimicrobial Resistance Awarded £3.54 Million

University of Liverpool (UoL) and the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) investigators have been awarded £3.54 (approx. USD 4.43) million for...

National Cancer Institute Awards $457,660 For Hereditary Breast Cancer Research In African Americans

Heather Ochs-Balcom, PhD, an associate professor of epidemiology and environmental health in University at Buffalo's School of Public Health and Health Professions, was awarded...

Possibility Raised Of Creating A Human Sperm Bank In Space

A race to colonize space is now underway, with both the president of Russia, Vladimir Putin, and the American resident entrepreneur Elon Musk having...

Owlstone Medical And IAHFIAW Partner For Early Detection Of Malignant Mesothelioma

Owlstone Medical, a global diagnostics company developing a breathalyzer for applications in early disease detection and precision medicine, has formed a partnership with the...
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Japan ToMMo Supercomputer-Powered Biobank Is Leveraging DDN® Solutions

DDN Storage has announced that Tohoku University Tohoku Medical Megabank Organization (ToMMo) has increased its supercomputing capacity to build an advanced medical system, by...

NeuroOme Open Science Partnership To Develop Precision Drugs For ALS And Parkinson’s Disease

A new Canadian open science partnership will develop precision drugs for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and Parkinson’s disease (PD). A grant from Québec’s Ministry...

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