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Biomarkers

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Latest Headlines

Cleveland Clinic crew identifies possible lung cancer biomarkers

Cleveland Clinic scientists believe they have identified possible blood biomarkers that could help detect lung cancer, based on the alteration of metabolic processes that happens to patients with the disease at various stages.

Virginia Tech finds possible biomarker for rare immunodeficiency condition

Virginia Tech researchers believe they've found a possible biomarker to help detect a rare genetic disease known as severe combined immunodeficiency, or SCID, which leaves patients needing to avoid all human contact and breathe filtered air in order to survive.

Biocept, Rosetta Genomics want to beef up Dx and biomarker-detection power

Biocept forged a partnership deal with a competitor that aims to build an enhanced molecular diagnostics test for circulating tumor cells in the blood. Success could breed a more precise test that aids patient diagnoses and drug development in equal measure.

SomaLogic, CO hospital to develop biomarkers/Dx tests for childhood diseases

Two Colorado entities are joining forces in an industry-academic diagnostic and biomarker partnership: Children's Hospital Colorado and SomaLogic, a 14-year-old life science tools and clinical diagnostics company.

Health Diagnostic Laboratory helps find promising predictive diabetes biomarkers

Virginia's Health Diagnostic Laboratory and the University of Utah are zeroing in on fasting levels of simple blood biomarkers that may enable quicker diagnosis of diabetes risks than current standards of care.

NuView, Otsuka Pharmaceutical establish cancer biomarker licensing deal

A Utah company will rely on a Japanese pharmaceutical partner to help develop and bring to market its diagnostic imaging biomarker for breast and prostate cancer, and potentially other tumors.

ASCO: Provista's autoantibody/biomarker combo boosts breast cancer screening accuracy

Provista Diagnostics is celebrating some early clinical data that support its approach of using autoantibodies and serum protein biomarkers together to help differentiate between invasive breast cancer and benign breast conditions.

Quest scientists and others identify new rheumatoid arthritis biomarker

Researchers have identified a new biomarker for rheumatoid arthritis that could help with earlier diagnosis and treatment.

MIT discovers malaria parasitic waste has Dx biomarker potential

Malaria parasites produce waste products as they spread in the blood. Those parasitic discharges may give scientists an ideal diagnostic biomarker to help spot the infection and determine how serious it is, researchers have found.

Tuberculosis biomarker predicts protection against disease symptoms

Scientists have pinpointed a protein that plays a role in protection against  Mycobacterium tuberculosis  in people who are infected with the pathogen.