Research & Development
Medical records link vaccination against COVID-19 to reduced risk of non-respiratory symptoms
An analysis, details of which were presented Tuesday at the ATS 2023 International Conference in Washington, DC, reviewed data from 63,454 patients who were treated in a University of California medical center for COVID-19.
May 23, 2023
Roche launches adenovirus PCR test in Europe
Transplant patients are immunocompromised and at risk for developing infections, including from adenoviruses. Adenoviruses can lead to a range of conditions -- such as conjunctivitis, gastroenteritis, hepatitis, and pneumonia -- that cause complications and organ rejection in transplant patients.
January 14, 2020
Gemelli Biotech airs validating data for IBS biomarker test
Developed by researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles and licensed to Gemelli Biotech, the ibs-smart test screens for antibodies to cytolethal distending toxin B (CdtB), a toxin produced by bacteria that cause gastroenteritis, and vinculin, a protein found in the small intestine. Elevated levels of these biomarkers are associated with IBS. Traditionally, doctors had to rule out a range of conditions to make the IBS diagnosis, whereas this test shows with high confidence whether patients actually have the condition, based on the two biomarkers, the company noted.
May 20, 2019
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