Research & Development
Research and Development
NIH-backed project develops scoring system for identifying long-COVID patients
While multiple earlier studies have assessed the effects of long COVID, previous efforts largely had retrospective designs, relied on electronic health record entries, and lacked an uninfected comparison group.
May 25, 2023
DNA Script announces broad launch of DNA printing platform
The Syntax platform allows scientists working in their laboratories to synthesize up to 96 highly accurate, ready-to-use DNA oligos with maximum lengths of up to 120 nucleotides in less than 24 hours, DNA Script said.
May 22, 2023
Study identifies stress hormone in hair as potential biomarker of heart disease risk
Chronic stress, which is linked to a range of negative health outcomes, is associated with increased levels of glucocorticoids. The body releases the hormone in response to stress.
May 22, 2023
Bio-Techne announces interim results on prostate test long-term study
In the prospective, randomized study, researchers are assessing the clinical outcomes of 1,049 men ages 50 and over who have prostate specific antigen (PSA) in the gray zone of uncertain prostate cancer risk.
May 18, 2023
Saliva concussion test in development for female athletes leverages non-coding RNA
A panel that tested for 14 non-coding RNAs differentiated concussed subjects from people who were negative on the head injury assessment and a separate control cohort.
May 19, 2023
Thorne Healthtech, Arome Science partner to develop next-generation metabolomics test
Research studies using the test will leverage at-home blood collection conducted using its OneDraw medical device, Thorne HealthTech said.
May 15, 2023
FDA issues draft guidance for implementing decentralized clinical trials
This draft guidance builds on agency recommendations issued in 2020, which provided clarity for investigators to facilitate trial decentralization in response to the COVID-19 public health emergency.
May 2, 2023
Abbott joins consortium focused on viral outbreaks affected or caused by climate change
The CLIMADE consortium is focused on improving surveillance tools and expanding access to resources to decrease the impact of diseases and epidemics amplified by climate change.
April 20, 2023
Bio-Techne, Lunaphore partner to develop a fully automated spatial multiomics workflow
With a new solution, researchers would be able to combine well-characterized antibodies with Bio-Techne’s RNAscope in situ hybridization probes to illuminate changes in cell phenotypes and functional states across a wide range of diseases.
April 17, 2023
DiaCarta presenting posters on xenonucleic acid technology at AACR 2023
The presentations will focus on how xenonucleic acids (XNA) can be used to improve the assay sensitivity of technology platforms such as Sanger sequencing, qPCR, and next generation sequencing (NGS), the firm said.
April 17, 2023
RNA sequencing database reveals how mutations accrue in different tissues as humans age
Researchers have lacked a clear picture of when in a person’s life mutations occur, which organs they affect, and what health problems the mistakes cause.
April 13, 2023
Cellecta releases NGS assays for T-cell and B-cell receptor chains
The multiplex PCR assays use next-generation sequencing to provide information on the variations within all four T-cell receptor and all three B-cell receptor chains in DNA samples.
April 12, 2023
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