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2014-03-25 00:23:24

PHILADELPHIA, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spark Therapeutics and Genable Technologies announced today that they have entered into a collaboration agreement for Genable's lead therapeutic to treat rhodopsin-linked autosomal dominant retinitis pigmentosa (RHO adRP), GT038. Under the terms of the collaboration, Genable will license certain adeno-associated virus (AAV) vector manufacturing patents from Spark. The parties have entered into a broad agreement in which Spark will be the...

2014-03-19 23:25:25

Identigene DNA Paternity Test Brings Family Together—Both Parties ‘Thrilled’ About New Family Unit Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Identigene customer, LaTeasha Carter, understood the importance of having a father in her own childhood and wanted the same for her grandson. She identified the man she believed was her grandson’s father, becoming convinced after seeing his baby pictures on Facebook. An at-home DNA paternity test kit from Identigene later confirmed he was...

2014-03-11 23:23:38

In response to an Identigene survey indicating 1 in 5 American's question paternity, IDENTIGENE recently launched a newly redesigned resource center full of articles videos and tools to give those searching for paternity support, helpful information to make healthy decisions about paternity and paternity testing. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Identigene, one of the largest direct-to-consumer DNA paternity testing laboratories and maker of the IDENTIGENE Paternity Test...

2014-02-25 08:30:58

FAIRFIELD, Ohio, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DDC Medical (DDC), one of the world's largest DNA testing laboratories, announced today the signing of a license agreement with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to commercialize mouse cell line authentication (M-CLA) using STR DNA technology. According to Hughes P. Marshall D, Reid Y, et al. 2007 BioTechniques 43.575-586, it has been shown that over a third of cell lines used for biomedical research are...

2014-02-10 20:21:08

Call on FDA for Accelerated Approval of Promising Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Treatment WASHINGTON, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Health staffers from over 80 Congressional offices together with agency and industry officials jammed a briefing room last Friday to hear mothers, clinicians and leading researchers call on the FDA to accept and promptly review a new drug application for eteplirsen, a promising new treatment for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy that could save thousands...

2014-01-30 23:02:53

As 2014 gets into full swing, Psychologist Dr. Janet Taylor provides advice for those confronting major life changes this year. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 While some Americans resolve to get organized or exercise more, a new survey shows that nearly half of adults (46 percent) are looking to make a “major life change” in the New Year.     The survey was commissioned by Identigene, the commercial laboratory that created the only DNA paternity test...

2014-01-23 23:26:39

Anyone can start a discussion, and be heard or answered. (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 Find information about paternity testing from people with personal experience. D6 is introducing a new forum, which discusses paternity testing. Anyone can begin a discussion and have their questions answered. This forum is first of its kind within the DNA testing field and the subjects related to it. Anyone can use this service without any subscription or signups. Users can connect with an existing Twitter,...

2013-12-12 23:31:00

Get DNA Testing from the Comfort of Home with Natus DNA Testing Kits. (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Natus, a prenatal and paternity DNA testing agency, announces the release of their home DNA testing kit. This kit allows clients to test their DNA from the comfort of their own home – without visiting a laboratory. Natus provides at-home DNA testing for expectant mothers, individuals looking for maternal ancestry, infidelity testing kits and familial testing. Kits are ordered online through...


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