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2014-01-13 08:28:33

The company's SnapPath® system facilitates personalized medicine MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the cancer diagnostics market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes BioMarker Strategies LLC with the 2013 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Technology Innovation Leadership. BioMarker Strategies has pioneered the development and validation of SnapPath®, a novel platform for live tumor cell processing and testing. This rapid, robust and...

2014-01-13 04:21:04

BREDA, The Netherlands and GHENT, Belgium, January 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Study supported by a EUR3.5 million IWT grant from the Flemish Government arGEN-X, a clinical stage human therapeutic antibody company, announces that it has advanced ARGX-110, a novel anti-CD70 antibody, into the safety and efficacy expansion part of its Phase Ib study. The objective is to further investigate the safety of ARGX-110 in CD70-positive cancer patients with either...

2014-01-13 00:22:35

The NBDA Intends to Change the Dismal Success Rate of Biomarkers by Creating Evidence Based, End-to-End Biomarker Development Processes A Collaborative Network-Based, Non-Profit Organization, the NBDA Will Create Standards to Successfully Develop Biomarkers Needed for Precision (personalized) Medicine WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The launch of a new independent, non-profit organization, the National Biomarker Development Alliance (NBDA), broadly engaging...

2014-01-07 08:30:19

SCCM Event Examines Groundbreaking AKI Risk Assessment Biomarkers SAN DIEGO, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An international panel of critical care experts will discuss how new biomarkers for risk assessment of acute kidney injury (AKI) could affect care of critically ill patients at a symposium being held in conjunction with the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) 43rd Critical Care Congress in San Francisco, Calif. Astute Medical, Inc. is sponsoring the event "Early AKI Assessment: Are...

2013-12-31 08:22:46

Following the Successful Utilization of A3 Adenosine Receptor Biomarker in Can-Fite's Phase IIb Rheumatoid Arthritis Study PETACH TIKVA, Israel, Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Can-Fite BioPharma Ltd. (TASE: CFBI), (NYSE MKT: CANF), a biotechnology company with a pipeline of proprietary small molecule drugs that address inflammatory and cancer diseases, announced today the following: The Company's subsidiary, OphthaliX Inc. (OTCQB: OPLI), will conduct a retrospective analysis...

2013-12-18 13:24:08

Measuring changes in certain proteins -- called biomarkers -- in people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis may better predict the progression of the disease, according to scientists at Penn State College of Medicine. ALS is often referred to as Lou Gehrig's disease, is a neurological disease in which the brain loses its ability to control movement as motor neurons degenerate. The course of the disease varies, with survival ranging from months to decades. "The cause of most cases of ALS...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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