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Biomarker Summit Europe 2015 on October 5-8, 2015 ...

The summit will address the latest developments in the biomarker arena from discovery to translation to commercialization. Presentations span across multiple disciplines and cover topics such as discovery and validation strategies, the challenges of clinical translation, novel technologies including next-generation sequencing, regulatory and reimbursement issues and companion diagnostics. Scientific data, case studies and...

Biomarkers Summit March 18-20,2015 San Diego, CA

The Biomarker Summit 2015, to be held on March 18-20, 2015 in San Diego, CA at the Westin San Diego Hotel, is a meeting place for leaders in the field to discuss the issues and challenges scientists and researchers face in all aspects of the biomarker and diagnostic development process from discovery to translation to commercialization. A wide variety of important topics will be covered including biomarker identification,...

KineMed Wins $1.2M from MJFF for Parkinson Disease...

KineMed received an additional $1.2 million from the Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) for Parkinson’s Research to support ongoing development of kinetic biomarkers for use alongside the R&D and clinical trials of Parkinson disease (PD) therapeutics. The firm’s neurobiomarker program is focused on identifying markers of disease progression and regression that represent a more sensitive and reproducible measure of...

Firefly Bags $500K from Massachusetts Life Science...

Firefly BioWorks received a $500,000 grant from the Massachusetts Life Science Center to further develop its multiplex platform for biomarker detection. The award was made through the Center’s Small Business Matching Grant program, which is designed to provide additional support to companies that have already received Phase 2 SBIR funding from federal agencies. Firefly says the new funds will facilitate the increase of...

Google Search Engine Forms Basis of Algorithm to I...

Scientists have adapted the algorithm used by Google’s web search engine to develop a computational program that can identify panels of biomarkers for cancer prognosis. Google’s PageRank algorithm takes into account the network of hyperlinks between web documents as well as the search terms themselves to determine which pages are most relevant to a particular search query. A Technische Universität Dresden-led team has...

Validated biomarkers will drive personalized medic...

Biomarkers will be accepted as predicted tools, but their clinical usefulness needs to be understood first, according to personalized medicine expert. Coordinating personalized medicine on an international level, Dr Edward Abrahams, Executive Director of the Personalized Medicine Coalition believes that biomarkers will eventually impact all disease areas. “When they were validated, and when it can be understood how...
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