Sept 15, 2005
Genetics researchers from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Thomas Jefferson University have developed a customized gene chip to rapidly scan tumor samples for specific DNA changes that offer clues to prognosis in cases of neuroblastoma, a common form of children’s cancer.
TGen and Northern Arizona University announced the award of a multimillion-dollar grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that encompasses several projects, the first of which aims to improve the understanding and management of sepsis and community acquired pneumonia.
The National Human Genome Research Institute awarded more than $32 million in grants to advance the development of innovative sequencing technologies intended to reduce the cost of DNA sequencing and expand the use of genomics in biomedical research and healthcare.
MiraiBio and Redasoft Corp. announced a product alliance for the integration and co-development of their respective bioinformatics products: DNASIS MAX and Visual Cloning.