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Autoimmune Disease

News on research and diagnostics in autoimmune disorders including rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, multiple sclerosis, and more.

The gene expression test retrospectively identified rheumatoid arthritis patients significantly less likely to respond to TNF inhibitor therapy.

Enzyre is developing a near-patient platform called Enzypad to measure biomarkers in body fluids. The first application will be the monitoring of hemophilia.

The autoimmune diagnostics firm attributed the decline to lower testing volumes amid the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic and a decrease in average reimbursement per test.

The novel blood test uses vibrational spectroscopy and metabolomic analysis to differentiate patients with fibromyalgia from those with other autoimmune disorders.

The firm said that it delivered 27,126 flagship Avise CTD tests, including Avise Lupus, during the recently completed quarter, a 13 percent year-over-year increase.