Autoimmune Disease

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

The test is a 15-biomarker quantitative PCR panel used to stratify patients with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis based on the severity of their illness.

By achieving certification for the assay, called PredictSure IBD, the Cambridge, UK-based firm can sell it for clinical use across Europe.

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology spinout has created a new class of activity sensors that query the body and report back clinically relevant information.

1Drop anticipates the platform will be capable of handling up to 64 clinical biomarkers, including indicators of cardiovascular diseases and many others.

The firm said the funding will support development of its lupus detection tools, and its acquisition of LupusCorner will support development of a lupus management platform.