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Invitae will provide free genetic testing on a 53-gene panel and counseling to patients suspected of having an LSD to facilitate earlier diagnosis and appropriate treatment.
The findings suggest blood-based testing for tau brain deposits is feasible and could be combined with other blood-based assays to improve Alzheimer's testing.
The company posted Q4 revenues of $15.9 million, up from $10.9 million in Q4 2018, and beat the consensus Wall Street estimate of $14.2 million.
InfanDx is taking the lead on the project and will be joined by researchers from University Hospital Essen, Clinic for Pediatrics I, and Furtwangen University.
The company will offer a 32-gene polygenic score test to patients in the Osaka, Japan Nakanoshima Clinic, with reporting and patient support help from IxLayer.
A Korean research team is developing a biosensor that boosted sensitivity by using low-cost fabrication to align high-density carbon nanotubes.
The company said its sample preparation technology uses nanomagnetic particles that can reduce the effects of complex interferences in patient samples.
Following a lengthy discovery period, the lab is asking a South Carolina federal district court to find in its favor and decide that its negligence did not result in the death of Williams' son.
The alliance will leverage Charleston, Veravas' sample prep technology and Tymora's extracellular vesicle enrichment technology.
Such an approach could be more specific for Alzheimer's than symptoms-based diagnoses while also allowing for earlier detection and treatment of the condition.
Evogen launched a clinical trial to further validate its proteomic test for distinguishing between epileptic seizures and psychogenic non-epileptic seizures.
The sites include Massachusetts General Hospital, Northwestern Medicine, Struthers Parkinson's Center, UC San Diego, and the Perelman School of Medicine.
Apatagen is developing the aptamer-based test to diagnose human carriers of pork tapeworm and prevent neurocysticercosis, which causes adult-onset epilepsy.
The grants were awarded through the organization's Diagnostic Accelerator, a partnership between the charity and various philanthropic partners.
Asuragen will use its Amplidex PCR tech to develop companion diagnostics for Wave's investigational allele-selective therapeutic programs for Huntington's.
The grant was awarded through the Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation's Diagnostic Accelerator, a partnership between the charity and philanthropic partners.
The agreement gives Quanterix an opportunity to explore the clinical utility of its Nf-l marker without having to move its instruments into the clinical space.
Siemens Healthineers will use the technology, which Quanterix acquired as part of its buy of UmanDiagnostics, to develop blood-based Nf-L clinical tests.
Acquired epilepsy is a form of the neurological disorder that results from other conditions such as stroke, infections, and traumatic brain injury.
The organizations noted in a letter to HHS and FDA that they "believe the agency's actions may in fact inflict greater harm on patients and impede innovation."