NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The Centre for Drug Research and Development (CDRD), a Canadian national drug development and commercialization center, said today that it has spun out a company, Sepset Biosciences, that's developing a rapid diagnostic blood test with an objective to provide early, targeted treatment for sepsis.

The blood test, which is founded on work led by University of British Columbia researcher Robert Hancock, detects a unique biomarker signature based on the body's immune response, rather than the presence of a pathogen.

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Jul
19
Sponsored by
Thermo Fisher Scientific

This webinar will discuss how ultra-highly sensitive and customizable targeted next-generation sequencing panels are applied in inherited disease research. 

Jul
24
Sponsored by
Qiagen

In this webinar, Dr. Fergus Couch from the Mayo Clinic will present data from a large study that used a targeted sequencing panel to determine pancreatic cancer risk associated with inherited mutations in several cancer predisposition genes.

Jul
25
Sponsored by
Streck

This online seminar will discuss the advantages of incorporating molecular testing into the microbiology laboratory to aid in the identification of relevant antibiotic resistance mechanisms. 

Aug
09

In this two-part webinar, Dr. Elin Gray, from Edith Cowan University, and Ms. Weiwei Zhao, from Kingmed diagnostic, will compare the highly sensitive, multiplexed UltraSEEK technology, on the MassARRAY system, to digital droplet PCR (ddPCR) results on melanoma and non-small cell lung carcinoma samples.