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Funded by a five-year, $3.7 million NIH grant, the firm plans to offer an assay that is cheaper and less invasive than standard upper endoscopies. 

Developers pointed to some success, but they also noted that more at-home tests need to demonstrate higher levels of performance and affordability.

Exact argues that JHU has no basis to demand any royalties on sales of Cologuard because the test doesn't use any patents the university licensed to the company.

Circulating tumor DNA detection in stage III colon cancer patients after surgery and adjuvant chemotherapy coincided with a rise in recurrence risk.

Erada Technology Alliance said the Global Health Innovative Technology Fund grant facilitates production, testing, and validation trials for the rapid test for malaria.

The company said it has seen progress in efforts to get FDA approval for its tissue and liquid biopsy tests as data continues to accumulate for pan-cancer utility.

The firm said the clearance authorizes use of its smartphone-based albumin-to-creatinine ratio test by healthcare professionals at the point of care.

The grant recipients will receive up to $5 million each and are led by scientists at institutions including Harvard Medical School and the Cleveland Clinic.

The researchers have developed CompCyst, which uses clinical features, imaging, and molecular data, to guide pancreatic cysts treatment approaches.

Within the "Big Three" conditions, misdiagnoses related to stroke, sepsis, and lung cancer accounted for the most high-severity diagnostic error cases.

 

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