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Researchers re-examined whole-genome and whole-transcriptome sequencing TCGA studies from 33 cancer types and found unique microbial signatures.
The grants were awarded through the organization's Diagnostic Accelerator, a partnership between the charity and various philanthropic partners.
The researchers said a microbiome-based test could expand the number of individuals who are screened for the disease.
Investigators shared data at an oncology meeting last week, showing that the test has high sensitivity and specificity in a blinded case-control cohort that included early-stage tumors.
The company will work with researchers at UCSD's Moores Cancer Center on two studies of patients with breast, lung, and colon cancers.
Recently-funded research aims to develop a rapid test that combines immunoassay and miRNA detection with magnetic nanosensors.
Three independent studies have shown that an α-synuclein assay technology detected early Parkinson's with high levels of sensitivity and specificity.
The funding will be used to support the the newly established ME/CFS Collaborative Research Center at Stanford University.
The trial aims to demonstrate the utility of Biocept's Target Selector PD-L1 assay in patients diagnosed with non-small cell lung cancer.
Mass spectrometry cerebral spinal fluid assay can help differentiate between Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia, Quest says