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With funding from Bill Gates and others, the Diagnostics Accelerator aims to support the development of new biomarkers for the early detection of Alzheimer's.

Both recent FDA draft guidance and a new research framework encourage the use of biomarker diagnostics to assess Alzheimer's before symptoms emerge.

PavMed subsidiary Lucid will commercialize Case Western's EsoCheck technology to detect Barrett's esophagus, a precursor to esophageal cancer.

Pro-Lab will shepherd Medicortex's kit through the regulatory processes in Canada and the UK, as well as clinically validate it. It will have exclusive rights to sell the kit in the two nations.

PavMed subsidiary Lucid Diagnostics secured exclusive global rights to develop and commercialize genetic biomarker-based diagnostic tests using EsoCheck technology.

The financing will go toward development of the company's home-based testing technology, which will be initially targeted at fertility testing.

Astute is the maker of Nephrocheck, an immunoassay test for biomarkers predicting acute kidney injury.

The financing will be used by the company to bring its breath-based diagnostic technology to market, fund clinical trials, and grow its precision medicine services.

The companies are seeking to register Biocartis' Idylla RAS biomarker tests with the FDA as companion diagnostics for Amgen's Vectibix.

The LITMUS project will bring together clinicians and researchers from academia and pharma to develop, validate, and quantify better biomarkers for testing NAFLD. 

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