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Grocery Chain Offering Sites for Cancer Biomarker Trial

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The Kroger grocery store chain in the U.S. is establishing a clinical trial network through its urgent care centers, starting with a study of microbiome cancer biomarkers. . . . → Read More: Grocery Chain Offering Sites for Cancer Biomarker Trial

QuickDNA Tests Meet International Lab Industry Standards

For laboratory tests with enormous consequences to their subjects, it’s vital that the labs conducting the tests meet exacting standards for quality and reliability. . . . → Read More: QuickDNA Tests Meet International Lab Industry Standards

CEPI Assessing Advanced RNA Nanoparticle Vaccine

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An international health organization is evaluating a new type of vaccine made with biodegradable RNA nanoparticles to help head off future viral pandemics. . . . → Read More: CEPI Assessing Advanced RNA Nanoparticle Vaccine

Project to Sequence 20K Dog and Cat Genomes

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Some 20,000 dogs and cats are expected to have their genomes sequenced in the next 10 years for a publicly available database to enable precision medicine for pets. . . . → Read More: Project to Sequence 20K Dog and Cat Genomes

BioNTech to Provide Personal Cancer Immunotherapies in UK

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The biotechnology company BioNTech SE is partnering with the U.K. government to provide up to 10,000 personalized cancer immunotherapy treatments by 2030. . . . → Read More: BioNTech to Provide Personal Cancer Immunotherapies in UK

Biotech Alliance Creating Circular RNA Cancer Drug

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A partnership of biotechnology components and therapy companies aims to develop new drugs made from circular forms of RNA, starting with a colorectal cancer treatment. . . . → Read More: Biotech Alliance Creating Circular RNA Cancer Drug

Company Started for Gene Editing Rare Inherited Diseases

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A new enterprise is formed to develop gene-editing therapies for mitochondrial disorders, rare inherited mutations in the energy centers of cells. . . . → Read More: Company Started for Gene Editing Rare Inherited Diseases

Trial Testing Ultrasound for Brain Cancer Liquid Biopsies

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A clinical trial is underway testing the safety and feasibility of focused ultrasound to enable use of blood tests to monitor a patient’s glioblastoma, a form of brain cancer. . . . → Read More: Trial Testing Ultrasound for Brain Cancer Liquid Biopsies

New Company Creating High-Capacity Gene Therapies to the Brain

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A new business is underway developing gene therapies with higher capacities than most current technologies to treat neurodegenerative disorders. . . . → Read More: New Company Creating High-Capacity Gene Therapies to the Brain

Trial Underway for Kidney Disease Microbiome Therapy

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A clinical trial enrolled its first participant testing an engineered bacterial collection as a treatment for enteric hyperoxaluria, a kidney disorder with no approved cure. . . . → Read More: Trial Underway for Kidney Disease Microbiome Therapy