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Archives for October 2011

University of Colorado Cancer Center Test Cited in Helping to Reduce Deaths in Clinical Trial

Researchers at the University of Colorado Cancer Center have developed a test that identifies key biomarkers in advanced lung cancer that helped reduce the risk of death by 36 percent over a 30-month period in a recent clinical trial.

MJFF and The Kinetics Foundation Collaborate on Search for Parkinson’s Biomarker

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research today announced that it is partnering with The Kinetics Foundation to measure the impact of an innovative computer-based device, called the Objective Parkinson’s Disease Measurement System (OPDM), and how it might help to better measure specific motor characteristics of Parkinson’s disease (PD).

ACR Image Metrix Formalizes Imaging Biomarker Development Program

ACR Image Metrix, a global imaging contract research organization (CRO) with expertise in imaging trial design, techniques and data extraction, has formalized a biomarker and imaging development program.

GENFIT Reinforces its Biomarker Activity with the Appointment of Dr. Catherine Larue

Genfit, a biopharmaceutical company at the forefront of drug discovery and development, focusing on the early diagnosis and preventive treatment of cardiometabolic and associated disorders, today announces the appointment of Dr. Catherine Larue as Executive Vice-President, Biomarkers.

Metabolon and Shanghai Jiao Tong University Open Metabolomics Lab in China

Metabolon, Inc., a diagnostics and services company offering the industry’s leading biochemical profiling technology, announced today that it has opened a new metabolomics lab in Shanghai, China in collaboration with Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU).