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Excellent Early Results in Large OvPlex Ovarian Cancer Biomarker Study

Stage 1 of HealthLinx Limited’s multi-centre, multi-site second study for OvPlex has returned excellent initial data for the two new biomarkers AGR2 and HTX010 being evaluated for accuracy in diagnosing ovarian cancer.

PNNL’s Richard Smith Named 2010 Scientist of the Year

Parkinson’s disease, cancer and biofuels production are just a few problems that biochemist Dick Smith has helped untangle in his long career of technological innovation and scientific insight. Now, R&D Magazine has honored Smith as 2010 Scientist of the Year for his many significant contributions to science.

New Clinical Data for Septin9 Colorectal Cancer Blood Test Presented at UEGW

Epigenomics AG, the cancer diagnostics company, announced that new data obtained in a clinical study with the Company’s proprietary Septin9 biomarker for the blood-based detection of colorectal cancer were presented yesterday at the 18th United European Gastroenterology Week (UEGW) in Barcelona, Spain.

Neogenix Oncology to Present Data on the Detection of Colorectal and Pancreatic Cancer at ASCO’s 2010 Annual Meeting on Molecular Makers in Cancer

Neogenix Oncology, Inc. announced today that it will present data from its new serum biomarker ELISA utilizing its NPC-1C antibody for patients with colorectal and pancreatic cancers. Results from the study will be presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)-NCI-EORTC Annual Meeting on Molecular Makers in Cancer, to be held in Hollywood, Florida from October 18-20, 2010.

Sophic Wins $750K in NCI Funding

Sophic Systems Alliance has reeled in a $750,000 grant from the National Cancer Institute to continue development of its Sophic Cancer Biomarker KnowledgeBase (Scan-Mark), which will be used in personalized cancer research.