00:28 , Mar 31, 2017 |  BC Innovations  |  Targets & Mechanisms

Cells on the rise

This year’s meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) will keep the spotlight on immuno-oncology, where preclinical science is continuing to expand the use of different types of innate and adaptive immune cells...
08:00 , Dec 14, 2015 |  BioCentury  |  Product Development

Risk-benefit litmus test

Beloranib's role in two deaths with concurrent thrombotic events will be difficult to elucidate in a condition whose biology is not well understood. However, if Zafgen Inc. can characterize and mitigate the risk through an...
07:00 , Jun 23, 2014 |  BC Week In Review  |  Clinical News

Impact Dx Factor V Leiden and Factor II Genotyping Test regulatory update

Sequenom said FDA granted 510(k) clearance to the Impact Dx Factor V Leiden and Factor II Genotyping Test for use as an aid in diagnosing patients with suspected thrombophilia and to its Impact Dx...
07:00 , Oct 7, 2013 |  BC Week In Review  |  Clinical News

Impact Dx Factor V Leiden and Factor II Genotyping Test regulatory update

Sequenom submitted 510(k) applications to FDA for the Impact Dx Factor V Leiden and Factor II Genotyping Test as an aid in the diagnosis of patients with suspected thrombophilia and its Impact Dx System....
07:00 , May 24, 2010 |  BC Week In Review  |  Clinical News

VeraCode Genotyping Test for Factor V regulatory update

FDA granted 510(k) clearance for Illumina's VeraCode Genotyping Test for Factor II (Prothrombin) and Factor V (Leiden), genetic markers associated with thrombosis. The test, which combines Illumina's VeraCode digital microbead technology and assay chemistry, runs...
07:00 , May 3, 2010 |  BC Week In Review  |  Clinical News

ESensor Thrombophilia Risk Test regulatory update

FDA granted 510(k) clearance for Osmetech's eSensor Thrombophilia Risk Test to screen for 4 genetic markers associated with thrombosis, including Factor V Leiden, Factor II Prothrombin, MTHFR 677 and MTHFR 1298. The test was...
08:00 , Nov 19, 2009 |  BC Innovations  |  Targets & Mechanisms

APC mutants for ALS

A study by University of Rochester researchers suggests that a modified form of activated protein C could be used to treat a common form of familial amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.1 The findings also suggest that inflammatory...
07:00 , Oct 5, 2009 |  BC Week In Review  |  Clinical News

Xpert HemosIL Fll and FV Assay regulatory update

FDA granted 510(k) clearance for Cepheid's Xpert HemosIL FII & FV test to detect Factor II and Factor V Leiden genetic variations associated with thrombophilia. Instrumentation Laboratory, which has exclusive, worldwide marketing rights...
00:27 , Jun 17, 2009 |  BC Extra  |  Clinical News

AHRQ questions value of genetic testing for DVT

A report by HHS's Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality said that there is no direct evidence to conclude that genetic testing for two gene mutations -- Factor V Leiden ( FVL) and prothrombin G20210A...
07:00 , Jun 8, 2009 |  BC Week In Review  |  Clinical News

Xpert HemosIL Fll and FV Assay regulatory update

Health Canada granted a medical device license for Cepheid's Xpert HemosIL FII and FV test to detect Factor II and Factor V Leiden genetic variations associated with thrombophilia. The molecular diagnostic test runs on...