Respiratory News on diagnostics for respiratory pathogens, including influenza, coronavirus, and more. Roche Nabs CE Mark for Three Cobas Respiratory Test Panels The molecular panels, which can be run together or alone, detect and differentiate between common respiratory pathogens. FDA Warns of Potential False Positives With Abbott SARS-CoV-2 Molecular Tests The agency said the issue could be related to current mixing parameters of the PCR reaction mixture resulting in overflow in wells of the reagent tray. Quidel Nabs CE Mark for Savanna Analyzer, Respiratory Panel The new instrument can analyze up to 12 pathogens from a single sample, while the respiratory panel detects influenza A and B, RSV, and COVID-19. Cystic Fibrosis-Related Airway Cell Changes Revealed in Single-Cell Transcriptome Study Investigators identified key cellular subpopulations by comparing single-cell RNA sequencing profiles in airway samples from CF cases and controls. PNAS Papers on South American Population History, Venom Network, More In PNAS this week: Australasian-related ancestry among South Americans, gene expression in venom production, and more. Oct 30, 2020 Spesana Clinical Decision Support Platform Debuts With Proteomics Focus Through mProbe Alliance Premium May 4, 2020 GenMark Diagnostics Q1 Revenues Grow 80 Percent Apr 23, 2020 Veracyte Licenses Lung Disease Genomic Classifier From Yale University Mar 23, 2020 UK COVID-19 Sequencing Consortium Launches With £20M in Government, Wellcome Trust Funding Mar 20, 2020 COVID-19 Immune Response to be Mapped by Adaptive Biotechnologies, Microsoft Mar 4, 2020 Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, Celgene Form Biomarker Consortium Feb 20, 2020 DNA Methylation at Certain Sites May Have Causal Effect on Lung Function, Study Finds Jan 20, 2020 Multi-Disease Diagnostic Platform Project Receives €22.5M in EU Funding Jan 9, 2020 Fusion Genomics Wins $1M to Assess NGS-Based Respiratory Tract Infection Assay Nov 4, 2019 New $22M Study to Use Sequencing, Proteomics to Investigate Pulmonary Fibrosis Oct 31, 2019 Rare Cystic Fibrosis Mutations Dominate in Caribbean Patients Oct 28, 2019 Seqster to Support Asthma Study at La Jolla Institute of Immunology Aug 21, 2019 Aqualung Therapeutics Wins $225K NIH Grant to Develop Respiratory Distress Biomarker Panel Jun 24, 2019 At ASM Microbe, Stakeholders Discuss Reimbursement Issues for Multiplex Infectious Disease Tests Premium May 8, 2019 Quidel Q1 Revenues Fall 13 Percent on Tough Flu Comp, Currency Headwind Apr 17, 2019 Drug Resistance in Cystic Fibrosis Lung Infections Associated With Pseudomonas Bacteriophages Feb 26, 2019 COPD Genome-Wide Association Study Reveals Numerous Risk Variants Jan 30, 2019 Curetis Receives Malaysia, Thailand Regulatory Approvals Nov 13, 2018 BioMérieux Pneumonia Panels Get FDA 510(k) Clearance, CE Mark Oct 11, 2018 Curetis Extends Distribution Agreement With Beijing Clear Biotech in China Load More Breaking News Exome Sequencing of UK Biobank Participants Highlights Natural Variation, Gene Function Cystic Fibrosis Sinus Infections Involve Microbes With Shifting Evolution Patterns Molecular Assemblies Wins $256K NIH Phase I SBIR Grant to Develop Enzymatic DNA Synthesis Vibrent Health, VCU Partner to Offer Twin Research Platform Castle Biosciences Acquires Cernostics for up to $80M Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Inivata Partner on Clinical Liquid Biopsy Studies The Scan Could Mix It Up The US Food and Drug Administration is considering a plan that would allow for the mixing-and-matching of SARS-CoV-2 vaccines and boosters, the New York Times says. Closest to the Dog New Scientist reports that extinct Japanese wolf appears to be the closest known wild relative of dogs. Offer to Come Back The Knoxville News Sentinel reports that the University of Tennessee is offering Anming Hu, a professor who was acquitted of charges that he hid ties to China, his position back. PNAS Papers on Myeloid Differentiation MicroRNAs, Urinary Exosomes, Maize Domestication In PNAS this week: role of microRNAs in myeloid differentiation, exosomes in urine, and more.