Commercial-stage medical technology company Laboratory for Advanced Medicine (LAM) announced positive results from a new study that evaluated DNA methylation-based marker panel for early diagnosis of nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC). The data will be presented in an online only abstract as part of the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), taking place in Chicago, Ill., May […]
When a cancer cell dies, its DNA is released into the blood. Once released this DNA is referred to as cell-free DNA (cfDNA). The cfDNA retains a DNA methylation pattern that corresponds to the cell it originated from. When a “normal” cell transforms into a cancer cell significant gene expression changes occur, and these alterations […]
Tonix Pharmaceuticals is getting into the addiction business, licensing a phase 2 treatment for cocaine intoxication from Columbia University. The company is planning to start a pivotal trial for the enzyme, which breaks down cocaine, in 2020.