Navigation Links
UC San Francisco and Quest Diagnostics Launch Collaboration to Advance the Field of Precision Medicine
Date:1/9/2014

largest private clinical database in the U.S., based on more than 1.5 billion patient encounters, to advance precision medicine.

The alliance is the first master agreement that UCSF's Office of Innovation, Technology and Alliances has signed with a clinical laboratory testing company and augments the university's efforts to translate laboratory research into new therapies. The broad agreement lays the groundwork for multiple projects between the two organizations.

"Advances in technology and science have identified many promising opportunities to improve outcomes through insights revealed by novel diagnostic solutions, yet fulfilling the full potential of these opportunities often hinges on translational clinical studies which validate their value," said Jay Wohlgemuth, M.D., senior vice president, Science and Innovation, Quest Diagnostics. "This unique collaboration between UCSF and Quest brings together the finest researchers and clinicians in the country to accelerate the development of a 'product pipeline' of scientific discoveries as clinically valuable diagnostic solutions that enable precision medicine for improved outcomes."

The collaboration is launching with two specific projects already underway. One project involves Quest's national database of molecular testing data to facilitate participation in research and development efforts related to genetic variations of autism, based on Quest's CGH microarray ClariSure™ technology, which can help identify genetic mutations associated with autism and other developmental disorders. While there currently is no treatment for autism, a test that aids its diagnosis could help identify individuals who might be appropriate candidates for research studies that could lead to future therapies.

The second project aims to identify biomarkers to determine which children with glioma brain tumors may benefit from a drug that is currently available to treat the di
'/>"/>

SOURCE Quest Diagnostics
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related biology technology :

1. Nektar Therapeutics President and CEO, Howard W. Robin, to Present at the 30th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco, CA
2. WaferGen to Present Corporate Overview at 5th Annual OneMedForum San Francisco 2012
3. NanoLogix Announces Development of Multi-Well, Rapid Diagnostic Test Variant and Exhibits at the American Society for Microbiology General Meeting in San Francisco
4. University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Selects Conflict of Interest Management System
5. SPIE Photonics West to Bring Largest Optics and Photonics Event to San Francisco in February
6. EMCO High Voltage Corporation to Exhibit at SPIE Photonics West in San Francisco
7. Oracle’s Value Chain Summit San Francisco: Track Sponsor NexInfo presents more industry specific solutions
8. Resourceful HR Opens New Operations to Serve Outsourced Recruiting and Temporary HR Staffing Needs in San Francisco/Bay Area
9. Exploratorium Offers ‘On the Move’ Extravaganza of San Francisco Activities
10. Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. Announces Long-Term Lease with Leading Global Commercial-Stage Oncology Company, Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc., for New Build-to-Suit Facility in South San Francisco, California
11. BioMed Realty To Lease 204,900 Square Feet To Life Technologies At The Science Center at Oyster Point In South San Francisco
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/5/2015)... The Alliance for Clinical Research Excellence ... in the public interest, and Texas-based for-profit San ... Company, have formed a strategic alliance to create a ... across the healthcare and clinical research endeavor. The ... and the public to be clearly heard in this ...
(Date:5/4/2015)... Research Inc., a Montreal based Contract Research ... Neeman International (MNI), with head office in New Delhi, ... Bangalore , Chennai and ... is located North Carolina, USA . ... transaction into JSS with Capital Croissance PME (CCPME), a joint fund ...
(Date:5/4/2015)... TEL AVIV, Israel , May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... has filed its annual report on Form 20-F for ... U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"). The annual report ... for the development of antibodies in the area of ... antibodies with superior qualities of high specificity and binding ...
(Date:5/4/2015)... /PRNewswire/ - The Fight Against Cancer Innovation Trust ... the formation of Turnstone Biologics Inc. (Turnstone), a ... that harness the patient,s own immune system. ... the Children,s Hospital of Eastern Ontario ... Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR), the Ottawa ...
Breaking Biology Technology:ACRES and San Antonio Express-News Launch Blog on Accountability in Clinical Research 2ACRES and San Antonio Express-News Launch Blog on Accountability in Clinical Research 3ACRES and San Antonio Express-News Launch Blog on Accountability in Clinical Research 4JSS Medical Canada widens its global presence across Asia/Pacific region 2JSS Medical Canada widens its global presence across Asia/Pacific region 3JSS Medical Canada widens its global presence across Asia/Pacific region 4Tikcro Technologies Files Annual Report on Form 20-F for the Year Ended December 31, 2014 2Turnstone Biologics Inc. to accelerate clinical and commercial translation of cancer immunotherapies 2Turnstone Biologics Inc. to accelerate clinical and commercial translation of cancer immunotherapies 3
... Md., Jan. 11, 2012 PharmAthene, Inc. (NYSE Amex: ... biological and chemical threats, announced today that Eric I. Richman, ... Financial Capital Markets Eighth Annual Equity Conference on Tuesday, January ... 2 at the Hard Rock Hotel, Hollywood Florida.  ...
... 2012  goBalto, developer of new generation web-based clinical ... FDA 21 CFR Part 11 compliance audit of ... Tracker,s successful audit will help both sponsors / ... trials comply with FDA rules and regulations governing ...
... MA Researchers at Brigham and Women,s Hospital (BWH) have ... that has the ability to "swim" through the body and ... of the human body. The capsule is designed to ... a camera. Once inside the patient,s digestive track, a ...
Cached Biology Technology:PharmAthene to Present at the Noble Financial Eighth Annual Equity Conference on Tuesday, January 17, 2012 2goBalto Completes a Successful FDA 21 CFR Part 11 Compliance Audit 2
(Date:4/2/2015)... At its 2015 ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics ... the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) ... Board.  Members of the ACMG Board of Directors serve ... advancing its policies and programs. ACMG is the national ... an eventful time in medical genetics and genomics.  We ...
(Date:4/1/2015)... --  Medisafe ™, the leading global medication management platform ... and Android smartphones and tablets, announces today ... to allow patients to track and correlate their adherence ... will be able to visualize in real-time how taking ... as glucose levels and blood pressure. "Patients ...
(Date:3/26/2015)... -- The Granite Club, Canada,s ... today announced it has implemented a state-of-the-art access and ... members and staff, while restricting access to authorized users ... FST,s IMID Access system because it has the perfect ... staff, in addition to unparalleled security," said James ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Announces New Board Members: Dr. Louanne Hudgins is ACMG President-Elect 2American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Announces New Board Members: Dr. Louanne Hudgins is ACMG President-Elect 3American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Announces New Board Members: Dr. Louanne Hudgins is ACMG President-Elect 4American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Announces New Board Members: Dr. Louanne Hudgins is ACMG President-Elect 5American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Announces New Board Members: Dr. Louanne Hudgins is ACMG President-Elect 6American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Announces New Board Members: Dr. Louanne Hudgins is ACMG President-Elect 7American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Announces New Board Members: Dr. Louanne Hudgins is ACMG President-Elect 8Medisafe Announces Launch of Biometric Integration, Enabling Patients to Stay Adherent to Their Meds and See Tangible Health Results 2Granite Club First Private Club in North America to Implement FST Biometrics Secure Access Solution, as Part of Multi-million Dollar Expansion 2
... Fred Kraus from Bishop Museum, Honolulu has ... makes them the world,s smallest tetrapods (non-fish vertebrates). The frogs belong ... extremely small, with adults of the two new species - named ... 8-9 mm in length. The study was published in the open ...
... could be helped with alternative scanning techniques that provide ... University of Edinburgh used an imaging technique that could ... to replace their heart valves, and improve treatments to ... the heart,s aortic valve a common condition known ...
... Dec. 12, 2011  The Evermedia Group, Inc. (Pinksheets: ... Markets last month, raising the Company,s listing from ... Current Information tier, the highest level of reporting ... Evermedia submitted an Initial Company Information and Disclosure ...
Cached Biology News:World's smallest frogs discovered in New Guinea 2New scanning strategy could help develop heart disease treatments 2The Evermedia Group, Inc. Advances Corporate Transparency Efforts 2The Evermedia Group, Inc. Advances Corporate Transparency Efforts 3
Screening assay to detect the Listeria monocytogenes in food samples by,DNA amplification and molecular hybridization on a microtiter plate....
... Application: Acridine orange has been used ... in agarose and polyacrylamide gels. Acridine orange ... detect purified DNA in gels with a ... has also been used extensively for cell ...
Miscellaneous: Versatile stain for staining RNA (bluish-purple), DNA (blue), proteins (red) and acid polysaccharides Assay: ~ 95 % Suitab tst: differential staining of nucleic acids and prote...
...
Biology Products: