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A biomarker is a biological molecule found in blood, other body fluids, or tissues that is a sign of a normal or abnormal process, or of a condition or disease. A biomarker may be used to see how well the body responds to a treatment for a disease or condition. Also called molecular marker and signature molecule.
RCSI researchers discover that function of KCNQ1 gene is linked to survival of colon cancer patients

RCSI researchers discover that function of KCNQ1 gene is linked to survival of colon cancer patients

Study reveals potential therapeutic target for kidney fibrosis

Study reveals potential therapeutic target for kidney fibrosis

NCCN Radiation Therapy Compendium adds nine new clinical practice guidelines in oncology

NCCN Radiation Therapy Compendium adds nine new clinical practice guidelines in oncology

Researchers develop ultrasensitive method to detect protein involved in autoimmune diseases

Researchers develop ultrasensitive method to detect protein involved in autoimmune diseases

UTHealth researchers identify less invasive way to screen for colorectal cancer

UTHealth researchers identify less invasive way to screen for colorectal cancer

Study finds depression and SUD to be strongest risk factors for prescription opioid overdose

Study finds depression and SUD to be strongest risk factors for prescription opioid overdose

Lab-on-a-chip designed to predict woman's risk of preterm birth

Lab-on-a-chip designed to predict woman's risk of preterm birth

Researchers identify three novel genetic mutations linked to Fuchs dystrophy

Researchers identify three novel genetic mutations linked to Fuchs dystrophy

Human Vaccines Project, VUMC and Illumina team up to decipher genetic underpinnings of immune system

Human Vaccines Project, VUMC and Illumina team up to decipher genetic underpinnings of immune system

Maternal stress during pregnancy could lead to premature biological ageing in offspring

Maternal stress during pregnancy could lead to premature biological ageing in offspring

Greebles may prove to be valuable tools in detecting early signs of Alzheimer's disease

Greebles may prove to be valuable tools in detecting early signs of Alzheimer's disease

MIT engineers develop more sensitive approach to reveal ovarian tumors

MIT engineers develop more sensitive approach to reveal ovarian tumors

UC Riverside professor receives grant to explore therapeutic target for treating IBD patients

UC Riverside professor receives grant to explore therapeutic target for treating IBD patients

BrainDx develops new measurement tool for precise diagnosis of ADHD and autism

BrainDx develops new measurement tool for precise diagnosis of ADHD and autism

Synthetic biologists engineer gut bacteria capable of sensing colitis

Synthetic biologists engineer gut bacteria capable of sensing colitis

Urinary biomarkers may help identify OSA in children with Down syndrome

Urinary biomarkers may help identify OSA in children with Down syndrome

BWH researchers develop ‘age-predicting clock’ for studying how to extend lifespan

BWH researchers develop ‘age-predicting clock’ for studying how to extend lifespan

Protein testing may become potential tool to detect prostate cancer

Protein testing may become potential tool to detect prostate cancer

Insilico Medicine announces launch of intelligently-formulated nutraceuticals in Europe

Insilico Medicine announces launch of intelligently-formulated nutraceuticals in Europe

Low normalized grip strength linked to cardiometabolic diseases and disabilities in adults

Low normalized grip strength linked to cardiometabolic diseases and disabilities in adults