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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.
New gene therapy for Pompe disease may replace currently available treatments

New gene therapy for Pompe disease may replace currently available treatments

Deaths from diabetes in the U.S. higher than estimated, study shows

Deaths from diabetes in the U.S. higher than estimated, study shows

Study identifies key molecule that may pave way for personalized heart failure treatment

Study identifies key molecule that may pave way for personalized heart failure treatment

New biomarker helps better predict survival after surgical removal of colorectal metastases

New biomarker helps better predict survival after surgical removal of colorectal metastases

Sedentary lifestyle may hasten biological aging

Sedentary lifestyle may hasten biological aging

Biomarker could help identify heart failure patients suitable for cardiac recovery therapies

Biomarker could help identify heart failure patients suitable for cardiac recovery therapies

Biomarker linked to depression during pregnancy and low birth weight in baby

Biomarker linked to depression during pregnancy and low birth weight in baby

MUSC scientists design novel antibody-based therapy to fight against cancer

MUSC scientists design novel antibody-based therapy to fight against cancer

Childhood obesity starts in the womb?

Childhood obesity starts in the womb?

Roswell Park researchers identify gene signatures that may help predict fatal prostate cancers

Roswell Park researchers identify gene signatures that may help predict fatal prostate cancers

Elevated levels of brain protein linked to longer recovery period after concussion

Elevated levels of brain protein linked to longer recovery period after concussion

Uterine microbiome study provides important insights into etiology of endometrial cancer

Uterine microbiome study provides important insights into etiology of endometrial cancer

Giving polycystic kidney disease the bump

Giving polycystic kidney disease the bump

IQWiG investigates benefit of biomarker tests to support decision on adjuvant chemotherapy

IQWiG investigates benefit of biomarker tests to support decision on adjuvant chemotherapy

Whitehead Institute researchers identify mechanism underlying cancer drug-resistance

Whitehead Institute researchers identify mechanism underlying cancer drug-resistance

Hospitals eliminate bedsore occurrence using early detection technology

Hospitals eliminate bedsore occurrence using early detection technology

UCLA-led research finds promising results for more personalized head and neck cancer treatment

UCLA-led research finds promising results for more personalized head and neck cancer treatment

Tau biomarker could lead to early identification of Alzheimer's disease pathology

Tau biomarker could lead to early identification of Alzheimer's disease pathology

Groundbreaking research finds concussion biomarker in auditory system

Groundbreaking research finds concussion biomarker in auditory system

Generative AAE can be radically new way to discover drugs on demand

Generative AAE can be radically new way to discover drugs on demand