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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.
Brain imaging biomarker may help predict treatment response in patients with psychiatric disorders, study reveals

Brain imaging biomarker may help predict treatment response in patients with psychiatric disorders, study reveals

WSU scientists develop new method to detect Alzheimer's biomarkers

WSU scientists develop new method to detect Alzheimer's biomarkers

The connection between severe COVID-19 and white blood cell counts

The connection between severe COVID-19 and white blood cell counts

Immunoglobulin M ACE2 autoantibodies associated with severe COVID-19

Immunoglobulin M ACE2 autoantibodies associated with severe COVID-19

Serum metabolite profile can help identify individuals at risk of alcohol-related disease

Serum metabolite profile can help identify individuals at risk of alcohol-related disease

CBD could reduce lung damage caused by COVID-19

CBD could reduce lung damage caused by COVID-19

Key blood marker can lead to effective melanoma treatments

Key blood marker can lead to effective melanoma treatments

A better understanding of the gut-brain axis may lead to new treatments for neurological disorders

A better understanding of the gut-brain axis may lead to new treatments for neurological disorders

Blood purification outside the body in COVID-19 patients

Blood purification outside the body in COVID-19 patients

Study may lead to new therapies to improve survival in septic patients

Study may lead to new therapies to improve survival in septic patients

Lubricant may actually be a precursor of joint disease, says study

Lubricant may actually be a precursor of joint disease, says study

Anti-inflammatory drugs may hold the potential to alleviate Parkinson's disease, study suggests

Anti-inflammatory drugs may hold the potential to alleviate Parkinson's disease, study suggests

Researchers use single cell sequencing technology to characterize immune system of COVID-19 patients

Researchers use single cell sequencing technology to characterize immune system of COVID-19 patients

"Reparative" cardiac fibroblasts play key role in maintaining the mechanics of the heart

"Reparative" cardiac fibroblasts play key role in maintaining the mechanics of the heart

Neoadjuvant trial of combination immunotherapy has favorable outcomes in bladder cancer patients

Neoadjuvant trial of combination immunotherapy has favorable outcomes in bladder cancer patients

Zinc deficiency linked to poor COVID-19 outcomes

Zinc deficiency linked to poor COVID-19 outcomes

Scientists develop new method for detecting TBI at the point of care

Scientists develop new method for detecting TBI at the point of care

Peer reviewers flag misleading studies on COVID-19

Peer reviewers flag misleading studies on COVID-19

Fetal brain models could predict neurodevelopmental outcomes of COVID-19 exposure

Fetal brain models could predict neurodevelopmental outcomes of COVID-19 exposure

Researchers develop hand-held device to measure cancer biomarker

Researchers develop hand-held device to measure cancer biomarker