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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.
NIH awards Charles Drew University $9.8M to reduce cancer health disparities in underserved populations

NIH awards Charles Drew University $9.8M to reduce cancer health disparities in underserved populations

IGR Genomic Center awarded ISO 9001 certification

IGR Genomic Center awarded ISO 9001 certification

Studies demonstrate that investigational cancer vaccines show encouraging immune response rates

Studies demonstrate that investigational cancer vaccines show encouraging immune response rates

NeuroVigil and Roche collaborate to speed up drug development for CNS disorders

NeuroVigil and Roche collaborate to speed up drug development for CNS disorders

Researchers report preclinical results of a novel PET biomarker designed to detect malignant breast tumors

Researchers report preclinical results of a novel PET biomarker designed to detect malignant breast tumors

Positive results from Genta's Phase 3 trial of Genasense

Positive results from Genta's Phase 3 trial of Genasense

Interleukin Genetics and Amway Global sign partnership agreement

Interleukin Genetics and Amway Global sign partnership agreement

Clinical Data raises $47.4 million through public offering of shares

Clinical Data raises $47.4 million through public offering of shares

European Patent Office to grant patent for R&D Antibodies’ immunoassays and apparatuses

European Patent Office to grant patent for R&D Antibodies’ immunoassays and apparatuses

IPIT uses Affymetrix’s DMET Plus biomarker panel to expand the PGENI

IPIT uses Affymetrix’s DMET Plus biomarker panel to expand the PGENI

Scientists explore genetic 'Prozac markers'; research may provide simple test for treating depression

Scientists explore genetic 'Prozac markers'; research may provide simple test for treating depression

Champions Biotechnology obtains global rights to Tel Aviv University's TAR-1 compound

Champions Biotechnology obtains global rights to Tel Aviv University's TAR-1 compound

Life Technologies reports third quarter 2009 results; non-GAAP and organic revenues increase by 3% and 5%

Life Technologies reports third quarter 2009 results; non-GAAP and organic revenues increase by 3% and 5%

Metabolon raises additional $6 million in its Series C funding round

Metabolon raises additional $6 million in its Series C funding round

Eli Lilly receives access to GeneNews' osteoarthritis genomic biomarker program

Eli Lilly receives access to GeneNews' osteoarthritis genomic biomarker program

Catapult BioAccel announces funding of Kemeta

Catapult BioAccel announces funding of Kemeta

Compugen announces financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2009

Compugen announces financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2009

Champions Biotechnology expands collaboration to accelerate oncology drug development

Champions Biotechnology expands collaboration to accelerate oncology drug development

Thermo Fisher Scientific announces the availability of its Copeptin assay in Europe

Thermo Fisher Scientific announces the availability of its Copeptin assay in Europe

Comparison study between pre and postoperative BNP measurements for predicting negative outcomes after CABG surgery

Comparison study between pre and postoperative BNP measurements for predicting negative outcomes after CABG surgery