TAmiRNA and advanceCOR, a drug developing biotechnology company which focuses on personalized medicine in cardiovascular diseases, receive Eurostars project entitled: ”A novel microRNA-based platelet function biomarker for personalized anti-thrombotic treatment”. The aim of the Eurostars project is to validate the use of the thrombomiR™ kit for management of anti-thrombotic therapies. The thrombomiR™ kit is a minimally invasive blood test that can determine changes in platelets reactivity (for example due to a therapy), based on the quantitative analysis of microRNAs, Specifically, the thrombomiR™ kit allows the targeted detection and quantitation of platelet-specific microRNAs in blood plasma. The concentration of these microRNAs increases in the course of activation of platelets and decreases as a result of therapeutic inactivation. Thus, [...]
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TAmiRNA receives FFG EARLY STAGE for the development of novel theranostic solutions based on microRNA biomarkers – the PATH project.
PATH stands for "Project for Advancing the Application of MicroRNAs as THeranostic Biomarkers". The aim of this project is to create optimal framework conditions for successful research and development of the application of microRNAs as theranostic biomarkers. “Theranostics” means the increasingly close integration of diagnostics and therapy. The aim of theranostics is to enable the right therapy for the right patient at the right time. A biomarker generally refers to a measurable indicator of a biological state or condition. MicroRNAs are a new class of biomarkers with enormous potential for applications in theranostics. They are short regulatory RNA molecules that are essential for the proper function of cells and tissues. The development of diseases is mostly due [...]
We want to draw your attention to our latest article “Improving Quality Of Life For Patients With Osteoporosis Using MicroRNAs” Our simulations provide evidence for the utility of the osteomiR™ test for fracture risk assessment, and, furthermore, highlight the general potential of circulating microRNAs to be exploited as minimal-invasive diagnostic tools. Click here to read the study
We want to draw your attention to the latest publication in cooperation with TAmiRNA GmbH, in Obesity Surgery.” Reduction of Premature Aging Markers After Gastric Bypass Surgery in Morbidly Obese Patients.” The findings indicate a significant reduction of the proinflammatory SASP after bariatric surgery. An increase in telomere length and reduced oxidative stress at telomeres was observed. Moreover, miR10a-5p which is downregulated during aging was upregulated after surgery. Click here to read the study
TAmiRNA & Vivomicx announce the introduction of new technology to make preclinical drug discovery and drug development more efficient.
TAmiRNA & Vivomicx have combined their technologies of laser microdissection and high sensitivity qPCR, which enables the quantitative analysis of cell-type specific RNA expression in complex tissues. Using this protocol TAmiRNA & Vivomicx have already been able to demonstrate: the profound difference of RNA expression between whole tumor and subsets of cells within the tumor and the large heterogeneity in RNA expression between colorectal* tumor compartments such as tumor, stroma and tumor endothelial cells. * Note: the technology can be utilized for almost any tissue sample. The combination of Vivomicx and TAmiRNA´s proprietary protocols is clearly superior to the current standard where only whole tumor material is analyzed, and marks another step on the road to make the [...]