Affymetrix launches new Axiom myDesign TG Arrays for targeted genotyping market Affymetrix.

This convenient, online tool allows researchers to select the most useful SNPs for his or her study and use the Affymetrix Bioinformatics Services group to finalize their style.. Affymetrix launches new Axiom myDesign TG Arrays for targeted genotyping market Affymetrix, Inc. This most recent advancement allows experts to design custom made arrays to genotype 1,500 to 2.6 million markers per sample and rapidly changeover from genome-wide scans to specific disease analyses with different experimental approaches on a single platform.Kaiser Family Foundation. Copyright 2009 Advisory Board Kaiser and Company Family Foundation. All rights reserved.

AGA, CDC partner to market free colonoscopies for uninsured patients Colorectal cancer may be the second leading cause of cancer deaths among women and men nationwide. During National Colorectal Malignancy Recognition Month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Gastroenterological Association are signing up for forces for the second year to promote free colonoscopies for uninsured sufferers. To bring this lifesaving check to patients who not need access otherwise, gastroenterologists with the AGA are partnering with CDC's Colorectal Tumor Control Applications throughout March to screen patients in five claims.