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  • CRISPR's Future For Point-Of-Care Diagnostics

    Diagnostics World News | CRISPR applications are exploding, and Can Dincer, with the Freiburg Center for Interactive Materials and Bioinspired Technologies (FIT) and Department of Microsystems Engineering (IMTEK) at the University of Freiburg in Germany, sees uniquely powerful applications for point-of-care diagnostics.

    Feb 18, 2020
  • New Disease Detection Technique: Magnetically Levitating Plasmas

    Diagnostics World News | The same technology that propels the world’s fastest electric train at speeds up to 267 miles per hour is now being used for the first time to levitate proteins in plasma for diagnostic purposes—and tease out differences between healthy and diseased plasma donors.

    Feb 14, 2020
  • Setting Standards For Measuring Circulating Tumor DNA

    Diagnostics World News | Angela Pia Sanzone, Blood Biomarkers Group Leader, Advanced Therapies Division, National Institute for Biological Standards and Control (NIBSC), UK, is working with the World Health Organization on international reference standards for ctDNA that will enable harmonized reporting in diagnostics and patient monitoring.

    Feb 11, 2020
  • Predictive Immune Modeling: Why Immune Profiling Is a Powerful Tool for Understanding and Treating Disease

    Diagnostics World News Contributed Commentary | In order to achieve the goal of truly tailoring therapy regimens to patient’s molecular profiles, it’s imperative that we overcome challenges and move into the next era of biomarker and diagnostic development.

    Feb 7, 2020
  • Diagnostic Community Responds To Coronavirus Outbreak

    Diagnostics World News Brief | The diagnostic community has been quick to respond to the recent outbreak of coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China. Companies have announced commitments to combating the virus, either through funding or technology application.

    Feb 6, 2020
  • A Regulatory View of Personalized Therapeutics

    Diagnostics World News | The FDA’s Director of the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research discusses the obstacles in developing gene therapies, emerging developments in the field, and the regulatory landscape surrounding personalized therapeutics.

    Feb 5, 2020
  • Containing The Coronavirus

    Diagnostics World News Contributed Commentary | With the outbreak and fast spread of Novel Coronavirus, including at least 106 deaths, as of Tuesday morning, the question on everyone’s mind is “Can the 2019-nCoV virus be contained?”

    Feb 4, 2020
  • Charles River, TriSalus, BioIVT, And More: News From January 2020

    Diagnostics World News | January featured news, products, and partnerships from around the diagnostics community from numerous companies, universities, and organizations, including Charles River, TriSalus, BioIVT, and more.

    Jan 30, 2020
  • Molecular Medicine Tri-Con, Bio-IT World WEST Bring Hackathon To The Bay Area

    Diagnostics World News | The forthcoming Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference and Bio-IT World WEST conference will host the inaugural Bioinformatics Pipelines for Preclinical Drug Discovery Hackathon in San Francisco.

    Jan 29, 2020
  • Applying New Diagnostic Technologies in Long-Term Care

    Diagnostics World News Contributed Commentary | The benefits of proper infection control are well-known in the long-term care community. Newly-developed diagnostic and data sharing technologies have the potential to change how infections are understood and treated in long-term care.

    Jan 28, 2020
  • Can Flu Vaccines Be Useful Tool To Fight Cancer?

    Diagnostics World News | Researchers from Rush University Medical Center are taking a unique approach to cancer immunotherapy: a flu shot.

    Jan 22, 2020
  • Qlucore Expands Business To Precision Diagnostics

    Diagnostics World News Brief | Qlucore is expanding into the area of precision medicine and precision diagnostics. In order to finance the expansion, Qlucore has recently finalized a rights issue of 400k Euros and is pleased to announce two new members of the Board.

    Jan 21, 2020
  • Assessing Patent Eligibility Uncertainty For Diagnostics

    Diagnostics World News | Bryan Wheelock, a principal in the St. Louis office of Harness, Dickey & Pierce, discusses how the current climate around diagnostic patentability is impacting the market and what to watch for next.

    Jan 20, 2020
  • Lisbon Bound: Exploring Diagnostic Innovations In Europe

    Diagnostics World News | At May’s Diagnostic Innovation Summit in Lisbon, Portugal, key opinion leaders will share the latest tools, clinical applications, and commercial product launches for liquid biopsies, infectious disease, and point-of-care testing. They will address regulatory changes, implementation challenges, and the path forward for diagnostic innovation.

    Jan 17, 2020
  • How Wearables Will Help Us Keep Tabs On The Future Of Health

    Diagnostics World News | In 2012, Michael Snyder created an integrative personal omics profile, an analysis that combines genomic, transcriptomic, proteomic, metabolomic, and autoantibody profiles from a single individual. Today, Snyder is incorporating data from smart watches, continuous glucose monitoring, and other wearables to track people’s health and find early signs of disease.

    Jan 16, 2020
  • Australian Company Pursues World-First Ingestible Gas-Sensing Capsule

    Diagnostics World News | Despite the explosion of interest in the microbiome and the array of companies examining its composition, there remains an unmet clinical need for measuring microbiome function. And it’s a void Atmo Biosciences is looking to fill.

    Jan 14, 2020
  • New Technologies Can Step Up Fight Against Antimicrobial Resistance and Sepsis

    Diagnostics World News Contributed Commentary | The need for more accurate diagnostics for acute infections is clear, and several novel and promising diagnostic technologies have come to market recently, with more in the pipeline.

    Jan 10, 2020
  • Top 10 Stories Of 2019: Autism Blood Test Becomes Reality, Liquid Biopsy Developments, And More

    Diagnostics World News | As we head into 2020, we at Diagnostics World News would like to take a moment and reflect on the groundbreaking achievements from this past year. In that spirit, here are the top 10 stories of 2019, ranked in order of popularity.

    Jan 9, 2020
  • Caris Launches First Ever Molecular AI Product: A Clinical Genomic Profiling Similarity Score

    Diagnostics World News | Caris announced the launch of its MI GPS (Genomic Profiling Similarity) Score, an AI-driven tumor type biology similarity score that uses a machine learning algorithm to compare molecular characteristics of a patient’s tumor against Caris’ database.

    Jan 8, 2020
  • Follow the Money: New Life Sciences Investment Firm, ArcherDX, ChromaCode, And More

    Diagnostics World News | Several molecular diagnostics companies receive funding to advance PCR platforms and companion diagnostics. TwinStrand Biosciences closes a Series A fund to create a new genomic sequencing technology. Perceptive Advisors launches a new venture capital fund for early-stage life sciences companies, and more.

    Jan 7, 2020