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  • Thermo Fisher Scientific, NeuMoDx Molecular, Proscia, And More: News From February 2020

    Diagnostics World News | February featured news, products, and partnerships from around the diagnostics community from numerous companies, universities, and organizations, including Thermo Fisher Scientific, NeuMoDx Molecular, Proscia, and more.

    Feb 27, 2020
  • NIH Launches $1M Challenge For Handheld Diagnostics

    Diagnostics World News | The National Institutes of Health today launched a $1 million Technology Accelerator Challenge to spur the design and development of non-invasive, handheld, digital technologies to detect, diagnose, and guide therapies for diseases with high global and public health impact. The challenge is focused on sickle cell disease, malaria, and anemia

    Feb 26, 2020
  • Credo Diagnostics Biomedical Finalizing Rapid Point-Of-Care Molecular Test For Coronavirus Detection

    Diagnostics World News Brief | Credo Diagnostics Biomedical announced they are now finalizing a rapid point-of-care molecular test to detect the novel coronavirus in 20 minutes.

    Feb 26, 2020
  • The Value Of Imaging Data As The Missing Essential Component Of Real World Data

    Diagnostics World News| Radiology is increasingly the key to synthesizing real world evidence with sufficient quality to shape drug performance. As a diagnostic toolset, imaging is one of the oldest and most widely used and clearly interpreted methods for measurement of outcomes. It is regularly used to measure disease progression and to determine the effectiveness of medical interventions. Imaging is also a common mechanism for early identification of disease that can be automated or extended through artificial intelligence (AI).

    Feb 20, 2020
  • Follow the Money: Big Investments in CRISPR Diagnostics, Sepsis Diagnostics

    Diagnostics World News | Some big investments are driving CRISPR-based diagnostics, cell therapies, sepsis diagnostics and more this year.

    Feb 19, 2020
  • 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