To learn more about the PANDIS model, its aims, and how it can be used to help diagnose and treat patients suffering from a range of conditions spanning from cancers to “mystery chronic diseases”, Technology Networks spoke with PANDIS’s founders, Professor Gilles Guillemin and Catherine Stace.READ MORE
Whilst the development of radiotherapy began as early as 1900 – with Marie and Pierre Curie suggesting X-rays could be used to treat tumors – radiotherapy, as we know it, wasn’t conceived until the 1920s. In this article, we take a closer look at how radiotherapy is used to treat cancer.READ MORE
A profile piece exploring the life and career of the molecular biologist Professor Oded Rechavi.READ MORE
Here, we review the most commonly adopted technologies and workflows available for single-cell sequencing and discuss current research studies adopting such approaches.READ MORE
The medical profession had to think on its feet responding to the demands of the pandemic. But, in doing so, every medical discipline from general practice to palliative care has taken a hit. Of particular concern is how delays to screening, diagnosis and treatment of cancer have already impacted morbidity and mortality rates, with cancer death rates looking likely to rise significantly over the coming years.READ MORE
With life science industries facing increased competition, global regulatory demands, and pressure to shorten time to market, outsourcing part – or all – manufacturing is becoming increasingly prevalent. But what should be considered in choosing such a custom or contract manufacturing partner?READ MORE
David A. Drew, of Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, explains, during the virtual COVID-19 and cancer meeting, how smartphone applications are able to facilitate the collection of self-reported data at scale. He discusses how data collected using the COVID-19 Symptom Study app has helped investigate COVID-19’s impact on racial and ethnic minority communities, and those living with cancer.