Point of Care Diagnostics - A Cautious Revolution


Advances in molecular biology, coupled with the miniaturization and improved sensitivity of assays and devices in general, have enabled a new wave of point-of-care (POC) or “bedside” diagnostics.

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The Rise of Salivary Diagnostics

Life In Science

An interview with Dr. David Wong, Felix & Mildred Yip Professor and Director of the Center for Oral/Head & Neck Oncology Research at University of California Los Angeles.

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Lab-on-a-Chip to Help Detect Cancer


In this podcast, we speak to Gustavo Stolovitsky to learn about his career and the work he is doing at IBM Research.

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Challenges of Developing Paper Based Diagnostic Devices


John Brennan, Professor and Director, Biointerfaces Institute, McMaster University tells us about some of the challenges of developing paper based diagnostic devices.

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Neurodegeneration Linked To Concussion


Researchers provide evidence that mild traumatic brain injury is associated with greater neurodegeneration and reduced memory performance in people genetically at risk of Alzheimer's Disease.

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Paperfuge - A 20-cent Blood Centrifuge

Paperfuge - A 20-cent Blood Centrifuge

Stanford bioengineers have developed a low-cost centrifuge which can be used in remote regions in the diagnosis of diseases such as malaria.

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The German National Center for Tumor Diseases, Protagen Collaborate

The collaboration will investigate the responsiveness to checkpoint inhibitors in melanoma.

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Poor Fungal Infection Diagnosis Contributing to Antibiotic Resistance

A recent report suggests that improvements in the diagnosis of fungal infections could help to reduce over-use of antibiotics and the rise of antibiotic resistance.

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MRC Technology Centre for Diagnostics Development Relocates

The centre will relocate to Nine, Edinburgh BioQuarter, as part of a £7 million investment.

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