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UCL INSTITUTE OF BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

In-Vitro Diagnostics

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Bio-Rad grants Beckman Coulter exclusive distribution rights for access HIV and Hepatitis C assays

Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc, a global provider of life science research and clinical diagnostic products and Beckman Coulter Diagnostics, a global leader in the clinical diagnostics industry, today announced that Bio-Rad is extending its agreement with Beckman Coulter and has named… Read more →

OJ Bio gets new financial support for commercialisation of breakthrough diagnostic technology

A UK-based medical device company has raised new financial backing as it continues to work towards the commercialisation of its breakthrough diagnostic technology.

OJ Bio has secured further funding from Japanese electronics partner Japan Radio Co Ltd (JRC) that will… Read more →

Scientists Unveil Cheap and Disposable Paper Test for Morphine

At the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, researchers have developed a paper-based lateral flow assay for morphine testing. This technology, which is able to spot small target molecules, was designed to detect the use of a wide variety of… Read more →

Advances in Optical Filters Provide Rapid, On-the-Go Diagnosis

When it comes to diagnostics, one of the most crucial – and often overlooked – components is the optical filter. But as manufacturing processes improve, optical filters of exceptional quality are being created, which not only deliver accurate results but… Read more →

Inkjet printer spits out ready made diagnostic biosensors

Paper-based diagnostics has the potential to bring advanced medical care to clinical locales with limited resources. There have been a number of paper-based devices developed in the past, but they can be difficult to manufacture and have often suffered from… Read more →

MRI to replace biopsies using a sweet new technique

While CT scans and other non-invasive imaging modalities are able to spot suspect lesions, they’re not able to differentiate between benign tissue and cancerous tumors. A new MRI technique being studied at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine may one… Read more →

New biosensing platform extends reach of disease diagnosis

Researchers at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) have created a cheap and simple biosensing platform that is able to detect the presence of various types of harmful bacteria and viruses in a single drop of blood. When used in conjunction with… Read more →

New prenatal test introduced for detecting Down’s Syndrome

By Sally Robertson, BSc A new prenatal test for Down’s Syndrome may be more effective at diagnosing the condition than the standard screening that is currently used, suggests a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

The test… Read more →

Alere i Strep A test receives marketing clearance from FDA

Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR), a global leader in rapid diagnostic tests, today announced that its Alere™ i Strep A test has received marketing clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Alere i Strep A is the first molecular… Read more →

paperbasebiosensing

Flexible Paper-Based Biosensing System Screens for Variety of Pathogens

A team of researchers from Harvard, Stanford, and Florida Atlantic universities have taken a new approach to designing flexible paper-based diagnostic devices. Existing point of care diagnostic assays are limited in the techniques to spot pathogens, and so they only… Read more →

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