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UCL INSTITUTE OF BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

In-Vitro Diagnostics

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CSL Plasma chooses OrSense’s NBM200 Hb testing device for screening Hb levels in plasma donors

OrSense Ltd., developer of solutions for non-invasive measurements of hemoglobin, today announced that CSL Plasma, Germany, has completed the transition to OrSense’s NBM200 Hb testing device for screening of Hb levels in plasma donors.

CSL Plasma is one of the… Read more →

Primerdesign develops simple diagnostic test solution to contain 2014 Ebola outbreak

High-tech British company Primerdesign Ltd, a spin-off company from the University of Southampton, has developed a fast and simple diagnostic test solution specific to the 2014 Ebola outbreak.

With the current epidemic of Ebola virus in West Africa, Primerdesign are… Read more →

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RNA Molecules in Urine and Tissue Can Detect Prostate Cancer

Researchers at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute have identified a set of RNA molecules that are detectable in tissue samples and urine of prostate cancer patients, but not in normal healthy individuals. The study sets the stage for the development of… Read more →

Molecular diagnostics and blood screening systems: an interview with Dr Bos and Dr Koppelman

How have the needs of molecular diagnostics laboratories evolved over time?

Screening blood donations and molecular diagnostics for patients started in the nineties. At the beginning, the level of automation in molecular diagnostic testing was limited; most of the work… Read more →

NCI awards $1.4M grant to Advanced Cell Diagnostics to develop diagnostic test for B-cell NHLs

Advanced Cell Diagnostics, Inc. (ACD), a global technology and market leader in in situ nucleic acid detection for life science research and clinical diagnostics, has been awarded a two-year, $1.4 million grant from National Cancer Institute (NCI) under its SBIR… Read more →

Lung cancer can be detected much earlier using lab-on-a-chip technology

Scientists have been laboring to detect cancer and a host of other diseases in people using promising new biomarkers called “exosomes.” Indeed, Popular Science magazine named exosome-based cancer diagnostics one of the 20 breakthroughs that will shape the world this… Read more →

Flow Health Hub Concept to Bring Lab Testing Into Home

Cambridge Consultants, a company that helps other firms develop concepts into products, has put forward its own device idea that may just be realized in the not too distant future. The Flow Health Hub is essentially a laboratory device designed for… Read more →

Rapid Ebola Detector Identifies Infected Patients in About an Hour

Ebola is no longer a disease that only Dustin Hoffman is paranoid about. People around the world are worried that we might have a pandemic on our hands that modern medical technology may not be able to stop. Yet, researchers… Read more →

Duke’s Ultra High Resolution Camera for Spotting New Skin Moles to Help Stop Melanoma

Noticing a tiny new lesion on a skin is often the most important step in stopping melanoma. Most of us don’t obsessively examine every inch of our bodies on a regular basis, and even those that do may not notice… Read more →

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The Benefits of Frangible Seals in Diagnostic Point-of-Care Testing

Changes in healthcare economics are clearly having an impact on point-of-care (POC) diagnostic testing. Market demand for remote testing is driving companies to develop easy-to-use platforms versus the moderately complex in vitro (IVD) tests that have historically been available. This… Read more →

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