Sophia Genetics partnering with Agilent Technologies to offer cancer analysis solution
Healthcare software firm Sophia Genetics said on Tuesday that it is partnering with Agilent Technologies to offer a comprehensive solution for cancer analysis. Read More
PerkinElmer completes divestiture of Applied, Food, and Enterprise Services businesses to New Mountain Capital
PerkinElmer on Monday announced that it has completed its previously announced divestiture of its Applied, Food, and Enterprise Services businesses to New Mountain Capital, a growth-oriented investment firm. Read More
Theratechnologies data suggests tesamorelin may improve metabolic profiles in people with HIV
Biopharma firm Theratechnologies recently presented data suggesting that tesamorelin, a growth hormone-releasing hormone analogue, may improve metabolic profiles in people with by reducing excess visceral abdominal fat (EVAF). Read More platform to be used in patient enrollment for pulmonary embolism trial announced on Saturday that its AI-enabled, cloud-based Viz Recruit platform will be used to expedite patient enrollment in the Pulmonary Embolism -- Thrombus Removal with Catheter-Directed Thrombolysis (PE-TRACT) clinical trial. Read More
Quanterix expands laboratory-developed-test menu with launch of neurofilament light chain test
Quanterix on Monday announced the validation of a laboratory developed test (LDT) to quantitatively measure neurofilament light chain (NfL) in serum as an aid in the evaluation of individuals for possible neurodegenerative conditions or other causes of neuronal or central nervous system damage. Read More
Grail launches methylation-based liquid biopsy solution for cancer research in a post-diagnosis setting
Grail on Monday announced the availability of a research-use-only offering for biopharmaceutical companies. The firm is leveraging a targeted methylation platform to analyze cell-free DNA (cfDNA) isolated from peripheral blood for cancer signal interrogation. Read More
Mayo Clinic Laboratories, Helix collaborate to provide suite of laboratory services to biopharma customers
Mayo Clinic Laboratories and Helix on Tuesday announced a strategic collaboration that will provide biopharma customers access to a comprehensive joint laboratory offering for research and development initiatives across the drug development lifecycle. Read More
Berkeley Lights launches optofluidic system
Berkeley Lights, Inc., a life sciences tools company, announced the launch of the Beacon Select, its two-chip, single-cell optofluidic system for cell line development (CLD). Read More
Newly-discovered organelle key to sense of smell
Sweden’s Umeå Universit said this week that its researchers have discovered a previously unknown component inside nerve cells—an organelle that enables the perception of smell. The discovery, published recently in Nature Communications, may have implications for research on olfactory impairment -- a common COVID-19 symptom. Read More
Blood test helps diagnose inaccessible brain tumors
A prospective, blinded study by London’s Imperial College researchers showed the TriNetra-Glio liquid biopsy test, which requires 15 mL of blood, can detect malignant brain tumors. Read More
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