POSTS TAGGED AS biomarkers

Liquid Biopsy Outperforms Tissue Biopsy for NSCLC

April 2, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Blood testing
In a study of 282 patients with non-small cell lung cancer, a liquid biopsy device (Guardant 360, Redwood City, [MORE]

A “Universal Cancer Biomarker”

March 26, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

UQ Cancer test shows particles changing color
According to University of Queensland bioengineers: “When circulating tumor DNA fragments are placed in [MORE]

MIT’s Physiome-on-a-Chip

October 30, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

MIT Physiome-on-a-Chip
The human body has nearly 80 organs (depending on their definitions).  Knowing how a drug interacts with these different [MORE]

Biomarker for Salt Sensitive Bood Pressure

October 16, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Salt Sensitivity
Most people have heard the caution about dietary salt increasing blood pressure, and the blanket advice that all people [MORE]

A Blood Test for Chronic Pain

July 10, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Blood Test for Chronic Pain
As with theatrical productions, this may require a willing suspension of disbelief. Scientists at the University [MORE]

Concussion Diagnosis: MicroRNAs in Saliva

April 10, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

“Researchers [at Penn State Health Children’s Hospital] identified five microRNA molecules which “accurately identify” patients with concussion symptoms. Three of [MORE]

Capillary Electrophoresis-Mass Spectroscopy

April 10, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mass Spectrometer
The technology discussed in this piece—capillary electrophoresis-mass spectroscopy—isn’t new. Richard Smith, renowned chemist at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory [MORE]

Biomarkers of Organ Rejection

March 13, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Kidney Transplantation
Possibly the best Christmas present ever was when Ronald Herrick donated a kidney to his brother, Richard, on Dec. [MORE]

Bacterial RNA-Detecting Enzyme for Liquid Biopsies

January 16, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Molecular Structure of GsI-IIC RT
Improving the accuracy of liquid biopsy has enormous potential for making cancers more manageable. And to [MORE]

Precision Lab Pathology for Targeted Therapies

January 9, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Medical Laboratory Scientist US NIH
In the past three years, 25 new drugs have been FDA approved which target specific genetic [MORE]

Improving Bioelectronics for Biomarker Sensitivity

January 9, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Erin Ratcliff and Zachary Kushian Achieve Selectivity of Biomarkers
Figuring out how to more effectively control the electron transfer rate between [MORE]

Microneedle Patch for Drawing Interstitial Fluid

November 28, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Microneedle Patch
Average size adults carry about two and a half gallons of interstitial fluid which bathes every cell in the [MORE]

Spinal Fluid Diagnostic for ALS

August 15, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Spinal Tap
Researchers in Belgium and Germany have discovered specific biomarkers in lumbar fluid, known as phosphorylated neurofilament heavy and neurofilament [MORE]

Barcoding Biomarkers

August 1, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Quoting directly: “Researchers at Rutgers University are now reporting in journal Lab on a Chip on a new barcoding technique [MORE]