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Biosensor Detects HER-2 Breast Cancer in 15 Minutes

January 22, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D printer makes biosensors to detect breast cancer protein in blood.
University scientists in Connecticut have built a microfluidics device that [MORE]

Preserving Blood to Isolate CTCs

September 25, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Liquid biopsy
Several advanced diagnostics for circulating tumor cells exist—such as single cell qPCR, digital PCR and RNA sequencing—but limiting their [MORE]

An Inexpensive Trap for Diagnosing Prostate Cancer

September 18, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

PC3 prostate cancer cell
Chinese engineers have used a common frosted glass microscope slide as the basis for an inexpensive diagnostic [MORE]

Capturing Tumor Cells on a Magnetic Wire

September 4, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

 
Magnetized wire captures tumor cells
Stanford University bioengineers have designed a method for capturing circulating tumor cells in the blood stream. Their approach [MORE]

Preserving Liquid Biopsy Samples with a Glycoprotein

February 6, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Microfluidics
Circulating tumor cells, captured in microfluidic devices, die off in a few hours; so means of preserving them is a [MORE]

“Labyrinth” Chip Sorts Circulating Tumor Cells

November 28, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Labyrinth Chip
Quoting directly from the University of Michigan researchers: “We present “Labyrinth,” a label-free microfluidic device to isolate circulating tumor [MORE]

Liquid Biopsy + Artificial Intelligence= New Approach to Cancer

November 7, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Sophia Genetics Map
News about new liquid biopsy studies is snowballing, but the lagging edge is in the interpretation of the [MORE]

Automated Liquid Biopsy

April 4, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Volcano CTC System
Because tumor cells in blood tend to be larger than blood cells, it’s possible to separate the two [MORE]

500+ Gene Liquid Biopsy

February 28, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Blood Sample
Liquid biopsy isn’t yet the gold standard for tumor analysis, but it is moving rapidly in that direction. This [MORE]

Liquid Biopsy for Circulating Tumor Cells for $30

January 17, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

MagSifter
That’ll be the day when a life-saving, minimally invasive diagnostic for metastatic cancer costs $30. But that, at least, is [MORE]

The Microfluidics “Revolution”

March 29, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Droplet Chip Photo Wang-Lab- JHU
By now, bio-medical laboratories should have moved to storage their mass spectrometers, flow cytometers, and blood [MORE]

“Velcro” Chip Snags Circulating Tumor Cells

December 15, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

NanoVelcro Chip
Researchers at the California NanoSystems Institute (Los Angeles) have developed a nanochip device for capturing circulating tumor cells in [MORE]

Capturing Circulating Tumor Cells with Sonic Tweezers

September 1, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Acoustic Tweezer Device
There are two amazing revelations in this piece. The first is a microfluidics device which relies on sonic [MORE]

High Speed Camera Sees Cancer in Blood Sample

December 11, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Breast Tumor Cell
Scientists at UCLA have developed an imaging system that consists of a microscope camera with a shutter [MORE]