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High Speed Microfluidics that also Sequences CTCs

July 23, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

HydroSeq CTC Chip
“Engineers at the University of Michigan have developed a high speed microfluidic chip that can separate circulating tumor [MORE]

DOE’s Berkeley Lab Creates a 3-D Printed Microfluidics Device

July 16, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D printed all liquid lab on a chip
As described: “When two liquids – one containing nanoscale clay particles, another containing [MORE]

A Universal Cancer Biomarker

July 2, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

DNA methylation and cancer
Last December, researchers at the University of Queensland reported they found a distinct feature of DNA methylation [MORE]

CRISPR as a Genetic Search Engine

June 25, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Crispr Cas9 protein RNA complex
Heretofore, most of the news about CRISPR was about gene editing, unintended off targeting, and the [MORE]

Highly Sensitive Microfluidic Device for Capturing CTCs

April 30, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cancer cell microfluidic device
Much of the enthusiasm for liquid biopsy in cancer research comes from knowing there are circulating tumor [MORE]

Predictive Protein Profile of Alzheimer’s Disease

April 9, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Protein changes in blood forecasts Alzheimers
This may be your father’s NFL or your mother’s, though in this case NfL refers [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]

DNA Adductomics

March 19, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Adducts Borane 3D-balls
Roughly half of American adults suffer from at least one of six diseases: cardiovascular, cancer, cardiopulmonary, asthma, diabetes [MORE]

Metabolite Test for Blocked Arteries

March 19, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Treadmill exercise
Cardiologists at Duke University carried out studies of peoples’ blood one hour before a treadmill stress test and two [MORE]

Cancer-Detecting Sensor

March 12, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nanobiosensors to detect cancer
Whether a gene mutation initiates cancer, or a post translational modification to the gene’s protein is the [MORE]

Ovulation Test on a Smartphone

February 19, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Saliva testing for ovulation ferning
Who knew? “Salivary ferning refers to the unique appearance of dried saliva from a woman who [MORE]

Ultrasound and Laser Light in Early Diagnosis of Ovarian Cancer

February 19, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Photoacoustic ultrasound for ovarian cancer detection
Late stage ovarian cancer has a high mortality rate; so, early detection is the key [MORE]

BRCA1 Assessment on a Smartphone

February 12, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

POC BRCA 1 mutation testing
A paper microfluidics method, called “FluoroZen,” coupled with a smartphone application is able to detect BRCA1 [MORE]

Sensing High Metastatic Potential

February 12, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Tumor cell with high metastatic potential
Researchers at the UCSD medical school have identified a protein that has a high correlation [MORE]