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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]

Singapore University’s $1 Test for Multiple Diseases

February 5, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

enVision
Human papilloma virus has one hundred subtypes, five of which can cause cervical cancer.  Consequently, a point-of-care microfluidic device that [MORE]

Injectable Electronic “Cells”

January 29, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Felice Frankel, MIT Producing cell size robots
This isn’t a “Fantastic Voyage,” but it takes some inspiration from that 1966 movie.  [MORE]

Why Clinical Genetics Lags

December 18, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Much of the Genome has not been studied
It’s true in most fields that new research largely reinforces prior discoveries.  That’s [MORE]

Democratizing Diagnostics?

December 11, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Microfluidic diagnostic tools
According to this piece, “[Microfluidic devices] are bound to democratize diagnostics by facilitating financial and physical access to [MORE]

Transomics at St. Jude’s

December 4, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Genome
One thing that’s largely true about medical innovation is that the new is more expensive than the old. Clinical DNA [MORE]