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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]

Rapid Visual Detection of Pathogen Nucleic Acids

November 27, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

 
NUS test kit enVision
 A*STAR scientists in Singapore have developed a pathogen DNA system that has visible detection—a system called “enVision” [MORE]

Complete Blood Count on a Smartphone

November 27, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Essenlix mobile testing device
The Theranos experience might cause pause in enthusiasm for any quick and easy blood analysis platform, but [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]

Microscopy Using UV Light for Diagnosis

October 16, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

MUSE microscopy breast tissue
MUSE microscopy stands for Microscopy with Ultraviolet Surface Excitation, and is an imaging system from the University [MORE]

Cell Sized Injectable Sensing Robots

October 2, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

 
MIT nanomachines
MIT engineers are building some extremely small electronic devices, with the idea of putting billions of them in the [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]

AI Turned to Cancer Detection in Liquid Biopsy

September 25, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Circulating Tumor DNA
With tumor biopsies, pathologists have a significant amount of tissue to examine, and with DNA sequencing they can [MORE]

Detecting Alzheimer’s Decades Earlier

September 4, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Beta amyloid plaque
Misfolded amyloid beta, forming plaques, has long been suspected as a key to understanding how Alzheimer’s disease causes [MORE]

Automated Robotic Phlebotomy/Analysis

August 28, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

End to end blood testing device
“. . . researchers at Rutgers University created a device that includes an image-guided venipuncture robot, [MORE]

That Gut Feeling

August 21, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Complete GI tract
Using high resolution imaging and electrophysiological sensing of smooth muscle cells in the entire mouse colon, researchers at [MORE]

Apple’s Patent Application for a Wearable Blood Pressure Device

August 14, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Apple patent drawing for Aplle watch BP monitor
Two years ago, Apple engineers filed a patent application for a blood pressure monitoring [MORE]

“Plug and Play” Modular Devices

July 24, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

 
Plug and play diagnostic devices
MIT’s “Little Devices Lab” has created a modular approach for making simple and inexpensive diagnostic devices [MORE]