POSTS TAGGED AS liquid biopsy

Liquid Biopsy for Monitoring Treatment Response

September 19, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

ctDNA Liquid Biopsy
Most interest in liquid biopsies has focused on less invasive disease diagnosis. This piece, however, draws attention to [MORE]

Microcontact Printing with APTES

August 8, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Microfluidic devices are used to determine biomarker concentrations in fluids, such as blood—as in liquid assays for cancer. This piece [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

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

Cell-Free DNA as a Diagnostic for Many Diseases

August 2, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

When cells die, either naturally or from disease, their protein and DNA debris ends up in circulating blood. Mass spectroscopy [MORE]

An Update on “Fantastic Voyage”

April 26, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Fantastic Voyage Illustration
Imagine gold nanoparticles to which long and short sequences of DNA are attached. The large sequences are receptors [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]

Magnetic Nanoparticle Strips for Acquiring Blood Biomarkers

March 22, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

High Precision Assay
With a strip test that resembles those for pregnancy or urine glucose, scientists in Moscow have invented a [MORE]

Biomarker Stroke Diagnosis in 10 Minutes

January 5, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Lab Tests
Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay has been an essential tool for diagnosis of many diseases based on antibodies found in 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]

Blood Test for Drug Response to Prostate Cancer

December 8, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Blood Test
Blood tests that replace tissue biopsies are a growing field in cancer research. This piece describes work at the [MORE]

Finding Small Chromosome Abnormalities with DNA Sequencing

December 1, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

DNA Sequencing
In July 2012, researchers at Stanford University announced that they had sequenced the entire genome of a fetus using [MORE]

Direct to Consumer Liquid Biopsy Test for Multiple Cancers

November 3, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

CancerIntercept Liquid Biopsy
Pathway Genomics (San Diego, CA) is the first company to offer liquid biopsy screening tests for multiple cancers [MORE]