POSTS TAGGED AS molecular diagnostics

Skin Test for Prion Disease

April 16, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mad cow disease
The “Mad Cow Epidemic,” starting in 1986, and the first confirmed US death from Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in 1988, [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]

AI Applied to Cancer

February 13, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Berg Researcher Processes Samples for Study
The US Defense Department is funding a big data study of breast cancer. The work [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]

Nanowire Detection of Prostate Cancer

November 1, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Quoting directly: “[Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL)] researchers have managed to get around this obstacle by inventing a new [MORE]

A Biochip for Alzheimer’s

October 18, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Randox Biochip
Randox Laboratories, a medical diagnostics company in Charles Town, WV, has tested its Alzheimer’s biochip, which relies on detecting [MORE]

Proteomic Pathways to Huntington’s Disease

January 5, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

The inherited genetic pathology of Huntington’s disease has been known for more than 20 years: in the first exon of [MORE]

A Blood Test for Glioblastoma

January 13, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

HealthTell Molecular Diagnostics
Using peptide arrays, HealthTell (San Ramon, CA) is testing their product which supposedly offers early, accurate and noninvasive [MORE]

Blood Marker Test for Depression

December 2, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Here’s a piece that well illustrates Leroy Hood’s “4 P’s” of personalized medicine (i.e. personalized, predictive, preventative, participatory). Investigators at [MORE]

Identifying Oligos with Terahertz Waves

October 7, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Micro RNAs are hot right now.  They either inhibit or enhance DNA replication by opening up or winding shut DNA [MORE]

Automated Specimen Analyzer

September 9, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

VERSANT kPCR Molecular System
With an increasing number of medical centers building biorepositories capable of holding millions of tissue and fluid [MORE]

3-D View of NMDA Receptor

August 19, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Crystal Structure of NMDA
Like Rosalind Franklin’s image of the DNA molecule, an x-ray crystallographic picture of the NMDA receptor 9N-methyl-D-aspaeate) [MORE]

Molecular Sensor for MS

January 28, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Advamced Imaging of Thrombin
Neuroscientists at the University of California, San Francisco have shown how disruption of the blood brain [MORE]

Placental Growth Factor Marker for Preeclampsia and Premature Delivery

January 14, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

St. Thomas' Hospital, London
“Downton Abbey” devotees may still be grieving over Lady Sybil’s death from eclampsia in last January’s [MORE]