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Prevention and treatment of viral respiratory tract infections

Pneumagen, a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing Neumifil, a broad-spectrum antiviral intranasal drug, has reported positive topline data from a phase 1 study designed to evaluate safety and tolerability in healthy volunteers.

Urine testing for infectious diseases

There are a number of infectious diseases of humans that result in specific antigens being excreted into the urine during infection. Often these antigens are glycans/carbohydrates originating from bacterial/fungal LPS or cell wall polysaccharides.

Proclarix introduced into Italian laboratory to assess prostate cancer

Diagnostica Medica and Proteomedix, the Swiss cancer diagnostics company, have announced that Proclarix , a new blood test for the management of prostate cancer patients, has been introduced in the routine of the laboratory.

Obesity in pregnancy and risk of cardiovascular disease in offspring

Maternal obesity impairs heart health and function of the fetus according to a new study in mice.

Labels: an important role in laboratory testing

Labelling samples accurately in a laboratory environment requires overcoming many challenges such as xylene and acetone exposure, extreme temperatures, and relying on robust solvent compatibility.

A new solution for stem cell analysis

Creating the industry’s first stem cell analysis update in nearly 25 years, Beckman Coulter Life Sciences has launched an evolution of the gold-standard in haematopoietic stem cell enumeration, the AQUIOS STEM system.

Patent granted for Binary Assembly method for gene synthesis

Evonetix, the synthetic biology company bringing semiconductor technology to DNA synthesis, has been granted a European patent covering its Binary Assembly method for gene synthesis.

New therapeutics headquarters for Avacta

Avacta Group has announced that the company has relocated its Therapeutics division to a new headquarters at Scale Space, in Imperial College’s White City Campus, London.

New Fellows elected to The Academy of Medical Sciences

The Academy of Medical Sciences has elected 60 outstanding biomedical and health scientists to its influential Fellowship, it has been announced.

Acquisition of RNA/DNA extraction technology by Biotium

Biotium, a supplier of cutting-edge life science reagents, has announcing the acquisition of Cell Data Sciences RNAstorm and DNAstorm kits for RNA/DNA extraction.

Harlow pathology service deploys ICE sample collection module

The pathology service at The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust (PAHT) in Harlow has introduced the CliniSys Integrated Clinical Environment (ICE) sample collection module to improve efficiency and experiences for their patients and staff.

Laboratory information management system awarded to Citadel Health

A contract for the implementation of a new laboratory information management system (LIMS) across all NHS pathology services in Lancashire and South Cumbria has been awarded to Citadel Health.

Signing of the Health and Care Bill into law: BIVDA reaction

BIVDA, the UK’s in vitro diagnostics trade association, has commented on the passing of the Health and Care Bill into law, which took place recently.

IHN-SHOT Symposium 2022: registration now open

Following the postponement of the 2020 and 2021 in-person events, SHOT has announced that registration and abstract submission for the IHN-SHOT Symposium 2022 is now open!

The walkaway solution for next-generation sequencing

Tecan has launched the MagicPrep NGS, an automated benchtop library preparation system that transforms time-consuming and error-prone procedures into a simple, robust experience.

The future of diagnostics

Enough has been said about how the diagnostics community has been central to the response to the pandemic, but it does not do justice to the facts behind diagnostics and why we must not let this moment slip through our fingers, says David Wells.

Compact dual-retort tissue processor unveiled

Leica Biosystems has launched a compact, dual-retort tissue processor, the HistoCore PEGASUS Plus. For the first time, the company’s world-renowned technology will be available to medium-sized laboratories to optimise histopathology workflows.

Excellent analytical performance of D-dimer immunoassay

HORIBA Medical has announced that its haemostatic immunoassay, Yumizen G DDi 2, has been independently validated for the rapid quantification of D-dimer.

Transfusion-associated circulatory overload webinar: a week to go

The SHOT team will host a free webinar on Wednesday 4 May (1300–1400 BST) on transfusion-associated circulatory overload (TACO).

BSMT Microbiology Conference: a further update

Registration is LIVE for this year’s British Society for Microbial Technology (BSMT) conference, which will take place on Tuesday 19 July 2022, at the Royal Air Force Museum, Hendon.

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Upcoming Events

analytica 2022

Messe München, Germany
June 21-24, 2022

The Genomic and Microbiology Revolution: In Technology We Trust?

Royal Air Force Museum, Hendon, London
19 July 2022

Arab Lab Live 2022

Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre Dubai World Trade Centre - Trade Centre - Trade Centre 2 - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
24 - 26 October 2022

Lab Innovations 2022

Hall 2 NEC, Birmingham
2 & 3 November 2022

MEDICA 2022

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14 - 17 November 2022

Access the latest issue of Pathology In Practice on your mobile device together with an archive of back issues.

Download the FREE Pathology In Practice app from your device's App store

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