The Council of Europe Steering Committee for Human Rights in the fields of Biomedicine and Health (CDBIO) has published a report regarding the public dialogue on genomic medicine – marking the date of the 70th anniversary of the discovery of the DNA double helix.
The IBMS has been entrusted with running Harvey’s Gang laboratory tours to ensure many more young patients and members can benefit from the initiative. As the founder and IBMS member Malcolm Robinson and the Harvey’s Gang trustees have decided to wind down the charity, the IBMS is stepping in to become the new custodian.
Digital pathology and image management firm Indica Labs, and Lunit, a leading medical AI software platform company focused on cancer biomarkers have announced an agreement to provide a fully interoperable solution between Indica Labs’ HALO AP image management software platform and Lunit’s suite of AI pathology products.
Digital and computational pathology firm Proscia has announced that Virscio, a leading provider of translational research and development services, has deployed Concentriq for Research. The contract research organisation (CRO) is leveraging Proscia’s flagship software platform to provide faster, more informed drug safety insights, helping its sponsors to improve research and development efficiency.
A study led by the University of St Andrews suggests that a frequently used medical test for heart injury could one day be used to help COVID-19 patients avoid hospitalisation.
Marking Infertility Awareness Week (23-29 April), a French laboratory has recently been helped by Beckman Coulter Diagnostics to automate a crucial step in the IVF process.
A new clinical study into managing high-risk bleeding has demonstrated the effectiveness of the Quantra Haemostasis Analyser, Stago UK’s novel point-of-care solution. This is the first time that Quantra has featured in an interventional study.
Lab Innovations will return to the NEC, Birmingham, on 1-2 November 2023, to champion sustainability and innovation in the laboratory industry. This year’s exhibition is already shaping up to be a must-attend event, with over 84% of the exhibition space already sold, despite increasing the floorplan at this year’s show to accommodate more exhibitors than ever.
Leica Biosystems has announced the European launch of BOND-PRIME, a faster, more advanced staining solution. BOND-PRIME delivers all elements of Universal Access – able to handle any slide, in any combination, at any time, using any reagent.
Philips and Saint-Joseph Hospital & Marie-Lannelongue Hospital, one of France’s leading centres of excellence in cancer care, have announced the first steps in a partnership to fully integrate digital pathology into the Saint-Joseph and Marie Lannelongue hospitals’ enterprise imaging solutions.
Beckman Coulter Life Sciences is leading the way to help laboratories prepare for critical upgrades to comply with the new In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices Regulation (IVDR), and to clear up confusion for laboratories that will soon be governed by IVDR.
Xyall and Indica Labs have entered into a global strategic partnership designed to bridge the gap between histology and molecular pathology. It unites Xyall’s unique automated tissue dissection solutions with Indica Labs’ AI-powered, diagnostic digital pathology platform.
NHS laboratories across Greater Manchester have begun to go live with technology that will transform how pathologists across the region collaborate; helping to improve timely diagnosis of cancers and other illnesses.
Oxford Nanopore Technologies the company delivering a new generation of nanopore-based molecular sensing technology, and in vitro diagnostics company bioMérieux have announced that they have teamed up to improve health outcomes globally by exploring selected opportunities to bring nanopore sequencing to the infectious disease diagnostics market.
PreOmics has launched a BeatBox-based formalin-fixed, paraffin wax-embedded (FFPE) workflow, which simplifies, speeds up and standardises FFPE sample preparation for deep, unbiased tissue proteomics by subsequent protein digestion and nanoLC-MS/MS analysis.
The NHS Health Research Authority has launched its new Artificial Intelligence and Digital Regulations Service website, which aims to clearly set out the information and guidance that developers and adopters need to follow to develop safe, innovative technologies in health and social care.
Fujifilm Irvine Scientific has expanded its BalanCD CHO Media Platform portfolio with the addition of two new, chemically defined growth media - BalanCD CHO Perfusion and BalanCD CHO DG44.
The Validair technical sales team has accepted the top award for business growth and commercial performance from contamination control world leader TSI Inc. at its Channel Partner conference in Spain.
Enalees, a biotech company producing rapid molecular diagnostic tests for the veterinary profession, has announced the official opening of its new proteomics development and production laboratory at the Genopole cluster site (Greater Paris region, France) for production of recombinant proteins and to strengthen R&D for its rapid diagnostic kits to support veterinary professionals.