Alpha Laboratories has introduced the latest advancement in faecal calprotectin extraction workflows. The CALEX Faecal Calprotectin Collection Kit is an innovative solution that enables patients to prepare and return their samples, revolutionising the traditional stool testing process. Stabilised samples arrive in the laboratory ready for processing and analysis.
Advanced Instruments, a provider of analytical instruments and services for clinical and biopharmaceutical laboratories is delighted to welcome Jo Felix to the team as Key Account Manager for the Clinical Portfolio in the United Kingdom.
As part of a £10 million funding package for boosting access to medical technology, eight innovative technology companies will be supported by the UK Government to bring their devices to market. New blood tests for identifying stroke patients and Alzheimer’s disease are two of the innovations to be supported.
OGT, a leading global provider of genomic research and diagnostic solutions, has announced the opening of state-of-the-art facilities within the Oxford Technology Park. Equipped with cutting-edge technology, the facilities will drive development of OGT’s trusted SureSeq next generation sequencing (NGS) product portfolio, as well as deliver expert-led training and enhanced opportunities for collaboration.
Roche has entered into an agreement with PathAI, a global leader in artificial intelligence (AI)-powered technology for pathology. Under the terms of this agreement, PathAI will exclusively work with Roche Tissue Diagnostics (RTD) to develop AI-enabled digital pathology algorithms in the companion diagnostics space.
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Digital and computational pathology solution firm Proscia has announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Concentriq AP-Dx. The digital pathology solution was cleared for the purpose of primary diagnosis.
The blood transfusion service in Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust has started working with a new LIMS, as part of a larger project to deploy a single LIMS across the West Yorkshire Association of Acute Trusts.
Digital pathology firm Paige has announced a significant expansion of its AppLab marketplace, with the addition of six new digital pathology and AI providers. New applications from Imagene, Histofy, Aiosyn, Clinsight, DoMore Diagnostics, and Stratipath, will be added to the AppLab to provide support for pathology laboratories worldwide in building deeply integrated and customised AI-enabled workflows.
Cancer diagnostics company Veracyte has announced it has completed its acquisition of C2i Genomics, adding whole-genome minimal residual disease (MRD) capabilities to its novel diagnostics platform and expanding the company’s ability to serve patients across the cancer care continuum.
Alpha Laboratories has made a further step in its drive to reduce the environmental impact of laboratory consumables with the introduction of FastZAP filter tip refills, which the company says represent a significant step forward in sustainability, while maintaining the quality and performance expected from ZAP premier filter tips.
Beckman Coulter Diagnostics has appointed Kevin O’Reilly as its new president, succeeding Julie Sawyer Montgomery, who is now vice president and group executive at Danaher Diagnostics.
NICE has updated its guidance for suspected sepsis, recommending better targeting of antibiotics to ensure the right people receive treatment as soon as possible but the medicines are not overused, which can lead to antibiotic resistance.
The British In Vitro Diagnostics Association (BIVDA) has announced the appointment of Professor Mike Messenger as Head of Regulatory Strategy from 1 March 2024.
Source Genomics, a part of the Source BioScience Group, has expanded its genomic laboratory with the addition of an Element Biosciences AVITI System to its fleet of sequencers.
Tens of thousands of people with Jewish ancestry who are more likely to carry a genetic fault that can increase the risk of developing some cancers will receive genetic testing through a new programme announced by the NHS in England.
Hologic has announced that its new Genius Digital Diagnostics System with the Genius Cervical AI algorithm has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The Genius system combines deep-learning-based artificial intelligence (AI) with advanced volumetric imaging technology to help identify pre-cancerous lesions and cervical cancer cells.
Aston University has hosted an event to celebrate the launch of SPARK The Midlands, a network which aims to bridge the gap between medical research discoveries of novel therapeutics, medical devices and diagnostics, and real-world clinical use.
Beckman Coulter Diagnostics will unveil its new DxC 500 AU Chemistry Analyzer, an automated clinical chemistry analyser, at Medlab Middle East in Dubai, taking place 5-8 February. The new analyser expands the company’s portfolio with proven Six Sigma performance and aims to complement hub laboratories by advancing the capabilities of satellite and independent community hospital sites.