AACC calls for policies on AI in medical, healthcare fields
July 30, 2021 -- The American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) released a position statement urging federal agencies to implement policies for the healthcare community to use artificial intelligence (AI) and data analytics to transform patient care. Read More
Promega's OncoMate MSI system cleared by FDA
July 30, 2021 -- Promega announced that its OncoMate microsatellite instability (MSI) Dx Analysis System has been cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use in labs in the U.S. Read More
PerkinElmer introduces 4 new ready-to-use KRAS assay kits
July 29, 2021 -- PerkinElmer said it has released four new ready-to-use AlphaLisa KRAS kits aimed at helping cancer researchers identify potential new therapeutic candidates for a wide range of prevalent cancers. Read More
Hologic posts strong Q3 revenues
July 29, 2021 -- Hologic posted strong revenues for its fiscal third quarter. The company attributed the solid financial results in part to recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More
Bio-Techne launches multiplex spatial genomics assay
July 27, 2021 -- Bio-Techne has expanded its RNAscope in situ hybridization technology portfolio with the release of the new RNAscope HiPlex V2 assay for formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded and fixed and frozen samples for up to 12 targets. Read More
NuProbe announces new DNA microsatellite instability assay
July 26, 2021 -- Genomics and molecular diagnostics firm NuProbe has announced a new assay called VarTrace for identifying DNA microsatellite instability in tissue or blood. Read More
PerkinElmer posts growth in Q2
July 26, 2021 -- PerkinElmer posted revenue and operating income increases in its second quarter 2021. Read More
Ortho launches IL-6 reagent pack
July 23, 2021 -- Ortho Clinical Diagnostics announced it has launched its interleukin 6 (IL-6) reagent pack, part of the Vitros critical care menu, designed for detecting and evaluating inflammatory diseases. Read More
AACC study details streamlined COVID testing protocol
July 23, 2021 -- A team of researchers has developed a new streamlined protocol for COVID-19 testing called SwabExpress. The protocol can increase the testing capacity of clinical labs without sacrificing accuracy, according to a study published July 21 in the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) journal Clinical Chemistry. Read More
PathogenDx nabs CE-IVD Mark for DetectX-Rv test
July 22, 2021 -- Biotechnology company PathogenDx announced it has received the CE-IVD Mark for its low-cost, high-throughput test for COVID-19, called DetectX-Rv. Read More