Leica introduces Bond-Prime staining system
May 20, 2022 -- Leica Biosystems is launching its Bond-Prime advanced staining system, which features 70 open-access reagent positions and can process up to 72 slides. Read More
Beckman Coulter inks deal with Illumina for NGS library prep
February 22, 2022 -- Beckman Coulter Life Sciences has signed an agreement with Illumina to access that company's next-generation sequencing (NGS) technology to incorporate into its Biomek NGeniuS library preparation system, scheduled to launch later this year. Read More
Lunaphore, MGH collaborate on IVD work for solid tumors
February 18, 2022 -- Lunaphore recently entered into a collaboration with the pathology department at Massachusetts General Hospital to develop an IVD assay that evaluates the sensitivity of solid tumors to poly ADP-ribose polymerase inhibitors. Read More
Revenues from coagulation lab and POC tests near $4B in 2021
February 16, 2022 -- The 2021 global market for lab-based and point-of-care (POC) coagulation tests neared $4 billion in 2020, with prothrombin time and d-dimer tests leading revenues, according to Bruce Carlson of Kalorama Information. Read More
BioFluidica nabs $6M in funding
February 10, 2022 -- Biotechnology company BioFluidica raised more than $6 million in a recent round of financing. The San Diego-based company is developing a handheld infectious disease detection device called LiquidScan. Read More
Hamilton, Artel announce joint deal at SLAS 2022
February 8, 2022 -- Hamilton and Artel will soon provide a packaged offering intended to standardize performance validation of Hamilton's automated liquid handlers. The firms announced the partnership at this week's Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) 2022 meeting. Read More
Mission Bio transfers its Tapestri CGT assay to Avance
February 2, 2022 -- Mission Bio has transferred its cell and gene therapy (CGT) assay from its Tapestri platform to Avance Biosciences, a contract research organization based in Houston. Read More
Compact biosensor can detect CSF leaks at the point of care
February 1, 2022 -- Researchers have developed a compact digital biosensor that can detect leaks in human cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in as little as one second at the point of care. Details of the novel CSF test were published on February 1 in the Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B. Read More
Texas Medical Technology invests in at-home urinalysis developer
February 1, 2022 -- Texas Medical Technology has completed a "substantial" investment in Olive Diagnostics, a company developing an at-home urinalysis device based on artificial intelligence. Read More
Medix Biochemica acquires MyPols Biotec
February 1, 2022 -- Medix Biochemica has purchased German biotechnology company MyPols Biotec in a deal aimed at expanding its portfolio of molecular diagnostics raw materials for IVD. Read More