Research & Development
Pathology & AI
Protein panel improves Alzheimer’s diagnosis, predictions of disease progression
Quantifying certain proteins in cerebrospinal fluid could improve the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease and prediction of disease progression, according to a paper in Science Translational Medicine.
October 3, 2023
Experts raise concerns about Quest Diagnostics’ consumer-initiated Alzheimer’s test
Experts have raised concerns about Quest Diagnostics’ $399 consumer-initiated Alzheimer’s disease test, telling 360Dx that it is unclear whether the product is accurate enough to support its use.
September 15, 2023
Researchers link changes in lipids to human health, disease, and aging
Researchers have tracked changes to lipids during respiratory viral infection, insulin resistance, and aging, suggesting that the fats may play a role in immune homoeostasis and inflammation regulation.
September 13, 2023
Thermo Fisher Scientific, Seer expand collaboration to broaden access to mass-spec proteomics
Seer will establish the Seer Technology Access Center to showcase its latest product, the Proteograph XT Assay Kit, in combination with the Thermo Scientific Orbitrap Astral mass spectrometer.
June 7, 2023
Thermo Fisher Scientific introduces high-resolution, high-throughput mass spectrometer
The firm said that the new Astral analyzer builds on its Orbitrap mass spectrometry platform with new technology to provide up to two times deeper proteome coverage and up to four times more throughput than current mass spectrometers.
June 5, 2023
At WorldLab-EuroMedLab 2023, Roche to demonstrate next-gen Dx, mass spec for routine testing
The company will unveil the Cobas Mass Spec system prototype, which aims to bring mass spectrometry to routine testing and complement the serum work area testing portfolio.
May 17, 2023
Waters introduces next-generation mass spectrometer for clinical diagnostic applications
The mass spectrometer can extend the testing capabilities of the clinical laboratory to include lower volume samples such as saliva, breath, and dried blood spots used with noninvasive assays, Waters said.
April 4, 2023
Researchers in study validate test to identify newborns with homocystinuria, a rare inherited disease
The test provides early detection for infants with homocystinuria, an inherited disease that causes serious complications if left untreated.
March 16, 2023
Beckman Coulter, Sciex collaborate on high-throughput screening workflows
The Sciex Echo MS system, which leverages acoustic ejection mass spectrometry, is now compatible with the Biomek and Echo liquid handler lines from Beckman Coulter Life Sciences.
February 27, 2023
Brown University researchers developing serum-based tool for antidepressant monitoring
The technique simplifies and automates the monitoring of antidepressant drugs in human serum samples, addressing a biomedical need. The method has the potential to be translated to clinical settings, the authors wrote.
February 14, 2023
Netherlands study finds blood protein level changes two years prior to breast cancer diagnosis
The study found that prior to being diagnosed with breast cancer, women may experience changes in the levels of certain proteins found in the bloodstream, leading to the potential for early detection using blood tests.
November 16, 2022
Thermo Fisher Scientific expands clinical research operations with bioanalytical lab
The bulk of the expansion will facilitate liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry for drug discovery and clinical testing.
October 12, 2022
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