Research & Development
Revenues from coagulation lab and POC tests near $4B in 2021
Hemostasis (coagulation) is a complex process in which multiple enzymes and proteins regulate blood flow and clot formation. Coagulation (clot formation), fibrinolysis (the breakup of blood clots), and platelet aggregation are a part of this process.
February 15, 2022
Inflammatory marker sCD14 lurks in dementia
Earlier detection of dementia using convenient blood tests is an important goal for Alzheimer's disease and other dementia disorders so that patients can be identified in time to be included in clinical trials and hopefully treated successfully. Inflammation and infection have become intriguing areas of research in Alzheimer's disease.
December 10, 2019
Invitae deploys Apple Watch for cardiovascular genetics study
The first application of the platform -- dubbed Invitae Discover -- will be cardiovascular disease, the company said in an announcement ahead of the of the American Heart Association (AHA) annual meeting taking place November 16-18 in Philadelphia.
November 14, 2019
Researchers to study media coverage of 'overdiagnosis' tests
Dr. Mary O'Keeffe from the University of Sydney and colleagues will investigate media coverage of the following five tests:
August 26, 2019
Chembio Diagnostics applies for FDA CLIA waiver for HIV, syphilis test
Dr. Fauci invokes Yogi Berra to describe emerging infectious disease challenge
Thermo Fisher Scientific introduces digital PCR liquid-biopsy assays for academic, clinical research
Thermo Fisher Scientific updates Applied Biosystems genetic analyzers to comply with IVDR
Week in Review: Elizabeth Holmes sentenced; good cholesterol worse for some adults; earlier type 2 diabetes diagnosis; and more
Quest Diagnostics completes acquisition of Summa Health outreach lab services business
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