Research & Development
Study: Blood test improves bipolar disorder diagnosis through biomarkers
Diagnosis of bipolar disorder could be improved using a simple blood test to identify biomarkers associated with the condition, say researchers.
November 2, 2023
Measuring lithium from a fingertip
The sensor has the potential to enable patients to take the right amount of lithium to alleviate the symptoms of bipolar disorder and depression, the scientists said in a presentation at the American Chemical Society (ACS) fall meeting on Sunday.
August 22, 2022
Castle Biosciences completes $65M AltheaDx acquisition
Under the terms of the definitive agreement, AltheaDx became a subsidiary of Castle Biosciences. At closing, Castle paid $65 million to AltheaDx security holders, which consisted of $32.5 million in cash and $32.5 million in Castle common stock.
April 26, 2022
Low-volume test platform from Baebies wins 'disruptive tech' award at AACC
In the third annual edition of the Disruptive Technology Award competition, Baebies won the award for Finder, a near-patient testing platform featuring a toaster-sized instrument and disposable cartridge. Powered by digital microfluidics technology, Baebies' Finder tests for diseases using low sample volumes with a turnaround time of approximately 15 minutes after sample introduction.
December 14, 2020
New recommendations for CYP2C9 testing | Biomarker emerges in prostate cancer | T2 Biosystems reports data for bacteria panel
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May 13, 2019
Failed study leaves CRP test hanging as biomarker in bipolar depression
The results leave the potential role of CRP as a biomarker up in the air. They also highlight the broader challenges in developing biomarkers and personalized treatments in the field of psychiatry.
May 7, 2019
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