Research & Development
HemoSonics obtains FDA clearance for whole-blood hemostasis system, cartridge for POC use
The system leverages medical-grade ultrasound technology to measure the coagulation properties of a whole blood sample.
November 30, 2022
PerkinElmer donating sickle-cell disease screening technology to Ghana Health Services
PerkinElmer is donating Migele Gel Electrophoresis Systems, which use isoelectric gel electrophoresis, to support Ghana’s need for reliable, fast, and cost-efficient SCD screening.
October 14, 2022
Siemens Healthineers launches von Willebrand factor function test for U.S. laboratories
Currently deployed in many European laboratories, the technology enables the detection of VWF variants that otherwise might be missed by other commercially available technologies, the firm said.
October 7, 2022
Precipio announces agreement to promote HemeScreen platform
The distributor focuses on a segment of the healthcare business which by Precipio's estimates represents an additional $100 million of market potential that its current distributors are less likely to reach.
September 15, 2022
Tasso nabs FDA clearance for blood collection lancet
The company will now be able to sell the device to more pharmaceutical companies, healthcare organizations, and academic institutions across the U.S.
September 13, 2022
Scopio digital platform enables bone marrow aspirate imaging
Bone marrow aspirates are normally conducted manually, using microscopic analysis of cells to diagnose cancers such as leukemia and multiple myeloma.
September 7, 2022
Quest launches long-COVID testing panels for consumers
Ohio, Kentucky doctors convicted in scheme to bill Medicaid for millions of dollars in unnecessary urinalysis testing
RNA-seq analysis links protein to spread of pancreatic cancer, reveals potential drug target
LumiraDx Q4 revenues drop 65% on lower COVID-19 testing
Patients prefer immediate test results, even when the news is bad
Point-of-care test developer Proxim Diagnostics obtains strategic investment from BioMérieux
PixCell Medical, Insight Medical to distribute hematology analyzer
PixCell said that its HemoScreen hematology analyzer delivers lab-grade diagnostics at the point of care without the need for external reagents or extensive training.
September 5, 2022
Elevated cfDNA levels linked to severity of PAH
The new blood test measures DNA fragments shed by damaged cells; according to the NIH, the test could also be used to predict survivability.
August 31, 2022
Blood tests show promise for TBI patient prognosis
The study, funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), found that biomarkers present in the blood on the day of a TBI can accurately predict a patient's risk of death or severe disability six months later.
August 10, 2022
Quotient Q1 2023 revenues drop on customer order change
For the quarter ended June 30, the Eysins, Switzerland-based firm posted a net loss of $38.9 million, or $.37 per share, compared to $27.3 million, or $.27 per share, in fiscal Q1 2022.
August 8, 2022
Video from AACC: Beckman Coulter partners with Scopio
Dr. Peter Soltani, senior vice president and general manager at Beckman Coulter, and Itai Hayut, cofounder and CEO of Scopio Labs, spoke to LabPulse.com and ScienceBoard.net about the partnership.
July 31, 2022
Smartphone app, blood test may predict clotting risk
The test uses a smartphone's built-in vibration motor and camera to track movement of a copper particle in a drop of blood.
July 25, 2022
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