Research & Development
Hematology: Page 3
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
Personalis collaborates with UC San Diego Health
Under the collaboration, UC San Diego healthcare professionals will utilize a comprehensive genomic profiling test from Personalis to help guide therapy decisions and clinical trial treatment options, according to the vendor.
February 14, 2022
Scopio completes $50M funding round
The company's workflow digitizes and analyzes blood samples. Its X100 digital slide-scanning device uses computational photography to image entire sample slides and zoom in on individual cells. Its full-field peripheral blood smear application also supports detection, preclassification, and quantification for blood cells. The company is also working on artificial intelligence (AI) applications.
February 10, 2022
ASH-ASPHO offers guidance on pediatric hematology tests
The two testing recommendations regarding hematologic testing in pediatric patients are as follows:
January 30, 2022
Hemanext submits blood cell processing device to FDA
Hemanext One was designed to process and store eligible RBCs with the goal of limiting oxygen and carbon dioxide exposure, two significant drivers of RBC damage, Hemanext said. The objective is to improve outcomes for patients with blood disorders and those in need of transfusions, the company said.
January 6, 2022
COVID-19 plays central role in LabPulse's top 10 stories for 2021
At the top of the list is a story on how unmanned aerial vehicles are being used to deliver diagnostic tests or essential medicines, especially in areas with high traffic or difficult-to-travel terrain. Drones are not yet a turnkey solution, but their utility in traversing challenging environments is being recognized as a way to transport everything from COVID-19 tests to blood products.
December 29, 2021
Video from ASH 2021: Sickle-cell patients, activists tell their stories
It was a different story at the American Society of Hematology (ASH) 2021 meeting. The society helped alleviate the financial burden that both patients and advocates face in attending meetings. One beneficiary was Teonna Woolford, a sickle cell warrior and co-founder/CEO of advocacy group Sickle Cell Reproductive Health Education Directive.
December 19, 2021
Video from ASH 2021: Advances in treating myeloid disorders
Sekeres is chief of the division of hematology at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center in Miami. He also serves as ASH's communications director. Sekeres' research interests are in leukemias, myelodysplastic syndromes, and myeloid malignancies.
December 14, 2021
Video from ASH 2021: Gene therapy 2.0: The latest in gene editing
The presentations compared new approaches to gene editing with more established approaches in the field, according to Leah Cepko, a science advisor with Science and Medicine Group, parent company of LabPulse.com. Click on the video below to learn more.
December 13, 2021
Video from ASH 2021: Why AI is no threat to pathologists
The workload for pathologists is increasing, even as the number of pathologists declines. AI offers a potential solution to this problem, according to Leah Sherwood and Leah Cepko, who were onsite reporting for LabPulse.com. Hear their views in the video below.
December 12, 2021
90% is not good enough: How AI will reshape hemopathology
"The real question ... is to what extent is AI and computer vision going to be able to either help us or maybe supplant us," said Dr. Scott Rodig, PhD, of Brigham and Women's Hospital. Rodig chaired the session, which was titled "AI, Data Science, Computer Vision and the Hematology Laboratory of the Future."
December 12, 2021
Video from ASH 2021: COVID-19 pandemic takes center stage
Important topics at ASH 2021 have included how to keep the blood supply safe and secure during the pandemic, and how to treat patients with blood cancer who develop COVID-19. LabPulse.com editor Leah Sherwood is onsite in Atlanta and provides an update in this video.
December 11, 2021
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