Latest Diagnostic test Stories

2014-05-20 08:33:17

NEW YORK, LONDON, BERLIN and PARIS, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOURCE M/S. Reportstack

2014-04-03 12:28:49

TUCSON, Ariz., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. (Ventana), a member of the Roche Group, today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Genmab A/S, Copenhagen, Denmark for the development of companion diagnostic tools for Genmab's HuMax-TF®-ADC antibody drug conjugate (ADC) program. As part of the agreement, Ventana will provide its expertise and services towards the development of an immunohistochemistry (IHC) companion diagnostic test for the...

2014-03-11 23:26:36

Unbiased Measure of Diagnostic Quality is Shared by Miraca Life Sciences Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Today, Miraca Life Sciences (MLS), the largest independent anatomical pathology lab in the United States, reported that they are now adopting a new benchmark to objectively measure the quality of anatomical pathology services and diagnostic accuracy. MLS announced that they will begin publishing their concordance rates with outside academic institutions as an unbiased measure of...

2014-03-11 08:29:02

NEW YORK, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Exosome Diagnostics today announced the initial close of its Series B financing round with the raising of $27 million. Proceeds will be used to advance development of the Company's proprietary platform technology and commercial programs for non-invasive, fluid-based molecular diagnostics in oncology, neurodegenerative diseases and other clinical areas. Key Points: -- Co-leading the financing were new investors QIAGEN and Arcus Ventures --...

Google Glass Could Be A Benefit To Patients In Remote Regions Of The World
2014-02-28 06:38:17

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Google Glass may have made headlines recently for getting people ticketed for wearing it while driving, interrogated for taking it with them to the movies and even physically assaulted for showing it off in a bar, but new research suggests that the device could also be used to save lives. Google Glass, which is essentially high-tech headwear that has built-in smartphone-style technology, could be used in the treatment of patients...

2014-01-22 08:29:22

Transaction to give patients and healthcare providers in the Southeastern United States greater access to innovative and cost-effective diagnostic information services MADISON, N.J., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement under which Quest will acquire Solstas Lab Partners Group and its subsidiaries (Solstas) for a total transaction...

2014-01-17 16:23:59

MADISON, N.J., Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, announced that it will report fourth quarter and full year 2013 results on Thursday, January 30, 2014, before the market opens. It will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss the results beginning at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time on that day. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130717/NY48934LOGO ) The conference call can also be...

2013-10-16 11:34:45

Evaluation of diagnostic studies is often a challenge in diseases that are not defined by a specific test. Assessment of the accuracy of diagnostic tests is essential because they may be used to define who is considered to have a disease and receive treatment for it. However, measuring the accuracy of a diagnostic test requires an accurate gold standard, which defines which patients truly have and do not have the disease. Studies of diseases not defined by a specific test often rely on expert...

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