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2014-05-05 23:01:21

Award Encourages Young Investigators to Take Risks in Search of a Cure Cold Spring Harbor, NY (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 The Pershing Square Sohn Cancer Research Alliance is honoring Lloyd Trotman, Associate Professor at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL). Trotman will receive one of six prizes for Young Investigators in Cancer Research, which seeks to fuel innovative scientific discoveries in the search for a cure for cancer. A member of the CSHL faculty since 2007, Trotman has focused on...

2014-04-21 23:06:24

Dr. Bruce Stillman, President of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL), is the 2014 winner of the Herbert Tabor Research Award from the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB). The award is given for excellence in biological chemistry and molecular biology and for contributions to the community of scientists. Cold Spring Harbor, NY (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Dr. Bruce Stillman, President of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL), is the 2014 winner of the Herbert Tabor...

2014-04-08 08:30:59

Canadian Healthcare Professionals Now Can Receive Lab-Accurate Diagnostic Results at the Point-of-Care using the Piccolo® Blood Chemistry Analyzer. UNION CITY, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abaxis, Inc. (NasdaqGS: ABAX), a medical products company manufacturing point-of-care blood analysis systems, today announced Health Canada approved the Piccolo Xpress® and Piccolo Reagent Discs as a Class III medical device for use throughout Canada. With this reclassification,...

2014-04-07 16:05:15

Researchers studying a rare, always fatal brain tumor in children have found several molecular alterations that drive the cancer, according to a new study from scientists at Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center and McGill University. The findings identify potential new targets for drug treatments. The new research could help physicians choose targeted agents with a better chance of combating pediatric high-grade astrocytomas, which are extremely difficult to...

2014-04-01 20:21:40

DUBLIN, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8s2xh4/clinical) has announced the addition of the "Clinical Laboratory Services Analysis 2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8s2xh4/clinical ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Clinical Laboratory Services in US$ Million by the following Product...

2014-03-17 12:27:41

LONDON, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: China Independent Clinical Laboratory Industry Report,2013-2015 Restricted by the health care system and the medical inspection level (Chinese firms mainly lag behind foreign counterparts in molecular diagnostics and other special tests), Chinese independent clinical laboratory market only values RMB2.5-3 billion, equivalent to 2%-3% of the total revenue of medical diagnosis, much...

2014-03-15 23:03:20

DarkDaily.com Publishes White Paper, "Harnessing the Power of Real-Time Analytics to Achieve World Class Performance in Clinical Laboratories and Pathology Groups", Highlighting Visiun's Performance Insight™ Dashboard Ann Arbor, Michigan (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 Visiun's Performance Insight™ Dashboard is highlighted in a recent Dark Daily White Paper titled "Harnessing the Power of Real-Time Analytics to Achieve World Class Performance in Clinical Laboratories and...

2014-03-11 08:32:11

Partnership Expands Company Reach to Non-Acute Health Care Sites LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sysmex America, Inc., a global leader in medical diagnostic testing equipment and information systems technology, and Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners, today announced the signing of a three-year distribution agreement between the companies...

2014-03-05 16:26:06

WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The following statement is attributable to AACC CEO Janet B. Kreizman: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130701/PH41045LOGO "Healthcare professionals routinely use laboratory tests to diagnose, treat, and monitor health conditions ranging from high cholesterol and diabetes to cardiac disease and AIDS. The President's FY 2015 budget proposal, if implemented, could adversely affect patient access to these vital services while...

2014-02-27 08:32:16

BISHOPS STORTFORD, England, February 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dotmatics [http://www.dotmatics.com ] announced today that companies across pharma, biotech, food and beverage and chemical industries are taking advantage of the availability of the Dotmatics Platform on the Cloud [http://www.dotmatics.com/cloud ], transforming the way that collaborative research is carried out. The highly secure, single tenant Dotmatics Cloud combines the comprehensive scientific and technical...


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