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2014-05-12 08:31:56

TORONTO, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Xagenic Inc., a molecular diagnostics company developing the first lab-free molecular diagnostic platform with a 20 minute time-to-result, announced today the appointment of Linda McAllister, MD, PhD to the position of Chief Medical Officer. Dr. McAllister joins Xagenic's leadership as it drives the company's vision of enabling molecular diagnostics in physician offices and clinics. "While the decentralization of molecular diagnostics has...

2014-05-08 08:32:09

Alliance provides Aurora with a broad array of oncology specialty testing to complement its current anatomic pathology services in dermatology, gastroenterology, urology and women's health FT. MYERS, Fla., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeoGenomics, Inc. (NASDAQ: NEO), a leading provider of cancer-focused genetic and molecular testing services, announced today that it has been selected by Aurora Diagnostics to be its primary partner for molecular testing at each of Aurora's 19...

2014-05-07 23:02:10

EMBO, founded 50 years ago as the European Molecular Biology Organization, has elected CSHL Professor David L. Spector, Ph.D., to its ranks. Dr. Spector, who is also CSHL’s Director of Research, is one of 50 outstanding researchers in the life sciences newly elected to membership, EMBO announced today. Heidelberg, Germany and Cold Spring Harbor, NY (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 EMBO Members and Associate Members include more than 1600 of the best researchers in Europe and around the world....

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...


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