A startup based in Philadelphia, PA is aiming to replace expensive and complicated DNA diagnostic equipment with an easy to use smartphone controlled setup that performs real-time qPCR. http://www.labcritics.com/2013/07/29/startup-seeks-bring-dna-diagnostics-smartphones/
Genetic Testing For Mesothelioma – Learn The New Clues #mesothelioma #info http://new-jersey.remmont.com/genetic-testing-for-mesothelioma-learn-the-new-clues-mesothelioma-info/ Genetic Testing for Mesothelioma Is there a genetic link to a person’s likelihood of developing mesothelioma? Researchers have found some potential genetic connections that could help with diagnosis and treatment. Are There Genes for Mesothelioma? Not everyone exposed to asbestos develops mesothelioma. Researchers…
Epi proColon test will detect a marker in the blood plasma (Septin9) which is specific to colorectal cancer. A simple blood sample taken by a routine health care provider is sufficient for the test. The sample is analyzed at a diagnostic laboratory and the results are ready in a week’s time.
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Scientists have developed a silicon-based peptide chip that they claim could form the basis of a real-time, point-of-care diagnostic platform. The team, headed by researchers at Stanford School of Medicine and Intel, designed their prototype chip, which they’ve called the Intel array, for identifying proteins associated with severe forms of systemic lupus erthyematosus (SLE).