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20 August 2015  Joanne Hunter
WHEATON presents MicroLiter Certified Clean Vials to the European market
By Joanne Hunter @ 14:14 :: 45 Views


The European market is set to benefit from WHEATON’s recently introduced MicroLiter Certified Clean Vials, designed to allow more reliable transfer of samples from the prep lab to the autosampler. Critical physical dimensions and chemical cleanliness are fully tested to ensure that no trace residues are present, with each vial cleaned and packaged in a certified Class 10,000 cleanroom using a process developed to eliminate vial-associated errors. Closures are supplied in sealed containers, and closure and septa cleanliness can be maintained using the unique MicroLiter Closure Dispenser to reduce handling. All vials have been checked for compatibility with specified autosamplers and are certified to ensure optimal performance and reproducible results, with easily downloadable documentation to verify cleanliness and dimensional consistency.

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07 August 2015  Joanne Hunter
Siemens set to unveil its next generation of chemistry and immunoassay systems to achieve higher levels of workflow efficiency in the UK
By Joanne Hunter @ 10:13 :: 99 Views

Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics is set to showcase its next generation of chemistry and immunoassay systems for central laboratory testing at The Institute of Biomedical Science Congress 2015 (IBMS), Birmingham, in September. Building on its heritage of high throughput “automation ready” analysers, the ADVIA® Chemistry XPT and ADVIA Centaur XPT Immunoassay systems provide significant software and hardware enhancements to increase reliability and further reduce operator hands on time.

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05 August 2015  Joanne Hunter
Ultra Sensitive Protein Detection Technology Showcased at Alzheimer’s Conference with identification of new biomarkers for early stage diagnosis and monitoring of this disease.
By Joanne Hunter @ 12:33 :: 81 Views


Cobham, UK – 30th July, 2015. Proteome Sciences plc (‘Proteome Sciences’) gave three oral presentations at last  week’s Alzheimer’s Association International Conference, 2015 (AAIC), highlighting how its proprietary TMTcalibrator™ and SysQuant® technologies are finding proteins undetectable by other methodologies.

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30 July 2015  Joanne Hunter
Ultra Sensitive Protein Detection Technology Showcased at Alzheimer’s Conference with identification of new biomarkers for early stage diagnosis and monitoring of this disease.
By Joanne Hunter @ 13:48 :: 110 Views


Cobham, UK – 30th July, 2015. Proteome Sciences plc (‘Proteome Sciences’) gave three oral presentations at last  week’s Alzheimer’s Association International Conference, 2015 (AAIC), highlighting how its proprietary TMTcalibrator™ and SysQuant® technologies are finding proteins undetectable by other methodologies.

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27 July 2015  Joanne Hunter
New bench-top clinical chemistry analyzer launched by EKF Diagnostics at AACC 2015
By Joanne Hunter @ 11:27 :: 129 Views


Cardiff, UK – 23rd July 2015 – EKF Diagnostics, the global in vitro diagnostics company, announces the international launch of the Altair™ 240 clinical chemistry analyzer at the American Association for Clinical Chemistry’s (AACC) Annual Meeting and Clinical Lab Expo in Atlanta, Ga, 26-30 July. This new bench-top platform represents EKF Diagnostics’ first fully integrated chemistry system designed for the global market. Also on Booth #1018, EKF will highlight the latest additions to its range of Stanbio liquid-stable, LiquiColor® and Liqui-UV® clinical chemistry reagents.

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27 July 2015  Joanne Hunter
FABPulous wins €1.6m EU grant for clinical trials of 5 minute heart attack test
By Joanne Hunter @ 10:12 :: 113 Views

July 20th 2015, Maastricht (Netherlands) - The European Union awarded FABPulous BV a 1.6 million Phase 2 grant to fund two clinical trials in the UK and Belgium/Netherlands and automate the manufacture of its 5 minute, patented H-FABP True Rapid Test, which helps emergency medical workers quickly distinguish whether a patient with chest pain is at risk of a heart attack.


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21 July 2015  Rebecca Bellars
Cytox and Affymetrix form strategic partnership to develop and commercialize blood-based genetic assay for Alzheimer’s disease risk assessmen
By Rebecca Bellars @ 16:03 :: 148 Views

20 July 2015: Oxford, UK. Cytox Ltd, an innovative developer of assays for risk assessment and prediction of dementia, and Affymetrix (Nasdaq:AFFX), a leading provider of translational research and diagnostic solutions, announce a strategic partnership where the two companies are to collaborate on developing and commercializing a blood-based genetic assay for research in diagnosis and prognosis of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI).

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17 July 2015  Joanne Hunter
EKF Diagnostics’ Growth Drives New Role Creation
By Joanne Hunter @ 08:56 :: 146 Views


Expanding business welcomes new faces to further strengthen IVD expertise and new product development.

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09 July 2015  Joanne Hunter
IBDoc® - Supporting New Standards of Care for IBD The first CE marked Calprotectin Home Test
By Joanne Hunter @ 12:14 :: 141 Views


Managing chronic conditions such as diabetes and hypertension through patient self-testing has become common place. It is now also possible for sufferers of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) to manage their condition from home. The new BÜHLMANN IBDoc® system, now available from Alpha Laboratories, utilises sophisticated technology that enables IBD patients to perform quantitative faecal calprotectin testing themselves, in just three easy steps, reading the results using their smartphones.

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09 July 2015  Joanne Hunter
Proteome Sciences to deliver ground-breaking programmes with CK1d, SysQuant® & TMTcalibrator™ at AAIC 2015.
By Joanne Hunter @ 10:09 :: 131 Views


Cobham, UK – July 8th, 2015. Proteome Sciences plc (‘Proteome Sciences’) will present news and results across different aspects of its Alzheimer’s research programmes at the upcoming Alzheimer’s Association International Conference® 2015 (AAIC®) taking place in Washington, D.C., USA from 18-23 July, 2015.

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