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From the monthly archives: October, 2015

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New smartphone connected biosensors for C-RP testing can reduce unnecessary antibiotics use

Advanced smartphone-enabled medical device technology being developed in the UK is exactly the sort of rapid diagnostic test technology highlighted in a new Government report as being vital in stopping the unnecessary use of antibiotic

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EKF’s PointMan™ used in successful liquid biopsy research

EKF Diagnostics

Cardiff, UK – 15th October 2015 – EKF Diagnostics, the global in vitro diagnostics company, announces that results from a study involving EKF Molecular’s PointMan™ DNA enrichment technology have been published in Clinical Cancer Research [1], a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research which focusses on innovative clinical cancer research studies.

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New Versatile Biological Sample Mailing Packs UN3373 Compliant Packaging for all Container Types

Alpha Laboratories

Do you need to post Biological Samples? Getting things safely through the post can be problematic, so packing and mailing of patient samples needs careful handling and adherence to regulations. The new Biological Sample Mailing Packs from Alpha Laboratories offer an easy, UN3373 compliant and flexible solution for transporting all types of laboratory sample containers by road transport and postage services.

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Press release October 2015

Carclo Diagnostic Solutions

Cambridge (UK), 5 October 2015: Carclo Diagnostic Solutions Ltd (“CDS”) will be publishing the first detailed test results from its development of the Micropoc-pro platform via a scientific poster at the Microfluidic Congress, London, 20-21 October, organised by Global Engage Ltd.

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Cytox announces participation in INSIGHT Alzheimer’s study


12th October 2015: Oxford, UK. Cytox Ltd, an innovative developer of assays for risk assessment and prediction of dementia, has confirmed its participation in the pioneering French INSIGHT study of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). The Cytox proposal, ‘SNP Profiling as an Approach to Risk Stratification for Future Cognitive Decline in Elderly Subjective Memory Complainers’, has been reviewed and approved by the INSIGHT Scientific Committee.

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EKF’s unique and simple creamatocrit analyzer highlighted at FIGO

EKF Diagnostics

Cardiff, UK – 5th October 2015 – EKF Diagnostics, the global in vitro diagnostics company, announces that it is exhibiting its range of Maternal and Women's Health products at the XXI FIGO World Congress - the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics - in Vancouver, Canada, 4-9th October. EKF’s portfolio in this sector has been tailor made to address the specific healthcare needs women face during pregnancy and in their everyday lives.

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David Cameron opens Momentum Bioscience’s new Research and Development facility in Oxfordshire

Momentum BioScience

Momentum Bioscience Ltd recently hosted a visit by David Cameron, MP for Witney and Prime Minister at its facility in Long Hanborough, Oxfordshire. Mr Cameron unveiled a commemorative plaque, toured the new research and development laboratories and discussed the company’s innovative products and future plans. 

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Proteome Sciences



  • Strong underlying growth in biomarker services
  • Services running at full capacity
  • Rapid increase in SysQuant® and TMT calibrator™ contracts in H1
  • Largest ever TMT® order Q2
  • Licensing discussions progressing for CK1d and MCI/AD o CK1d and SysQuant® / TMT calibrator™ showcased at AAIC

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