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From the monthly archives: July, 2015

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New bench-top clinical chemistry analyzer launched by EKF Diagnostics at AACC 2015

EKF Diagnostics

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. 

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FABPulous wins €1.6m EU grant for clinical trials of 5 minute heart attack test


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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Cytox and Affymetrix form strategic partnership to develop and commercialize blood-based genetic assay


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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EKF Diagnostics’ Growth Drives New Role Creation

EKF Diagnostics

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

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IBDoc® - Supporting New Standards of Care for IBD The first CE marked Calprotectin Home Test

Alpha Laboratories

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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Proteome Sciences to deliver ground-breaking programmes with CK1d, SysQuant® & TMTcalibrator™ at AAIC 2015

Proteome Sciences

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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