Navigation Links
DMetrix and the Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute Announce Cooperative Research and Development Agreement
Date:3/11/2008

Collaboration to leverage DMetrix's high-throughput array microscope slide

scanner in cytogenetic biodosimetry

TUCSON, Ariz., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- DMetrix, Inc., a leading supplier of state-of-the-art digital pathology systems, the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences' Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute (AFRRI), and the Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine (HJF) announced today that they have entered into a cooperative research and development agreement to improve the speed and accuracy of detecting dicentric chromosome aberrations for radiation dose assessment.

The agreement will integrate DMetrix's EX-40(R) high-throughput array microscope imaging system into AFRRI's automated cytogenetic biodosimetry laboratory. The goal is to develop a cytogenetic laboratory automated-scoring platform (CLASP). CLASP is an integrated and highly reliable system to be used to acquire digital images of whole microscope slides and to identify and quantify radiation-specific chromosomal damage to predict acute radiation syndrome and help determine patient treatment options.

"After a thorough review of the commercially available digital slide scanning systems, we found DMetrix's array microscope system to be the product most capable of meeting the throughput and reliability goals of the CLASP program," explains Pataje Prasanna, Ph.D. a research biologist at AFRRI and an assistant professor in the Department of Radiation Biology, Uniformed Services University (USU). "This cooperative effort between AFRRI, HJF, and DMetrix will allow us to accelerate our development of CLASP."

"High-throughput whole-slide imaging and system reliability are critical elements that differentiate our array microscope system from other offerings in the market," commented Michael Descour, Ph.D., president of DMetrix. "We are excited about the collaboration because it brings together the unique biomed
'/>"/>

SOURCE DMetrix, Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology technology :

1. Ketchum Joins Forces with Clinical Trial Recruitment Agency MMG
2. Empire Genomics and Reprogenetics Join Forces to Improve Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD)
3. European Expert Consortium Combines Forces to Develop a Novel Pandemic Influenza Vaccine
4. Cephalon Reinforces Important Prescribing and Dosing Information for FENTORA
5. Roche Joins Forces With Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church to Provide Free Hepatitis C Testing to the Community
6. Altogen Biosystems Launches Custom Biotechnology Research Services: Generation of Stable Cell Lines and RNAi Cell Transfection Services
7. Elusys Therapeutics Appoints Robert Gundel as Vice President of Research
8. Accuray to Present at Citi Investment Research Small & Mid-Cap Conference
9. Sigma-Aldrich, Oxford BioMedica and Open Biosystems Settle Patent Dispute Over Use of LentiVector Technology in Research Reagents
10. Researchers engineer new polymers to change their stiffness and strength when exposed to liquids
11. UDs Appelbaum wins NSF Career Award for research on silicon spintronics
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/27/2014)... , Aug. 27, 2014  A novel ... to help physicians better identify early-stage disease, when ... disability, according to a new study in The ... Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX ) and other ... 14-3-3eta protein outperformed conventional antibody-serum testing, including rheumatoid ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... 2014 Reportbuyer.com has added a new ... - A Rational View https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/1595336/The-Graphene-Opportunity---A-Rational-View.html ... A similar amount of hype currently surrounds ... microelectronics to water treatment, but is graphene the ... the Graphene Opportunity Report, authored by Tim ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... 27, 2014 Research and Markets  has ... Ratio Mass Spectrometer Industry Report 2014" report to ... Ratio Mass Spectrometer Industry Report 2014 is a professional ... global isotope ratio mass spectrometer industry. The ... definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain structure. The isotope ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Riviera ... is announcing the creation of the Sancilio Scientific ... take the SCI’s philosophy of looking to nature ... and development actions are based on sound scientific ... Scientific Advisory Board provides a vehicle for SCI ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Novel Biomarker Detects Early Rheumatoid Arthritis Better than Conventional Methods Alone, According to Journal of Rheumatology Study 2Novel Biomarker Detects Early Rheumatoid Arthritis Better than Conventional Methods Alone, According to Journal of Rheumatology Study 3Novel Biomarker Detects Early Rheumatoid Arthritis Better than Conventional Methods Alone, According to Journal of Rheumatology Study 4The Graphene Opportunity - A Rational View 2The Graphene Opportunity - A Rational View 3The Graphene Opportunity - A Rational View 4Global Stable Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometer Industry Report 2014 2New Sancilio & Company, Inc. Scientific Board 2New Sancilio & Company, Inc. Scientific Board 3
... Feb. 12 WaferGen Biosystems,Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ... cell biology and stem cell research systems,today announced ... will deliver a corporate presentation at the Roth ... conference will be held,February 18-21, 2008, at the ...
... Institute,(KGI) today announced that James Greenwood, president and ... "The American,Health Care System & the Presidential Race: ... Annual Simon Ramo Distinguished Lecture Series on,Wednesday, March ... thoroughly delighted that Jim Greenwood will serve as ...
... SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 12 Rigel,Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ... fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2007., ... net loss of $19.0,million, or $0.61 per share, compared ... share, in the fourth quarter of 2006. Weighted average ...
Cached Biology Technology:WaferGen to Present at the Roth Capital Partners 20th Annual OC Growth Stock Conference 2KGI Announces BIO President Greenwood to Address Health Care Reform and the Presidential Race at Simon Ramo Lecture 2KGI Announces BIO President Greenwood to Address Health Care Reform and the Presidential Race at Simon Ramo Lecture 3Rigel Announces Fourth Quarter and Year End 2007 Financial Results 2Rigel Announces Fourth Quarter and Year End 2007 Financial Results 3Rigel Announces Fourth Quarter and Year End 2007 Financial Results 4
(Date:8/27/2014)... German . , ... disease affecting the peripheral nervous system. Researchers from the ... Experimental Medicine and University Medical Centre Gttingen have discovered ... rats with the disease. These cells enwrap the nerve ... facilitates the rapid transfer of electrical impulses. If Schwann ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... willing to pay a premium for fruits, vegetables and ... the label claims is another matter. Now scientists studying ... to make sure farms are labelling their produce appropriately. ... Agricultural and Food Chemistry , could help prevent organic ... Food Safety Authority and the Wuerzburg University note that ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... NY (June, 2014) Outstanding basic research, a ... a dedication to patient care have earned the ... University Medical Center (CUMC) and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital an ... the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The grant renews ... NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in New York City ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Potential therapy for incurable Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease 2Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center awarded $18 million grant 2Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center awarded $18 million grant 3Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center awarded $18 million grant 4
... This release is available in German . ... extended hot and dry periods with sand storms are significant ... German Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) the MoMo - ... Mongolia (MoMo) is focused on identifying appropriate water management solutions ...
... 30, 2012 Reportlinker.com announces that a new ... DNA Sequencing: Emerging Technologies and ... INTRODUCTION STUDY OBJECTIVES ... is to provide an overview of the current ...
... Calif.A recent report analyzing a range of published studies ... the U.S. and Canada provides a more complete picture ... Previously published studies reported a wide variety ... fuels and wildfire. A team of researchers from the ...
Cached Biology News:The first pilot wastewater treatment plant with integrated wood production opened in Mongolia 2The first pilot wastewater treatment plant with integrated wood production opened in Mongolia 3DNA Sequencing: Emerging Technologies and Applications 2DNA Sequencing: Emerging Technologies and Applications 3DNA Sequencing: Emerging Technologies and Applications 4DNA Sequencing: Emerging Technologies and Applications 5DNA Sequencing: Emerging Technologies and Applications 6DNA Sequencing: Emerging Technologies and Applications 7DNA Sequencing: Emerging Technologies and Applications 8DNA Sequencing: Emerging Technologies and Applications 9DNA Sequencing: Emerging Technologies and Applications 10DNA Sequencing: Emerging Technologies and Applications 11DNA Sequencing: Emerging Technologies and Applications 12DNA Sequencing: Emerging Technologies and Applications 13DNA Sequencing: Emerging Technologies and Applications 14DNA Sequencing: Emerging Technologies and Applications 15DNA Sequencing: Emerging Technologies and Applications 16DNA Sequencing: Emerging Technologies and Applications 17DNA Sequencing: Emerging Technologies and Applications 18New report examines effects of trees killed by bark beetles on wildfire 2
... Best: DASGIPs Process Control integrates Process ... comprehensive documentation for cultivation processes. A ... pH, dissolved oxygen, temperature and agitation ... Profiles, e.g. constant or scheduled media ...
... LC Sciences provides a genome-wide microRNA ... and proprietary probe design, which enable highly ... (1-3). We have standard arrays for mature ... latest version of the Sanger miRBase database ...
... synthetic peptide whose sequences are derived from mouse resistin protein. ... - S - M - P - L - C - ... - D - K - K - I - K - ... used for neutralization and control experiments with the polyclonal antibody that ...
... Imaging System, Basic Package Superior Protein ... Range: The ProXPRESS 2D Proteomic Imaging System ... for both proteomic and general life science ... enabling the use of all dyes in ...
Biology Products: