Navigation Links
Hand-Held Device Provides Lab-Quality Troponin Test Results in 15 Minutes to Identify Patients Suspected of Heart Attack
Date:4/18/2013

BALTIMORE, April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Silicon BioDevices, based in Berkeley, Calif., today presented the results of a pivotal benchmark study of its digital handheld device for high-sensitivity measure­ment of cardiac troponin-I, a protein found in the heart muscle used to identify heart tissue dam­age in patients suspected of having a heart attack. The study showed that the totally integrated, single-use device was able to provide troponin test results in one step directly from a drop of blood in 15 minutes with performance comparable to clinical lab instrumentation.

(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130418/SF96795)

Led by Octavian Florescu , Ph.D., company co-founder, president and the inventor of the technology spun-out from UC Berkeley, the study was presented at the 45th Annual Oak Ridge Conference held today and tomorrow in Baltimore. The conference is sponsored by the Ameri­can Association for Clinical Chemistry, and is the premier venue for emerging technologies that shape the future of testing in clinical diagnostics.

"Silicon BioDevices is solving a key problem of point-of-care diagnostics — the tradeoff of speed versus quality in making critical-care decisions," said Ronald M. Krauss , M.D., Senior Scientist and Director of Atherosclerosis Research at Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute, Adjunct Professor at the University of California San Francisco, and an advisor to the company. "For the treatment of a coronary event, getting to that decision significantly sooner will be a major healthcare benefit."

Aimed at capturing a significant share of the $45 billion dollar in vitro diagnostics market, the handheld device can be engineered to measure from a single drop of whol
'/>"/>

SOURCE Silicon BioDevices, Inc.
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine technology :

1. Medical Device Developers - Network at BIOMEDevice Boston Next Week
2. Enox Biopharma, Inc. To Present Today At IN3 Medical Device 360 Conference In London
3. Nearly 300 Medical Device, Healthcare Professionals Attend First National Conference on Value-driven Engineering
4. Advance Recruitment Delighted With Positive Outlook for Medical Device Sales Industry
5. Endocrinology Market to 2018 - Advanced Injection Devices for Growth Hormone and Somatostatin will Improve Ease of Use for Patients
6. Angioslide Announces FDA 510(K) Clearance of PROTEUS(TM) Below The Knee Device
7. Middle East and Africa Endoscopy Devices Market Outlook to 2017 - Flexible Endoscopes, Rigid Endoscopes, Endoscopy Visualization Systems, Capsule Endoscope Systems and Others
8. Staffing and Performance Benchmarks for Quality Function Highlight New Medical Device Study
9. Coloplast Wins Patent Infringement Verdict Against Generic Medical Devices, Inc.
10. New Chronic Wound Treatment Device Receives Award from Veterans Healthcare Program
11. Study of First-in-Class WATCHMAN® Device Shows 75 Percent Reduction in Stroke Risk in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation Not Eligible for Oral Anticoagulation Therapy
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/28/2014)... Texas, July 28, 2014  Luminex Corporation (NASDAQ: ... second quarter ended June 30, 2014. Financial and operating ... quarter revenues of $55.6 million, a 2 percent increase ... quarter system sales of $8.3 million, a 9 percent ... Second quarter shipments of 268 multiplexing analyzers, which included ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... , July 28, 2014   Stone ... settlement of off-label marketing and fraud claims between ... Vascular Solutions, Inc. ("VSI").  The settlement covers fraud ... devices for endovenous laser ablation of varicose veins ... a firm with a history of representing whistleblowers ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... -- Some 2,500 scientists and experts from around the world ... for the largest international meeting of the year ... from fields as far flung as genomics and geology ... manufacturing processes to creating life-saving drugs. This ... Nations has declared 2014 the International Year of Crystallography ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Luminex Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2014 results 2Luminex Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2014 results 3Luminex Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2014 results 4Luminex Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2014 results 5Luminex Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2014 results 6Luminex Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2014 results 7Luminex Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2014 results 8Luminex Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2014 results 9Luminex Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2014 results 10Luminex Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2014 results 11Luminex Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2014 results 12Luminex Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2014 results 13Luminex Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2014 results 14Luminex Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2014 results 15Luminex Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2014 results 16Luminex Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2014 results 17Stone & Magnanini LLP Announces $520,000 Department of Justice False Claims Act Settlement With Vascular Solutions, Inc. 2Stone & Magnanini LLP Announces $520,000 Department of Justice False Claims Act Settlement With Vascular Solutions, Inc. 3All About Crystals: Tiny, Giant, from Mars, from Earth's Mantle, in Medicine and in Manufacturing 2All About Crystals: Tiny, Giant, from Mars, from Earth's Mantle, in Medicine and in Manufacturing 3All About Crystals: Tiny, Giant, from Mars, from Earth's Mantle, in Medicine and in Manufacturing 4All About Crystals: Tiny, Giant, from Mars, from Earth's Mantle, in Medicine and in Manufacturing 5All About Crystals: Tiny, Giant, from Mars, from Earth's Mantle, in Medicine and in Manufacturing 6
(Date:7/28/2014)... WI (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Quincy ... Prevagen® , is pleased to announce the release of ... by company president and co-founder Mark Underwood. , The ... health information, offering useful techniques for readers to improve ... as an unavoidable conclusion, The Brain Health Guide provides ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... A revised version of a surgical procedure to treat ... more than 90 percent of the time in patients ... the MGH Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery report ... the non-endoscopic procedure all of whom had headaches ... symptom relief a year later. The team,s paper ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... Massachusetts (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 ... Summit Provider Exchange technology solution in ... integration efforts and support collaboration with their New ... bed acute-care medical center located in New Jersey, ... seasonal visitors with a variety of inpatient and ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... -- Endurance runners are far more likely to die ... to a new study. The researchers pointed ... climates are actually 10 times more likely to develop ... sudden death of a young and apparently healthy person ... heartbeat, often gets a lot more media attention. ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... July 28, 2014 The Oakwood Foundation ... Birkhill, Wang, Songe and Associates, PC that will benefit ... tomorrows to come. , The HBWS group is ... more than $2.5 million in donations. Through their latest ... for the Oakwood Women’s Healthcare Classic for the next ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Quincy Bioscience Launches the Fourth Edition of The Brain Health Guide 2Health News:Non-endoscopic migraine surgery provides significant symptom relief 2Health News:Cape Regional Medical Center Chooses Summit Provider Exchange to Connect With NJSHINE and Physician Offices 2Health News:Cape Regional Medical Center Chooses Summit Provider Exchange to Connect With NJSHINE and Physician Offices 3Health News:Heat Stroke a Greater Threat to Endurance Runners Than Heart Problems: Study 2
... do more to remove barriers to treatment , SATURDAY, ... at work and about confidentiality are among the main ... seek treatment for mental health issues than for physical ... week by the American Psychiatric Association. , More than ...
... ... Get a Disney Day" program, nonprofit Community Food & Outreach Center is offering their volunteers ... ... Disney Parks, “Give a Day, Get a Disney Day” program announced on September 29, 2009, ...
... More ... ... Quilt Expo returns to the Tampa Convention Center February 18, 19 & 20, and to ... sewing, embroidery and quilting enthusiasts crave. When you attend, you may leave with something ...
... ... Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. , ... (Vocus) January 29, 2010 -- Berkeley Heights – Jerrold S. Lozner, M.D., ... been named as a “Top Doctor for Women’s Health” by Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd, ...
... , BROOKLYN, N.Y. , Jan. ... February 4th at Arthur Bennett Hall in Brooklyn ... of mural-sized paintings by 40 artists of African ancestry. The show, ... color, is the premier project of ARTCURIAN, a groundbreaking movement in ...
... , , 53-year-old resident counting down the days until ... Friday, Feb. 5 is Donnie Hersh Day in ... the Dallas Cowboys nor the Pittsburgh Steelers are going to the Super Bowl, ... p.m. in the nursing home,s chapel, 5827 Meridian Road. , The ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Workers Fear Stigma of Seeking Mental Health Care 2Health News:Volunteers at Community Food & Outreach Center Get a Day at Disney 2Health News:Original Sewing & Quilt Expo Boosts Benefits 2Health News:Summit Medical Group Physician Named 'Top Doctor for Women's Health' 2Health News:Black History Made as 40 Artists Paint Murals and Give Back 2Health News:Black History Made as 40 Artists Paint Murals and Give Back 3Health News:St. Barnabas Resident Donnie Hersh to Celebrate 30th Anniversary 2
... offers state-of-the-art quality in an instrument of ... durability. Low profile cutting tips allow access ... I instruments are available in just about ... required for large and small joint arthroscopic ...
... I Instrument program offers state-of-the-art quality in ... maintaining strength and durability. Low profile cutting ... joint spaces. Series I instruments are available ... size and angle required for large and ...
... program offers state-of-the-art quality in an instrument ... and durability. Low profile cutting tips allow ... Series I instruments are available in just ... angle required for large and small joint ...
... Instrument program offers state-of-the-art quality in an ... strength and durability. Low profile cutting tips ... spaces. Series I instruments are available in ... and angle required for large and small ...
Medicine Products: