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NeoGenomics Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results

... from pre-malignant or dysplastic nevi with a sensitivity of approximately 87-90% and a specificity of ... combination of genes to further maximize the sensitivity and specificity of this FISH test for the diagnosis of melanoma. Given the already high levels of sensitivity and specificity reported for this new test, we ...

Transgenomic and Power3 Medical Introduce NuroPro(R) Tests for Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Diseases at AAN Annual Meeting

... patients and age-matched control subjects with a sensitivity of 93% and specificity of 96%. In addition, ... patients were correctly identified with 100% sensitivity when tested against the Greek patient database. ... unique products and services for automated high sensitivity genetic variation and mutation analysis. Their ...

Transgenomic Completes Licensing Option With Dana-Farber Cancer Institute on Cold-PCR for Enrichment of DNA Mutations

... has the potential to further increase the sensitivity of Transgenomic's WAVE DHPLC and Surveyor ... Nuclease promises a significant solution to high sensitivity detection of somatic mutations that are key to ... unique products and services for automated high sensitivity genetic variation and mutation analysis. Their ...

Researchers develop new way to see single RNA molecules inside living cells

... with a protein exhibited single-molecule sensitivity and allowed the researchers to target and follow ... cell's cytoplasm. The researchers tested the sensitivity of conventional fluorescence microscopy to image ... or aggregation. With single-molecule sensitivity accomplished, the researchers investigated ...

Polycystic Kidney Disease Assay at Cornell University Uses Transgenomic's Surveyor Nuclease & WAVE Technology

... assay for PKD1 and PKD2 that is comparable in sensitivity and specificity to DNA sequencing" said Dr Hanna ... are continuing to strengthen our position in high sensitivity genetic analysis. Important publications such as ... unique products and services for automated high sensitivity genetic variation and mutation analysis. Their ...

WaferGen Biosystems, ImmuneRegen BioSciences and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center to Collaborate on Novel Wound Healing Research

... expedited drug development decisions High sensitivity and accuracy with limited amount of sample from ... efficiencies of existing microarrays, with the sensitivity and accuracy of real-time PCR. Specifically, the ... read-out options while assuring detection sensitivity and temperature uniformity across chips. ...

Waters Corporation Continues to Meet Today's Challenges for Improved Laboratory Operations with New Products at Pittcon 2009

... Technology designed to deliver exceptional sensitivity for limited-sample, direct-flow, nanoscale ... Technology. Designed to deliver exceptional sensitivity for limited-sample, direct-flow, nanoscale ... nanoflow UPLC brings to protein characterization, sensitivity and reproducibility," said Dr. Patricia Young, ...

Breast-Specific Gamma Imaging (BSGI) Offers Greater Sensitivity Over Mammography, Ultrasound and MRI

... The study found BSGI provides better sensitivity for detecting ILC than mammography, ultrasound ... if performed, were included for analysis. The sensitivity of mammography, ultrasound, MRI and BSGI was ... The study concludes that BSGI had the greatest sensitivity for the detection of ILC with ...

BioNanomatrix's Revolutionary Whole Genome Analysis Platform Named to MIT Technology Review's Annual 10 Emerging Technologies List

... of genomic and epigenomic information with sensitivity at the single-molecule level. Among its current ... of the genome, delivering single-molecule sensitivity in a massively parallel format. It can uniquely ... epigenomic and proteomic information with sensitivity at the single-molecule level. Its current ...

Imaging Diagnostic Systems CT Laser Mammography (CTLM(R)) System Featured at the 94th Annual Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Conference

... extremely dense breast patient population, the sensitivity of mammography alone was 34.40%. CTLM alone resulted in a sensitivity of 74.40%, and mammography plus CTLM produced a sensitivity of 81.57%. The specificity of mammography alone ...

Monogram Announces 2008 Third Quarter Financial Results

... In June 2008 Monogram introduced an enhanced sensitivity version of the Trofile Assay, with 30-fold greater sensitivity to detect low-level X4 HIV compared to the ... the trial. The results obtained with the enhanced sensitivity version of the Trofile Assay were provided to ...

University of Southern California Receives Cancer Diagnosis System for Detecting Esophageal Dysplasia

... System as an adjunctive tool to improve clinical sensitivity in identifying dysplasia or cancer in the ... endoscopy of the colon to improve a physician's sensitivity to identify pre-cancerous polyps. The System also ... System to improve the endoscopist's clinical sensitivity in identifying dysplasia or cancer in the ...

Sensitivity Enhancements to Monogram's Trofile(TM) Assay Demonstrate Improved Power to Select Patients for CCR5 Antagonist Therapy

... The availability of Trofile with enhanced sensitivity now provides further confidence for physicians ... on test results obtained with the newly enhanced sensitivity of Trofile, greater reductions in viral load were ... (Gilead Sciences). Trofile, incorporating sensitivity enhancements, together with PhenoSense(TM), ...

Enterix Inc. Launches Its Point-of-Care Test for Colorectal Cancer Screening

... FIT(TM) test, that provides physicians with the sensitivity and specificity of the laboratory-based InSure ... at all, InSure FIT was found to have 33% greater sensitivity for colorectal cancer than a leading guaiac-based ... be removed during colonoscopy. In addition to sensitivity and specificity, the unique features of ...

Berkeley scientists bring MRI/NMR to microreactors

... in microfluidic devices. However, the low sensitivity of conventional MRI/NMR techniques has limited ... and Burt were able to overcome the inherent low sensitivity of MRI/NMR through the use of parahydrogen. ... enhance MRI/NMR signals. The enhanced MRI/NMR sensitivity provided by parahydrogen induced polarization ...

New NIST mini-sensor may have biomedical and security applications

... fetal heart monitoring; with further work, the sensitivity can likely be improved to a level in the 10 ... a well-designed compact magnetometer with present sensitivity could operate continuously for weeks on a single ... 1 picotesla are identifiable with a magnetometer sensitivity of 70 femtotesla per root Hertz.) MCG and MEG ...

ALPCO Introduces a Mouse HMW and Total Adiponectin ELISA

... of bias in the ratio. The interest in animal models of insulin sensitivity in obese and pre-diabetic conditions continues to grow. Dr. Kelly Scribner ... with ALPCO, states, "Adiponectin is positively associated with insulin sensitivity and this kit is specifically designed for mouse samples so it aids ...

American Mothers Seriously Concerned About Childhood Allergies, Siemens Survey Reveals

... dust and a host of other allergens,( )may have higher rates of precision, sensitivity and in some instances safety, than other diagnostic options.(4,5) Blood ... The reason third-generation allergen-specific IgE assays offer improved sensitivity and reliability is three-fold: They are quantitative -- able to ...

Insmed Announces Results of IPLEX(TM) Phase II Trial in Myotonic Muscular Dystrophy

... did, however, demonstrate improvements in standard measures of insulin sensitivity and reductions in fasting glucose, fasting insulin, cholesterol and ... endpoints. However, the statistically significant improvement in insulin sensitivity seen in this study suggests that an additional phase II study in MMD ...

BRAHMS, Cezanne and Lumiphore Announce Partnership for Diagnostic Tests

... markets, from central labs to point-of-care applications. Detection sensitivity and simplicity of use as well as material cost reductions in reagent use, ... to replace the current Europium Cryptate will not only increase sensitivity of BRAHMS diagnostic tests, but will also allow the development of ...

Clinical Pharmacology Study With AZILECT(R) (Rasagiline Tablets) Demonstrated It Does Not Increase Tyramine Sensitivity

... AZILECT(R) (rasagiline tablets) did not increase the risk of tyramine sensitivity at the maximum approved dose of 1 mg. The presentation was made during the ... comparator drug (selegiline). The study results were based on the Tyramine sensitivity Factor (TSF), which measures the ratio of tyramine pressor dose before ...

ForteBio Launches New Assay Capabilities for High-Sensitivity Protein Quantitation and Fragment Screening on Its Octet(R) Platform

... run fluorescence and luminescence ELISA methods to achieve greater sensitivity in their assays. Now, using ForteBio's new modules, they can obtain highly ... become a bottleneck in the drug discovery process. The Octet platform's sensitivity and ability to assay precipitating compounds using a 'dip and read' ...

MIT reels in RNA surprise with microbial ocean catch

... or pressure and modify their protein expression accordingly. But that sensitivity creates a quandary for the scientists who study them. Sort of like the ... observer causes the microbes to change their protein expression. That same sensitivity makes some of these creatures exceedingly difficult to grow in lab ...

A New Era in the Application of Lab-on-a-Chip to Rapid Point-of-Care Diagnosis

... thus avoiding adverse electrochemical effects that can lead to reduced sensitivity and accuracy of detection. The EFADchip is fabricated using widely ... that does not require complex fluorescence equipment, the system offers sensitivity comparable to Real-Time PCR. About HKLife: Hai Kang Life ...

BD and Fujirebio Diagnostics Sign Worldwide Agreement to Develop Biomarker Assays to Improve Cancer Detection and Management

... shows, provides clinicians with a diagnostic tool that can provide higher sensitivity and specificity than CA125 alone. Improved sensitivity and specificity should allow clinicians to distinguish between benign and ...

Catching the lightwave: Nano-mechanical sensors 'wired' by photonics

... available that works at room temperature. Previously this level of sensitivity could only be achieved at extreme low temperatures" said senior author ... "and points to a future of compact, robust and scalable systems with high sensitivity that will find a wide range of future applications from chemical and ...

Genstruct to Present Results of Collaboration with Top Pharmaceutical Company at American Association for Cancer Research's Annual Meeting

... be presenting a poster titled, "Causal Reasoning Identifies Mechanisms of sensitivity for a Novel AKT Kinase Inhibitor: GSK690693" on April 21 from 1:00 - 5:00 ... will focus on how Genstruct and its partner evaluated the mechanisms for sensitivity for GSK690693 in six cell cultures and three xenografts from human breast, ...

Cell Biosciences Announces Publication in Nature Medicine

... modifications in cancer-related proteins. Importantly, the exceptional sensitivity of the methods enabled oncoprotein studies in extremely small tumor ... report using only 4 nanoliters per test. "The extremely high detection sensitivity of our system is enabling a whole host of new experimental methods for ...

New Clinical Study Shows Masimo PVI(TM) Accurately Predicts Fluid Responsiveness in the ICU

... a "threshold PVI value of 20 identified patients with PPV >15% with a sensitivity of 84% and specificity of 90%." In the second step, researchers ... a PVI value of 20 "distinguished responders from non-responders with good sensitivity and specificity," and appeared to represent an "accurate index of fluid ...

Transforming medical diagnosis with new scanning technology

... A new technology which dramatically improves the sensitivity of Magnetic Resonance techniques including those used in hospital scanners ... of the Centre for Magnetic Resonance, said: "We have been able to increase sensitivity in NMR by over 1000 times so data that once took 90 days to record can now ...

Cepheid Announces New Diagnostic Technology to Aid World Efforts in Halting the Spread of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis (TB)

... between HIV and TB. Sputum microscopy, which often delivers poor sensitivity in patients suffering from tuberculosis, is almost completely ineffective ... smear test, that has remained largely unchanged in its sophistication and sensitivity for over 100 years. The smear test has been proven to only detect around ...

Nanotechnology makes supertelescopes much more sensitive

... Chris Lodewijk has succeeded in significantly increasing the sensitivity of the new supertelescopes in Chile. He will receive his PhD on this topic ... of Nanoscience. They have succeeded in drastically increasing the sensitivity of ALMA in a crucial frequency range by improving the functioning of the ...

New Multi-Center Study Finds Masimo SET Pulse Oximetry Screening Significantly Improves Detection of Congenital Heart Disease in Newborns

... protocol data gathered by these researchers demonstrate that the superior sensitivity and specificity of Masimo SET pulse oximetry technology is key to ... pulse oximetry technologies and devices will deliver a sufficient level of sensitivity for improved CHD detection over alternative methods of newborn screening ...

Rosetta Genomics and Collaborators Unveil Colon Cancer Screening Diagnostic; Identified Candidate MicroRNA Biomarkers in Serum

... draw, identified colon cancer patients from healthy individuals with 91% sensitivity and 72% specificity. "Rosetta's underlying serum-microRNA platform is extremely sensitive, and has demonstrated detection sensitivity on the order of a single molecule, single nucleotide specificity, and up ...

BioNanomatrix Appoints Michael Kochersperger as Vice President of Engineering

... low-cost analysis of genomic, epigenomic and proteomic information with sensitivity at the single-molecule level. Among its current development efforts is a ... low-cost analysis of genomic, epigenomic and proteomic information with sensitivity at the single-molecule level. Its current development efforts include a ...

Nikon Instruments Introduces Exclusive VAAS Detector Imaging Method for Confocal Microscopy

... This unique technology allows for virtual adjusting of the confocality and sensitivity of data post-acquisition, as well as collecting more photons during the ... cell imaging times. Additionally, the system enables faster and higher sensitivity spectral imaging with better resolution. VAAS Detection is ...

Thin films research lands engineering professor Air Force Young Investigator Award

... components, titled Domain Engineered Magnetoelectric Thin Films for High sensitivity Resonant Magnetic Field Sensors. Magnetoelectric thin films based ... using magnetoelectric thin films for radars will be able to provide higher sensitivity and information while consuming less electrical power. In personal ...

Transgenomic Receives Accreditation From College of American Pathologists

... business of instruments and consumables with our related expertise in high sensitivity mutation detection analysis. We plan to immediately pursue the benefits of ... company that provides unique products and services of automated high sensitivity genetic variation and mutation analysis. Their offerings include systems, ...

Nanoscale dimensioning is fast, cheap with new NIST optical technique

... circuit. The software subtracts one image from the other. This enables sensitivity to dimensional differences at the nanoscaleline height, width or side-wall ... microscopy from microscale to nanoscale dimensional analysis. So far, sensitivity to a 3 nm difference in line widths has been demonstrated in the ...

BioNanomatrix Announces Appointment of Dr. Pui-Yan Kwok to Its Scientific Advisory Board

... low-cost analysis of genomic, epigenomic and proteomic information with sensitivity at the single-molecule level. Its current development efforts include a ... low-cost analysis of genomic, epigenomic and proteomic information with sensitivity at the single-molecule level. Its current development efforts include a ...
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