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ARUP Laboratories Applauds FDA's Decision on the Value of KRAS-Mutation Testing in Colorectal Cancer

... clinical and anatomic pathology reference laboratory and a leader in innovative laboratory research and development, supports the U.S. Food ... by helping reduce over-, under-, and misuse of laboratory tests. To learn more about how ARUP Laboratories ...

Cepheid Receives Grant to Develop Ten-Color Real-Time PCR Detection Technology for Use in the GeneXpert(R) System

... transformation of the clinical mycobacteriology laboratory by making it possible to replace time-intensive ... that that are not constrained to a central laboratory environment," said UMDNJ's David Alland, M.D. ... diseases by automating otherwise complex manual laboratory procedures. The company's easy-to-use systems ...

Video: Data on More Than 15 Novartis Oncology Compounds at ASCO Highlight Progress Toward Targeted Therapies for Diverse Tumor Types

... abdominal pain and asthenia. The most common laboratory abnormalities (incidence greater than or equal to ... increased creatinine. The most common grade 3/4 laboratory abnormalities (incidence greater than or equal to ... Gleevec due to drug-related events or abnormal laboratory values. Complete blood counts should be performed ...

Results of Two Phase 3 CAPACITY Studies of Pirfenidone in IPF Presented at American Thoracic Society (ATS)

... discontinuations due to adverse events and laboratory tests. Incidence and Cause of Deaths ... (0.9/0.3) and weight decrease (0.6/0). laboratory Tests A total of 30 laboratory tests were regularly performed in CAPACITY. The ...

Quest Diagnostics Introduces First Commercial Laboratory Test for Identifying the H1N1 Swine Flu Virus

... Focus Diagnostics infectious disease reference laboratory has introduced a laboratory-developed real-time ... Flu) RNA Real-Time RT-PCR Test is the first laboratory testing service to be introduced by a commercial laboratory to aid in the identification of patients infected ...

Ipsogen Expands its US Market Presence Through Licensing Agreement With ARUP Laboratories for the Commercialization of JAK2 Molecular Diagnostic Assays

... and anatomic pathology reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in innovative laboratory research and development, non-exclusive rights, ... their abilities to provide local and regional laboratory services. ARUP's clients include more than half ...

AdvanDx Launches Fast, 90 Minutes Protocol for All CE-IVD Marked PNA FISH(R) Tests in Europe

... and specificity versus slower, conventional laboratory methods. Since the first product launch in ... significantly reduced hospital bed, pharmacy and laboratory costs. (1,2,3,4) With the shortened protocol, ... and specificity versus conventional, slower laboratory methods Molecular method requiring only ...

Ridge Diagnostics, Inc. Awarded Phase 2 National Science Foundation Grant

... the commercial launch of its CLIA certified laboratory in Research Triangle Park, NC. The laboratory provides testing information to physicians, ... of our blood tests and build on our CLIA laboratory infrastructure to support our growing business," ...

Midwest Research Institute Launches Clinical Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory

... have established a Clinical Molecular Diagnostics laboratory that is now fully accredited, licensed and ... Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory, MRI's Palm Bay laboratory applied for and received numerous registrations ... Services (CMS) regulated through the Clinical laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) ...

Nation's Laboratory Response Network Marks First Decade of Protecting Public Health

... Md., March 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The laboratory Response Network (LRN), the national laboratory system charged with protecting the public in ... (FBI) to test for agents of bioterrorism, the laboratory Response Network has evolved to become the ...

BARC Central Laboratory Joins Alzheimer's Association Research Roundtable

... for Alzheimer's and other diseases, BARC Central laboratory is pleased to announce it has joined the ... Corporation (BARC) is a leading global central laboratory and is currently running 400 different protocols ... by developing and clinically validating new laboratory tests on a global, multi-site GCP-certified ...

Quest Diagnostics ClariSure(TM) Postnatal Molecular Test Receives Clinical Laboratory Approval from New York State

... by the State Department of Health Clinical laboratory Evaluation Program, Quest Diagnostics operates ... and developmental disorders, which conventional laboratory tests may fail to detect. "With approval by ... Nichols Institute, the esoteric testing laboratory and research and development center of Quest ...

IBT Laboratories to Launch New Pneumococcal Antibody Avidity Test at AAAAI Meeting, Booth 729

... clinical-diagnostics and biomedical-research laboratory specializing in immunology and allergy assays, ... range of allergy and immunology tests of any laboratory worldwide. The company has an expanded scientific ... A clinical diagnostic and research laboratory specializing in immunology and allergy testing, ...

deCODE Receives California Clinical Laboratory License

... of deCODE's in-house, CLIA-registered genotyping laboratory underpins deCODE's global leadership in the ... also process deCODE's DNA-based reference laboratory tests for gauging individual risk of major public ... CEO of deCODE. Through its reference laboratory testing service, ...

Transgenomic and Power3 Medical Complete Agreement for Exclusive License of Neurodegenerative Biomarker Test

... in its CLIA-certified molecular diagnostics laboratory and will add to Transgenomic's portfolio of ... Transgenomic's molecular diagnostics technology, laboratory and services, and we believe will be the ... include systems, products, discovery and laboratory testing services to the academic and medical ...

Synvista Therapeutics Announces Termination of Clinical Trials of Alagebrium and SYI-2074 and Provides Business Update

... diagnostic test kit, a protein-based clinical laboratory test to identify patients with Hp2-2 diabetes. ... company developing clinical diagnostic laboratory tests and drugs to diagnose, treat and prevent ... Company has developed a protein-based clinical laboratory test to identify patients with Hp2-2 diabetes. ...

Coalition for 21st Century Medicine Issues Statement in Opposition of Genentech Petition to Restrict Lab Use of Diagnostic Tests for Physicians and Patients

... patients. The request threatens innovation in laboratory tests, would harm patient care and rests on ... petition, by requesting that the FDA approve all laboratory tests, would delay the introduction of many ... and Drug Administration (FDA) should regulate all laboratory developed tests (LDTs) "for use in drug or ...

Roskamp Institute Identifies New Class of Drugs to Treat Alzheimer's Disease

... we can reduce the amount of amyloid in various laboratory models and, by using drugs that specifically ... II in the Roskamp Institute and leads the laboratory of Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery in ... postdoctoral fellow at Harvard Medical School , laboratory of Drug Discovery in Neurology with Dr. Michael ...

GSK Reports PROMACTA(R) (eltrombopag) Significantly Increased Platelet Counts and Reduced Bleeding in Long-Term Study of Patients With Chronic ITP

... however, a higher incidence of hepatobiliary laboratory abnormalities were reported in patients taking ... in the placebo group. There were no clinical or laboratory symptoms suggestive of bone marrow fibrosis in ... or chemotherapy) other than chronic ITP. laboratory Monitoring: Complete Blood Counts (CBCs) -- ...

Theranostics Health Receives Green Light to Perform Clinical Testing

... Government. This, along with its Medical laboratory Permit from the State of Maryland Department of ... allows the Company to perform clinical diagnostic laboratory testing in the disciplines/specialties of ... and Pathology/histopathology. The Clinical laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA), passed in ...

Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners Announces Publication of Animal Data Demonstrating Vigabatrin Effective for Weight Loss

... U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National laboratory appears to demonstrate that taking vigabatrin ... of Brookhaven led the study working in the laboratory of Brookhaven Lab senior scientist, Stephen ... The Company has obtained from Brookhaven National laboratory an exclusive worldwide license for eleven patents ...

First Molecular Tem-PCR Test to Identify Multiple Forms of Staph and MRSA Obtains CLIA Certificate

... Laboratories, an independent clinical reference laboratory located in the Hudson-Alpha Institute for ... after October 1." Jian Han, M.D., PhD, laboratory Director of Diatherix Laboratories, invented ... Diatherix operates as an independent clinical laboratory providing advanced multiplex molecular diagnostic ...

Precise Low-Dose Drug Monitoring Essential for Long-Term Kidney Transplant Success

... Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Clinical Research laboratory at The Rogosin Institute in New York City. Dr. ... transplant patients. The consequence for the laboratory is twofold: it must have accurate, precise ... ci8200(R), meet the needs of today's diagnostics laboratory by enhancing workflow and productivity. ARCHITECT ...

Study Shows Use of AdvanDx's PNA FISH(TM) Test was Associated with an 82% Reduction in Intensive Care Unit Mortality Rates from Staphylococcus aureus Bloodstream Infections

... indicative of staphylococci. Because conventional laboratory identification methods can take 48 hours ... Care group, data were entered into the hospital's laboratory information system as usual. Medical records of ... group "Rapid delivery of PNA FISH data from the laboratory to treating clinicians was associated with ...

BARC Announces Long-Term Cooperation In South African Biobanking for HIV Vaccine Trials

... May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- BARC, a global central laboratory today announced a broad biobanking agreement to ... Julie McElrath, Director of the HVTN laboratory program said, "This agreement with BARC ensures ... of new therapeutic agents by managing the laboratory component of clinical trials. BARC is committed ...

Siemens and LabCorp Enter Agreement to Co-Develop New Clinical Diagnostic Tests

... patient therapy; LabCorp is a reference laboratory successfully serving more than 220,000 clients in ... and system integration. With its laboratory diagnostics acquisitions, Siemens Healthcare will ... . About LabCorp(R) laboratory Corporation of America(R) Holdings, a S&P 500 ...

Transgenomic Establishes Collaboration With the National Cancer Institute to Investigate Mitochondrial Genome and Associated Nuclear Genes in Cancer Cell Lines

... "Over the last 2 years, we have grown our laboratory services business focusing on diseases associated ... and Transgenomic Pharmacogenomics and Reference laboratory Services. Transgenomic Pharmacogenomics and laboratory Services utilize their technology and expertise ...

Thermo Fisher Scientific Receives FDA Clearance for MRSA Test Medium

... solution that integrates with routine laboratory workflows, enabling them to take a more ... of high-end analytical instruments as well as laboratory equipment, software, services, consumables and reagents to enable integrated laboratory workflow solutions. Fisher Scientific provides a ...

Columbia University Medical Center and Rosetta Genomics Announce Columbia University's Submission of the First Cancer Diagnostic Test Based on Rosetta Genomics Proprietary MicroRNA Technology for Approval to the New York State Department of Health Clinica

... High Complexity Molecular Pathology Laboratory, a laboratory licensed to use nucleic acids for better ... Mansukhani, director of the Molecular Pathology laboratory at Columbia University Medical Center, who has ... pleased to offer this test through our pathology laboratory nationwide to doctors and patients as ...

Is PCI Safe, Effective After Clot-Busters for Heart Attack?

... goal unless they have a cardiac catheterization laboratory on site. A new study is expected to shed light ... a medical center with a cardiac catheterization laboratory for follow-up PCI, or be observed for an hour or ... get those patients to a cardiac catheterization laboratory within six hours." Dr. Cantor will present the ...

Medicare Announces Expanded Coverage for Anticoagulation Patients, Opening the Door for More Patients to Test PT/INR at Home

... between PT/INR results gathered from the laboratory and self-testing patients.(3) Performance testing ... evaluation of fingerstick and routine laboratory prothrombin time measurements. ... Kaatz SS, White RH, Hill J, et al. Accuracy of laboratory and portable monitor international ...

Focus Diagnostics Launches Laboratory Test for Chikungunya Virus

... First laboratory Developed Test in the U.S. for Detecting the ... (NYSE: DGX ), today announced the first laboratory developed test in the U.S. for detecting the ... was instrumental in developing the first laboratory developed test for West Nile Virus after it was ...

Divine Corporation's Personal Lubricants Shown to Block Cancer-causing Viruses in a Study by the National Cancer Institute

... the market. The National Cancer Institute's laboratory of Cellular Oncology has completed a laboratory study of Divine Corporation's No. 9 and No. 8 ... potent human papillomavirus inhibitor in their laboratory studies. While clinical tests have not yet ...

Two Point of Care Tests From Quest Diagnostics Receive FDA 510(k) Clearance

... Joyce G. Schwartz, M.D., vice president and chief laboratory officer, Quest Diagnostics. "These two tests ... complex laboratories, as defined by the Clinical laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA), which ... disease diagnostics company, providing reference laboratory services to hospitals and laboratories nationwide ...

BD and PEPFAR Collaborate to Strengthen Laboratory Systems in Fight Against HIV/AIDS and TB

... a public-private partnership to improve overall laboratory systems and services in African ... company with technical expertise relating to laboratory systems. Today's formation of a public-private ... the potential it has to transform and integrate laboratory and health systems in our host countries." "Our ...

Pharmasset Presents R7128 Phase 1 Single Ascending Dose Study in Healthy Volunteers

... hematologic, renal or other laboratory parameters. The plasma exposure to PSI-6130 and ... dose-related adverse events or laboratory abnormalities were observed. We are pleased with ... the study. - No hematological or laboratory abnormalities of clinical significance ...

A Worldwide Phase III Clinical Trial Seeks U.S. Patients to Explore Investigational Drug Phenoxodiol

... about the efficacy of weekly carboplatin. In laboratory studies using animal models of cancer and human ... cells more sensitive to chemotherapy. Indeed, in laboratory studies, it has been demonstrated that cancer ... to adversely affect normal cells in animal and laboratory testing. Phenoxodiol is being investigated as a ...

Researchers Create First Targeted Knockout Rats Using Zinc Finger Nuclease Technology

... Sangamo's vice president of research. "Used in conjunction with standard laboratory techniques, ZFNs provide a powerful solution to the challenge of making ... antibody platform based on transgenic rats. The rat is a widely used laboratory animal with a well characterized immune system, a nearly complete genome ...

University of Michigan Study Shows SEQUENOM's MassARRAY Technology Identifies HPV Infections Missed by Standard Hybridization Test

... products, particularly new technologies such as HPV DNA diagnostics and laboratory developed tests, reliance upon the collaborative efforts of other parties, ... government regulation particularly with respect to diagnostic products and laboratory developed tests, obtaining or maintaining regulatory approvals, and other ...

New Bisphenol A Study Is of Very Limited Relevance to Human Health

... To achieve these goals with limited resources, including limited use of laboratory animals, study designs should be based on sound scientific principles and ... Health Sciences (NIEHS) -- conduct studies that involve injection of laboratory animals with bisphenol A (BPA). This experimental technique has recently ...
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