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MIT's implantable device offers continuous cancer monitoring

...ne month. The work is described in a paper published online in the journal biosensors & Bioelectronics in April. Such implants could one day provide up-to-th... cancer from a death sentence to a manageable disease," he said. In the biosensors & Bioelectronics study, human tumors were transplanted into the mice, and ...

ForteBio Launches New Biosensor for Kinetic Analysis and Screening of Human IgG Antibodies

...human IgG using Protein A. ForteBio's Octet biosensors are configured in a standard 96-well format. Its biosensors simplify quantitation and kinetic characterization...imitations of traditional SPR-based systems. Octet biosensors are coated with a proprietary biocompatible matrix...

New Type of Stent Appears Safe, Effective

...udy, which was expected to be presented Monday at the European Society of Cardiology meeting in Munich, was funded by the maker of the biolimus stent, biosensors Europe SA, Switzerland. More information There's more on stents and stenting at the American Heart Association . --...

Presidential medal for technological breakthroughs earned by 2 chemical engineering professors

..." he says. "These awards are extremely well deserved and are for two unique and creative contributions to technology. Heller's development of glucose biosensors has revolutionized diabetes care, improving the lives of millions of people, and created a billion dollar business (Abbott Diabetes Care, formally The...

World research leaders gather in Finland to accelerate the development of bioactive paper

...t the paper's development is foreseeable in the not too distant future." Some of the paper's development challenges include further enhancement of biosensors and refining printing methods to enable low-cost use of common printers. The conference's scientific presentations will explore the latest research in...

Innovative antennae may signal a 'new wave' in health care provision

...step closer thanks to new research. The use of biosensors attached to the body for health monitoring is not ... tests and check-ups a thing of the past. Instead, biosensors could gather data on heart rate, respiration, post... network (WBAN) technology. A WBAN is a network of biosensors attached to different parts of a patients body. Pa...

New pan-European collaboration launched into the diagnosis and control of coeliac disease

...der-diagnosed common chronic condition in the UK today. The collaborative project, entitled Coeliac Disease Management Monitoring Diagnosis using biosensors and Integrated Chip Systems (CD-MEDICS), will unite technologies to allow point of care diagnostics, combined with embedded communication technologies...

Shareholder Class Action Filed Against NeuroMetrix Inc. by The Law Firm of Schiffrin Barroway Topaz & Kessler, LLP

...onal anesthesia and pain control. In particular, The NC-stat System, the Company's neuropathy diagnostic system, is comprised of disposable single-use biosensors which are placed on the patient's body to perform nerve conduction studies. The Complaint alleges that, throughout the Class Period, defendants fail...

Handheld DNA detector

...he bioterrorist or in criminal forensic investigations. The earliest DNA biosensors used fluorescent labels to target DNA, but these were expensive and slow. T...se no molecular labels and have avoid costly reagents. Nevertheless, DNA biosensors are already becoming ubiquitous in many areas, but the instrumentation is u...

MIT's PANTHER sensor quickly detects pathogens

...in the air, but the PANTHER sensors can do detection and identification in less than three minutes. The technology has been licensed to Innovative biosensors Inc. (IBI) of Rockville, Md. In January, IBI began selling a product, BioFlash, that uses the PANTHER technology. There is a real need to detect a ...
Biosensors in Medical Technology

Virogenomics, Inc. Awarded $2 Million National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Advanced Technology Program Grant to Develop Integrated Diagnostic Biosensors

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Virogenomics, Inc. today announced that the company has been awarded a $2 million grant from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to develop a Sensor System on Panel (SSOP) that tests for many different biological markers in a single ...

Biosensors DES Demonstrates Equivalent Safety and Efficacy to Industry Leading DES in First 'Real World, All Comers' Clinical Study

...r symptomatic coronary disease to receive either a biosensors Biolimus-eluting DES with an abluminal biodegradab...ry composite endpoint, thus demonstrating that the biosensors stent was non-inferior to the Cypher stent. A favo...ate thrombosis." Mike Kleine, President & CEO of biosensors added, "We are tremendously encouraged by the resu...

Echo Therapeutics Announces Positive Results of a Clinical Study of its Symphony(TM) Transdermal Continuous Glucose Monitoring System in Patients with Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

...rward to continuing progress with our Symphony development program throughout the year." Study Design After Prelude skin permeation, Symphony tCGM biosensors were applied to ten subjects with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes. Venous reference blood samples were taken from intravenous lines at 15-minute intervals f...
Biosensors in Biological News

Photonic crystal biosensors detect protein-DNA interactions

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Scientists at the University of Illinois have developed a new class of disposable, microplate-based optical biosensors capable of detecting protein-DNA interactions. Based on the properties of photonic crystals, the biosensors are suitable for the rapid identification of inhibitor...

Toxin detection as close as an inkjet printer

...fice inkjet printer has become just another fixture, it's time to take a fresh look at it. Similar technology may soon be used to develop paper-based biosensors that can detect certain harmful toxins that can cause food poisoning or be used as bioterrorism agents. In a paper published in the July issue of ...

Pitt team finds molecule that regulates heart size by using zebrafish screening model

...ebrafish embryos allow us to actually see when a drug or compound influences FGFs because the cells glow green," Dr. Tsang said. "The embryos are like biosensors for FGF signaling, showing us what's happening in real time in living animals." For the current paper, he and colleagues focused on a small molecul...

A quicker, cheaper SARS virus detector -- one easily customizable for other targets

... to these antibodies, immediately creating a sharply measurable jump in current through the nanowire. The basic principle of nanotube and nanowire biosensors for protein detection was first demonstrated in 2001, but the new design by a team headed by Zhongwu Chou and Mark Thompson of the University of South...

MIT’s implantable device offers continuous cancer monitoring

...ne month. The work is described in a paper published online in the journal biosensors & Bioelectronics in April. Such implants could one day provide up-to-th... cancer from a death sentence to a manageable disease," he said. In the biosensors & Bioelectronics study, human tumors were transplanted into the mice, and ...

Nanoneedle is small in size, but huge in applications

...er at the Center for Nanoscale Chemical-Electrical-Mechanical Manufacturing Systems. "Nanoneedles can be used as electrochemical probes and as optical biosensors to study cellular environments, stimulate certain types of biological sequences, and examine the effect of nanoparticles on cellular physiology." ...

6 young ASU faculty earn NSF Career awards

...h projects and education efforts. Here are descriptions of each. Better biosensors based on nature Junseok Chae is tackling fundamental questions about the ...e) and displaced and exchanged by proteins with higher molecular weight. biosensors typically use molecular probes such as DNA, RNA, enzymes and antibodies to ...

American Chemical Society Weekly PressPac -- April 15, 2009

...anding of the brain in health and disease, the researchers say. The proposed system could be used in conjunction with a wide range of microsensors and biosensors for monitoring small molecules in the brain. - MTS ARTICLE #4 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE "Real-Time Monitoring of Brain Tissue Oxygen Using a Miniaturi...

GEN reports biomanufacturers target a fully disposable process stream

... procedures," says John Sterling, Editor in Chief of GEN. The largest hurdles remaining relate to disposable technology development in the areas of biosensors and chromatographic purification. Progress is being made in these areas, though, and the discussions have shifted from the challenges to an emphasis o...

UTSA wins $500,000 to develop biosensor and regenerative medicine Ph.D. program

...next five years to develop a unique Graduate Program Initiative emphasizing biosensors and regenerative medicine. Of the 37 proposals received by the UT System f...novative solutions to solving these problems." Regenerative medicine and biosensors are key elements for the advancement of science and the improvement of huma...
Biosensors in Biological Technology

Innovative Biosensors and ProGenTech Partner to Develop a Rapid Diagnostics System

ROCKVILLE, Md. and EMERYVILLE, Calif., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovative Biosensors, Inc., and ProGenTech Limited, two emerging leaders in life science & diagnostics, today announced an agreement to jointly develop a rapid, integrated diagnostic system. The system will incorporate Innovative ...

Fitting pieces for biosensors

This release is available in German . Leipzig: Research and industry are increasingly exploiting the potential of aptamers. As well as their application in research, medical diagnosis and treatment, aptamers are also interesting as a basis for biosensors for use in environmental analysis ...

Material world: Graphene's versatility promises new applications

... Low capacitance is particularly desirable for chemical sensing devices and biosensors as it produces a lower signal-to-noise ratio, providing for extremely fine-...ecisely study their interaction with specific antigens. Such graphene-based biosensors could detect individual binding events, given a suitable sample. For other...

ForteBio Launches Two Revolutionary High-Throughput, Label-Free Instruments: The Octet(R) RED384 and the Octet QK384

...ile conserving valuable ligand. Re-racking of used biosensors allows for optional offline regeneration and flexi...FR Part 11 compliance tools. ForteBio's Octet biosensors are disposable and are configured in a standard microplate format. Its biosensors simplify quantitation and kinetic characterization...

MIT, BU engineer cellular circuits that count events

...on computer chips, could be used to count the number of times a cell divides, or to study a sequence of developmental stages. They could also serve as biosensors that count exposures to different toxins. The team developed two types of cellular counters, both described in the May 29 issue of Science . Thoug...

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

...dditional cost per well." ForteBio's off-the-shelf biosensors can be regenerated online, enabling the cost per w...ies in a microplate format." ForteBio's Octet biosensors are configured in a standard microplate format. Its biosensors simplify quantitation and kinetic characterization...

Bridging the gap in nanoantennas

...uning concepts from radio-frequency technology. The method opens the door for targeted design of antenna-based applications including highly sensitive biosensors and extremely fast photodetectors, which could play an important role in future biomedical diagnostics and information processing. An antenna is a d...

TechConnect World Publishes Conference Agenda Featuring More than 2,700 Presentations Addressing Nano, Bio and Clean Technologies

...gn; manufacturer & instrumentation; bio analytical instrumentation; and biosensors & diagnostics. Advanced Materials Track - this track alone...using on cancer research; drug delivery; nano medicine; Bio-nano materials; biosensors & diagnostics; phage engineering, and other topics. Business...

NSF awards 14 materials research science and engineering centers

...ies in materials due to constraints similar to those occurring in biological systems. The goal is to develop novel structures for applications such as biosensors and solar cells, and developing self-powered "active" matter that can move on its own, like living matter. The New York University MRSEC on Semant...

ForteBio, Inc. Closes $25 Million In Series C Financing

...M Capital, will join the ForteBio board of directors. Since launching its Octet(R) QK System in late 2005, ForteBio has grown rapidly. It now has 11 biosensors (consumables) on the market and counts all of the leading biotechnology companies and 18 of the top 20 pharmaceutical companies as customers, many of ...
Biosensors in Biological Products

dotLab System, Single Pump from Axela Biosensors

Description: The dotLab System brings together two mature, well-understood technologies: grating-based light diffraction and immobilized capture surfaces. This combination produces a sensitive and very simple technique for the detection of molecular binding events without the use of fluorescent labels. P...
Company:Axela Biosensors

dotLab System, Dual Pump from Axela Biosensors

Description: The dotLab System brings together two mature, well-understood technologies: grating-based light diffraction and immobilized capture surfaces. This combination produces a sensitive and very simple technique for the detection of molecular binding events without the use of fluorescent labels. P...
Company:Axela Biosensors
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