LAB SAFETY

Getting a new lab space? Design it for safety now and save thousands later

By Dan Scungio, MT (ASCP), SLS, CQA (ASQ)  bio Let me tell you a story. Once upon a time, there was a laboratory manager who worked in a hospital that was designing a new stand-alone … [Read more...]

MANAGING THE LAB

5 ways to end generational stereotyping in your lab

By Dr. William A. Schiemann  bio These days, the Millennial Generation is hyped, perhaps even more than Baby Boomers were hyped in the 1950s and 1960s. As I meet with executives around the … [Read more...]

EMERGING TESTS

Biomarkers Personalize PSA Screening

Early diagnosis of prostate cancer (PCa) is marred by a lack of consensus on the best screening strategy. Prostate specific antigen (PSA) had been in widespread use for routine PCa screening, until … [Read more...]

EMERGING TESTS

New Biomarkers May Enable Personalized Prostate Cancer Screening

Early diagnosis of prostate cancer (PCa) is marred by a lack of consensus on the best screening strategy. Prostate specific antigen (PSA) had been in widespread use for routine PCa screening, until … [Read more...]

PRECISION MEDICINE

NGS Clinically Useful for Pediatric Cancers

The Precision in Pediatric Sequencing (PIPseq) Program at Columbia University Medical Center released data on its first 100 patients, which shows that integrating clinical next-generation sequencing … [Read more...]

SPECIAL FOCUS: PEDIATRICS

Sequencing Pediatric Cancer Provides Clinically Useful Information

The Precision in Pediatric Sequencing (PIPseq) Program at Columbia University Medical Center released data on its first 100 patients, which shows that integrating clinical next-generation sequencing … [Read more...]

CANCER CARE

Special Focus: The Rise of Liquid Biopsy Testing

By Lori Solomon, Editor, Diagnostic Testing & Emerging Technologies Early in the year DTET spoke to experts that predicted 2015 would be the year that liquid biopsy technology penetrates the clinical … [Read more...]

Computational Pipeline Can Analyze 1,000 Genomes a Day

A genome computational pipeline has achieved the remarkable throughput of 1,000 genomes, a speed that will enable population-scale genomics. As part of the Intel Heads In The Clouds Challenge, … [Read more...]

Special Focus: Liquid Biopsies

Liquid Biopsies for Oncology to Gain Clinical Momentum in 2015 Liquid biopsy technology holds enormous potential to transform the medical management of oncology patients by providing noninvasive, … [Read more...]

Liquid Biopsies Show Sensitivity in Monitoring Pancreatic Cancer

Liquid biopsies are sensitive enough to detect shifts in mutational load in response to treatment of patients with advanced pancreatic cancer, according to an abstract presented by Chronix Biomedical … [Read more...]


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