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...]

EMERGING MARKETS

Blood-Based Concussion Diagnostic Tests

There is a great need for better tools to diagnose concussion. Currently, there is no single marker of panel of markers in widespread clinical use and diagnosis remains based on clinical judgment. But … [Read more...]

CAREERS

Dx Jobs Market: Survey Highlights Importance of Soft Skills in Hiring of New Pathologists

Like any other professional, new pathology graduates need a combination of technical and "soft" skills to succeed. If you think that sounds like a truism, consider the new survey documenting … [Read more...]

EMERGING MARKETS

Key Players in Blood-Based Concussion Testing Market

There is a great need for better tools to diagnose concussion. Currently, there is no single marker or panel of markers in widespread clinical use and diagnosis remains based on clinical judgment. But … [Read more...]

JOBS

Survey Says New Pathologists Need “Soft” Skills for Success

Like any other professional, new pathology graduates need a combination of technical and "soft" skills to succeed. If you think that sounds like a truism, consider the new survey documenting how … [Read more...]

MARKET TRENDS

FDA EUAs for Zika Tests
(As of March 15, 2017)

Date Issued Test Company Feb. 26, 2016* CDC Zika Immunoglobulin M (IgM) Antibody Capture Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay Zika MAC-ELISA March 17, 2016* CDC Trioplex Real-time RT-PCR … [Read more...]

MARKET TRENDS

Emerging Markets: The Rapid Rise of Commercial Zika Diagnostics

The rapid emergence of the Zika threat is creating a new in vitro diagnostics market that did not exist a year ago. Here's a quick overview of the Zika market, how it developed and where it stands … [Read more...]

INVESTMENTS

Inside the Lab Industry: Silicon Valley Bank Reports Steady 2016 Dx Investments, Declining Exits

Investments in the diagnostics and tools (Dx/Tools) sector remained steady in 2016, according to Silicon Valley Bank's annual report, Trends in Healthcare Investments and Exits 2017. The report's … [Read more...]

NEWS

The 6 Things Labs Need to Know About the Trump Travel Ban

Although the first Trump travel ban didn't survive, a new version is already in the works. Although we don't yet know the details, the expectation is that the new travel ban will look a whole lot like … [Read more...]

NEWS

Industry Newsmaker: Veracyte, Inc. Scores Big with Percepta and Affirma GEC

Veracyte, Inc. is a leader in developing noninvasive genomic diagnostic tests for lung cancer. And in February, Veracyte's share of this lucrative market grew significantly. Percepta Gets Thumbs Up … [Read more...]


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