Decipher is the first genomic test for postoperative prostate cancer to gain Medicare coverage, adding unique information to guide patient care after radical prostatectomy.
Having first partnered in early 2014, Brooks Automation and Chart Industries have announced that their first joint automation solution for cryogenic storage is expected to appear by the middle of this year.
Medical diagnostics supplier Randox has announced plans to create Randox Science Park, a £161-million facility that will serve as the R&D and manufacturing headquarters for the company’s existing and future products.
CLP’s January 2015 Tech Guide features calibrators and controls from vendors such as Abbott Diagnostics, Alfa Wassermann, Bio-Rad Laboratories, and Roche Diagnostics.
With funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Fio will build on its Fionet platform to strengthen ebola management in West Africa, interconnecting frontline health workers, remote managers, and health organizations.
After its ASH 2014 debut, the RainDance HemOnc Consortium, an international panel of clinical research experts, will focus on developing assays for liquid biopsy research of myeloid disorders.
A CDC report provides the first snapshot of state efforts to prevent MRSA and deadly diarrheal infections, suggesting continued improvements are needed.
In the United States, efforts to combat ebola have focused on refining the standard operating procedures necessary to protect caregivers, including new standards for donning and doffing personal protective equipment.
Accreditation by the College of American Pathologists will help the laboratory more quickly move findings from clinical trials into clinical use.
Researchers at Ohio State University have identified patterns of RNA molecules that predict response to therapy and overall survival among older acute myeloid leukemia patients.