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Advancing AI-driven skincare research and diagnostics

PathologyWatch, the leading US digital laboratory and pathology platform for dermatologists, has raised $25 million financing from a range of new and existing investors.

Seminars at Congress: the Hall 4 experience

As part of next year’s Biomedical Science Congress, the IBMS has organised a full exhibition hall programme of talks and seminars, with a principal focus on education and training.

HPLC Troubleshooting and Maintenance Techniques: a webinar

In this webinar Todd Anderson, Global Chromatography Specialist, Teledyne ISCO, will walk attendees through the most effective troubleshooting techniques chromatographers use to isolate problems in their systems

New microscope uses photonics to gain insights into ‘superbugs’

Scientists are building a new super-resolution microscope that uses laser light to study the inner workings and behaviours of superbugs to gain new insights into how they cause disease.

Multiplexing options for probe-based qPCR with unique red qPCR dye

Biotium, a life science reagent supplier and inventor of the widely used EvaGreen qPCR dye, has released EvaRuby dye for qPCR and high-resolution melt (HRM) analysis.

New PEG allergens for basophil activation assays

Alpha Laboratories has introduced new polyethylene glycol (PEG) allergens from BÜHLMANN to the UK. These are for use with the FlowCAST basophil activation assay, providing a safer approach to determine those with a hypersensitivity reaction to PEG.

Results of AI-based pathology diagnostic tool for gastric cancer

The results of Olympus’ ongoing joint research programme to create an AI-based pathology diagnostic tool with the potential to streamline pathologists’ workloads were announced at the Japan Society of Digital Pathology Study annual meeting.

New pathogen tests added to in-house veterinary PCR range

HORIBA UK has launched a number of new pathogen polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests for its POCKIT Central in-house veterinary PCR analyser.

Whole-slide scanning systems licensed for use in Canada

Motic, a leading provider of digital pathology solutions, has announced that the MoticEasyScan product line of whole-slide scanners obtained a Health Canada Class II Medical Device Licence.

Colour calibration technology in digital pathology

FFEI, a developer of digital imaging solutions, has announced the launch of Sierra Validate & Standardise (VS) Profiler. Building on the success of the Sierra colour calibration technology, this is the latest product available within the portfolio.

International diabetes brand launches into UK and Europe

ARKRAY, creator of the world’s first HLPC HbA1c clinical analyser, has launched its brand into the UK and Europe. Its innovative diabetes testing systems are being marketed and supported directly to customers, rather than through a distributor.

Support from LIMS for an innovative, distributed model of working

Scarborough Hull York Pathology Service is planning the deployment of a single laboratory information management system to consolidate the collaborative relationship that has been developed between its laboratories.

The Genomic and Microbiology Revolution: In Technology We Trust?

The 37th Annual Microbiology Conference of the British Society for Microbial Technology (BSMT) is scheduled to take place on Thursday 12 May 2022 at the Royal Air Force Museum, Hendon.

Diabetes Professional Care conference and exhibition

The return of the first face-to-face diabetes conference and exhibition, Diabetes Professional Care, for healthcare professionals in two years has created a huge buzz.

New state-of-the-art facilities for IVD and POC testing sectors

Biofortuna, a specialist contract development and manufacturing partner to the IVD and point-of-care testing sectors, has more than doubled its manufacturing capacity following relocation to new state-of-the-art facilities on Deeside, North Wales.

Insights into deadly African sleeping sickness disease

Newly published research into human African trypanosomiasis (HAT), also known as sleeping sickness, has revealed new insights into the deadly parasitic disease that threatens the lives of millions of people in 36 sub-Saharan African countries.

Every Minute Counts: a free-to-attend haemovigilance webinar

A webinar covering the effect of cumulative delays in provision of blood in cases of major bleeding is scheduled to run on 3 December (13:00 – 14:00 GMT). Click on this story for the link to register.

Investment to modernise diagnostics welcomed

Nearly £250 million is to be injected by the government into the modernisation of diagnostic care across the NHS. This will lead to improved technology, data sharing, accelerate routine care and, crucially, help tackle significant care backlogs.

Advanced cryo-EM sample support

Quantifoil, a supplier of electron microscopy (EM) sample supports, has signed an exclusive contract to add HexAuFoil advanced cryo-EM supports to its range.

Every Minute Counts: a SHOT, BBTS and NBTC joint webinar

A webinar covering the effect of cumulative delays in provision of blood in cases of major bleeding. The team will work through an illustrative case to highlight key learning points for clinical and laboratory teams.

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Every Minute Counts: a SHOT, BBTS and NBTC joint webinar

Online
3 December 2021

IBMS Biomedical Science Congress 2022

International Convention Centre, Birmingham
14-17 March 2022

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