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Young Microbiologist of the Year finalists unveiled by Microbiology Society

The Microbiology Society has announced the finalists of the 2022 Sir Howard Dalton Young Microbiologist of the Year competition.

Molecular Pathology sector driven by research and rising use of high-throughput sequencing technologies

The global molecular diagnostics market size is expected to reach USD 50.94 Billion in 2030 and register a revenue CAGR of 12.4% over the forecast period, according to the latest report. The rising prevalence of infectious diseases and cancer is anticipated to fuel demand for molecular diagnostic tests.

SpectrumX expands R&D division with microbiology appointments

The two new posts see an in-house microbiology laboratory established to accelerate the company’s product development.

Milton Keynes University Hospital enhances pathology information with Data Companion

PhoenixSoft’s Data Companion solution has been deployed at Milton Keynes University Hospital (MKUH) NHS Foundation Trust to provide enhanced and real-time access to pathology data to support performance monitoring and rapid response to ad hoc data queries.

Celebrate the achievements of the laboratory industry at the 2022 Lab Awards

Submissions are now open for the 2022 Lab Awards

RCPath launches new online training resource

The Royal College of Pathologists has launched the Pathology Portal, a new educational resource for trainees, practicing pathologists, scientists and those in pathology-linked roles.

New Blackpool histopathology laboratory officially opened

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals received a VIP guest of honour early in August, when Dr Michael Osborn, president of The Royal College of Pathologists, officially opened the Trust’s new histopathology laboratory.

Unravelling of genetic mechanism behind tumour formation may improve targeted treatment for cancer patients

New research - published recently in Nature - offers new opportunities to improve diagnostics and targeted therapy for many cancer patients.

BD, Accelerate Diagnostics announce global commercial collaboration

The two companies will work together to bring rapid antimicrobial identification and susceptibility diagnostics to more clinicians and patients worldwide.

Drones set to revolutionise NHS pathology deliveries in Lancashire and South Cumbria

The NHS in Lancashire and South Cumbria is set to pioneer the use of drone technology to deliver medical samples between selected hospital sites thanks to around £1.4m in UK Research and Innovation funding.

Medicines Discovery Catapult and ZEISS focus on advancing microscopy

Medicines Discovery Catapult (MDC) and ZEISS have joined forces to improve drug discovery and early development of complex medicines by harnessing the power of advanced microscopy solutions.

Introducing new cryo-EM workflow solutions

Linkam, a market leader in temperature and environmental-controlled microscopy, presented its range of cryo workflow solutions and sample characterisation tools at Microscopy and Microanalysis (M&M) 2022.

Extended range of violet and ultraviolet dyes for flow cytometry

Bio-Rad Laboratories has extended its range of StarBright dyes to include StarBright Violet 760, StarBright UltraViolet 575 and StarBright UltraViolet 605 dyes, offering improved brightness with narrow excitation and emission profiles.

Point of Care: Innovations – the confirmed programme

‘Point of Care: Innovations’ is a free-to-attend meeting for NHS staff being held in Bristol at The Bristol – Harbourside (Doyle Collection) hotel on 20 September. Click on this item to access the confirmed programme.

Point-of-care testing helps to stem post-partum haemorrhage

Point-of-care testing has found application across the breadth of healthcare, a recent prime example being the role of viscoelastic POC testing in post-partum bleeding management in obstetrics.

Testing comparable to current standards of care for amyloid diagnosis

Data from C2N Diagnostics shows that a blood test combining the Aβ42/40 ratio, a component of C2N’s PrecivityAD blood test, offers accuracy comparable to amyloid PET imaging and invasive CSF tests in identifying Alzheimer’s brain pathology.

Guideline clarifies biomarker testing of multiple cancer types

A new College of American Pathologists (CAP) evidence-based guideline is among the first to address testing based less on the cancer type or tumour origin and more on the methodology and status of a biomarker.

Risk stratification of patients with non-dysplastic Barrett’s oesophagus

The American Gastroenterological Association recently published a best practice advice article stating that the TissueCypher Barrett’s oesophagus test may be beneficial for risk-stratification in cases of non-dysplastic Barrett’s oesophagus (BE).

Automated dried spot sampling and analysis system redefines workflow

Thermo Fisher Scientific enables clinical research, toxicology and anti-doping laboratories performing dried spot sampling and analysis to utilise a new automated sample preparation and ultra-high-performance liquid chromatography (UHPLC) system.

Automation reimagines laboratory diagnostics service in Italy

San Paolo Hospital in Savona, Italy, has upgraded its Corelab-related analytical equipment. In collaboration with Beckman Coulter, the San Paolo diagnostic laboratory has installed Beckman Coulter's DxA 5000 Laboratory Automation System.

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POCT: The Power to Disrupt

The Jubilee Hotel and Conferences, Nottingham
28 March 2023

Microbiology Society Annual Conference 2023

Birmingham International Convention Centre.
17-20 April 2023

British Society for Microbial Technology Annual Microbiology Conference

Royal Air Force Museum, Hendon, London
11 May 2023

Microscience Microscopy Congress 2023 (mmc 2023, incorporating EMAG 2023)

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