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Clinisys completes combination of Sunquest, HORIZON and ApolloLIMS businesses

The new global brand, known as Clinisys, serves over 3,000 customers in 34 countries.

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Junk DNA may hold the key to neurological disorders

New research has found that there is a link between non-coding DNA and certain neurological disorders such as Alzheimer’s and motor neuron disease.

Alexion acquires LogicBio for genomic medicine growth

LogicBio Therapeutics, a pioneering clinical-stage genomic medicine company, has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement under which AstraZeneca Rare Disease will acquire the company.

US partnership brings needle-free blood collection into the home

Catapult Health and Tasso have joined forces to use the Tasso+ self-sampling blood collection device as part of an annual healthcare checkup for employees of some of the USA’s largest corporations and major national health plans.

Illumina’s NovaSeq X Series to rapidly accelerate genomic discoveries

DNA sequencing and array-based technologies company Illumina has launched the NovaSeq X Series of new production-scale sequencers that will push the limits of what is possible with genomic medicine, enabling faster, more powerful, and more sustainable sequencing.

Launch of Synnovis brand is a key development for pathology partnership in London

A pathology partnership performing 32 million tests a year has been relaunched as ‘Synnovis’ – officially heralding the start of a new era for clinicians and patients in south-east London.

The Advancing Healthcare Awards 2023 - open for entries

The Advancing Healthcare Awards recognise and celebrate the work of allied health professionals, healthcare scientists and those who work alongside them in support roles, leading innovative healthcare practice across the UK.

Yourgene Health receives approval for pre-natal screening in Singapore

Yourgene Health, a leading international molecular diagnostics group, has received Health Sciences Authority (HSA) approval for its ION Nx NIPT Workflow in Singapore.

Nucleai and Propath UK announce AI partnership for immuno-oncology

The two companies are joining forces for end-to-end AI-powered spatial analysis of a 30-plex immunofluorescence immuno-oncology panel.

Paige and OptraSCAN partner to streamline digital pathology adoption

Paige and OptraSCAN have announced a partnership to streamline the adoption of digital pathology technology in the United States, European Union countries and United Kingdom.

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences announces call for grant applications

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences has shown its continuing commitment to the next generation of researchers and scientists with a call for registrations for its SPRI Grants for Genomic Research.

Compliance is king for pathology laboratories sourcing diagnostic chemicals

Laboratory professionals’ due diligence on the chemical products used in their diagnostic analysis work is increasingly vital, according to diagnostic stain and reagent manufacturer, Atom Scientific.

HORIBA Veterinary adds new rapid PCR test

HORIBA’s POCKIT Central veterinary PCR analyser E. cuniculi assay enables rapid testing of domestic rabbits for difficult to diagnose microsporidian parasite.

How are laboratories tackling misinformation?

Why opening up communication channels can stop the spread of misinformation. Aleiya Lonsdale, Head of Event at Lab Innovations 2022, discusses how the laboratory community has tried to hold back against the tide of scientific misinformation.

BIVDA and LumiraDx report on the role of rapid diagnostics in tackling AMR

The Testing Times report reflects expert opinion that supporting more widespread use of rapid diagnostic technology should be a central aim of efforts to tackle the next hidden pandemic.

Gilead Sciences completes acquisition of MiroBio

Gilead Sciences has announced the completion of its deal to acquire MiroBio, for approximately $405 million in cash.

New corrosion-resistant digital stirring hot plates

Torrey Pines Scientific has launched its new EchoTherm Model HS70 corrosion-resistant fully programmable digital stirring hot plates.

Cell membranes play a larger role than thought in allowing viruses to infect cells

Understanding where and how protein spikes invade healthy cells could advance the fight against COVID-19 and other viral illnesses.

AetherAI’s introduces AI-assisted lymph node assessment workflow

AetherAI, Asia’s leading medical image AI solution provider, has designed an AI-assisted lymph node assessment workflow, validated with clinical experiments, and revealed the improvement of micrometastasis identification sensitivity from 81% to 95%.

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