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Chip-Phone System Detects Disease Biomarkers

A biomedical engineering team created a chip device attached to a smartphone that detects indicators of disease in blood faster than today’s more expensive lab tests. . . . → Read More: Chip-Phone System Detects Disease Biomarkers

Lab-On-Chip Quickly Isolates, Captures Exosomes

Tests of a lab-on-a-chip system show the device can rapidly isolate and recover cellular carriers of biomarkers useful in detecting cancer and other diseases. . . . → Read More: Lab-On-Chip Quickly Isolates, Captures Exosomes

Engineered Bacteria Designed to Detect Gut Inflammation

A bioengineering team at Rice University developed a genetically modified form of bacteria that in lab mice detects inflammatory diseases in the gut. . . . → Read More: Engineered Bacteria Designed to Detect Gut Inflammation

Precision Medicine, “My Hope for the Future”

A meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. today heard about one person’s struggle with cystic fibrosis and her hope for precision medicine to provide a cure. . . . → Read More: Precision Medicine, “My Hope for the Future”

Test of Nasal Skin Cells Found to Detect Lung Cancer

A diagnostic test analyzing the genes in skin cells from nasal passages can detect lung cancer, and the absence of cancer, as accurately as more invasive samples from the airways. . . . → Read More: Test of Nasal Skin Cells Found to Detect Lung Cancer

Cancer Drug Shown to Improve Survival Time in Dogs

A drug to treat a deadly cancer in dogs was shown in a clinical trial to extend the survival time of canine patients by 6 months or more, with potential applications in humans. . . . → Read More: Cancer Drug Shown to Improve Survival Time in Dogs

Trial Planned to Evaluate CTE Blood Test

A clinical trial is planned of a blood test to detect an indicator of chronic traumatic encephalopathy. or CTE. a neurodegenerative disease associated with collision sports. . . . → Read More: Trial Planned to Evaluate CTE Blood Test

Trial to Test Liquid Biopsy for Breast Cancer Complication

A clinical trial plans to assess the use of a blood test to diagnose neurological complications from the spread of breast cancer. . . . → Read More: Trial to Test Liquid Biopsy for Breast Cancer Complication

Liquid Biopsy Better Detects Lung Cancer Mutations

Tests of blood and urine from patients with a common form of lung cancer show these liquid biopsies more accurately identified cancer-causing mutations than traditional tissue sample biopsies. . . . → Read More: Liquid Biopsy Better Detects Lung Cancer Mutations

Patent Awarded for Cancer-Fighting Antibody

A synthetic engineered antibody developed by MabVax Therapeutics that binds to solid tumor cells for cancer diagnostics and treatment received a U.S. patent. . . . → Read More: Patent Awarded for Cancer-Fighting Antibody