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Latest Articles

Data-mining open source databases for drug repositioning using graph-based techniques

By Dr Ken McGarry & Ukeme Daniel
The analysis of ‘Big Data’ has great potential in drug discovery; however complications arise in integrating this data in a principled and coherent way.
 

Therapeutic Drug Repurposing: Repositioning and Rescue.

By Dr S Naylor & Judge M. Schonfeld
The pharmaceutical industry is still beleaguered by escalating costs, stagnant productivity and protracted timelines as it struggles to bring therapeutic drugs to market. This situation has been compounded by a ravenous generic drug sector, and patients that have morphed into a discerning consumer population.
 

Immunotherapeutics: the coming of age of cancer immunotherapy as a treatment paradigm

By Dr Jean Pierre Wery
As the oncology drug development landscape has evolved, so too have the processes, methods and equipment used in the fight against cancer. Traditional treatments such as chemotherapy and radiation therapy are still very popular and remain effective methods of fighting the disease as a whole.
 

Immunoassay Automation: hands-free platforms set to change the workflow in research labs

By Dr John Comley
The automation of immunoassays is not a new trend, but one that has already witnessed decades of innovation. However, in terms of hands-free automated processing of small batches of immunoassays, the potential end-user is fortunate to be presented with an increasing number of choices.
 

Redesigning therapeutic drug monitoring for the 21st century

By Lewis Couchman
Therapeutic drug monitoring services are a vital part of the pathology laboratory’s remit, providing essential clinical information to guide the management and treatment of a wide range of patients, from those with psychiatric disorders to post-transplantation care.
 

TMFs become key differentiator for CROs as stakeholders demand better collaboration and access

By Rik Van Mol Drug
R&D outsourcing continues to rise sharply to meet the demands of life sciences organisations’ growing pipelines, but CROs have to keep evolving or more nimble competitors will take their place.
 

The many roads to cell death: discriminating between apoptosis, necrosis & autophagy

By Dr John Abrams, Dr William G. Telford & Louise Rollins
Cell death is crucial for the proper execution of normal and pathophysiological processes and is ubiquitous in biological systems.
 

Restucturing Proteomics: the rise of next-generation affinity reagents

By Dr Paul Ko Ferrigno & Dr Jane McLeod
The ability of antibodies to bind their target proteins with some degree of specificity has elevated them to being among the most useful tools in biology and medicine, with a market value of $60 billion.
 




ProImmune Introduces ProM2™ Human Class II MHC Monomer Reagents to Study CD4+ T Cell Immune Responses

January 2015
Enabling proven tetramer analysis for detecting single antigen-specific T cells
 

Bio-Rad Adds New PrimePCR Assays for Droplet Digital PCR

October 2014
Bio-Rad Laboratories today announced the launch of new PrimePCR Assays for Droplet Digital PCR.
 

PerkinElmer Launches New AlphaLISA SureFire Ultra Assays

October 2014
Offering Reduces Assay Time By up to 50 Percent and Enhances Detection Process for Life Science Researchers
 

Bio-Rad’s New ChemiDoc Touch Imaging System Surpasses Film’s Performance, Simplifies Western Blot Detection

September 2014
Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. announces the launch of its ChemiDoc Touch Imaging System.
 

PerkinElmer Launches Innovative Solaris Optical Imaging System

September 2014
Fluorescence Technology for Small and Large Animal Imaging Advances Translational and Preclinical Research Applications
 

New Atmospheric Control Unit enhances cell-based microplate assays

September 2014
BMG LABTECH now offers an Atmospheric Control Unit (ACU) for its latest microplate reader, the CLARIOstar®, providing an ideal “walk away” solution for any cell-based assay.