博客 - There are currently around 850,000 people living with dementia in the UK, and the number of people affected is expected to reach 2 million by 2051. The costs associated with dementia, estimated now at £26 billion a year, are likely to treble.
博客 - From our origins testing tobacco, alcohol and food products for adulteration in the 19thcentury, LGC has built a commitment to using science for a safer world.
博客 - We have partnered with Dr Rachel Carling and the NHS England as part of the CSO’s Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP), a programme that teams up leaders in healthcare with the UK National Measurement System’s labs to solve measurement challenges in their fields.
博客 - In pregnant women and infants iodine is of particular importance as it plays a critical role in brain development. The primary sources of iodine for most people are milk and dairy products but due to increases in dairy intolerance and changes in diet, milk-products are being increasingly substituted for non-milk alternatives.
博客 - Vaccines are a relatively modern tool, with the world's fist successful vaccine being developed in 1976 for smallpox. Numbers show that when vaccinations steadily increase, rates of death from diseases like measles and polio were vastly reduced.
博客 - Pharmacogenetics, or the study of how people respond differently to medicines due to their genetics, is making a splash lately thanks to companies like Minneapolis, MN-based OneOme, which co-developed its RightMed test with Mayo Clinic
博客 - Researchers at the New York Presbyterian Hospital (NYPH) and Weill Cornell Medical Center (WCMC) presented a poster on the validation of an Oncomine™ cell-free DNA Lung Assay using ctDNA NGS standards developed by SeraCare
博客 - The team at SeraCare have been experiencing the sights and sounds of the annual AACR meeting this week in Atlanta, and they are exciting about what they're learning! Catherine Huang, Director of Product Development at SeraCare, shared her top highlights from Atlanta this week
博客 - SeraCare recently hosted a dinner seminar to discuss the very topic of how clinical labs with liquid biopsy assays can better support the development of clinical validation of liquid biopsies and then clinical utility in patient care.