diagnostics


SlipChip technology for digital PCR

Executive “TL;DR” Summary: An interesting platform called SlipChip with potential point-of-care applications, for fast and potentially very inexpensive digital PCR While at the recent Next Generation Diagnostics Summit (organized by the Cambridge Healthtech Institute and held in Washington DC August 15-18 2017), you get exposed to many specific topics within […]


The immune system and cancer immunotherapy

A ‘gold rush’ multi-billion dollar business, three targets, four cancer drugs, four antibody-based companion diagnostic tests, sixteen FDA approvals The human immune system is remarkable. When you think about the preponderance of death by infectious disease throughout history, the top two causes of death in 1900 was influenza and pneumonia, […]