A $45 million funding round completed by DiaCarta to help develop a liquid biopsy test for colorectal cancer is just the latest proof that venture capitalists continue to see liquid biopsy companies as an attractive investment.
Stanford researchers aim to simplify HIV testing and boost early detection rates through a saliva-based test.
A molecular diagnostics company wants to expand its new cartridge-based platform to help orthopedic surgeons make more informed care decisions for patients with a potential joint infection.
Panelists at the recent J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco, CA were charged with separating the hype from the reality in the field of diagnostics and offered insight into what products will win in the space.
The developer seeks to introduce a low-cost, point-of-care test that could deliver quick results with the help of a smartphone app.
FDA approved Foundation Medicine's companion diagnostic test for solid tumors, making it the first of its kind on the U.S. market.
A recent scientific statement by the American Heart Association shines a spotlight on cardiovascular genomic testing and gives a nod to two such technologies that are currently on the market.
FDA approved the Roche cobas Zika as the first commercially-available blood donor screening test for Zika virus.
Angle, a cell diagnostics company with a novel harvesting technology for circulating tumor cells and megakaryocytes, inks two major agreements, including a co-marketing partnership with Qiagen.
Education and additional rapid diagnostics are needed to help save lives, say advocates. Daphne Allen Deaths from antimicrobial resistance (AMR) could reach 10 million annually by 2050, fears a new industry alliance. Diagnostics manufacturers (along with those developing pharmaceutical...
The 60-second rapid HIV test, INSTI, receives innovative technology award. HIV-positive patients may not always know they are infected. Routine screening has been a challenge, but one potential solution has just won an innovative technology award and a group purchasing contract with one of the...
The National Academy of Sciences has become the first major institution to endorse the use of gene-editing technology in human embryos to prevent the birth of children with serious diseases. Kristopher Sturgis A diagram of the CRISPR prokaryotic viral defense mechanism. The...