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Archives for January 2011

Pacific Biomarkers Establishes Science Board to Advise on Clinical Biomarker Services

Pacific Biomarkers today announced the establishment of a Scientific Advisory Board to help it evaluate new technologies and opportunities in the clinical research space.

Exiqon Introduces GLP Compliant Services for Clinical miRNA Biomarker Screening

Exiqon A/S, a leading provider of technologies for biomarker detection, today announced the introduction of GLP compliant services for miRNA biomarker screening and diagnostic assay development for clinical trials.

Biomarker May Guide Decision for Dialysis Following Cardiac Surgery

According to the results of a multicenter study, interleukin 18 (IL18) reliably predicts the need for renal replacement therapy in patients who develop acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery.

Purdue, NIST Develop Breathalyzer to Detect Respiration Biomarkers in Real Time

Researchers at Purdue University and the National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST) recently demonstrated technology capable of detecting respiration biomarkers in real time. The approach enables detection in the parts per billion to parts per million range, at least 100 times better than previous breath-analysis technologies.