Worcester Polytechnic Institute researchers are developing an inexpensive handheld platform that could provide C. difficile test results in minutes.
Veracyte plans to launch a new version of its Percepta test and present data for a nasal swab lung cancer diagnostic this year.
The assay uses a genomic DNA signature called the metastatic potential score derived from copy number alteration analysis of specific regions of the genome.
In a study, the diagnostic and delivery capsules remained in the GI tract of pigs for more than a month and transmitted wireless temperature signals.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology spinout has created a new class of activity sensors that query the body and report back clinically relevant information.
The studies involved data from 14,000 Hispanic women and showed the 87-SNP risk score outperformed its 86-SNP score for European women.
Glycotest's biomarker test for detection of hepatocellular carcinoma calculates the amount of monosaccharide fucose that appears abnormally on specific serum glycoproteins.
Cellworks' technology predicted drug resistance in newly diagnosed patients with myelodysplastic syndromes.
The UK developers believe that their device has the potential for multiplex testing at the point of care using solid-state nanopore sensing with DNA probes.
An Australian research group is developing a diagnostic test that uses an engineered toxin to detect an abnormal sugar in the blood of ovarian cancer patients.