As the circle of doctors ordering drug testing expands, labs find themselves more involved in advisory and interpretive roles that go beyond running assays.
The ongoing opioid epidemic has heightened demand among physicians for more frequent and more rapid drug testing.
The company believes it can provide tests to predict patients' responsiveness to specific drugs akin to the molecular diagnostics that have now swelled the oncology space.
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.
At the ACMG meeting, Cynthia Morton said that several projects, including her team’s SEQaBOO study, are exploring the utility of genomic testing in newborn hearing screening.
The similar analytic performance of LDTs and FDA-approved tests informs the ongoing debate about the regulation of in vitro testing.
The semifinalists will receive $50,000 each to develop prototypes of their concepts for submission in the second phase of the challenge.
A microfluidic phone attachment developed at Brigham and Women's and Mass General may be the precursor of a fertility assay that men can use in the home.