imaging

The firm's Cell-CT platform takes photos of an epithelial cell spinning through a microfluidic tube to produce a 3D image to find defects linked to lung cancer.

Using deep learning, researchers attempted to classify non-small lung cancer subtypes and predict lung adenocarcinoma mutations from histopathology slides.

Using a technology called optical stretching, investigators found that they could distinguish oral cancer cells from normal cells based on how soft or deformable they were.

The deals cover Plexbio's IntelliPlex 1000 πCode Processor and the PlexBio 100 Fluorescent Analyzer for the IVD and life science research markets.

Illumina Ventures was the sole investor in the Series A1 round, which will go toward Cernostics' clinical and market development studies for its TissueCypher Barrett's Esophagus assay.

Randox believes its cash commitment will fill its clinical diagnostics pipeline for years to come, and collaborators include specialists in high-resolution imaging and nanotechnology.

VisualDx, maker of an image-based clinical decision support system, has a new app to help iPhone users analyze skin lesions nearly instantaneously.

At the European Society of Human Genetics annual meeting in Copenhagen this week, several groups presented studies involving automated facial analysis software. 

FDNA's Face2Gene suite analyzes phenotypic data, including facial features, from rare disease patients.

Chromosomes

The firm's first assay will be for Hodgkin lymphoma, but a liquid biopsy test for prostate cancer has also shown strong predictive power in initial validation data.

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