Tissue-Based Testing

News on immunohistochemistry and other tissue-based testing methods.

They noted that CCL11, a protein biomarker, was significantly elevated in autopsies of American footballers diagnosed with chronic traumatic encephalopathy.

Named the MasSpec Pen, the instrument consists of a handheld ionization device that can analyze the molecular content of patient tissue in real time.

In a recent study the researchers used the approach to measure levels of eight proteins in a breast cancer tissue section using a total of 180 antibody spots.

Total revenues reached $2.54 billion during the quarter, while LabCorp Diagnostics' revenues rose more than 8 percent to $1.80 billion. 

OncoDNA said that it will use next-generation sequencing and immunohistochemistry assays to analyze patient to identify potential biomarkers and molecular alterations.