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Diagnostics & prognostics

Outside the Lab Diagnostics & prognostics

TRI a New Kind of Spectrometer

| Michael Schubert

An inexpensive, smartphone-based device could offer a wide range of point-of-care tests.

Disease Area Diagnostics & prognostics

When Minutes Matter

| Michael Schubert

New tests can speed up the diagnosis of severe sepsis, ensuring patients get the right treatment.

Tools & Techniques Immunology

Inside Intestinal Disease

| Sheena Cruickshank

Gut mucus microbiota could lead to earlier diagnosis, or even prediction, of inflammatory bowel disease.

Disease Area Diagnostics & prognostics

Good on Paper

| Andres W. Martinez

As we develop new POCTs for resource-limited settings, the humble sheet of paper has a lot to offer.

Disease Area Diagnostics & prognostics

Beating the Clock in Brain Injury

| Roisin McGuigan

Diagnosis and prognosis of brain injury can be complex – but is simple blood test on the horizon?

Tools & Techniques Cancer

Rush at Your Peril

| Eleftherios P. Diamandis

False discoveries have plagued biomarker research for years: don't trust everything you read.

Tools & Techniques Analytical science

The Hunt for an HD Blood Test

| Roisin McGuigan

Do we finally have an effective blood biomarker for studying progression of Huntington’s disease?

Tools & Techniques Immunology

The ABCs of Autoimmunity

| Michael Schubert

A unique type of B cell appears to play a role in the development of autoimmune disorders.

Tools & Techniques Analytical science

The Importance of Chiral Metabolomics

| Tomonori Kimura

Could chiral amino acids function as biomarkers for kidney disease?

Tools & Techniques Cancer

CEA: Overlooked and Underused

| Roisin McGuigan

Could an existing blood test improve treatment choices – and outcomes – for some colon cancer patients?

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