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Tools & Techniques

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?

Tools & Techniques Cancer

Getting Smart with Clinical Trials

| Joy Yucaitis

Liquid biopsy technology could help boost clinical trial success.

Tools & Techniques Cell & gene therapy

Stem Cell Stepping Stones

| Roisin McGuigan

A new treatment for STAT1 mutations has a disappointingly low success rate – but shows potential.

Tools & Techniques Genetics

Metabolic Mystery Revealed

| Michael Schubert

A new GWAS shows that anorexia nervosa is not purely psychiatric – metabolic factors also play a role.

Tools & Techniques Cancer

The Rise of ctDNA, Part Two

| Michael Schubert

Circulating tumor DNA profiling can yield new insights into early-stage lung cancer evolution.

Tools & Techniques Cancer

The Rise of ctDNA, Part One

| Roisin McGuigan

New ctDNA assays could make more metastatic melanoma cases detectable.

Tools & Techniques Cancer

Cracking Cancer’s Code

| Roisin McGuigan

Sitting Down With George Calin, Professor, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA.

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