Researchers have discovered a difference between radiation-sensitive and radiation-resistant tumors that could be utilized to assess tumor response, potentially sparing some patients of the toxic side effects of ineffective radiation therapy.
Challenges and opportunities in bioanalytical support for gene therapy medicinal product development
This review article from Bioanalysis> summarizes recent practices and considerations in bioanalytical support of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics evaluations in gene therapy development with insight into method design, development and validations.
A new microfluidics device has been developed that could detect individual cancer cells in blood and has the potential to be used for liquid biopsies.
This editorial provides an insight into the advancing field of microsampling as a tool to monitor critically ill patients in the clinic, highlighting the need for further development to ensure patients receive the highest quality of care.
A novel protein has been discovered that could be a useful blood-based biomarker to monitor the progression of inherited Alzheimer’s disease, over a decade before the clinical symptoms appear.
Researchers have used mass spectrometry to analyze blister fluid in order to aid the diagnosis of burn severity.
A new molecular engineering method, termed TAC-seq, has been developed to enhance the precision of clinical biomarker analysis.
A small implantable device using LEDs has been developed to treat bladder problems, with the potential to replace current medications and electronic stimulators.
Find out more about the latest news in cardiovascular research including the development of disease biomarkers and cardiomyocyte sensors in this round-up.
Researchers from McMaster University (Ontario, Canada) have discovered several new biomarkers that could allow earlier detection of cystic fibrosis from a single drop of blood.