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Quest Diagnostics Sells Remaining Stake in Q² Solutions to IQVIA for $760 million

Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, just announced the sale of its minority share in Q2 Solutions to IQVIA (NYSE: IQV), a leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions, and clinical research services to the...

World’s First WHO PQS Prequalified Refrigerated Vehicle Launched by B Medical Systems and Toyota

B Medical Systems, a global leader in the vaccine cold chain industry, Toyota Tsusho Corporation (TTC), and Toyota Motor Corporation announced today the launch of their jointly developed refrigerated vaccine transport vehicle which also has Performance, Quality and Safety...

Identification, Biobanking, and Large-Scale Production of SARS-CoV-2-Specific Memory T Lymphocytes From COVID-19 Convalescent Donors

The infectious disease with a wide and diverse range of symptoms known as COVID-19, caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) emerged as a worldwide pandemic in late 2019. In most infected patients, the virus causes mild...

Leading ULT Freezer Provider Stirling Ultracold to Merge with BioLife Solutions

Stirling Ultracold, an Ohio-based manufacturer and provider of the most energy efficient, sustainable ultra-low temperature (ULT) biorepositories has entered into a definitive agreement to merge with BioLife Solutions (NASDAQ: BLFS), a leading provider of bioproduction products and services for the Gene...

Large Study on Mental Health Genetics Launched by Estonian Biobank

Nearly every second individual is affected by a mental health problem in their lifetime, but the exact mechanisms causing these problems remain unclear. To bring more clarity to the field of mental health, the Estonian Biobank at the University...

Identification of Factors that Influence Willingness of Native Americans to Donate Biospecimens: Increasing Equity...

American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) people have a long history of lower life expectancy and higher disease burden compared with the general US populationand are more likely to suffer from chronic diseases1. Addressing AI/AN health inequities is a...

Researchers Team with DSA Biobank to Investigate the Prevalence of Eye Disease in Adults...

Drs. Dimitrios Karamichos and Melissa Petersen at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, are teaming with DownSyndrome Achieves (DSA) Biobank in Ohio to find clues about Keratoconus Dystrophy. Their research will help better identify individuals...

A Population-Based Prospective Study to Establish an Link Between Body Composition and Gastric Cancer

Gastric cancer is one of the most common and deadly cancers worldwide. Data from the GLOBOCAN database showed that gastric cancer was responsible for over 1,033,000 new cases and 78,200 deaths in 2018, ranking fifth for cancer incidence and...

New Collaboration to Discover and Develop Precision Medicines for Chronic Kidney Diseases

Collaboration will Leverage Access to the NURTuRE Patient Biobank and Evotec’s PanHunter Multi-Omics Platform to Characterize Molecular Drivers, Identify and Validate Novel Targets and Drive Patient Stratification Strategies in Kidney Disease Collaboration Will Focus on Polycystic Kidney Disease...

Down Syndrome Research Biobank Launched via a Collaboration between Cincinnati Children’s and DownSyndrome Achieves

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center has collaborated with DownSyndrome Achieves (DSA) to launch a research biobank, which serves as a central repository for biospecimens donated by individuals with Down syndrome and their immediate families. The DSA Biobank aims to improve...

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