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The Pharma Proteomics Project: UK Biobank Collaborating with Biopharma Consortium to Study Plasma Proteome

UK Biobank, one of the world’s largest and most comprehensive biomedical databases and research resources, announced that a consortium of ten biopharmaceutical companies. According to UK Biobank, the Pharma Proteomics Project will be one of the world’s largest studies...

Global Cooling Inc.’s Innovative Stirling Ultracold Ultra-Low Temperature Freezers Secure Funding

Global Cooling Inc., developer and manufacturer of Stirling Ultracold ultra-low temperature (ULT) freezers featuring the innovative free-piston Stirling engine cooling system, has announced that it has secured Series B funding, led by Ohio Innovation Fund (OIF). Stirling Ultracold will use the investment for...
Dubai to Open UAE's First Robotic Biobank in 2023 to boost Medical Research and New Discoveries

Dubai to Open UAE’s First Robotic Biobank in 2023 to Boost Medical Research and...

Al Jalila Foundation, a member of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, announced that it will establish the UAE’s first robotic biobank, in partnership with the Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU) and...
The Brainstorm Consortium has analyzed data from over 1 million people.

Biobanking Science: Brainstorm Consortium Finds Genetic Link for Brain Diseases

One of the major benefits of biobanking is the ability to safely collect and store large numbers of biological samples. This allows researchers to generate large datasets to study the genetic cause of various diseases. The Brainstorm Consortium uses...

AmnioFix® Injectable Granted RMAT Designation By The FDA For The Treatment Of Osteoarthritis Of...

MiMedx Group, Inc. developed the proprietary PURION® Process that separates placental tissues collected after birth, cleans and reassembles layers, and then dehydrates the tissue for long term storage under sterile conditions. The PURION® Process removes free blood while retaining...

A2LA Accredits First Human Biobank to ISO 20387

April 3, 2020, Frederick, MD – A2LA is pleased to announce the accreditation of Forever Labs, located in Michigan, to ISO 20387:2018 for human biobanking activities. Forever Labs is the first human biobank in the United States to be...

UK Biobank Cognitive Tests – Are They Valid And Reliable?

Most participants in the UK biobank underwent web-based cognitive testing when they enrolled. The baseline test was only five minutes, consisting of Pairs Memory test, a test of visual memory, and the Reaction Time test. A subset underwent tests...

Perspectum Diagnostics LiverMultiScan cT1 Measure, A Potential Biomarker For Liver Health

Perspectum Diagnostics is an Oxford, UK based company founded in 2012, in partnership with the University of Oxford, that delivers digital technologies to help clinicians provide better care for patients with liver disease. Their vision is to empower patients...

Igenbio Expands its Services in Metagenomic Analysis

Biobanking covers not just human samples, but also plants, animals, prokaryotic and viruses. The genomic content in an environmental sample such as soil is known as the metagenome. It has been estimated that up to 99% of organisms in...

Allele Biotech to Collaborate with Cellatoz on Cell Therapy and iPSC Biobanking

Allele Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals in San Diego, California, today announced the signing of a MOU with Cellatoz Therapeutics, a South Korean corporation, to form a business relationship on areas of mutual interest in the field of cell therapy. iPSC-based cell...

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