Phenomix Sciences Announces First Obesity Biobank Registry to Study Underlying Phenotypes

Phenomix Sciences Announces First Obesity Biobank Registry to Study Underlying Phenotypes

On a mission to conquer obesity, Phenomix Sciences has launched its first obesity biobanking registry and outcomes study. The registry will study variability in obesity by looking at genetic and environmental factors in patients, and analyze interventions that will...
Mapping Out the Human Genome by Using Genotyping

VA’s MVP Mega-Biobank Collaborates with NIH to Advance Genetic Discoveries for Veterans

Since 2011, more than 875,000 Veterans have donated their DNA to the VA Million Veteran Program (MVP). In the program, VA researchers are sequencing Veterans' genomes—a complete set of genetic material—to better understand how genes, lifestyles, and military exposures...
Qatar Biobank receives ISBER 2022 Outstanding Achievement in Biobanking Award

Qatar Biobank receives ISBER 2022 Outstanding Achievement in Biobanking Award

Dr. Nahla Afifi, Director of Qatar Biobank, a member of the Qatar Foundation, has been awarded the ISBER 2022 Award for Outstanding Achievement in Biobanking. She received the award during ISBER annual meeting “ISBER2022” as a recognition for her...
Cryopreservation Can Save the World's Rarest Species from Extinction

Cryopreservation and Biobanking Could Save the World’s Rarest Species from Extinction

Scientists at the Chester Zoo in the UK have teamed up with some of the UK’s leading animal reproduction experts and founded Nature’s SAFE, which stands for Saving Animals From Extinction. Nature’s SAFE is one of Europe’s largest living...
iSpecimen Presents New Research to Optimize Biobanking at ISBER 2022 Annual Meeting

iSpecimen Presents New Research to Optimize Biobanking at ISBER 2022 Annual Meeting

iSpecimen Inc., a global online marketplace that connects scientists in need of biospecimens for medical research with healthcare organizations that can provide them, just announced that the Company gave three presentations at this year's International Society for Biological and Environmental...
Biobank Acutelines: Patient Smart Data and Biological Samples Collection in the Emergency Room

Biobank Acutelines: Patient Smart Data and Biological Samples Collection in the Emergency Room

When you are on your way to the emergency room with sirens wailing, you feel that things are serious. But how does the doctor know what to do when so much is going wrong in the body at once?...
Covid-19 Test Laboratory Biograd Diagnostics Chooses Matrix Gemini LIMS

Covid-19 Test Laboratory Biograd Diagnostics Chooses Matrix Gemini LIMS

Autoscribe Informatics has announced that Covid-19 Test Laboratory, BioGrad Diagnostics, has adopted Matrix Gemini as its Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS). BioGrad manages client and sample data within the LIMS, driving automation and efficiency. BioGrad Diagnostics is a rapidly expanding...
UK Biocentre Granted ISO 15189:2012 Accreditation for Sample Processing and Storage Services

UK Biocentre Granted ISO 15189:2012 Accreditation for Sample Processing and Storage Services

UK Biocentre has been granted ISO 15189:2012 Accreditation by UKAS for sample processing and storage services. This landmark accreditation further extends UK Biocentre’s capabilities, increasing the scope of services it can provide to support clinical trials and studies, including...
European Commission launches the European Health Data Space for People and Science

European Commission Launches the European Health Data Space for People and Science

The European Commission launched the European Health Data Space (EHDS), one of the central building blocks of a strong European Health Union. The EHDS will help the EU to achieve a quantum leap forward in the way healthcare is...
Sample Management Specialists Win Queen's Award for Enterprise

Sample Management Specialists Win Queen’s Award for Enterprise

UK Small Business Minister Paul Scully said "This country is renowned for its entrepreneurial achievements and there is no greater showcase for it than The Queen's Awards. It is vital we celebrate the success of our businesses and recognise...