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...
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...
How Biobanks Weathered the Covid-19 Storm

How Biobanks Weathered the Covid-19 Storm

Just as many industries across the globe were affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, biobanks worldwide were also feeling the strain. The facilities had to deal with operational changes, disruption to their supply chains, loss of staff members to illness, issues...
Ultra-Low Temperature Storage of Tissues and Blood Specimens

Ultra-Low Temperature Storage of Tissues and Blood Specimens

Every year, millions of biospecimens, including human tissues and blood, are preserved around the world for disease diagnosis and research. Biological samples can be maintained for extended periods of time for future use or to allow transportation to different...