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Blood, Sweat, and Robots

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Bill Malone wrote a great article for Clinical laboratory News (American Assoc for Clinical Chemistry) that goes straight to the heart of the folklore and  myth surrounding the use of automation in laboratories.  Check out “Blood, Sweat, and Robots.”

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ImmunoSite Technologies Allies with Immudex for More Effective T Cell Response Monitoring

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Working together, companies offer enhanced abilities to monitor immunotherapy response in vaccine and drug studies.

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The Need for New Surrogate Markers for Immune Monitoring and Efficacy Assessment

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Current Paradigm Needs Change

It is of concern of all in pharma and biotech research fields that the number of vaccines and drugs that get to the market is very low compared to the number that enter phase I clinical trial testing. For this to change, among other improvements, new surrogate markers must be identified early on for the purpose of patient stratification, immune monitoring and/or therapeutic or prophylactic efficacy assessment.

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