It’s an oft-told story that the fortune of Swedish chemist and businessman Alfred Nobel was founded on patented explosives, including dynamite. While his products were used beneficially in mining and construction applications, their wartime use in munitions gave him concern that he would be remembered solely as a ‘merchant of death’. Consequently, Nobel set aside […]
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According to our colleagues at Kalorama Information, it is an exciting and interesting time to be involved in the nearly $4 billion cell and gene therapy industry. The science is moving ahead and now the industry needs to industrialize and standardize the manufacturing and commercialization of products. The industry is moving in the direction of […]
The latest report from SDi examines the bioprocessing market which they project will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.0% during the next five years. The global demand for biopharmaceuticals is expanding at a rapid pace, as they are more extensively accepted for the clinical treatment of a wide range of ailments. […]
The development of cell and gene therapies has become an essential component of cancer and genetic disease research and treatment. Consequently, regulatory approvals for cell and gene therapy have begun to increase globally. As a result, cell and gene therapy research has expanded into other areas of medicine, such as treatments for autoimmune and dermatological diseases.
More than 3,000 scientists have now participated in our ongoing tracking survey about the status of their labs and the impact COVID-19 is having on their research. These scientists have shared with us the affect on their lab’s operations, the actions taken by their organizations in response to the pandemic, how they anticipate their lab […]
The chromatography market includes both gas and liquid separation techniques. All chromatography instruments incorporate the following: a sample-introduction port of some type; a delivery system for a mobile phase carrier which moves the sample through the system; a stationary phase, which may be held within a column, a capillary and one or more detectors that […]
Sample preparation refers to the ways in which a sample is treated prior to its analyses. At first glance, sample preparation may seem like the most routine aspect of an analytical protocol. However, it is critical to remember that any test result is only as good as the sample preparation that has preceded it. As […]
Politico reported today that CDC Director Robert Redfield said on Tuesday that he is not confident that U.S. labs have an adequate stock of the supplies used to extract genetic material from any virus in a patient’s sample — a critical step in coronavirus testing. The article goes on to quote Michael Mina, MD, PhD […]
Life science instrumentation is the largest category of the instrumentation industry. It consists of 12 technology segments, with an ever-growing range of applications that offer significant opportunities for discovery, innovation, and expansion, while also serving niche research markets. Nucleic acid-based analysis remains at the forefront of research, as does research into gene expression, proteins […]
The demand for pharmaceuticals grows higher each year, as the global population ages and diseases once associated with so-called developed regions, become more prominent in other areas. As medical knowledge elucidates the underlying causes and mechanisms of various diseases in fine detail, approaches to disease treatment are shifting. With the rise of precision medicine, medical […]
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