On Friday March 16, 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) took action to advance innovative personalized medicine for Medicare patients with cancer. CMS announced it has finalized a National Coverage Determination that covers diagnostic laboratory tests using Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) for patients with advanced cancer. This decision is likely to accelerate […]

BioInformatics Inc., the leading market research firm supporting the analytical instrumentation and life science industries, and owner of The Science Advisory Board®, is pleased to announce the acquisition of IMV Publishing. This latest acquisition by BioInformatics Inc. creates an integrated business information and media group delivering high-value content to the market’s buyers and sellers using […]

With PITTCON in the rear view mirror and the success of our Global Assessment Report release, we take a moment to reflect on what the conference means to us! As the largest annual trade show in North America for analytical laboratory products, PITTCON draws a vast range of visitors from all over the world, including […]

Strategic Directions International (SDi), a division of BioInformatics Inc., just released the SDi Global Assessment Report 2018: The Laboratory Analytical & Life Science Instrumentation Industry. In this article we discuss some of key trends we observed in 2018 and our analysis of where the industry will find opportunities for growth in 2018. The 800+ page […]

Last week, we highlighted key advantages of Portable Molecular Spectroscopy. While portable spectrometers make it possible to analyze unknown materials, analyzing unknown and unexplored information from DNA is just as crucial. Recently, scientists have been able to gather much information from our exons, the parts of DNA that are considered coding regions for proteins. However, […]