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Congenica and SFI Research Centre FutureNeuro Unite to Deliver More Accurate Diagnoses for Genetic Epilepsy

 New software to deliver faster and more accurate diagnoses in genetic epilepsies is the ambition of a ground-breaking partnership between Congenica, a global provider of clinical genomics interpretation software, and FutureNeuro, the SFI Research Centre for Chronic and Rare Neurological Diseases, supported by Science Foundation Ireland. The software will be designed to work with electronic health record (EHR) systems, including the Irish electronic health record for Epilepsy, so that the entire diagnostic process, from initial DNA sequencing to determining treatment options, is available to clinicians and patients through their electronic records.

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Wickham Labs to Exhibit at Inaugural Making Pharmaceuticals Europe Conference 2018

Wickham Laboratories Ltd will exhibit on Stand 408 at the Making Pharmaceuticals Europe Conference, from the 13th - 14th March 2018 in Belgium at Brussels Expo centre. Making Pharmaceutical Europe offers a free to attend exhibition and conference featuring many companies who are involved within the pharmaceutical industry. This will be the exhibition’s inaugural event in Europe and we are proud to be supporting the expansion of the Making Pharmaceuticals tradeshow. Dr Lynne Murdoch, our head of microbiology, will also be contributing to the conference seminar programme with a discussion on the merits of rapid microbiological testing.  This presentation, MALDI-ToF in Practice; Validated Application of a Rapid Microbiological Method, will take place on 13 March at 10:10AM, Room B of the Brussels Expo centre. Join Dr Murdoch for this exciting discussion on MALDI-ToF as a quicker and more reliable method of microbial identification or visit Stand 408 to discuss your specific contract testin ...

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Cello Health announces launch of new business Cello Health Logic

Cello Health has today announced the launch of their new social media insight and analytics business, Cello Health Logic. The business, born out of Cello Health Insight’s dedicated digital division, aims to meet the need for pharmaceutical and healthcare clients to tap into and better understand the huge volume of real-world conversational data that has the potential to drive strategic decision making.

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Absolute Antibody and Kerafast Merge to Increase Access to Unique Reagents and Recombinant Antibody Technology

Absolute Antibody Ltd., an Oxford, UK-based company with a vision to make recombinant antibody technology accessible to all, and Kerafast Inc., a Boston, MA-based company with a mission to facilitate access to unique laboratory-made reagents, today announced a merger of the two companies.

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Physiomics secures third major pharmaceutical client in matter of months

Physiomics plc (AIM: PYC), a provider of technology-based solutions to predict the effects of cancer treatment regimens for the biopharma industry, is delighted to announce that it has been awarded a contract by a further major (global top-10) pharmaceutical client.  The project, which has a value of approximately £70k, is expected to be completed during the Company’s current financial year and involves the use of Physiomics’ Virtual Tumour technology in a pre-clinical setting.

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Congenica Signs Strategic Digital Health Contracts During Official UK-China Trade Mission

Collaborations and commercial contracts to advance company’s growth and role in Asia

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Novel Microfluidic Platform for Cancer Research

The new platform combines microfluidic lab-on-a-chip technology with physiologically relevant 3D spheroids to enable formation and long-term culture of 3D multicellular tumors / organoids for drug screening and individualized chemosensitivity testing

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Is R&D still valued in Life Sciences?

We interviewed Paul Overton, Global Head of Business Development & Marketing at Evotec, on how the world of R&D is changing in Life Sciences and what he predicts the future holds.

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Article on Rapid Testing Methods Published in European Pharmaceutical Review

Wickham Laboratories is pleased to announce the publication of a thought leadership piece on “Rapid Testing Methods: the cost-effective safety solution” which was featured in European Pharmaceutical Review’s December 2017 issue.

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Are you the most innovative company in Oxfordshire? Apply now for The Oxford Science Park Innovation Award, part of OXBA 2018

Oxford, UK, 24 January 2018 - Oxfordshire companies which have progressed valuable innovations over the past three years can apply now for The Oxford Science Park Innovation Award, one of 2018's Oxfordshire Business Awards. Open to companies of any size and from any sector, the deadline for applications is March 2. This is the third year that The Oxford Science Park, one of the UK's leading parks for science and technology companies, has sponsored the Innovation Award. What The Oxford Science Park's judges will be looking for is the development and/or launch within the past three years of an innovative product, process, service or business method. The development should have a quantifiable benefit, both actual and projected, against key performance indicators for the applicant organisation1. Last year's winner was Perspectum Diagnostics, which detects and measures liver and biliary diseases using medical physics and image analysis. Other entries have come from industries as diverse ...

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