Top List: Latest Mass Spectrometry News and Interviews

A round up of the latest mass spectrometry related news, interviews and videos from around the world

13 Oct 2016


Our exclusive Clinical Mass Spectrometry Special Feature is now live! This article is a round-up of some of the most recent news and interviews published recently on SelectScience®. Learn about the most advanced technologies available and read exclusive interviews with mass spectrometry experts.

1. NEWS: Thermo Fisher Scientific Showcased Advanced Proteomics Research Solutions at HUPO 2016

At the Human Proteome Organization World Congress (HUPO) 2016 in Taiwan, Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., showcased a range of solutions designed to accelerate innovation and discovery in the most demanding proteomics research applications. The featured technologies were presented at the 15th HUPO World Congress, September 18-22, Taipei International Convention Center.

2. NEWS: GCMS-TQ8050 Triple Quadrupole GC-MS: One of the Highest Sensitivity Levels Worldwide

Shimadzu has released the GCMS-TQ8050 Triple Quadrupole GC-MS. This ultra-high-sensitivity GC-MS/MS system offers both robustness and one of the highest sensitivity levels in the world. 

3. EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Modern Sample Preparation Solutions Bring Mass Spec to the Clinical Research Lab

Nicholas Manicke is a mass spectrometry expert and Professor of Chemistry at the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), U.S. In this interview with SelectScience’s Associate Clinical Editor, Sonia Nicholas, Nicholas discusses the very latest, state-of-the-art technology available for mass spectrometry sample preparation.

4. EXCLUSIVE ARTICLE: Gas Generators Power State-of-the-Art Olympic Technology

Mass spectrometry (MS) analysis is absolutely essential for the accurate and reliable identification of prohibited drugs in the anti-doping fight. But while knowledge of the advantages of MS over immunoassay analysis is increasing, many laboratories remain unaware of the importance of the use of laboratory gas generators.

5. NEWS: Waters Announces New Reference Library for Metabolite Profiling

Waters Corporation has introduced a new metabolic profiling reference library for use during ion mobility mass spectrometry-based research. The Metabolic Profiling CCS Library includes more than 900 measurements of collision cross-section values, which measure the gas phase three-dimensional shape of a molecule for an additional identification coordinate used to confirm analytical results.

6. VIDEO: Mass Spectrometry Enables Top WADA Lab to Beat the Cheats

Professor Francisco Radler, Head of the Brazilian Doping Control Laboratory - LADETEC – UFRJ, discusses the use of state-of-the-art mass spectrometry in the fight against doping. Watch the video to find out how this important laboratory is able to provide the highest quality results and detect the use of prohibited substances in sporting events.

7. EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Mass Spectrometry Workflow Automation Optimizes Clinical Analysis at Kings College Hospital, London

Lewis Couchman, Clinical Scientist at Viapath, based at Kings College Hospital, London, and currently completing a part-time PhD looking at the clinical applications of mass spectrometry, discusses advances in mass spectrometry workflow automation for clinical analysis. Read the interview to learn how evolving technology and advances in sample preparation and separation are enabling clinical laboratories to benefit from the improved efficiency and higher quality results that mass spectrometry can provide. 


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