Top List: 7 Hot New Technologies for Cancer Research

SelectScience reports from the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) annual meeting in Philadelphia

27 Apr 2015


Kerry Parker, Editor-in-Chief of SelectScience (left), and Arif Butt, CEO of SelectScience (right), presented the Scientists' Choice Award™ for Best New Life Science Product of 2014 to Joseph Huff, ZEISS' Product Marketing Manager for Laser Scanning & Superresolution Microscopy

 

1. ZEISS LSM 880 With Airyscan Wins Life Science Scientists' Choice Award™

SelectScience has announced the ZEISS Microscopy ZEISS LSM 880 with Airyscan as the winner of the 2015 Scientists’ Choice Award® for Best New Life Science Product of 2014.

 

2. New Data Recognizes EKF PointMan Technology for Assessing Lung Cancer Mutation Status – EKF Diagnostics

EKF Diagnostics has announced that its PointMan™ DNA enrichment technology has been identified as an easy and useful method for non-invasively determining plasma EGFR T790M mutation status in late stage lung cancer patients.

 

3. First All-in-One Spectrophotometer/Fluorometer System – Denovix

DeNovix Inc. launched the DS-11 FX+ Spectrophotometer / Fluorometer at this year’s American Association of Cancer Research (AACR 2015) meeting.

 

4. Early Detection of Ovarian Cancer: Medical University of Vienna Demonstrates ‘Blood Biopsy’ Technology – ANGLE plc

Researchers from the Medical University of Vienna presented a scientific poster at the American Association of Cancer Research Annual meeting, detailing a protocol combining the novel microfluidic Parsortix™ technology with qPCR, to enable the molecular analysis of circulating tumor cells (CTCs) implicated in ovarian and breast cancer.

 

5. Mantra™ Quantitative Pathology Imaging System for Cancer Immunology Research – PerkinElmer

PerkinElmer, Inc. announced its wide range of cancer research solutions at the American Association for Clinical Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2015, including Mantra™ Quantitative Pathology Workstation with inForm® Advanced Image Analysis Software.

 

6. Real-Time PCR Systems Connect Researchers in the Cloud – Thermo Fisher Scientific

New real-time PCR systems that fully integrate with cloud computing technology, such as Applied Biosystems QuantStudio 3 and QuantStudio 5 Real-Time PCR systems, mark a new era in data sharing and global research collaboration.

 

7. New XFp Cell Energy Phenotype Test Determines Metabolic Potential – Seahorse Bioscience

Seahorse Bioscience introduced the XFp Cell Energy Phenotype Test Kit, which enables a unique real-time assay on live cells that determines their baseline metabolic phenotype and potential.