Tag Archives: Veridex

Cancer Diagnostic Startup Capio Moves to Wisconsin, Raises $2.9M

In certain patients who are being treated for cancer, it’s possible for cells to detach from the tumors inside their bodies and begin moving through the bloodstream. These circulating tumor cells, or CTCs, can help oncologists and other clinicians determine how a disease is progressing, and how effective treatments given to that patient have been. […]

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ApoCell Entering the Commercial Ring In Rare Tumor Cell Diagnostics

In less than a decade, the Houston-based research services company ApoCell has made a name for itself amid the developing life sciences industry in Texas. Based on its rapid revenue increases, ApoCell has been named to the Inc 5000 list of fastest-growing private US companies for the past three years. ApoCell has now set a […]

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East Coast Life Sciences Roundup: Thermo, Alkermes, Acorda, Epizyme

One big story—the Boston Marathon bombing—dominated the news this week. Boston’s healthcare system rose to the challenge of treating so many injured victims, as reported in this terrific post by Atul Gawande of the New Yorker. While the investigation into the tragedy continues, many East Coast biotech companies carried on with their business and accomplished […]

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MGH-Veridex Device Enters Challenging Arena in Cancer Testing

Mehmet Toner wants cancer doctors to be able to see what he can see. Most oncologists rely on imaging tools like CT scans, and perhaps only a single biopsy, to learn what they can about patients’ tumors and the biological traits of their cancer cells. Toner, a biomedical engineering specialist, says he can track the […]

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On-Q-ity Strikes Deal With LabCorp To Help Researchers Spot Rare Tumor Cells

On-Q-ity is betting that it can help improve cancer research and treatment by spotting the rarest of tumor cells circulating in the blood. Now the startup’s technology has found an important new benefactor in Laboratory Corporation of America (NYSE: LH). Waltham, MA-based On-Q-ity is announcing today it has formed a strategic alliance with LabCorp in […]

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