A discussion on advances in biomarker research
Next Frontier in Cellular Therapy: A Q&A on Characterizing CAR-T Cells on a Grand Scale
In early June 2021, NanoString and the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy (PICI) announced a multi-center collaboration to characterize 800 CAR-T samples in a unique and concerted effort to understand…
Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine
What is Regenerative Medicine?
Regeneration or tissue renewal is an inherent characteristic of several mammalian tissues, such as epithelia and blood cells. In these tissues, multipotent stem cells can self-renew or differentiate into multiple…
CRO Spotlight: Invest in Today for a Better Tomorrow. A Chat with Oncocyte™ on Its Vision for a Disease-Free Future.
Oncocyte™ is a molecular diagnostic company located in Irvine, CA. It provides services aimed to accelerate and optimize the diagnosis and treatment of cancer with both patented tests and biopharma…
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Pioneers in Spatial Transcriptomics: The Birth of GeoMx® DSP
“A rose started off a bud, a bird started off an egg, and a forest started off a seed.” (Matshona Dhliwayo, author and philosopher). It may seem odd, but the…
nCounter Publication Watch
2020: Science Didn’t Stop. Publications Watch.
In early March 2020, when the world turned upside down, we at NanoString told ourselves and our customers “Science doesn’t stop, neither should you” and it turns out our customers…
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Pluripotent Stem Cells: How to Best Use Them in Your Research
Pluripotent stem cells are an attractive option for cell therapy as they can proliferate infinitely and differentiate into any tissue. Scientists started to use mouse-derived embryonic stem cells in the…
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Why Spatial Biology?
Spatial Transcriptomics is used to determine subcellular localization of mRNA molecules. NanoString explains how this data enhances research.
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Spatial Biology was named Method of the Year by Nature Methods
Established in 2007, the Nature Methods’ “Method of Year” feature has covered the most revolutionary methodological developments in life science research. Starting in 2007, the Method of Year winner was,…
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The Best Spatial Biology Publications from 2020
Exploration is in our DNA. As Homo Sapiens developed in the habitable regions of Africa, search of new food sources, climate changes, and mere curiosity pushed us beyond our confines…
Oncology Panels Q&A
A “Tail” of Two Species: New Canine Immuno-Oncology Research Offering.
NanoString has an unparalleled and longstanding tradition of developing best in class cancer research tools, thanks to an extensive knowledge accumulated in a decade of interrogating all aspects of the…
Clinical Research Infectious Disease Oncology
Of Mice and Men: The importance of Mouse Models in Research.
Many animals share common biology with humans, are affected by similar diseases, and may have a comparable response to certain treatments. Animal models are thus useful to address scientific questions…
Infectious Disease Publication Watch
The Coronavirus Vaccine Ushers in Hope for 2021
Vaccines: biological agents eliciting an immune response to a specific antigen derived from an infectious disease-causing pathogen. The concept of a “vaccine” emerged in 1796, when Edward Jenner developed the…