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Grants Q&A Transplant

Solid Organ Transplantation and the Immunology of Rejection. Q&A with GeoMx® Digital Spatial Profiler Grant Winner Dr. Fadi Issa

“Cancer immunotherapy and transplantation are basically the same field; one’s just the flip side of the other”. Dr. Fadi Issa Have you ever been to Oxford? Situated in the gorgeous…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / June 8, 2020
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Q&A Transplant

Searching for New Biomarkers to Prevent Organ Transplant Rejection. Q&A with HOT Panel Grant Winner Dr. Evan Farkash

Bob’s first question to me was: “How much do you want to learn about kidney pathology?” My response was that I wanted to learn as much as I could, and…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / June 1, 2020
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Q&A Services and Core Labs

Spotlight on a CRO. Q&A with Dr. Edward J. Weinstein, Ph.D., CEO and co-founder of Canopy BioSciences.

There is a lot to love in the beautiful city of St. Louis: from the quiet neighborhoods permeated with old world charm to the picturesque streets reminiscent of Paris “petites…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / May 25, 2020
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Grants Q&A

Q&A with Paola Cassoni, M.D., Ph.D., nCounter® Human Organ Transplant Panel Grant Winner. Understanding the Pathway to Organ Rejection.

Turin is a lovely Italian city situated between the western and northern borders of Italy by the Alps, looking east at the Monferrato Hills. The Mole Antonelliana, the proud city…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / May 4, 2020
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Digital Spatial Profiling Q&A

Q&A with Dr. Aubrey Thompson, Ph.D.: The GeoMx® Digital Spatial Profiler is Turning the Tables on Breast Cancer

E. Aubrey Thompson, Ph.D is a Professor in the Department of Cancer Biology at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, FL. His research focuses on breast cancer and using genomic and…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / April 27, 2020
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Q&A with Metabolic Pathways Panel Grant Winner Teresa Cardoso Delgado, Ph.D.: The Metabolomics of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)

The Liver Disease Lab (LDL) in Northern Spain is a scientifically prolific lab; collectively they published over 55 peer reviewed articles in the last 5 years. The lab studies liver…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / March 16, 2020
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Oncology Q&A

Q&A with Dr. Lisa Butterfield, PhD: Cancer Vaccines & Adoptive Cell Transfer

Dr. Lisa Butterfield, PhD recently joined the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy as Vice President focusing on cell therapies while she continues her independent cancer vaccine research as an Adjunct…

NanoString Admin / July 8, 2019
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Oncology Q&A

Q&A with Dr. Juliane Nguyen: Exosome Profiling with miRNA and Biotech’s Next Breakthrough

Dr. Juliane Nguyen is a professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Buffalo. Her Therapeutic Biomaterials Laboratory investigates using exosomes and other nanoscale carriers for the…

NanoString Admin / November 27, 2018
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Autoimmunity Q&A

Q&A with Darragh Duffy, Ph.D. – Understanding the Healthy Human Immune Response with the LabEx Milieu Interieur Project

Darragh Duffy, Ph.D., is the Scientific Manager of the LabEx Milieu Interieur project at the Institut Pasteur in Paris, France. This ambitious program started in 2011 with the mission to understand…

NanoString Admin / October 10, 2018
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Digital Spatial Profiling Neuroscience Q&A

Q&A with Dr. Stefan Prokop – Alzheimer’s: From the Amyloid Hypothesis to the Cellular Phase and Beyond

Stefan Prokop, MD, is a Neuropathologist and Research Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. His work is focused on Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) with a specific interest in…

NanoString Admin / October 2, 2018
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Digital Spatial Profiling Q&A

Q&A with Dr. Nick Reder: New Frontiers in Pathology with Digital Spatial Profiling and Light Sheet Microscopy

Dr. Nick Reder, MD, MPH, currently works at the Department of Pathology at the University of Washington in Seattle. Part of his time is spent in collaboration with mechanical engineers…

NanoString Admin / May 22, 2018
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Neuroscience Q&A

Rediscovering Microglia: Dr. Oleg Butovsky Discusses the Untapped Potential of Microglia in Neurodegenerative Diseases

Oleg Butovsky, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School. His laboratory at the Center of Neurologic Diseases in Brigham & Women’s Hospital focuses on the basic…

NanoString Admin / April 19, 2018