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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…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / March 1, 2021

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…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / February 8, 2021
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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…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / January 19, 2021
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Oncology

NanoString Proudly Introduces the new nCounter® Canine IO Panel.

It may have happened to you, as it happened to some of us here at NanoString®: the furry, four-legged trouble-making family member you just can’t stay mad at is sick,…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / January 5, 2021
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Events

AMP-ed Up for Clinical Evaluation with GeoMx DSP

The Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP) joined the list of conferences to go virtual in 2020. NanoString was online with workshops highlighting uses for the groundbreaking GeoMx® Digital Spatial Profiler…

NanoString Admin / December 21, 2020
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Events Oncology

SITC in Focus: CAR-T Cell Therapy

The Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) held its annual meeting online this year. Notable were the presentations in New Approaches for CAR-T Cell Therapies: Technology Symposium Featuring GeoMx® Digital…

NanoString Admin / December 7, 2020
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Events

ASHG 2020: Binge-worthy Presentations

The annual conference of the American Society of Human Genomics (ASHG) was held virtually this year. One of the upsides of virtual conferences is the ability to pause, rewind, and…

NanoString Admin / November 26, 2020
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Infectious Disease Publication Watch

COVID-19: The Fall Edition

Normally, the months of September and October are dotted with important dates—end of summer barbeques, the first day of school, joyful plans for Halloween and excitement for the upcoming Holiday…

NanoString Admin / November 12, 2020
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Q&A Services and Core Labs

Vision, Cutting-Edge Technology, and Deep Expertise. Interview with the Scientists at Propath UK, the Royals Among the CROs.

A few years ago, the UK Prime Minister’s office announced that Propath, a trusted specialist in molecular pathology for biopharmaceutical research and development, had been nominated to receive a Queen’s…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / November 2, 2020
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Q&A

ROSALIND® by OnRamp Bio: A new platform for nCounter® expression analysis.

Recently NanoString® has announced its partnership with OnRamp Bioinformatics, a provider of cloud-based genomic analysis tools, to integrate our knowledge and expertise into an optimized analysis experience for nCounter with…

Elizabeth Schneider / October 19, 2020
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Oncology

From an Egyptian Papyrus to the Hallmarks of Cancer: A Journey through the Development of Knowledge in Oncology Research

The word “cancer” was used for the first time in ancient Greece by Hippocrates, often termed the Father of Medicine for his contributions to modern medical practice. Even prior to…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / September 29, 2020
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Q&A Services and Core Labs

Serotonin, Gut-Brain-Microbiome Axis and an Inspired Young Scientist. How a Core Facility is Born. Q&A with Prof. Beate Niesler, Institute of Human Genetics, University of Heidelberg, Germany.

Imagine you are setting up for an interview with a prominent professor at the University of Heidelberg in Germany, in which you will focus on how a scientific interest triggered…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / September 14, 2020