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Grants Q&A Transplant

Molecular Signatures of Antibody-Mediated Rejection and Graft Outcome After Kidney Transplantation. Q&A with Dr. Dela Golshayan, M.D., Ph.D.

When Newsweek Magazine rates you the 9th best Hospital in the World, you know you are doing something remarkable!  Located in Lausanne, Switzerland, Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV) sits on Lake Geneva…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / August 31, 2020
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Grants Q&A

All Things Grants. Q&A with a Grant Reviewer and two Grant Writers – Tips & Tricks for Success.

“An advice I would give to a beginner grant writer is to take the reviewer by hand, take him one step at the time in a logical fashion through that…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / August 17, 2020
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Digital Spatial Profiling Q&A Services and Core Labs

Excellence, Cooperation, and Passion Come Together to Serve the Scientific Community. Q&A with Dr. Peter O’Toole, Director of the Bioscience Technology Facility, University of York.

Dr. Peter O’Toole, Ph.D., is the director of the Bioscience Technology Facility at the University of York in England, where he established and still leads the Imaging and Cytometry Laboratory, one of the…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / August 3, 2020
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Oncology Panels Q&A

Statistically Significant Results without the Headache. Q&A with Sarah Church, PhD, Senior Scientist at NanoString.

Talking to Sarah, whether during social gatherings or within the office walls, is always a pleasure. Dr. Church is a Senior Scientist at NanoString, and one of the warmest people…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / July 27, 2020
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Immunity Infectious Disease Publication Watch

COVID-19 Pathogenesis Steps Out of the Shadows

“Analysis of pulmonary vessels showed that widespread thrombosis with microangiopathy ─ a severe condition wherein small blood clots are formed within the tiniest of blood vessels ─ was 9x more…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / July 20, 2020
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Panels Q&A Services and Core Labs

Spotlight on a CRO: Interview with the Team of Scientists behind NeoGenomics Pharma Services.

NeoGenomics is a cancer diagnostics and pharma services company serving pharmaceutical companies and academic centers. They specialize in diagnostic, prognostic and predictive testing using the most innovative technologies. The company…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / July 8, 2020
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Oncology Q&A

Going Beyond PDL-1. Q&A with Dr. Nina Radosevic- Robin, MD.

Dr. Nina Radosevic-Robin, MD, is a Board-Certified Surgical/Molecular Pathologist at Centre Jean Perrin, a Sr. Scientist within the Unit 1240 of French National Institute for Medical Research (INSERM), and a…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / June 22, 2020
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Immunity Oncology Q&A

Why is Digital Spatial Profiling Critical to Studying Sarcomas? Q&A with Dr. Troy McEachron, Ph.D

“Whereas the EWS specimens tended to have very simple genomes, the osteosarcoma specimens looked like a hand grenade had gone off in the genome. These were the most fragmented and…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / June 15, 2020
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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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Publication Watch

The Top Ten Challenges in Cancer Immunotherapy

Cancer immunotherapy (CIT) research and investments have progressed in the past few years thank to its successful application across a…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / May 18, 2020