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Digital Spatial Profiling

Breaking Boundaries with NanoString’s Digital Spatial Profiling

Recently we had a conversation with key members of the scientific leadership team at NanoString. Joe Beechem, the Senior VP of Research & Development, and Alessandra Cesano, Chief Medical Officer,…

NanoString Admin / March 29, 2018
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Design of a 770-plex Gene List for the Comprehensive Study of Neurodegeneration: The NanoString® Process

Interested in performing comprehensive multiplex gene expression analysis covering six fundamental themes of neurodegeneration: neurotransmission, neuron-glia interaction, neuroplasticity, cell structure integrity, neuroinflammation and metabolism? Wondering how you can narrow down these complex…

Erin Piazza / March 21, 2018
Spatial Transcriptomics

Digital Spatial Profiling Q&A

Q&A with Dr. Sergio Rutella: Multi-analyte studies in acute myeloid leukemia

Sergio Rutella, M.D., Ph.D. FRCPath is a Professor of Cancer Immunotherapy at the John van Geest Cancer Research Centre at Nottingham Trent University. His research focuses on acute myeloid leukemia…

Robin Lynn White / December 14, 2017
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Highlights from SITC 2017

It’s been an exciting and productive annual meeting for the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) 2017, full of ground-breaking science to share when back in the lab. For those…

Sarah Warren / November 29, 2017
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nSolver Tech

Top 5 reasons why nSolver 4.0 and Advanced Analysis 2.0 will change your (data analysis) life

Your data doesn’t fit in a box. Gone are the days of assay-specific data analysis. nSolver 4.0 is analyte focused and less assay restricted. This means that any combination of…

Joe Horsman / November 22, 2017
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3D Biology™ Technology Q&A

Q&A with Dr. David Coffey, FHCRC: Multi-analyte studies in multiple myeloma and lymphoma

David Coffey, MD, is a physician scientist with the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington. When he’s not treating patients, he’s in the lab researching blood cancers such…

Robin Lynn White / November 16, 2017
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3D Biology™ Technology

Moving Toward the Clinic- Leveraging Xenograft Models for Preclinical Anti-Cancer Studies

The use of cancer cell lines for in vitro studies of anti-cancer agents remains a primary component of preclinical drug development. These studies, however, struggle with significant pitfalls given the…

Doug Hinerfeld / November 2, 2017
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nSolver Tech

Welcome to the nSolver™ Software Tech Blog!

We love that you’re here. Here’s why you’re going to love it, too: Fun-size articles on nSolver & Advanced Analysis. In between scientific papers, grant applications, and your other lengthy…

Joe Horsman / October 25, 2017
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3D Biology™ Technology

Taking off the Blinders- The Acceleration of Integrated Multi-omic Analysis

Typically our fields require us to specialize; geneticists profile DNA and RNA, flow cytometrists look at extracellular protein markers, and system biologists look at complex data from six different instruments. We often…

Joe Horsman / October 18, 2017
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3D Biology™ Technology

Getting More from Flow Cytometry

Immunology studies rely on identifying unique cell populations, such as T cells and B cells, and then analyzing these cells to understand the biology of these cells. Studying different types…

Robin Lynn White / October 2, 2017
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3D Biology™ Technology Q&A

Multi-Analyte Analysis of Lung Cancer FFPE Samples with 3D Biology™ Technology

NanoString sat down with McGarry Houghton, M.D., Associate Member of the Clinical Research and Human Biology Divisions at Fred Hutch Cancer Research Center, to discuss how his lab is using…

Robin Lynn White / June 1, 2017
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3D Biology™ Technology

Researcher Profiles: How NanoString® Grant Program Winners are Utilizing 3D Biology™ Technology

This past February, four grant program applicants were awarded nCounter Vantage 3D™ Assays of their choice to profile 36 samples. NanoString followed up with each of the winners to explore…

Robin Lynn White / May 8, 2017