Any scientist who has spent time at the bench of a biology laboratory knows that protocols can be long, repetitive and complex. With innovative research and discoveries constantly demanding higher throughput
Custom nutrition: Are your genes the only diet plan you need?
by Hayley McCausland, BS | August 20, 2020
According to CDC estimates, 139 million American adults (42%) are obese and 34 million Americans have diabetes. Every year, Americans spend upwards of $60 billion on gym memberships, diet plans, and other services dedicated to weight loss. But for many, sticking to a diet is a problem, and for some, knowing where to start can be challenging. Could a personalized diet plan based on genetic testing and real-time monitoring be a helpful tool?
How telehealth is transforming healthcare in the COVID-19 era
by Nnamdi Nelson, PhD | August 18, 2020
Telehealth has become a broad term used to describe the use of distance telecommunications to deliver medical care, encompassing preventative care, diagnosis, disease management, and patient education.
From Conception to Product: How Instrumentation Companies Connect with Bench Scientists
by Marie-Cécilia Duvernoy, PhD | June 27, 2019
A Virtual Supplement to Ease Your Pain
by Tanvi Sinha, PhD | June 24, 2019
Pain, in its very essence, is a universal experience, yet unique to each individual. It has been defined as ‘an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage’
How Artificial Intelligence is Bolstering Healthcare Advances in Therapeutics Development
by Stella Belonwu, BS | June 14, 2019
Artificial intelligence (AI) is currently one of the biggest buzz words within technology innovation. In the simplest terms, AI is a branch of computer science that involves training computers
Demystifying the Technology Transfer Process
by Huiyang Winnie Liang, PhD | June 11, 2019
For pharmaceutical and life science companies, establishing successful collaborations with academic labs goes beyond identifying the right principal investigator (PI) or technology.
Is the Medical Science Liaison Role a Good Fit for You?
by Anthony Berger, PhD | January 31, 2019
I love talking about science. I independently taught undergraduate courses throughout my graduate program. Making basic science relevant to treating disease and improving lives was an exciting challenge.
Much Needed Help for Starting a Biotech Venture
by Peter Dykstra, M.S. | January 22, 2019
Entrepreneurship is a challenge. HBO’s hit show Silicon Valley characterizes the struggles of starting a startup in the Bay Area by highlighting the ups and downs of a nascent software company
Carbon and Silicon Find an Interpreter
by Nicholas Gentry, B.S. | January 17, 2019
You awaken and roll out of bed. Your alarm stops as it receives signals from your brain indicating wakefulness. Entering the bathroom, you turn on the lights and smart mirror in front of you with your thoughts.
Can Genetic Testing Inform Opioid Prescribing Process Today?
by Sai Ganesan, PhD | October 15, 2018
Chronic pain affects 20% of the world population. The chronic pain drugs market is currently valued at $62 billion, with opioids leading the revenue contribution at 27%. Opioid analgesics have been the more effective class