biotech

No Significant Reduction in Miscarriage Rates from NIPT Pre-Screening for Trisomy 21 as compared to invasive testing

A recent paper published by Malan et al in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) describes a clinical study conducted over two years looking into the potential for reducing risk of miscarriage when performing cell-free fetal DNA (cfDNA) testing, NIPT testing, as compared to invasive fetal testing procedures. It has been hypothesised that …

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New Technique for Measuring Gene Expression Dynamics

A recent publication in Nature highlights recent research by a collaborative team from Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, and Harvard Medical School, Boston. To understand the function of complex tissues over time, scientists have succeeded in taking expression snapshots of various genes within tissues. However, until now tools for measuring the complex interplay of the more than …

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