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"This study offers hope to patients, since each attack in NMO can cause loss of visual or motor function," says Sean Pittock, M.D., a Mayo Clinic neurologist and first author.
Breath Diagnostics, Inc. and Mayo Clinic Laboratories have announced a collaboration to develop clinical diagnostic tests that use patient breath samples to identify individual biomarkers that can predict a spectrum of diseases. The two organizations will initially focus on a test that can detect lung cancer.
Advanced Biological Laboratories (ABL), S.A., a Luxembourg-based diagnostics company and leader in virology genotyping, and Mayo Clinic Laboratories have announced a collaboration. The two organizations are working together to develop a clinical test that will detect mutations associated with antiviral resistance in human cytomegalovirus.
numares and Mayo Clinic Laboratories have announced a collaboration to develop clinical diagnostic tests that will measure clusters of risk factors as opposed to individual biomarkers. The unique testing will use nuclear magnetic resonance technology, focusing on cardiovascular disease, kidney disease and liver cancer—among a few other specific diseases.