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Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. QuantuMDx announced today that it received funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to further develop and test its CAPTURE-XT™ pathogen concentration technology and Q-POC™ molecular diagnostic (MDx) platform for rapid low cost TB detection and drug susceptibility testing (DST) in response to World Health Organisation target product profiles. The(…)
200m to 1 genetically identical triplets confirmed by NorthGene following partnership with The Multiple Birth Foundation
NEWCASTLE, UK. NorthGene, who partner with The Multiple Births Foundation for twin/triplet zygosity testing, was delighted to advise new mother of triplets, Becki-Jo Allen, that her three children were genetically identical. The likelihood of triplets is in the astonishing order of 200 million to one as identical triplets occur when the fertilised egg splits not(…)
NorthGene honoured to have been entrusted to undertake a DNA test on behalf of The Archbishop of Canterbury
NorthGene considers itself highly privileged to have been invited to conduct the testing, which led to confirmation of paternity for The Most Reverend, the Lord Archbishop of Canterbury as disclosed within Charles Moore’s article in The Telegraph today. The laboratory testing was overseen by renowned genetics expert and the Chief Medical Officer for NorthGene, Professor(…)
The UK’s Minister for Life Sciences, George Freeman MP, today officially opened QuantuMDx’s new HQ and laboratory complex in Newcastle upon Tyne’s Quayside area. Celebrating the first commercial laboratory to be opened in Newcastle’s city centre for many years CEO Elaine Warburton commented “I’m delighted to welcome the minister to our new HQ at The(…)
QuantuMDx announced today that co-founder Jonathan O’Halloran has been awarded the European Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of the Year 2015 in the SME category. Presented by EIRMA and Spinverse, it is the leading European award honouring excellence in technology and innovation in Europe. The jury is comprised of industry experts including former CTO of Nokia(…)