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Disha Patel

12 Steps to Set up a Biomed Lab

Some lab managers get to manage a running lab, but others get a whole new challenge of being a lab manager where there is no lab yet. Each phase from having nothing to having everything in operational condition requires thoughtful decision making and involves professionals from various backgrounds.

Christian Fleischhacker

Animals: Assessment of the Effective Tissue Concentrations of Injectable Lidocaine and a Lidocaine-Impregnated Latex Band for Castration in Calves

StarFish Bio Services Manager, Nick Allan, and a team of researchers published an original research article in the MDPI journal Animals titled “Assessment of the Effective Tissue Concentrations of Injectable Lidocaine and a Lidocaine-Impregnated Latex Band for Castration in Calves“. The study sheds light on the efficacy of traditional pain mitigation methods for young dairy calves […]

Christian Fleischhacker

Foods: Photodynamic Inactivation of Foodborne Bacteria. Screening of 32 Potential Photosensitizers

Nick Allan, StarFish Bio Services Manager, and a team of researchers have published an original research article in Foods examining the potential of antimicrobial photodynamic disinfection (aPDD) as a novel approach to combat foodborne pathogens. Titled “Photodynamic Inactivation of Foodborne Bacteria: Screening of 32 Potential Photosensitizers,” the research explores the efficacy of aPDD in eliminating […]

Joris van der Heijden

Modular Rapid Prototyping for Point of Care Diagnostics

The past five years have seen mainstream adoption of molecular and lateral flow point-of-care diagnostics. To combat the challenges caused by the pandemic, thousands of diagnostic products entered the market eventually paving the way for an accelerated development roadmap. Nowadays, entrepreneurs that want to develop lateral flow or molecular diagnostics can simply find a specialized […]

Nick Allan

Canadian Medtech Entrepreneurs: Reduce your Medical Device R&D costs by 50%

5 Easy Steps to Complete a Canadian SR&ED application The Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SRED or SR&ED) Tax Incentive Program has long been the unsung hero of many of Canada’s science and technology development Cinderella stories. The Canadian SR&ED program provides support in the form of tax credits and/or refunds, to corporations, partnerships or […]

Khaled Youssef

One Platform, Versatile Solutions: Introducing a Modular Platform.

Immunoassays are the heart of most bioanalytical techniques used in clinical and research settings, allowing for accurate detection and quantification of biomolecules. The detection and quantification of an analyte is achieved using capture reagents, usually antibodies or antigens. The binding interactions between the analyte and the capture reagent are highly sensitive and specific, allowing for […]

Gary Skarja

Powering Future Cell and Gene Therapy Manufacturing

Biomanufacturing tools providers play a vital role by developing novel technologies and products to drive down manufacturing costs. This blog discusses 3 areas of technology powering the future of cell and gene therapies (CGT) manufacturing with design and development insights for each area: decentralized manufacturing, closed & automated systems and single-use technologies.

Christian Fleischhacker

Animals: Assessment of the Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Injectable Lidocaine and Lidocaine-Impregnated Latex Band for Castration and Tail Docking in Lambs

In a groundbreaking study detailed in an article titled “Assessment of the Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Injectable Lidocaine and Lidocaine-Impregnated Latex Band for Castration and Tail Docking in Lambs”. Nick Allan, StarFish Bio Services Manager, and a team of researchers explored new avenues for alleviating pain and discomfort in lambs during common husbandry practices such […]

Christian Fleischhacker

Applied Microbiology: Customizing Sanitization Protocols for Food-Borne Pathogens Based on Biofilm Formation, Surfaces, and Disinfectants

StarFish Medical Bio Services Manager, Nick Allan, co-authored an original research article titled, Customizing Sanitization Protocols for Food-Borne Pathogens Based on Biofilm Formation, Surfaces and Disinfectants – Their Two- and Three-Way Interactions, published in the December 23, 2023 online edition of Applied Microbiology. The article discusses a research study that examines the challenge of food-borne […]

Gary Skarja

BioProcessing 4.0: Building the Future of Bioprocessing

Bioprocessing (also known as biologics manufacturing) is a branch of the medical industry where bacteria, cells or enzymes are used to create and isolate biopharmaceutical products. This is broadly accomplished in multiple upstream (e.g., cell culture, cultivation and harvesting) and downstream (e.g., filtration, centrifugation and chromatography) unit operations in concert with process analytical technology.

Zhamak Abdi

Using Systems Engineering to Improve Technology Transfer for Early-Stage Biotech Companies

As an early-stage venture grows the process of technology transfer from an academic research laboratory to industry and/or scale-up setting can be a significant challenge for early-stage biotech companies. Transferring novel biotech platforms from academia into commercially relevant products requires a comprehensive mechanism that addresses funding, regulatory compliance, intellectual property, commercialization, competition, and other key […]

Khaled Youssef

The Role of Lipid Nanoparticles in Vaccine Production

The recent COVID-19 pandemic has been a reminder of how effective vaccines are for protecting public health and saving healthcare system resources. The world was brought to its knees at the beginning of the pandemic with countless heartbreaking deaths, but this tragedy catalyzed the accelerated development of different vaccines through collaboration between governments, pharmaceutical companies, […]

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