Tag: Mass Spectrometry

Is the Pen Mightier Than the Scalpel?

| September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Although a surgeon’s goal is to remove cancer in its entirety during excision surgery, achieving negative margins (absence of cancer cells at the outer edge of the excised tumor specimen) can be challenging. To facilitate intraoperative diagnosis, Zhang et al. from multiple institutions in Texas developed a handheld pen-like device that rapidly identifies the molecular profile of […]

Continue Reading

Biomedical Education with the Modern Day Laboratorian in Mind

| August 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Michigan State University has heeded the warning signs of the lack of continuing education as well as the staffing shortage of qualified professionals in today’s Diagnostic Laboratories and has recently rolled out an educational option that has the well-being of the modern day, budget conscious ‘laboratorian’ in mind. Because knowledge is power! The Biomedical Laboratory […]

Continue Reading

Register Now for Michigan State’s Clinical Mass Spec Online Course

| December 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

About this program This certificate program is designed for anyone in the clinical laboratory field who wants to learn about mass spectrometry and utilize this technology in the clinical laboratory. Medical laboratory scientists with training in mass spectrometry are in demand in the clinical laboratory.  No background knowledge in mass spectrometry is needed as we will cover […]

Continue Reading