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The year saw major developments around point-of-care testing, antimicrobial resistance, and several other fields of R&D.

Our Top Stories of 2023

A roundup of this year's advances in cancer research, compliance, automation, lab management, and more!

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Swathi Kodaikal, MSc

Swathi Kodaikal, MSc, holds a master’s degree in biotechnology and has worked in places where actual science and research happen. Blending her love for writing with science, Swathi enjoys demystifying complex research findings for readers from all walks of life. On the days she doesn’t write, she learns and performs Kathak, sings, makes plans to travel, and obsesses over cleanliness.

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Published:Dec 12, 2023
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So far, 2023 has been an eventful year with the emergence of disruptive technologies, advances in conventional diagnostics and testing, and artificial intelligence’s growing presence in clinical research and health care. The year also saw major developments around multicancer detection tests and liquid biopsies, point-of-care testing, antimicrobial resistance, the impact of PFAS and PFOS, health equity, lab-developed tests, and several other fields of R&D. 

Here’s a quick roundup of content that garnered the most attention in 2023:

Top 3 Diagnostics and Testing Stories

Tackling the Rising Demand for Diagnostic Testing

The Power of RNA in Detecting Gene Fusions for Cancer Diagnostics

More Than Spit: The Untapped Potential of Saliva Collection and Testing

Top 3 Cancer Stories

Improving Cancer Therapies with Organ-on-a-Chip Technologies

A “Whole Person” Approach to Histology

Are Risk-Based MCED Tests the Future of Cancer Screening?

Top 3 Regulatory and Compliance Stories

Revised ISO 15189 Standards Place More Focus on Mitigating Risk, Patient Care

What is IVDR? How Can You Ensure Your Lab Complies with It?

How to Create a HIPAA Data Breach Notification Policy

Top 3 AI and Automation Stories

Accelerating Cytogenetics Research with AI

AI in Health Care: Balancing Benefits and Barriers

When Your Data Is Too Much to Process, Turn to AI/ML

Top 3 Sustainability Stories

PFAS: Your Questions Answered

How to Make Sustainable Choices When Selecting Vendors

When Recruiting Gen Z Talent, Clinical Labs Should Consider Green Initiatives

Top 3 Leadership and Career Development Stories

Creating a Clear Line of Sight: The Importance of Visibility and Workflow for Hospital Labs

How to Succeed as a New Medical Laboratory Professional

The Clinical Lab’s Impact on Patients, Providers, and Future Professionals

Top 3 Business and Lab Management Stories

Future-Proof Your Clinical Lab: 6 Transformations in Lab Design and Operations

How a Laboratory Information Management System Can Drive Revenue in Medical Labs

3 Pathbreaking Trends from 2023’s Award-Winning Pharma Manufacturing Facilities

Webinars of 2023

Here are our top webinars for quick viewing:

Precision Metagenomics for Infectious Disease Testing

Standardizing Stool Sampling: the Value of FDA Authorization

Minimize Variability in Microbiome Workflows to Boost Performance

Applications of Capillary Electrophoresis in Disease Testing

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