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Read article ADCs at the Forefront of J.P. Morgan Annual Conference in 2024

If you are part of the Biotech/Pharma community, you may be familiar with the (J.P. Morgan) JPM Healthcare Conference that takes place annually in January and typically in San Francisco. This was the 42nd Annual JPM Healthcare Conference and it is the world’s largest healthcare symposium. This year the mood…

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Read article Securing Our Shared Future: KCAS Bio Leads the Way in Biopharma Data Security

In the fast-paced and highly competitive landscape of contract research organizations (CROs) — where data serves as the cornerstone for all operations — robust data security practices are paramount. CROs play a pivotal role in the biopharma industry. They serve as trusted partners for conducting crucial studies and managing sensitive…

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Read article Ultrasensitive Immunoassays: From cutting-edge technological innovation to proof of utility

Immunoassays are bioanalytical methods that generally use antibodies to detect and quantify specific analytes, often proteins, in biological samples. The process involves the capture of a target protein by an immobilized antibody, followed by its detection with another antibody conjugated either to enzymes, such as phosphatase alkaline or horseradish peroxidase…

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Read article Immunogenicity: A Comparative Analysis of Assessment Methods

Immunogenicity refers to the ability of a substance, such as an antigen or a vaccine, to provoke an immune response in an organism. The recognition of the substance as foreign triggers an immune response, which involves the production of antibodies and the activation of immune cells to fight against or…

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Read article KCAS Bio is at the Forefront of Establishing Best Practices for qPCR and ddPCR Technologies

Two of the scientific experts from KCAS Bio have been leaders in determining the direction of qPCR and ddPCR technology for the industry. Carrie Vyhlidal, PhD and Jonathan Mercier are both part of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists’ working group for PCR-based methodology, and they have recently…

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Read article Clinical Sample Kitting from KCAS: Providing The Personal Touch

KCAS established our clinical sample kit (CSK) team in the early 1990s in response to shortcomings we observed in the collection techniques in trials where we were providing bioanalytical support. As the group has evolved, our aim has never been to be the biggest supplier in the industry but rather…

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Read article The Full Potential of Flow Cytometry from KCAS Bio – Leading the Way in 2024

Flow cytometry is a highly sophisticated laboratory technique. Scientists use this procedure to analyze and quantify certain physical and chemical characteristics of cells or particles. In recent years, the prominence of flow cytometry has grown significantly, and understanding why is pivotal. The recognition of the technique’s importance, especially in the…

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Read article Clinical Sample Kitting at KCAS: From Order to Shipping in as Little as 5 Days

Clinical Sample Kitting is an immensely important part of many drug development projects, and one that requires the highest level of attention to detail, combined with the experience to ensure each kit is built exactly to specifications. KCAS is the Clinical Kitting expert for your Drug Development needs. KCAS designs…

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Read article Navigating Flow Cytometry: A Quick Overview to Sample Collection and Processing

Flow cytometry is an extremely valuable tool that has become an indispensable part of modern drug development. This is especially the case in the realm of bioanalytical and biomarker services. However, as is the case with any useful tool, it’s critical to wield flow cytometry skillfully. The accuracy and reliability…

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Read article ELISpot Assay: Versatile Applications and Common Challenges to Overcome

ELISpot (Enzyme-linked immunosorbent spot) is an immunoassay-based technique used to quantify cells that are capable of secreting proteins, including cytokines, cytotoxic molecules, and antibodies, when stimulated with the appropriate antigen. Initially designed to monitor the frequency of circulating antigen-specific memory B-cells, it is now commonly used to determine the frequency…

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Read article Overcoming Challenges in Bioanalytical Method Transfers

KCAS is a rapidly growing industry leader that continues to increase its vast knowledge surrounding assay transfers not only internally but externally as well.  As KCAS expands as a global leader in the bioanalytical space we have taken our knowledge surrounding internal assay transfers and extended that knowledge to external…

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Read article Communication & Responsiveness: How it Helps the Bioanalytical Process

In our daily life we interact with many different people who help us by applying their expertise to deliver things we would otherwise struggle with. Often the differentiator for us, as consumers, is how we feel we’ve been treated by the people who are working on our behalf. The first…