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Development and Clinical Translation of Melaseq™, Upcoming Webinar Hosted by Xtalks

09:00 EDT 2 May 2019 | PR Web

Australians have the highest incidence of melanoma in the world and the mortality rate has been increasing over the past 50 years. These statistics underline a need for new, accurate and non-invasive methods for detecting, diagnosing and monitoring this disease. In this free webinar, learn how the NanoString miRNA expression profiling system can fill this unmet need and potentially improve outcomes for people with melanoma.

TORONTO (PRWEB) May 02, 2019

Australians have the highest incidence of melanoma in the world. Despite extensive public health efforts, new survival-prolonging therapies and record government spending, the mortality rate of this cancer has steadily increased over the past 50 years. Diagnostic imprecision of up to 48 percent and a lack of standardised molecular biomarkers are two factors that are thought to be contributing to Australia’s ongoing melanoma epidemic. As such, there is an urgent need for new, accurate and non-invasive methods to detect, diagnose and monitor this disease.

To identify a signature of cutaneous melanoma that can be detected in both solid tissue and blood, NanoString® miRNA expression profiling was chosen because the NanoString nCounter platform works with small amounts of starting material, is cost-effective and scalable, and has built-in QC and normalization features.

Join Ryan Van Laar, Ph.D., Founder & CEO, Geneseq Biosciences in a live webinar on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 5pm EDT to learn about:

  • Detection of malignant melanoma using NanoString miRNA expression profiling system
  • Comparison of different microRNA analysis platforms
  • Evaluation of normalization and classification algorithms
  • Molecular and function pathway analyses
  • Geneseq Biosciences’ ongoing technical and clinical validation work

For more information or to register for this event, visit Development and Clinical Translation of Melaseq™.

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