Archive for May, 2015

Gene Testing Called into Question

Posted on: May 29th, 2015 by admin

Recent advances in gene sequencing technology have led to multi-gene testing – also known as “panel testing” – as a […]

Ex Africa Semper Aliquid Novi

Posted on: May 22nd, 2015 by admin

Gaius Plinius Secundus, commonly known as Pliny the Elder  was a Roman administrator and prolific author. Among his numerous works was […]

Boost for the Cape

Posted on: May 15th, 2015 by admin

It has long been recognized that the medical device industry can and does have a significant impact on a region’s […]

Alternatives to the Big Squeeze

Posted on: May 8th, 2015 by admin

It’s no secret: one of the major concerns that women have when contemplating their next mammogram is the discomfort associated […]

Blue Sky Innovation

Posted on: May 1st, 2015 by admin

The origin of the expression “blue skies research” is a fascinating story.  It derives from Julius Comroe, a cardiovascular scientist who […]