All posts by K. Buchanan, Whip Smart Consulting, LLC

Researcher Profiles: How NanoString® Neuroscience Grant Program Winners are Utilizing nCounter® Technology

Earlier this year, five neuro grant program applicants were awarded nCounter® Neuropathology or Neuroinflammation Panels to profile 24 samples. Applications spanned a wide range of disease specific applications with the winning projects focused on Alzheimer’s Disease (AD), Parkinson’s Disease (PD),...

Bridging the Lessons from Immuno-Oncology to Autoimmunity

We sat down with Alessandra Cesano, M.D., Ph.D., Chief Medical Officer at NanoString Technologies, to discuss her perspective on the relationship between autoimmunity and immuno-oncology research. NanoString (NS): Autoimmunity and cancer are referred to as the opposite sides of the same coin....

Q&A with Dr. Nick Reder: New Frontiers in Pathology with Digital Spatial Profiling and Light Sheet Microscopy

Dr. Nick Reder, MD, MPH, currently works at the Department of Pathology at the University of Washington in Seattle. Part of his time is spent in collaboration with mechanical engineers at UW developing ways to apply light sheet microscopy to...

Revolutionizing Tissue Analysis with Digital Spatial Profiling

Recently, one of the early adopters of the Digital Spatial Profiling (DSP) technology, Michael Davies, MD, PhD, the Deputy Chairman and Associate Professor in the Department of Melanoma Medical Oncology at the MD Anderson Cancer Center, shared some of his...

Rediscovering Microglia: Dr. Oleg Butovsky Discusses the Untapped Potential of Microglia in Neurodegenerative Diseases

Oleg Butovsky, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School. His laboratory at the Center of Neurologic Diseases in Brigham & Women's Hospital focuses on the basic fundamental questions of microglia biology and developing novel microglia-targeting therapies....