April 2011
Worldwide Biotech;Apr2011, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports the completion of biOasis Technologies Inc. in April 2011 of a project aimed at producing proprietary monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) for its Cognitest (TM) blood test for Alzheimer's disease. Done in collaboration with Fleet Bioprocessing and Oxfabs, biOasis can reportedly begin the validation of Cognitest (TM) using clinical samples from North America and Europe. According to the article, an easy-to-use quantitative blood test will help physicians in diagnosing and combating Alzheimer's disease.


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