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The Inside Scope

Webinar Rewind: Astronomy Meets Pathology

What does astronomy have to do with biomarker discovery? At Johns Hopkins, pathologists and astronomers collaborated to develop AstroPath, an innovative approach which analyzes large multiplex IF datasets wth celestial object–mapping algorithms to identify optimized predictive phenotypic signatures...

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Three Data Management Considerations for Digital Pathology

Digital pathology has a number of benefits over traditional microscopy. It allows for better management of data and therefore better security. It also minimizes human interaction, and thus human error, through automated quality control, image transfer, and data management...

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Meet an Akoyan: Edek Williams, Integration Engineer

Meet one of our team members! Edek Williams, PhD, is an Integration Engineer at Akoya Biosciences and a part of the Systems Engineering team. We caught up with him to learn more about his role and background, and his experience working at Akoya.

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Customer Spotlight: Bringing Multiplex IHC to the Clinic

Multiplex immunohistochemistry (IHC) is coming to the clinic. That’s the general consensus, according to Dr. Joe Yeong, immunopathologist at the Singapore General Hospital and a pioneer in the field of multiplex IHC. We interviewed Dr. Yeong to learn how he developed his...

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Webinar Rewind: A Single-Cell GPS to Discover Novel Spatial Biomarkers in FFPE Tissues

As part of a study on graft-versus-host disease in the gut mucosa, Kohta Miyawaki, PhD, Physician-Scientist at Kyushu University partnered with Aaron Mayer, Chief Scientific Officer at Enable Medicine to perform multiplex imaging of gut GvHD samples using the CODEX platform...

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Tau Isoforms in Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy: Paving the Way for Diagnostics, Targeted Therapy

The link between contact sports and chronic traumatic encephalopathy has gained increased scrutiny in recent years, largely due to research into the subject by Dr. Ann McKee of Boston University. In this post, we discuss a recent publication from Dr. McKee's team which used multiplex immunohistochemistry in...

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Spatial Analysis Tools to Explore the Tissue Microenvironment: inForm Tissue Analysis

As researchers attempt to characterize cellular activity within the tissue microenvironment, it's critical for them to have the tools they need to extract meaningful biological information from tissues. This is essential for basic research and drug development studies, as...

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Spatial Analysis Tools to Explore the Tissue Microenvironment: The CODEX® Multiplex Analysis Viewer

With the right analysis tools, researchers can move from multiplexed imaging data to visualizing the spatially resolved cellular structure and cellular phenotypes of the tissue microenvironment. As part of the CODEX® solution for spatially resolved, multiplexed im...

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Ultra-High Plex Spatial Biomarker Imaging in Neuroscience Research

We invited our Senior Applications Scientist, Oliver Braubach, PhD, to write a guest post for our blog. Prior to joining Akoya, Oliver spent 12 years in Neuroscience research and built up a career that focused mainly on imaging technologies. In this post, he discusses how multiplex immunofluorescence facilitates neuroscience research. He also provides an overview of our recent poster presentations at the FENS 2020 Virtual Forum.

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