BioIVT Blog

    Tissue Cross Reactivity Studies for IND/CTA Submission : Tips & Issues To Consider

    By Julia Stevens, Ph.D. May 15, 2018
    Why are Tissue Cross-Reactivity Studies Needed? Read More >

    Biomarkers in Urine

    By Heather Manza Mar 29, 2018
    In 1938, it was discovered that the urine of a woman could be injected into frogs as a way to test for pregnancy (1). If the frogs laid eggs after the injection, then the woman was pregnant. The assay had a relatively quick turn-around time, was simple, and generally accurate…the principle being that the hCG hormone excreted in urine of pregnant women caused the frogs to lay eggs. However, as always, there was a better way. Read More >