Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) for Infectious Disease Diagnostics: An Opportunity for GrowthNext Generation Sequencing (NGS) for Infectious Disease Diagnostics: An Opportunity for Growth

Infectious diseases are a major public health concern causing over 3.5 million deaths worldwide. Diagnosing patients as quickly and effectively as possible is crucial for managing disease outbreaks. Next-generation sequencing (NGS) provides unique capabilities to understand the genetic profile of infectious disease patients that no other technology can match.

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Regulatory Affairs: How understanding the current FDA processes will shape the future of your medical deviceRegulatory Affairs: How understanding the current FDA processes will shape the future of your medical device

Regulatory affairs for medical devices may be somewhat complex, but when approached correctly can be a powerful tool for a company’s success on the market. It’s important to understand and consider all of the possible pathways to market for your medical device. Your relationship with the USFDA can be a tool just as powerful as any competitive pricing, application, or marketing strategy. In fact, choosing the right route to the market can supplement your overall business strategy. Having a strategic plan in place, whether created internally or through clinical advisory services, can help firms save time and money.

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New 3D printed biofilm models for studying multispecies bacterial communitiesNew 3D printed biofilm models for studying multispecies bacterial communities

The challenge with testing antimicrobials with planktonic bacteria is that most culture models do not reflect the complex molecular determinants that mediate quorum sensing, sporulation, and other adaptive phenotypes that are representative of a true biofilm. Several labs have made great strides in creating biofilm models using bioreactors and cartridge-like drip models. In our experience, these models fail to set up robust biofilms that are as durable as those developed in vivo.

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How to enter the healthcare marketHow to enter the healthcare market

The healthcare industry is one of the most profitable marketplaces in today’s economy; however most new market entrants, no matter their size, find market penetration to be challenging without proper guidance. At CMC we have provided consulting and implementation services to clients looking to enter the healthcare space from across the spectrum of the following laterals: polymers, metals, packaging, sterilization, electronics, ceramics, and technology. Whether you are seeking to enter the market with or without an acquisition, CMC Consulting is uniquely positioned to demystify your entrance into the healthcare segment.

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