News Medical's "Thought Leaders" series is a selection of articles written by national and
international experts and trusted advisers in the life sciences industry. All the articles are
written by experts who have been invited as recognised leaders in their fields to provide
a "state of the art" contribution.
Professor Igor K. Lednev explains why Raman spectroscopy could replace biochemical tests for the analysis of bodily fluids in forensic science.
Zachary Lawton describes a portable GC-MS solution for the identification of Kratom and other drugs that cannot be identified using traditional colorimetric tests.
Fábio Almeida describes how NMR can be used to elucidate protein structure and how this data can be applied to human disease.
In this interview conducted at the University of Lubeck NMR center, Chritsian Sina outlines how NMR technology could help personlized nutritional medicine.
In this interview, Albena Lederer, Head of the Polymer Separation Group at the Leibniz Institute for Polymer Research, talks to News-Medical Life Sciences about the techniques and methods used to understand and analyze polymers.
An interview with Stéphane Marinesco, discussing the development of ultra-small microelectrode biosensors for the analysis of traumatic brain injuries.
Renee Frontiera discusses the development of a super-resolution Raman microscope that could one day supersede fluorescence-based super-resolution microscopes.
In this interview, Joshua Crossney outlines his talk at Pittcon 2019, aimed to bring together analytical scientists with the medical cannabis community to bridge the gaps and advance research in the cannabis industry.
Dr Kelly Zhang outlines recent advances in multidimensional liquid chromatography (MDLC) for pharmaceutical analysis, to be discussed at Pittcon 2019.
Wei Min has been awarded the Pittcon 2019 Achievement Award. In this interview, he outlines the current imaging challenges in biomedicine and how his novel chemical imaging methods can overcome these.
In this interview, Marco Versiani discusses how he uses micro-CT in dentistry for the Root Canal Anatomy Project.
An interview with Dr. Ester Segal, discussing the development of a 2D silicon microarray that supports the growth of bacteria and fungi for rapid AST.
In this interview, Dr. Michelle Peace provides an introduction to her research into the use of e-cigarettes for the inhalation of illicit drugs.
In this interview, Michael Dong discusses stability-indicating methods such as UHPLC, in pharmaceutical analysis. At Pittcon, Michael will introduce a 3-pronged template approach to HPLC method development.
In this interview, Judy MacInnis from Cape Breton university, explains the importance of giving students hands-on EPR experience during in their studies.
2016 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry Fraser Stoddart outlines his research involving mechanically interlocked molecules and molecular machines, and introduces the work of some of the students in his lab, to be discussed at Pittcon 2018.
An interview with Dr. Joseph Park, the incorporation of astrocytes into the Alzheimer’s-in-a-dish culture system and it's applications in drug development.
An interview with Dr. Andrew Ewald, discussing the influence of the myoepithelium on breast cancer growth and the importance of studying metastasis.
An interview with Dr. Eshan Mitra, discussing the importance of computer models in biology and the development of a more accurate model of the RAF phosphorylation pathway.