Nanostics in the Media

Nanostics Welcomes New Board Member Mike Schoenberger

October 15th, 2021|Article|

Nanostics is EXCITED to announce Mike Schoenberger as its newest Board Member! We also send a huge THANK YOU to outgoing board member Dale Klein for his dedicated service.

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Nanostics Re-Opens ClarityDX Prostate Clinical Study with New US Recruitment Site

June 16th, 2020|Article|

PR: Nanostics announced the re-opening of their clinical validation study testing ClarityDX Prostate in a real-world setting. The study is also greatly benefiting from further expansion into the US with the addition of a new patient recruitment site at an award-winning United States clinical research institution. ClarityDX Prostate is a novel liquid biopsy test for the early diagnosis of clinically significant prostate cancer. Nanostics is excited to work with this Partner to reach the recruitment numbers and diversity goals of the clinical study.

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Nanostics is Developing and Validating a Simple Blood Test to Predict Severity of COVID-19 Disease in SARS-CoV-2 Positive Patients

April 21st, 2020|Article|

PR today: Nanostics to use ClarityDX platform to develop & validate a blood test to predict COVID-19 severity in SARS-CoV-2 patients; with Canadian BioSample Repository in Alberta and Century Clinical Research Institute in Florida.

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Alberta Impact with Bryce Lambert, Episode 3, ‘Future of Health’ DynaLIFE Accelerator Lab; benefits of this amazing Medical Lab program

January 29th, 2020|Article|

Your technology’s proven in an academic lab⎯now you want it adopted into the healthcare system. The DynaLIFE Accelerator helps startups develop and validate tests in a real-world setting.

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Validation of ClarityDX Prostate as a Reflex Test to Refine Prediction of Clinically Significant Prostate Cancer: ID: NCT03957252

January 15th, 2020|Article|

Clinical study to validate ClarityDX Prostate as a reflex test to high PSA levels to refine prediction of clinically significant prostate cancer has begun in a prospective cohort of 2800 men.

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CBC News-Biotech firm recruiting Yukon men for trial, Prostate cancer group says it could save lives

January 12th, 2020|Article|

Alberta-based Nanostics is hoping to recruit 200 Yukoners to the clinical validation study testing ClarityDX Prostate in a real-world setting.

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CKRW 96.1 FM Radio-Cancer Study Comes to the Yukon

January 9th, 2020|Article|

The Yukon Ride for Dad, which raises money for prostate cancer awareness and research, is making a substantial investment in Nanostic’s research into diagnostic testing for prostate cancer.

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Movember and Alberta Cancer Foundation campaigns boost prostate cancer screening study

December 3rd, 2019|Article|

News Medical Lifesciences – ClarityDX Prostate cancer diagnostic test validation study gets a boost in recruitment thanks to concurrent fundraising campaigns.

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ClarityDX Prostate clinical validation study is expanding into the US with Century Clinical Research, Inc.

October 18th, 2019|Article|

The Nanostics & APCaRI co-sponsored ClarityDX Prostate clinical validation study is expanding into the US by opening the Daytona Beach, Florida Century Clinical Research, Inc. recruitment site.

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Nanostics featured on Alberta Impact Episode 5 with Bryce Lambert

October 3rd, 2019|Article|

1 of 7 Canadian men is diagnosed with prostate cancer each year. We cannot emphasize enough on how important it is to get tested each year. Nanostics has come up with a non-invasive diagnostic test to bring clarity to healthcare decisions. Their core technology is in development to be able to diagnose prostate cancer from a simple blood test.

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The Cancer Consortium-Nanostics: Advanced Machine Learning to Detect Prostate Cancer

September 27th, 2019|Article|

Nanostics’ core technology, ClarityDX, combines a sensitive extracellular vesicle detection platform with advanced machine learning to diagnose a disease from a simple blood test.

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Prostate Cancer News Today: Nanostics Launches Pivotal Study to Validate ClarityDX Prostate Diagnostic Test.

June 27th, 2019|Article|

Ana Pena wrote for the Prostate Cancer News Today: The company says the diagnostic tool has the potential to spare many men unnecessary biopsies and treatments.

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Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry: U of A spin-off company Nanostics launches clinical validation study for ClarityDX Prostate

June 4th, 2019|Article|

NEWS STAFF REPORT: Blood test predicts aggressive prostate cancer with greater accuracy and less patient discomfort.

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Nanostics and DynaLIFE productive partnership – video interview with Edmonton Journal

May 27th, 2019|Article|

CSO Desmond Pink discusses Nanostics’ productive partnership with DynaLIFE Medical labs’ Translational Research Program- a key relationship to bring ClarityDX to market.

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Nanostics develops better tests En Route magazine

May 6th, 2019|Article|

Illustration by Martina Paukova

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Edmonton Journal – New lab brings fledgling health tech companies together in shared space

October 26th, 2018|Article|

A local startup with plans to market a more accurate prostate cancer screening test is one of the first businesses to set up shop in a new downtown shared lab space for health tech companies.

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A Less Invasive Route to Test For Prostate Cancer

July 26th, 2018|Article|

Alberta scientists, at Nanostics, have created a blood test that could make a significant impact in the way patients are tested and treated for prostate cancer.

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Funding to develop technology that will detect prostate cancer earlier

May 28th, 2018|Article|

EDMONTON — Alberta Innovates, the Alberta Cancer Foundation and DynaLIFE have joined together to help commercialize Alberta-owned innovations that will detect cancer earlier and improve treatment for Albertans.

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NVIDIA – How GPU-Powered Cellular Analysis Could Help Avoid Unnecessary Prostate Cancer Biopsies

September 20th, 2017|Article|

1.3M North American men get biopsies each year checking for prostate cancer, many of them unnecessary. UofA researchers want to change that with a new test that relies on GPU computing.

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Startup Nanostics preparing launch of blood-based biomarker test for prostate cancer

June 26th, 2017|Article|

A new diagnostic will allow men to bypass painful biopsies to test for aggressive prostate cancer.

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New blood test uses nanotechnology to predict prostate cancer

June 14th, 2017|Article|

A new diagnostic will allow men to bypass painful biopsies to test for aggressive prostate cancer.

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U of A uses nanotechnology to develop new test for aggressive prostate cancer

June 6th, 2017|Article|

Alberta men diagnosed with prostate cancer could soon have a better blood test to help determine if they can bypass a painful and invasive biopsy.

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Could there soon be a better way to protect against prostate cancer?

May 22nd, 2017|Article|

The PSA test for prostate cancer has been linked to unnecessary treatments and biopsies. That’s prompted researchers to start developing a more accurate prostate cancer detection tool.

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Webinars / Technical Notes

Antibody titration for flow cytometric analysis of Extracellular Vesicles: Are cell based protocols up to the task?

October 6th, 2021|Webinar|

Date: 06/10/2021

Time: 10:00 am

Venue: Watch on Demand Now by clicking on the Address Button

Desmond Pink, CSO Nanostics

Why is ANTIBODY TITRATION critical to the success of any flow cytometry experiment?

In this webinar, Desmond Pink will investigate and report on antibody titration considerations for EVs, including sample concentration and processing, conjugate decisions, event triggering, platform differences, data processing and analysis, and real-world examples that highlight when antibody titration is necessary.


White Paper: Performance Qualification for MicroFlow Cytometers: Understanding technical limitations to improve your research

July 6th, 2020|White Paper|

As microflow cytometry matures toward clinical applications for extracellular vesicle (EV) analysis, a concerted effort to improve reproducibility has begun. The new MISEV and MISEV MISEV-Flow guidelines are critical to enabling this reproducibility.


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ClarityDX Prostate is one of five top picks for mind-blowing technologies and treatments in 2018

January 7th, 2019|Achievement|

Global Edmonton Health reporter Su-Ling Goh highlighted 5 amazing medical technologies and treatments from Edmonton research teams and ClarityDX Prostate was one of them!

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BioAlberta Recognizes Alberta Innovators and Entrepreneurs at 2018 Awards Gala

September 24th, 2018|Achievement|

CALGARY, Alberta — At its 2018 awards gala, BioAlberta, the province’s life sciences industry association, recognized two leaders for their innovation and achievements. BioAlberta congratulates Circle Cardiovascular Imaging Inc. for winning its Company of the Year award and Dr. John Lewis for winning its Scientific Achievement and Innovation Award.

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August 29th, 2018|Achievement|

Dr. John Lewis is the winner of the University of Alberta-TEC Edmonton Falling Walls Venture Competition which earned him entrance to the Falling Walls Finale Competition (the International Conference on Future Breakthroughs in Science and Society) which will be held in Berlin this November. Some travel expenses will be paid for.

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