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Quadrant Biosciences Welcomes Six New Employees During the Month of June

First row, left to right: Christopher Miller and Joanne Campbell. Second row: Melissa Cortes and Erin Echelmeyer. Third row: Anastasiya Shindyakova and Christina Snell.
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SUNY Upstate Grad Student Who Helped Develop Quadrant Biosciences’ Autism Diagnostic Aid Appears on Jeopardy

A graduate student who received her Ph.D. in Biochemistry in Dr. Frank Middleton’s laboratory at SUNY Upstate Medical University had her time in the spotlight on the May 10 episode of Jeopardy. 
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New York Officials Celebrate National Medical Laboratories Week with Quadrant Biosciences

Quadrant Biosciences’ laboratory professionals were honored this week with proclamations and citations from numerous New York State Assembly members, county executives, and others, highlighting their hard work and dedication. 
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Molecular Tests Detect COVID-19 Variants More Reliably than Antigen Tests, Study Shows

According to researchers, some variants can escape antigen testing entirely, and a negative result with an antigen test may no longer be enough.
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Saliva vs Nasal Covid Tests: Advantages May Go Beyond Just Comfort 

You're experiencing symptoms for COVID-19 and need to take a test - but which one? When it comes to the Omicron variant, new research shows saliva PCR tests could be your best option for accurate results.
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New Study Questions Rapid Tests Ability to Detect Omicron

New Study Questions Rapid Tests Ability to Detect Omicron
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COVID Testing Expands to Albany International Airport

Since December, the Albany International Airport has been offering covid testing to all travellers and staff at the airport. The test, called the Clarifi COVID-19 Test Kit, was co-developed by Quadrant Biosciences and SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, and has been used to test over a half million students and faculty at SUNY colleges to
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Governor Cuomo Recognizes Clarifi COVID-19 Test Kit as Most Sensitive Saliva Test

This past December, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ranked the Clarifi COVID-19 Test Kit as the most sensitive COVID-19 saliva test currently available on the market.  In a statement released by the office of Governor Andrew Cuomo, the Governor congratulated Quadrant Biosciences and SUNY Upstate Medical for our work developing
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Quadrant Biosciences Receives “Project of the Year” Award

Quadrant Biosciences and SUNY Upstate Medical University have been chosen as recipients of MedTech’s 2020 Project of the Year award for the development of the Clarifi COVID-19 saliva test. The award recognizes an initiative that has had a “singular and demonstrable positive impact on public health.” The Clarifi COVID-19 saliva test was co-developed
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Saliva May Be the Key to Concussion Diagnosis

Could saliva be the key to concussion diagnosis and management?  Scientists say yes, according to the study “Diagnosing Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Using Saliva RNA Compared to Cognitive and Balance Testing,” published in Clinical and Translational Medicine.
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