Cord blood stem cells saved at birth have offered hope to families faced with life-changing medical conditions once thought untreatable, such as cerebral palsy and autism.
The Philippines is celebrating the 20th anniversary of newborn screening by announcing a further expansion of the program and its goals.
Sub-Saharan Africa has the highest percentage of births with sickle cell disease. Dr. Russell E. Ware and PerkinElmer are collaborating to train African medical technicians to conduct SCD screening on their own.
Animated cartoon features the benefits of newborn screening for genetic diseases.
Dr. Linh Hoang, Vice President, Neonatal Screening, at PerkinElmer, talks about the challenges, opportunities, and company activities to address the need for newborn screening in India.
Making a statement for safer pregnancies and healthier babies in India.
A couple who lost an infant daughter to a rare metabolic disease is working with PerkinElmer to introduce newborn screening technology to Pakistan.
A global call to action for newborn screening
Genetic Screening Processor will speed testing of millions of babies for genetic disorders.
An extraordinary day in the life of an infant with Maple Syrup Urinary Disease (MSUD).
PerkinElmer is working to help save children's lives around the world through early detection of developmental, genetic, and metabolic disorders.
Fighting Bubble Boy Disease (SCID) a primary immunodeficiency disorder leaving infants with few or no T lymphocytes that help resist infections.
Early screening for fetal abnormalities allows expectant parents to make healthcare decisions that may benefit the health of their baby.
Pre-eclampsia affects over 8 million women each year, and is a major cause of fetal and neonatal mortality. Risk screening can prevent or delay the disease.
PerkinElmer expands its diagnostics portfolio to help China screen its people for HIV/AIDS, HBV, and HCV, 3 of the deadliest infectious diseases in the world.
Cord blood stems cells can be used in the treatment of nearly 80 serious diseases – from cancers to blood diseases to immune disorder.
With the help of flat panel X-ray detectors from PerkinElmer, pinpoint radiation is killing cancer cells and prolonging lives.
PerkinElmer’s 3-D tomosynthesis mammography acquisition and reconstruction software detects smaller tumors and significantly reduces false positive readings.
PerkinElmer and the Liaoning Blood Center are fighting against HIV, HCV, and HBV by partnering to prevent infectious blood transfusions.
Andy’s only hope for a cure was a stem cell transplant, which would build a new, healthy immune system.