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Development of SRM 2669 for Accurate Assessment of Arsenic Exposure
Last Updated Date: 01/28/2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), has … more

Development of Reference Methods and Reference Materials for Clinical Diagnostic Markers
Last Updated Date: 01/27/2015

The accuracy of clinical diagnostic measurements is essential for reliable diagnosis and cost-effective treatment of disease. NIST's involvement in … more

Reference Measurement Procedures and Materials for Creatinine
Last Updated Date: 01/27/2015

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a growing problem in the U.S., and current estimates suggest that more than 20 million Americans are affected by … more

Superresolving Optical Microscopy
Last Updated Date: 01/23/2015

Light microscopy is a widely used analytical tool because it provides non-destructive, real-time, three-dimensional imaging with chemical and … more

Analytical Methods
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

Recommended Scope The Analytical Methods Working Group (WG3) aims to develop standards for accurate, reproducible and robust measurement and … more

Terminology
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

  Recommended Scope Working Group 1 will work on identification of currently used national and international standards, guidelines and other … more

U.S. Tag for ISO/TC 276: Biotechnology
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

Coordination of national and international standards activities is critical to ensuring that international standards advancement moves in a … more

Metallomics: A Multidisciplinary Approach for the Qualitative and Quantitative Determination of Proteins and Metalloproteins Used as Health and Disease Markers
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

As healthcare shifts from management of disease to management of health, there will be a necessary shift toward development of quantitative health … more

Micronutrients Measurement Quality Assurance Program
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

The Micronutrients Measurement Quality Assurance Program , coordinated by the Chemical Sciences Division, supports measurement technology for … more

Fundamental Chemical Metrology
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

The Chemical Sciences Division serves as the Nation’s reference laboratory for chemical compositional measurements and standards to enhance U.S. … more

Fatty Acids in Human Serum and Plasma Quality Assurance Program
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) have … more

Development of Enhanced mRNA Amplification using Microfluidics
Last Updated Date: 01/14/2015

In conjunction with NCI/NIH, NIST is developing methods to improve mRNA amplification from small biological samples. Typical sample processing … more

Evaluating Measurement Quality of Microfluidic Cell-based Assays
Last Updated Date: 01/14/2015

Microfluidic technologies show promise as miniaturized, portable platforms for cell assays, but must be tested to establish confidence of … more

Controlling Microfluidic Cell Culture Environments
Last Updated Date: 01/14/2015

NIST has taken advantage of recent technological advances to develop polymer microfluidic cell culture systems that provide a level of control … more

Optical medical imaging
Last Updated Date: 01/13/2015

The Optical Medical Imaging program was established to advance the application of optical imaging in surgical, clinical, and medical practices. … more

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