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Medical Device Reliability
Last Updated Date: 01/28/2015

The growing sophistication of electronic medical devices results in two broad benefits for both individuals and society: improved survivability in … more

Resonating Platforms for Nanomaterial Analysis
Last Updated Date: 01/28/2015

Our goal is to develop quartz crystal microbalance (QCM) instrumentation and advanced oscillators with enhanced sensitivity to … more

Microcryocooler for Terahertz Detectors
Last Updated Date: 01/28/2015

NIST and the University of Colorado have been funded since April, 2006, by DARPA to develop a microcryocooler with a volume less than about 4 cm 3 … more

Development of Reference Methods and Reference Materials for the Determination of Hormones in Human Serum
Last Updated Date: 01/27/2015

Hormones are chemical messengers that regulate many life functions, and deviations from normal levels can indicate serious health problems. … more

Development of SRMs for Serum Proteomics
Last Updated Date: 01/23/2015

Serum proteomics, the detection and measurement of as many proteins in a serum sample as possible, could be an important element of personalized … 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

Nanoparticle Measurements and Standards for Biomedical Applications and Health
Last Updated Date: 01/22/2015

Our goal is to develop certified reference materials, standard test methods, measurements, and critical data for the physicochemical … more

Renewal of NIST Benchmark SRMs for Accurate Determinations of Trace Elements in Serum and Liver Tissues
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) collects data on elemental composition of human body fluids and tissues as part of major … 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

Metrologies for Protein Structure, Function, and Modeling
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

NIST researchers in the Macromolecular Structure and Function Group are involved in a joint research program with scientists from the University … more

Performance Metrics for Proteomics
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

In collaboration with the National Cancer Institute's Clinical Proteomic Technologies for Cancer (CPTC) , NIST researchers are developing specific … more

Peptide Mass Spectral Libraries
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is developing a peptide mass spectral library as an extension of the NIST/EPA/NIH Mass Spectral … more

Chromatographic Separation of Unfolded Proteins for Protein Quantification
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

NIST is developing methods for the quantification of protein biomarkers by mass spectrometry (MS). Stable isotope labeling of proteins/peptides … more

Development of Reference Methods and Reference Materials for the Determination of Cardiac Troponin I in Human Serum
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

Cardiac troponin I (cTnI) is considered the 'gold standard' for the diagnosis of myocardial infarction and the assessment of cardiac damage. Yet … more

Development of Proteomics-Based Methods for Protein Quantification
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

NIST is developing methods for the quantification of clinically-relevant protein biomarkers by mass spectrometry. Some methods are intended to … more

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