A decade ago, it was announced that a Nobel Prize was being awarded to researchers for the discovery of “how chromosomes are protected by telomeres and the enzyme telomerase”. Ten years on, we reflect on this win and the impact it has had on the field of telomere research. A Nobel Prize win It was […]
RepeatDx confirmed as exhibitor for PFF Summit 2019
The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) Summit 2019 is being held 7 – 9 November in San Antonio, Texas. RepeatDx is pleased to announce that they will be exhibiting at the PFF Summit 2019. The Summit is the PFF’s fifth biennial international health care conference on pulmonary fibrosis (PF). The goal of the Summit is to […]
What is Flow FISH telomere testing?
Flow FISH telomere testing is a well-established process used for determining telomere length. In this blog we explore how it works and what the results can show us… What is Flow FISH and how does it work? Flow FISH is a telomere measurement technique that combines the use of fluorescent in situ hybridization (FISH) with […]
Top tips for telomere testing
Below you will find the 4 most important pieces of advice we want to share, to ensure successful and efficient telomere length testing with RepeatDx! For more advice, you can also watch our video outlining the process of sample preparation and shipment here.
What do you need to know about BC MSP & telomere testing?
Telomere length testing can provide vital information for the diagnosis and management of Telomere Biology Disorders, as well as other conditions. What should doctors in British Columbia be aware of when it comes to the Medical Services Plan coverage of telomere testing? Why order a telomere test? A telomere length test is a blood test […]
Pulmonary fibrosis and telomere length analysis
Let’s take a look at pulmonary fibrosis, and some of the research that is furthering knowledge around the role telomere length analysis could play in guiding clinical decisions. Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) is a rare disease affecting approximately 5 million people worldwide. The average age at presentation is 66 years old. It is also the […]
Six conditions telomere length information is important for
The infographic below highlights some of the key medical conditions that telomere length analysis can be important for. The information provided by telomere length analysis can help aid diagnosis, treatment planning and disease course prediction. As research is ongoing we’re going to keep learning about new situations where telomere length information could be extremely useful. […]
What are telomeres and how do they function?
Five benefits of telomere testing
The infographic below explains some of the key advantages of telomere testing, for patients, clinicians and researchers. You can find out more about the uses of telomere testing here.
Team Telomere launches inspiring new video
Team Telomere, in collaboration with RepeatDx, have just launched a brand-new video explaining telomere biology disorders. We are very pleased to be able to share with you the new Team Telomere video launched this week! The video runs through what telomeres are, what causes telomere biology disorders, what the symptoms can be and how they […]