Discovered in 2006, and awarded the Nobel Prize in 2012, induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) have been waiting in the wings of the theater of drug development. The global iPSC market will see steady growth over the next few years, growing 9.2% annually to reach $3.8 billion by 2024.
Traditional Methods of Alzheimer Disease Diagnosis
Diagnosing Alzheimer Disease (AD) typically involves the use of a combination of neuropsychological tests and neuroimaging assessments. A widely used cognitive test is the Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE), which evaluates orientation, attention, memory, language and visual-spatial skills.
Biotechnology research is advancing in many fields. For example, genetic sequencing technology is advancing rapidly, with a heaving focus in cancer diagnostics within the healthcare sector.