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Fat in feces points to early presence of colorectal cancer
October 25, 2016

By Rebecca Phillips, University Communications

Hill-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Scientists at Washington State University and Johns Hopkins Medical School have discovered a fast, noninvasive method that could lead to the early diagnosis of colorectal cancer.

Licensing agreement will improve chemical detection
June 15, 2016

By Alyssa Patrick, Office of Commercialization

Hill-80PULLMAN, Wash. – A new licensing partnership between Washington State University and Excellims Corp. will improve chemical detection tools used to identify everything from dangerous chemicals to human disease.

Research focuses on advanced medical diagnostics device
March 30, 2005

Washington State University chemistry professor Herbert Hill can envision a time when complex medical diagnostics will be performed within milliseconds, using an instrument that produces a comprehensive molecular profile from a single sample of a patient’s blood or other bodily fluids.It’s a vision prompted by an emerging science called metabolomics, which is the study of the small molecules, or metabolites, found in cells, tissues and organs. It’s a vision that could well rely on a tool that Hill, widely acknowledged as the foremost expert in the field of ion mobility spectrometry, may be uniquely qualified to provide.As scientists have completed the draft sequencing of the … » More …