Swedish Olink expertise permits additional growth of South African analysis and innovation

Swedish Olink expertise permits additional growth of South African analysis and innovation
Swedish Olink expertise permits additional growth of South African analysis and innovation

Olink Proteomics AB

UPPSALA, Sweden, March 29, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Olink Holding AB (publ) (Nasdaq: OLK) at this time introduced that the regional proteomic facility, D-CYPHR in Cape City, South Africa has adopted Olink expertise and has develop into the primary service supplier utilizing the Olink® Goal and Olink® Flex platforms for focused protein biomarker discovery on the African continent.

D-CYPHR is a brand new facility co-founded by the Centre for Proteomic and Genomic Analysis (CPGR) and the Institute of Infectious Illness and Molecular Drugs (IDM) beneath the DIPLOMICS community programme, an initiative by the South African Division of Science and Innovation (DSI). D-CYPHR permits entry to proteomics and metabolomics platforms and data, supporting advanced scientific and organic analysis not doable elsewhere on this area.

“One of many targets of the DIPLOMICS programme is to allow and enhance entry to cutting-edge ‘omics applied sciences and experience. Via the D-CYPHR laboratory, we’re excited in regards to the introduction of the Olink expertise, which can dramatically enhance the standard and throughput of superior proteomics analysis in South Africa,” mentioned Dr Tim Newman, Program Supervisor for DIPLOMICS.

Among the many first tasks to profit from Olink expertise shall be these directed towards COVID-19 and tuberculosis analysis. The Olink panels for focused protein biomarker discovery allow quicker, better-informed selections in human protein biomarker analysis by offering high-multiplex immunoassays advantages with out compromising information high quality or efficiency.

“The flexibility to quantify giant panels of secreted and cell floor antigens in scientific samples from tuberculosis sufferers utilizing excessive throughput, multiplexed Olink assays will allow new insights into immunopathogenesis on this essential infectious illness,” commented Professor Jonathan Blackburn, Deputy Director of the IDM.

“That is an thrilling alternative to develop significant evaluation of adjustments in proteomic profiles and their related impacts. These analyses will assist elucidate mechanisms underlying how completely different ailments impression sufferers with differing levels of severity. This has great implications for circumstances that impression individuals of African descent. In the end, our work utilizing samples from African populations, has the potential to considerably enhance well being outcomes in Africa. We’re thrilled to offer our purchasers with entry to this platform and consequently essential solutions to a few of their key analysis questions and hope to develop this service to the Olink® Discover platform sooner or later,” mentioned Dr Liam Bell, Supervisor of the D-CYPHR proteomic facility.

“Olink is immensely proud to see our expertise contributing to the excellent analysis efforts in South Africa. We all know that our expertise will additional stimulate the event of groundbreaking science, enhancing the well-being of individuals all over the world,” mentioned Jon Heimer, CEO of Olink. “That is an thrilling first step in what I’m assured shall be a fruitful and collaborative journey.”

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About Olink
Olink Holding AB (Nasdaq: OLK) is an organization devoted to accelerating proteomics along with the scientific neighborhood, throughout a number of illness areas to allow new discoveries and enhance the lives of sufferers. Olink supplies a platform of services that are deployed throughout main pharmaceutical corporations and main scientific and educational establishments to deepen the understanding of real-time human biology and drive twenty first century healthcare via actionable and impactful science. The Firm was based in 2016 and is nicely established throughout Europe, North America and Asia. Olink is headquartered in Uppsala, Sweden.

DIPLOMICS (DIstributed PLatform in OMICS) is considered one of 13 Analysis Infrastructures established by the Division of Science and Innovation (DSI) via its South African Analysis Infrastructure Roadmap (SARIR).

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