Machaon Diagnostics lead sponsor at Hemophilia Drug Development Summit

Machaon Diagnostics was proud to be a lead sponsor for the first ever Hemophilia Drug Development Summit in Boston, August 15 & 16. The summit was a great meeting with the leading pharmaceutical companies in discussion about the state of the field. Our CEO, Mike Ero, spoke and the event on Wednesday morning.  The event […]

Machaon Statement on Email Security

Your data is safe at Machaon. On May 15, 2018, European security researchers published a report describing vulnerabilities in the popular email encryption schemes PGP and S/MIME. The vulnerability, dubbed EFAIL, allows an attacker, who has first intercepted an encrypted message, to manipulate the message in such a way that allows for the plain text […]

Machaon Diagnostics and our ADAMTS-13 Turnaround Time

We are known for our ADAMTS-13 turnaround time, but how fast is it exactly? We did the math. We looked at two years worth of ADAMTS-13 testing and calculated that from the time of receipt, our turnaround time came out to 6.5 hours. That means if we get it today, it is getting resulted today. […]

Machaon Diagnostics Receives CAP Accreditation

For Immediate Release 5/22/2007 Contact: Mike Ero, Lab Director MACHAON DIAGNOSTICS RECEIVES ACCREDITATION FROM COLLEGE OF AMERICAN PATHOLOGISTS The Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) has awarded accreditation to Machaon Diagnostics, Oakland, CA based on results of a recent on-site inspection as part of the CAP’s Accreditation Programs. The facility’s director, Mike Ero, was […]

New Director of Clinical Research – Yamini S. Bynagari, PhD

Machaon Diagnostics is pleased to introduce Dr. Yamini S. Bynagari, our new Director of Clinical Research. She was formerly Machaon Diagnostics’ Lead Scientist for platelet and coagulation testing since September 2015. In her new position, Dr. Bynagari will be the point-of-contact for all clinical research study related queries. Dr. Bynagari is truly an exceptional find […]

For a hematologist every day is a thrombosis day

On October 13 we celebrated a World Thrombosis Day, but for a hematologist every day is a thrombosis day.  Venous thromboembolism is a deadly condition, which kills more people than AIDS, breast cancer, prostate cancer and car accidents combined (1) and is responsible for 60% of hospital deaths (2, 3). Luckily, venous thromboembolism is a preventable […]

Heparin Turns 100!

Did you know heparin was discovered 100 years ago by researchers at Johns Hopkins University, having extracted it from horse liver? Heparin has played a major role in medicine since that time, saving countless lives as a valuable tool within surgery and as a dominant anticoagulant for decades. Unfortunately, up to 5% of patients receiving […]

Machaon Highlights aHUS Awareness Day

aHUS awareness day is September 24th. aHUS is a rare disease that can be challenging to diagnose. This is how our medical director, Dr. Lewis, puts it: “…every time a patient walks in with anemia and thrombocytopenia, you have to think that it’s TTP or aHUS or something on that axes. If you don’t think […]

Machaon Diagnostics Teams Up With Louisiana Coagulation

Machaon Diagnostics is pleased to announce that we have entered into a strategic partnership with Louisiana Coagulation to support rapid specialized clotting and platelet testing services in the New Orleans/Baton Rouge area. Louisiana Coagulation Lab has existed for 24 years under the exceptional leadership of Dr. Gloria Coker, an internationally-recognized thought leader in the pathology of […]