Genomic & Biopharma News

Asthma fund launched to support development and adoption of new technologies
Asthma Technology Fund launched with £3m+ funding
PharmaTimes, 2020-10-21 09:03:39

New research highlights Northern Ireland’s ‘thriving’ life sciences sector
Pharmaceutical and life sciences industries are growing in importance across country
PharmaTimes, 2020-10-21 09:03:26

Public urged to follow COVID-19 rules as concerns grow over long-term impact of virus
New film and study highlight the effects of 'long COVID'
PharmaTimes, 2020-10-21 09:03:08

COVID-19: Clinical Pathways to Pandemic Relief
By Graeme Gardner, Ph.D.
ORB Company Blog, 2020-03-26 19:58:16

GSK’s RSV vaccine candidates score positive phase I/II results
Vaccine candidates prove promising for maternal immunisation and for older adults
PharmaTimes, 2020-10-21 09:02:55

GSK sees 'robust immune response' from RSV vaccine hopefuls
GSK sees 'robust immune response' from RSV vaccine hopefuls badams Wed, 10/21/2020 - 04:07
Fierce Biotech, 2020-10-21 08:07:15

Study analyzes the effect of political factors on COVID-19 vaccine acceptance among the public
If an initial COVID-19 vaccine is about as effective as a flu shot, uptake by the American public may fall far short of the 70% level needed to achieve herd immunity, new Cornell research suggests.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-10-21 08:01:09

Scientists identify that neuropilin-1 makes the SARS-CoV-2 virus highly infectious
In a major breakthrough an international team of scientists, led by the University of Bristol, has potentially identified what makes SARS-CoV-2 highly infectious and able to spread rapidly in human cells.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-10-21 07:52:04

Space Biology: A Road to the Moon, Mars, and Beyond
It’s an exciting time in the field of space travel research. In 2019, SpaceX launched its Dragon spacecraft and Boeing launched its CST-100 Starliner. Both are designed to one day carry human passengers to their destination and home again. These launches represent a critical milestone towards NASA’s return to launching American astronauts to space from American soil using American commercial spacecraft.
ORB Company Blog, 2020-02-26 22:19:00

Researchers discover that neuropilin-1 can facilitate entry of SARS-CoV-2 into the cells
The coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 is known to infect cells via the receptor ACE2. An international research team under German-Finnish coordination has now identified neuropilin-1 as a factor that can facilitate SARS-CoV-2 entry into the cells' interior.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-10-21 07:45:45

New DNA-cutting tool could advance gene editing for novel treatments
Gene editing for the development of new treatments, and for studying disease as well as normal function in humans and other organisms, may advance more quickly with a new tool for cutting larger pieces of DNA out of a cell's genome, according to a new study by UC San Francisco scientists.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-10-21 07:37:35