Genomic & Biopharma News

Perceptive debuts LianBio with cancer and heart disease programs from BridgeBio, MyoKardia
Perceptive debuts LianBio with cancer and heart disease programs from BridgeBio, MyoKardia aalidrus Tue, 08/11/2020 - 15:40
Fierce Biotech, 2020-08-11 19:40:07

Multifocal contact lenses slow myopia progression in children
NIH-funded clinical trial provides independent evidence that multifocal contact lenses reduce worsening nearsightedness.
National Institutes of Health, 2020-08-11 19:00:00

Medtronic snaps up smart insulin pen maker Companion Medical in a ‘bold move’
Medtronic snaps up smart insulin pen maker Companion Medical in a ‘bold move’ badams Tue, 08/11/2020 - 13:30
Fierce Biotech, 2020-08-11 17:30:11

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

Coronavirus tracker: Novavax boasts billion-plus shot capacity by 2021; Russia's world-first nod for COVID-19 vaccine sparks concern
Coronavirus tracker: Novavax boasts billion-plus shot capacity by 2021; Russia's world-first nod for COVID-19 vaccine sparks concern fkansteiner Tue, 08/11/2020 - 13:16
Fierce Pharma, 2020-08-11 17:16:38

Russia Approves World's First Coronavirus Vaccine
Some researchers express skepticism given the lack of data about the vaccine's safety and efficacy, and the country plans to vaccinate healthcare workers, teachers, and others even before testing is complete.
The Scientist, 2020-08-11 16:25:29

Public health officials are quitting or getting fired in throes of pandemic
Vilified, threatened with violence or in some cases suffering from burnout, dozens of state and local public health officials around the U.S. have resigned or have been fired amid the coronavirus outbreak, a testament to how politically combustible masks, lockdowns and infection data have become.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-08-11 16:23:16

Novavax aims for billions of COVID-19 vaccine doses in 2021—more than enough to supply U.S.
Novavax aims for billions of COVID-19 vaccine doses in 2021—more than enough to supply U.S. esagonowsky Tue, 08/11/2020 - 11:37
Fierce Pharma, 2020-08-11 15:37:22

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

Russia skips ahead in COVID vaccine race, triggering outcry over unproven 'Sputnik V' shot
Russia skips ahead in COVID vaccine race, triggering outcry over unproven 'Sputnik V' shot esagonowsky Tue, 08/11/2020 - 11:22
Fierce Pharma, 2020-08-11 15:22:48

Study may help optimize materials used in implants, enhance their safety
Using highly complex analytical techniques, a group of researchers from Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin were able to observe in detail how different metals are released from joint implants and accumulate in the surrounding bone tissue.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-08-11 15:14:00