Genomic & Biopharma News

NIH-funded researchers identify target for chikungunya treatment
Chikungunya is transmitted to humans by the bite of an infected mosquito.
National Institutes of Health, 2018-05-21 19:30:00

Age-related racial disparity in suicide rates among U.S. youth
NIH-funded study suggests need for more research into contributing factors; targeted interventions for children.
National Institutes of Health, 2018-05-21 19:00:00

Mobile application could help monitor diabetes
A Master’s student has developed a mobile application that enables people with diabetes to keep track of how well they are managing their condition.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-05-21 15:07:26

Mobile application could help monitor diabetes
A Master’s student has developed a mobile application that enables people with diabetes to keep track of how well they are managing their condition.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-05-21 15:07:25

Neurological protein found to protect against inflammatory diseases
Researchers have identified a protein involved in the activation of macrophages that protects against inflammatory disorders such as sepsis and inflammatory bowel disease.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-05-21 15:03:00

New tool gives hope for women with fistula injuries
The health care systems in the United States and other industrialized countries have outgrown many of the childbirth-related injuries that are still very problematic in poor countries.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-05-21 14:35:09

Harnessing the microbiome potential
Spring is underway in parts of the US, and while Florida by no means undergoes the dramatic reappearance of foliage or colorful clumps of daffodils and azaleas, the southern part of the sunshine state experiences its share of spring renewals.  For instance, recently a brood of Muscovy duck (Cairina moschata) hatchlings appeared near Ocean Ridge Biosciences' laboratory.
ORB Company Blog, 2017-03-31 21:41:45

ImmusanT goes on hiring spree ahead of phase 2 celiac vaccine trial
ImmusanT is boosting its senior staff, bringing on Daiichi Sankyo’s SVP for internal medicine therapeutics, Ken Truitt, as its new chief medical officer. The company also hired VPs in clinical operations and program management, as well as a new finance director, as it looks to advance development of its treatments for celiac disease and Type 1 diabetes.
Fierce Biotech, 2018-05-21 14:34:33

Harnessing the microbiome potential
Spring is underway in parts of the US, and while Florida by no means undergoes the dramatic reappearance of foliage or colorful clumps of daffodils and azaleas, the southern part of the sunshine state experiences its share of spring renewals.  For instance, recently a brood of Muscovy duck (Cairina moschata) hatchlings appeared near Ocean Ridge Biosciences' laboratory.
ORB Company Blog, 2017-03-31 21:41:45

Researchers reveal mechanisms of periodic paralysis in people with rare genetic disorder
A rare genetic disorder in which people are suddenly overcome with profound muscle weakness is caused by a hole in a membrane protein that allows sodium ions to leak across cell membranes, researchers at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle have found.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-05-21 14:23:42

Researchers create tool to determine patient's response to immunotherapy drugs
Understanding that not all bladder cancers are the same, researchers at the University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center have created a tool that may help them to uncover why only a fraction of patients respond to new immune-based treatments.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-05-21 14:00:26