Genomic & Biopharma News

J&J taps AlivaMab for multi-target antibody discovery effort
Johnson & Johnson has tasked AlivaMab Discovery Services with finding antibody-drug candidates against multiple targets. The project is built on the AlivaMab Mouse platform that is already used by in-house R&D teams at large biopharma companies.
Fierce Biotech, 2019-09-16 12:35:55

Key hires during Q2 2019 at ORB
Deerfield Beach, July 19, 2019 - Ocean Ridge Biosciences (ORB) announces two key hires in Q2 2019.
ORB Company News, 2019-07-20 00:49:36

Scientists to study how cellular circuits recycle proteins
Human cells break down excess or unusable proteins into amino acids they can use, but scientists do not understand the process.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-09-16 11:56:39

Atlas Antibodies presents QPrEST standards for absolute quantification of proteins using mass spectrometry
Atlas Antibodies AB, a leading supplier of advanced research reagents, announced today the introduction of pre-quantified QPrEST™ Protein Standards for absolute quantification of proteins in biological samples such as cell lysate and plasma using liquid chromatography (LC)–mass spectrometry (MS).
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-09-16 11:51:46

Supporting UN peace missions in Darfur and Sudan
As the UN works to protect civilians in areas of conflict around the globe, it seeks reliable and robust solutions to countless challenges. The safe management of medical, hazardous and municipal waste in war-torn areas is therefore crucial.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-09-16 11:51:22

Cancer patients identify 'bad luck' or fate as third most likely cause of disease
What role does fate play when it comes to the 145,000 people diagnosed with cancer each year in Australia and 125,000 people in Vietnam?
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-09-16 11:50:00

Physicians' delivery practices must improve to boost HPV vaccine rates, study shows
Despite its proven success at preventing cancer, many adolescents are still not getting the HPV vaccine. A new study from the University of Colorado School of Medicine at the Anschutz Medical Campus shows that physicians' delivery and communication practices must improve to boost vaccination completion rates.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-09-16 11:41:53

'Narrow escape problem' determines the way immune cells pick friends from foes
The way immune cells pick friends from foes can be described by a classic maths puzzle known as the "narrow escape problem".
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-09-16 11:30:04

Purveyors of black-market pharmaceuticals target immigrants
The bootleg medications were smuggled across the border and sold to mostly Latino immigrants in public spaces throughout Los Angeles — at swap meets, parks, beauty salons and makeshift stands outside mom-and-pop grocery stores.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-09-16 11:11:59

ORB Employees Participate in 2019 Martin Luther King Day Event
ORB employees get a rare break from the lab on January 21, 2019. A group of Ocean Ridge Biosciences employees stepped out of the lab on a beautiful South Florida winter day to take part in an event honoring Martin Luther King. We got our hands dirty planting some flowers and shrubs at a local park in Deerfield Beach.
ORB Company News, 2019-01-22 23:24:59

Heart-healthy forager-farmers in Bolivia are experiencing changes in body mass and diet
A group of forager-farmers in Bolivia's tropical forests -- known for having remarkable cardiovascular health and low blood pressure -- experienced changes in body mass and diet over a nine-year period, with increased use of cooking oil the most notable dietary change.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-09-16 11:09:35