Genomic & Biopharma News

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

SIRT7 antagonizes TGF-β signaling and inhibits breast cancer metastasis

Nature, 2017-08-22 00:00:00

Live-cell p53 single-molecule binding is modulated by C-terminal acetylation and correlates with transcriptional activity

Nature, 2017-08-22 00:00:00

American Society of Clinical Oncology Updates Guidelines for Treatment of Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Immuno-Oncology News, 2017-08-21 17:54:55

JAX wins NIGMS funding to decipher role of RNA structure in gene regulation
With new funding from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences totaling $2,059,618 over five years, JAX Assistant Professor Zhengqing Ouyang, Ph.D., will build a research program to reveal the roles of RNA structure in post-transcriptional regulation at the genome scale.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-08-21 17:14:20

Researchers identify control mechanisms of synapse formation
DGIST announced that the research team of Professor Ko Jae-won at the Department of Brain & Cognitive Sciences and the research team of Professor Kim Ho-min at KAIST conducted a joint research and observed the three-dimensional structure of proteins that regulate neuronal cell connections for the first time in the world and have identified the control mechanisms of synapse formation.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-08-21 17:03:20

Penn researchers receive two new post-doctoral training grants for genomic science
Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have received two highly competitive post-doctoral Institutional Training Grants for genomic science from the National Human Genome Research Institute of the National Institutes of Health.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-08-21 16:53:07

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 discover potential way to trigger regeneration, repair of damaged heart cells
New research has discovered a potential means to trigger damaged heart cells to self-heal. The discovery could lead to groundbreaking forms of treatment for heart diseases.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-08-21 16:38:48

Scientists show how immune system can be modulated by manipulation of sugar metabolism
In its attempt to fight a serious bacterial infection, caused by listeria, for example, the immune system can become so over-activated that the resulting inflammatory response and its consequences can quickly lead to death.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-08-21 16:30:33

Ironwood's gout franchise gets a lift with Duzallo combo approval
Growing the gout market has been slow going for Ironwood, which last year forayed into the space by grabbing AstraZeneca’s Zurampic. But now, the company has a new catalyst.
Fierce Pharma, 2017-08-21 15:58:48