Genomic & Biopharma News

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

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

Eisai will shift U.S. HQ to New Jersey 'bio-ecosystem' in move to boost oncology, neurology portfolios
Eisai will shift U.S. HQ to New Jersey 'bio-ecosystem' in move to boost oncology, neurology portfolios kblankenship Tue, 08/11/2020 - 11:32
Fierce Pharma, 2020-08-11 15:32:48

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

Certain N95 masks are highly effective in preventing the inhalation of airborne particles
This spring, due to limited national supplies of N95 face masks, hospitals across the country asked the public and private companies to donate personal protective equipment (PPE), including many different types of masks, to be sure healthcare workers were protected while caring for patients.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-08-11 15:06:00

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

Incidence of dog bites has increased among Colorado’s children
Greater rates of Colorado's children are going to the pediatric emergency department as a result of dog bites during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a recently published commentary article in the Journal of Pediatrics.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-08-11 15:00:00

Clot perviousness associated with first-attempt success in patients treated with aspiration thrombectomy
In certain patients suffering a severe ischemic stroke, a mechanical device can be used to remove a clot blocking blood flow to the brain.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-08-11 14:52:00

First clinical trial could become an effective way to deliver chemotherapy to abdominal cancer patients
City of Hope surgical researchers are the first in the nation to open a clinical trial that could one day become an effective way to deliver chemotherapy to abdominal cancer patients who currently have very few treatment options.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-08-11 14:41:00