Genomic & Biopharma News

Meharry, MTSU collaborate to increase primary care physicians for underserved areas in Tennessee
Leaders from Meharry Medical College and Middle Tennessee State University signed an agreement Thursday (June 22) to develop an accelerated pathway for talented students to graduate as physicians to serve in rural areas of the state.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-06-24 06:24:01

Electronic Sun Sentinel: Gene analysis lab moves to Deerfield Beach

ORB Company News, 2016-12-02 21:24:27

New 10-minute test uses drops of blood or saliva for early detection of cancers
Researchers at Ram Group's Israeli bio-sensor division have developed a new molecular diagnostics test for early detection of cancers that takes just ten minutes and uses just a couple drops of blood or saliva.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-06-24 06:17:37

MSU researcher developing new miniature models to study heart disease and sickle cell anemia
A Mississippi State University researcher is developing new miniature models to better understand the factors that lead to heart disease and sickle cell anemia.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-06-24 05:40:09

Immunotherapy found to be smarter, kinder treatment for people with head and neck cancer
The immunotherapy nivolumab is kinder than chemotherapy for people with advanced head and neck cancer - easing many of the negative effects of the disease on patients' quality of life.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-06-24 05:31:21

Experimental drug benefits some patients with advanced kidney cancer
Some patients with a form of advanced kidney cancer that carries a poor prognosis benefited from an experimental drug targeted to an abnormal genetic pathway causing cancerous growth, according to research led by a Dana-Farber Cancer Institute scientist.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-06-24 05:21:18

Sun Sentinel: Ocean Ridge Biosciences expands to 5,400-square foot facility
Ocean Ridge Biosciences is a survivor in South Florida's fledgling biotech industry. In the past decade, Ocean Ridge has worked with more than 200 academic labs and companies, providing gene-based lab analysis of blood and tissue samples for the development of new drugs and diagnostic tests. Please read the PDF for more details
ORB Company News, 2016-12-28 18:58:47

Kopchicks' $10.5 million gift to fund student fellowships at MD Anderson UTHealth Graduate School
Just as he has changed the lives of people suffering from a devastating genetic disease, molecular endocrinologist John J. Kopchick, Ph.D., and his wife, Charlene, of Athens, Ohio, are paving the way for future scientists to do the same with a transformative $10.5 million gift to The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center UTHealth Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-06-24 02:20:37

Chicken models may shed light on how humans develop sensitive daytime vision
Humans belong to a select club of species that enjoy crisp color vision in daylight, thanks to a small spot in the center of the retina at the back of the eye.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-06-24 01:48:44

Combined effect of genetic change and ozone exposure could increase risk for autism
A new analysis shows that individuals with high levels of genetic variation and elevated exposure to ozone in the environment are at an even higher risk for developing autism than would be expected by adding the two risk factors together.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-06-24 01:38:00

Study offers insight into earliest molecular steps that lead to organ rejection
Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and the University of Toronto have uncovered the first molecular steps that lead to immune system activation and eventual rejection of a transplanted organ.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-06-23 20:30:33