Genomic & Biopharma News

Humana and Walgreens to provide easier access to primary care and other services for seniors
Leading health and well-being company Humana Inc. and Walgreens, a provider of trusted pharmacy services and care in communities since 1901, are teaming up to provide easier access to primary care and other services for seniors, as part of the companies' ongoing and shared commitment to the health and well-being of the Kansas City community.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-06-19 14:17:46

Can-Fite provides update on Phase II clinical trial with drug candidate Namodenoson
Can-Fite BioPharma Ltd., a biotechnology company advancing a pipeline of proprietary small molecule drugs that address cancer, liver and inflammatory diseases, today provided an update on its Phase II clinical trial with drug candidate Namodenoson in the treatment of advanced hepatocellular carcinoma in patients whose disease has progressed on sorafenib therapy.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-06-19 14:12:58

Study finds IV acetaminophen to be no more effective than oral counterpart for colectomy patients
Intravenous acetaminophen is no more effective than oral acetaminophen for patients undergoing colorectal procedures, Mount Sinai researchers report in a first-of-its-kind study.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-06-19 14:10:35

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

Hearing loss drug developer Decibel rounds up $55M in series C
Decibel Therapeutics raised $55 million in series C financing and named George Scangos, former Biogen CEO and current CEO of Vir Biotechnology, as chair of its board of directors.
Fierce Biotech, 2018-06-19 13:56:09

Researchers propose new strategy to combat micro-pollutants in water
Pharmaceutical residues from domestic dwellings, hospitals and agriculture are contaminating our water.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-06-19 13:51:52

Sanofi recruits veteran French auto executive to replace outgoing CFO Contamine
Sanofi's CFO search lasted two months and led the company to a financial executive from French automaker PSA Group: Jean-Baptiste Chasseloup de Chatillon.
Fierce Pharma, 2018-06-19 13:14:54

What's next for embattled Allergan? Depends on pipeline performance, analysts say
Allergan is in the middle of making some moves to revive its struggling shares. And what’s next may depend on how some closely watched pipeline products perform in the months to come, analysts say.
Fierce Pharma, 2018-06-19 13:03:51

Cells form cage-like structures that trap viruses, find scientists
Scientists have shown that cells can form cage-like structures around viruses to trap them and prevent them from spreading to nearby cells.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-06-19 12:50:33

Electronic Sun Sentinel: Gene analysis lab moves to Deerfield Beach

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

Can-Fite says liver cancer trial is delayed—but it could be good news
Israeli microcap Can-Fite BioPharma won’t get a readout from its midstage trial of liver cancer candidate namodenoson as soon as it hoped, but says the data so far are looking good.
Fierce Biotech, 2018-06-19 12:46:16