Genomic & Biopharma News

Mount Sinai study could transform treatment for patients with retinal degenerative diseases
Researchers at Mount Sinai have successfully restored vision in mice through activating retinal stem cells, something that has never been done before. Their study, published in the August 15 online issue of Nature, could transform treatment for patients with retinal degenerative diseases, which currently have no cure.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-08-16 06:53:49

UK students win sponsorship from Promega Corporation
Promega UK the Life Sciences Company, based on the University of Southampton Science Park in Hampshire, is proud to announce that two UK iGem groups are among 10 international projects to have won sponsorship from Promega Corporation as part of the worldwide iGem competition for up and coming scientists.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-08-16 05:59:23

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

Lab Innovations 2018: The essential guide to make your laboratory more sustainable
Lab Innovations, the UK’s only trade show dedicated to the laboratory industry, will have a new focus this year on the increasingly important aspect of the “Sustainable Laboratory”.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-08-16 05:59:11

New research finds no harm from average salt consumption
The current issue of The Lancet, one of the oldest and most prestigious medical journals, features a new study from the Population Health Research Institute of McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-08-16 05:59:06

Curious case of the lost contact lens - after 28 years!
A 14 year old girl in United Kingdom around three decades back took a hit in the eye while playing badminton. She then lost her contact lens which was never found. After 28 years, the doctors have found the lens – it was embedded in a cyst in the inner wall of her left eyelid!
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-08-16 05:26:30

Two thyroid medications recalled by FDA
The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have announced the recall of two thyroid medications due to issues with their ingredients.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-08-16 04:33:47

NIH-funded researchers reverse congenital blindness in mice
New technique generates rod photoreceptors that integrate into the retina and brain.
National Institutes of Health, 2018-08-15 21:45:00

Electronic Sun Sentinel: Gene analysis lab moves to Deerfield Beach

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

Third Rock names ex-Foundation executive Steven Kafka as venture partner
Third Rock Ventures has named Steven Kafka, former president and chief operating officer of Foundation Medicine, as a new venture partner.
Fierce Biotech, 2018-08-15 19:44:09

Study uncovers mechanism that affects multiplication of dengue virus lineage
A lineage of type 1 dengue virus found in Brazil is able to prevail over another even though it multiplies less in vector mosquitoes and infected human cells.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-08-15 19:11:39