Genomic & Biopharma News

Hetero Labs plant hit with Form 483 for suspicious shredding of documents
Hetero Labs plant hit with Form 483 for suspicious shredding of documents epalmer Tue, 01/24/2017 - 08:28
Fierce Pharma, 2017-01-24 13:28:50

Novavax hopes to revive RSV vaccine with a new phase 2 trial
Novavax hopes to revive RSV vaccine with a new phase 2 trial aliu Tue, 01/24/2017 - 08:12
Fierce Pharma, 2017-01-24 13:12:46

New Iowa State study shows that people with gym membership exercise more
If your New Year's resolution was to exercise more in 2017, chances are you've already given up or you're on the verge of doing so. To reach your goal, you may want to consider joining a gym, based on the results of a new study from a team of Iowa State University researchers.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-24 12:54:21

Nature Methods names epitranscriptome analysis method of the year 2016
Method of the Year 2016 Our Method of the Year 2016 is epitranscriptome analysis. This Special Feature looks at recent methodological advances that enable transcriptome-wide profiling of RNA modifications and discusses potential for biological discovery. We also highlight Methods to Watch in the coming years.January 2017 Article | 18 January 2017 Pooled CRISPR screening with ...
Transcriptome Research & Industry News, 2017-01-24 12:53:30

Tulane researchers discover cancer-causing role of protein thought to be tumor suppressor
Tulane University researchers have discovered that the protein PHLDB3, thought to be a potential tumor suppressor, actually allows cancer cells to thrive in pancreatic, prostate, colon, breast, lung, and other common cancers.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-24 12:49:16

Exosomal microRNAs in liquid biopsies: future biomarkers for prostate cancer
Prostate cancer is the second most diagnosed cancer in males in the world. Plasma quantification of prostate-specific antigen substantially improved the early detection of prostate cancer, but still lacks the required specificity. Clinical management of prostate cancer needs advances in the development of new non-invasive biomarkers, ameliorating current diagnosis and prognosis and guiding therapeutic decisions. ...
Exosome RNA Research & Industry News, 2017-01-24 12:24:28

Survey reports symptoms and treatments that impact lives of HD patients and caregivers
Huntington's disease (HD) has no cure and no therapies to slow the course of this fatal disease. HD patients can experience a wide range of cognitive, physical, and psychiatric symptoms.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-24 12:17:47

Improved RNA extraction from neurons
Efficient isolation of specific, intact, living neurons from the adult brain is problematic due to the complex nature of the extracellular matrix consolidating the neuronal network. Here, researchers from the RIKEN Institute present significant improvements to the protocol for isolation of pure populations of neurons from mature postnatal mouse brain using fluorescence activated cell sorting ...
Transcriptome Research & Industry News, 2017-01-24 12:09:50

Researchers find brain abnormalities in Zika virus infected fetuses
In a study to be presented Friday, Jan. 27, in the oral concurrent session at 1:15 p.m. PST, at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting, researchers with the Baylor College of Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Houston, Texas partnered with the Maternal-Fetal Unit, CEDIFETAL, Centro de Diagnostico de Ultrasonido e Imagenes, CEDIUL, Barranquilla, Columbia and the Unidad De Fertildad Y Genetica De Cartagena, Cartagena de Indias, Columbia, to create the study, Characterization of brain malformations and volume assessment in fetuses with Zika Virus infection using MRI.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-24 12:07:18