Genomic & Biopharma News

Resilience commits $30M to launch new biotechs out of Harvard with focus on therapeutics, biomanufacturing
Resilience commits $30M to launch new biotechs out of Harvard with focus on therapeutics, biomanufacturing klahucik Fri, 10/15/2021 - 09:34
Fierce Biotech, 2021-10-15 13:34:31

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

Contraceptive pill can reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes in women with PCOS, study reveals
A study led by the University of Birmingham has revealed for the first time that the contraceptive pill can reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes by over a quarter in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-10-15 13:24:54

Study: Statin treatment slightly lowers COVID-19 mortality
Statins are a recommended and common intervention for preventing cardiovascular events by reducing levels of lipoprotein cholesterol in the blood. During the pandemic, it has been debated whether statins influence the risk of death from COVID-19.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-10-15 13:23:39

Phase 1 open-label trial shows SARS-CoV-2 DNA vaccine induces durable immune response
The efficacy and safety of a DNA-based vaccine are investigated, finding that the unique vaccine imparts a robust and long-lasting immunogenic response.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-10-15 13:03:10

Johnson & Johnson puts talc headache into bankruptcy; plaintiffs will contest the ploy
Johnson & Johnson puts talc headache into bankruptcy; plaintiffs will contest the ploy kdunleavy Fri, 10/15/2021 - 09:02
Fierce Pharma, 2021-10-15 13:02:23

Inhalable anti-COVID-19 antibody from TFF and Augmenta tamps down viral load in hamsters
Inhalable anti-COVID-19 antibody from TFF and Augmenta tamps down viral load in hamsters arlene.weintraub Fri, 10/15/2021 - 08:26
Fierce Biotech, 2021-10-15 12:26:43

Schedule online visits first? It’s the next big thing in health insurance
At the height of the covid-19 pandemic, people often relied on telemedicine for doctor visits. Now, insurers are betting that some patients liked it enough to embrace new types of health coverage that encourages video visits — or outright insists on them.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-10-15 11:59:47

AstraZeneca delivers rare win for treme in liver cancer, bouncing back from flops to beat Bayer's Nexavar
AstraZeneca delivers rare win for treme in liver cancer, bouncing back from flops to beat Bayer's Nexavar ntaylor Fri, 10/15/2021 - 07:58
Fierce Biotech, 2021-10-15 11:58:26

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

Phase 2 study shows safety and immunogenicity of SARS-CoV-2 recombinant protein vaccine
The results of a phase 2 clinical trial featuring a SARS-CoV-2 recombinant protein vaccine developed by GlaxoSmithKline are reported, demonstrating a favorable immune response amongst both naïve and non-naïve adults with an acceptable safety profile.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-10-15 11:43:00