Genomic & Biopharma News

New ultrasound technique detects fetal circulation problems in placenta
NIH-funded advance could alert physicians to increased need for fetal monitoring, early delivery.
National Institutes of Health, 2021-05-07 15:30:00

Are infants at greater risk of COVID-19 than children?
The widely circulating SARS-CoV-2 has caused the devastating COVID-19 pandemic. The impact of this infection varies significantly with age, sparing young children for the most part, though not completely. However, a new study, released as a preprint on the medRxiv* server, shows that infants are not as resistant to the virus as children are. The researchers trace this to the expression of ACE2 to varying extents in different groups.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-05-07 15:25:00

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

Pfizer, Merck KGaA's Bavencio hits NICE roadblock in bladder cancer coverage
Pfizer, Merck KGaA's Bavencio hits NICE roadblock in bladder cancer coverage aliu Fri, 05/07/2021 - 11:20
Fierce Pharma, 2021-05-07 15:20:43

Walmart Health expands into telemedicine with acquisition of virtual care provider MeMD
Walmart Health expands into telemedicine with acquisition of virtual care provider MeMD apark Fri, 05/07/2021 - 11:17
Fierce Biotech, 2021-05-07 15:17:26

Even with the pandemic in retreat, Amgen will let most employees keep working from home
Even with the pandemic in retreat, Amgen will let most employees keep working from home kdunleavy Fri, 05/07/2021 - 11:15
Fierce Pharma, 2021-05-07 15:15:55

Pfizer, AstraZeneca COVID vaccines probed in Europe after reports of heart inflammation, rare nerve disorder
Pfizer, AstraZeneca COVID vaccines probed in Europe after reports of heart inflammation, rare nerve disorder nhigginsdunn Fri, 05/07/2021 - 11:09
Fierce Pharma, 2021-05-07 15:09:53

Daiichi Sankyo, AstraZeneca's $5B Enhertu follow-up shows early signs of success in breast cancer
Daiichi Sankyo, AstraZeneca's $5B Enhertu follow-up shows early signs of success in breast cancer badams Fri, 05/07/2021 - 10:17
Fierce Biotech, 2021-05-07 14:17:38

Talaris pulls off $150M IPO to tackle organ rejection, autoimmune disorders
Talaris pulls off $150M IPO to tackle organ rejection, autoimmune disorders aalidrus Fri, 05/07/2021 - 10:15
Fierce Biotech, 2021-05-07 14:15:13

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

Gene therapy biotech Gyroscope finds unnavigable seas on IPO market
Gene therapy biotech Gyroscope finds unnavigable seas on IPO market aarmstrong Fri, 05/07/2021 - 09:50
Fierce Biotech, 2021-05-07 13:50:22