Genomic & Biopharma News

Cofounders Cyrus Mehta and Nitin Patel tell the Cytel story
2017 marks a very special milestone for Cytel – our 30th anniversary. Cyrus Mehta and Nitin Patel founded Cytel in 1987 with an initial objective to solve a specific problem in computational statistics.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-11-17 19:07:00

Roche to snag cloud-based tool in Viewics buyout
Roche announced on Friday that it would acquire software company Viewics, picking up its data-driven, laboratory business analytics platform.
Fierce Biotech, 2017-11-17 18:24:18

Groundbreaking study identifies protein as potential factor in cancer metastasis
U of G scientists have made a discovery that could reduce the spread of cancer by hindering a protein that binds cancer cells together and allows them to invade tissues.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-11-17 18:01:24

Tree cover linked to fewer asthma cases in polluted urban neighborhoods
People living in polluted urban areas are far less likely to be admitted to hospital with asthma when there are lots of trees in their neighborhood, a study by the University of Exeter's medical school has found.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-11-17 17:54:10

Study aims to involve parents in early intervention services for children with autism
Early diagnosis and intervention for a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can help change the trajectory of their life. While children can be diagnosed with autism as early as 18-24 months of age, most children are diagnosed between 4-5 years old.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-11-17 17:43:32

Novel buckypaper sensor could pave way for high-performance, affordable wearable technology
Researchers from the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering have developed a class of breakthrough motion sensors that could herald a near future of ubiquitous, fully integrated and affordable wearable technology.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-11-17 17:39:17

Old World monkeys could hold key to stop progression of rheumatoid arthritis
In the quest for a new and more effective treatment for rheumatoid arthritis, researchers from the Keck School of Medicine of USC looked to a primate that mostly roams the land in Asia, the Middle East and Africa.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-11-17 17:31:48

Electronic Sun Sentinel: Gene analysis lab moves to Deerfield Beach

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

Experts identify mental exercise program that can reduce risk of dementia
Aging research specialists have identified, for the first time, a form of mental exercise that can reduce the risk of dementia.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-11-17 17:20:56

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

Scientists identify biomarkers that predict risk of death in Ebola patients
Scientists have identified a set of biomarkers that indicate which patients infected with the Ebola virus are most at risk of dying from the disease.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-11-17 16:57:14