Genomic & Biopharma News

Researchers discover blood biomarkers that may help detect, confirm mild traumatic brain injury
Researchers from the University of California, Irvine, Georgetown University and the University of Rochester have found that specific small molecules in blood plasma may be useful in determining whether someone has sustained a mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), commonly known as a concussion.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-04-21 01:49:43

CPRIT awards $2 million grant to push forward breast cancer research in West Texas
A $2 million grant from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas will allow Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso to create a new lab focusing on breast cancer, pushing forward breast cancer research in West Texas.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-04-21 01:43:11

Electronic Sun Sentinel: Gene analysis lab moves to Deerfield Beach

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

Electronic Sun Sentinel: Gene analysis lab moves to Deerfield Beach

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

Scientists identify gene responsible for evolution of recombination rates
Genetics is a crapshoot. During sexual reproduction, genes from both the mother and the father mix and mingle to produce a genetic combination unique to each offspring. In most cases, the chromosomes line up properly and crossover. In some unlucky cases, however, "selfish DNA" enters the mix, causing abnormal crossovers with deletions or insertions in chromosomes, which can manifest as birth defects.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-04-21 01:36:57

Unhealthy diet damages the development of immature fat cells, study shows
24 hours. This is all it takes for a so-called precursor fat cell to have its 'epigenetic recipe' on how to correctly develop into a mature fat cell, reprogrammed.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-04-21 01:27:24

Drawbacks and benefits of using saliva for epigenetic studies
Biomarkers in saliva identify changes that impact the body, according to research published in Current Genomics. This important paper details the drawbacks and benefits of using saliva as a tissue sample for the study of epigenetic changes affected by experiences.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-04-21 01:18:00

New microscope reveals how cells behave in 3D and real time inside living organisms
Astronomers developed a "guide star" adaptive optics technique to obtain the most crystal-clear and precise telescopic images of distant galaxies, stars and planets. Now a team of scientists, led by Nobel laureate Eric Betzig, PhD, are borrowing the very same trick.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-04-21 01:11:00

Study proves usefulness of EDX testing in diagnosis, management of neuromuscular disorders
Each and every day, doctors diagnose patients with various diseases and disorders based on physical examinations, laboratory reports, and/or test results.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-04-21 01:03:00

Dicerna to pay Alnylam $15M plus stock to settle RNAi trade secrets suit
Dicerna and Alnylam are are settling a yearslong spat over trade secrets relating to RNAi gene-silencing technology.
Fierce Biotech, 2018-04-20 20:50:36

Researchers find crucial links between dopamine and avoidance behavior
Scientists at the University of Maryland School of Medicine have for the first time found direct causal links between the neurotransmitter dopamine and avoidance – behavior related to pain and fear.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-04-20 19:01:00