Genomic & Biopharma News

Researchers developing model to predict breast cancer patient’s response to chemotherapy
University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers and collaborators are working to predict, before treatment, whether an aggressive type of breast cancer will respond to chemotherapy.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-08 08:19:24

Parkinson’s gene therapy data sparks Voyager stock jump
Parkinson’s gene therapy data sparks Voyager stock jump nick.paul.taylor Thu, 12/08/2016 - 03:13
Fierce Biotech, 2016-12-08 08:13:11

An easy pass for Cures; so too for new meds?
An easy pass for Cures; so too for new meds? badams Thu, 12/08/2016 - 03:00
Fierce Biotech, 2016-12-08 08:00:53

UK slaps Pfizer with record £84.2m fine for unfair drug pricing
Pfizer and Flynn Pharma have been fined nearly £90 million by the UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) for deliberately unbranding an anti-epilepsy drug to enable excessive price hikes.
PharmaTimes, 2016-12-08 07:03:38

AZ’ Lisa Anson elected as ABPI president
AstraZeneca UK's president Lisa Anson is to take over the reigns of President of the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry.
PharmaTimes, 2016-12-08 06:56:12

PITX2 methylation biomarker shows promise for predicting prostate cancer recurrence risk
Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) and other biomarkers are essential tools for diagnosing and monitoring prostate cancer.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-08 06:51:13

EMA to review Regeneron, Sanofi’s atopic dermatitis biologic
European regulators have accepted for review Regeneron and Sanofi's application to market Dupixent for the treatment of certain adults with atopic dermatitis.
PharmaTimes, 2016-12-08 06:50:50

High levels of copeptin could increase risk of kidney, heart disease in Type 1 diabetes patients
Type 1 diabetes patients with elevated albumin in their urine had three times the risk of life-threatening kidney and cardiac disease as those with normal levels, according to researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-08 06:30:02

Hormonal contraceptives linked to more sex in committed relationships
Sex is quite wonderful when the goal is to have children. But sex can also serve as a "glue" in a committed relationship.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-08 06:21:17