Genomic & Biopharma News

Electronic Sun Sentinel: Gene analysis lab moves to Deerfield Beach

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

BI and Lilly's diabetes drug Jardiance reverses heart failure in animal models
Mount Sinai researchers showed that in a pig model of heart failure, the diabetes drug Jardiance improved heart function. After two months of treatment, the animals experienced reductions in pulmonary congestion and biomarkers of heart failure.
Fierce Biotech, 2019-04-19 12:18:39

Mice Inherit Cancer Susceptibility Via Epigenetic Changes in Sperm
Mouse fathers whose sperm lacks the gene Kdm6a pass down altered methylation patterns to male offspring, along with a better chance of developing tumors and dying.
The Scientist, 2019-04-19 12:05:57

Tiny Knee Bone, Once Lost in Humans, Is Making a Comeback
The fabella disappeared from our lineage millions of years ago, but over the last century, its presence in people's knees has become more common.
The Scientist, 2019-04-19 11:18:58

Microfluidic-based drug screening chip identifies antibiotic interactions in eight hours
A KAIST research team developed a microfluidic-based drug screening chip that identifies synergistic interactions between two antibiotics in eight hours.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-04-19 10:18:43

Liver illness strikes Latino children like a ‘silent tsunami’
Saira Diaz uses her fingers to count the establishments selling fast food and sweets near the South Los Angeles home she shares with her parents and 13-year-old son. “There’s one, two, three, four, five fast-food restaurants,” she says. “And a little mom and pop store that sells snacks and sodas and candy.”
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-04-19 10:13:51

Palm Beach Post: ORB Leaves Palm Beach County for New Lab Space
David Willoughby lives in Palm Beach Gardens and, until recently, worked there too. But the owner of Ocean Ridge Biosciences wanted to expand, and he couldn't find suitable space in northern Palm Beach County.
ORB Company News, 2016-12-02 15:35:33

Lilly, Pfizer's phase 3 pain data show mixed efficacy, clear safety issues
A phase 3 trial has painted a mixed picture of the safety and efficacy of Eli Lilly and Pfizer’s painkiller tanezumab. Neither dose of the nerve growth factor inhibitor hit all the co-primary efficacy goals, and both fared worse than placebo on the safety assessments.
Fierce Biotech, 2019-04-19 10:07:59

Research sheds light on how hepatitis B virus establishes chronic infection
New research sheds light on how a hepatitis B viral protein stimulates the expansion of immune cells that impair antiviral responses, according to a study published April 18 in the open-access journal PLOS Pathogens by Haitao Guo of the Indiana University School of Medicine, Bin Wang and Jiming Zhang of Fudan University, and colleagues.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-04-19 10:05:30

Researchers explore whether time of day can affect the body's response to physical exertion
Two papers appearing April 18 in the journal Cell Metabolism confirm that the circadian clock is an important factor in how the body responds to physical exertion.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-04-19 10:04:12

New scoring system based on genetic markers predicts obesity risk at birth
Researchers have come up with a scoring system based on genetic markers that predicts an individual's inborn risk for obesity.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-04-19 10:03:11