Genomic & Biopharma News

Viome scores FDA breakthrough label for cancer-screening, microbiome-sequencing AI platform
Viome scores FDA breakthrough label for cancer-screening, microbiome-sequencing AI platform apark Fri, 05/07/2021 - 09:38
Fierce Biotech, 2021-05-07 13:38:36

Could antiviral surface designs help reduce SARS-CoV-2’s spread?
In an effort to improve surface decontamination methods, researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay, looked at fabricating surfaces with virucidal properties. More specifically, these scientists investigated surface properties that could prevent the survival of viruses on these surfaces, particularly SARS-CoV-2.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-05-07 13:35:04

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.
ORB Company News, 2016-12-28 18:58:47

AstraZeneca's lagging I-O drug tremelimumab finally pulls through with Imfinzi combo score in lung cancer
AstraZeneca's lagging I-O drug tremelimumab finally pulls through with Imfinzi combo score in lung cancer aliu Fri, 05/07/2021 - 09:30
Fierce Pharma, 2021-05-07 13:30:08

Public hearing to be held today for inquiry into approval processes for new drugs, medical technologies
A third day of public hearings in Sydney will be held today as part of the Health, Aged Care and Sport Committee’s ongoing inquiry into approval processes for new drugs and novel medical technologies in Australia.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-05-07 13:29:00

Research highlights the impact of stringent hand hygiene during the pandemic on hand skin health
The dermatological impact of COVID-19 is a burning topic at EADV’s 2021 Spring Symposium. New research presented today highlights the effect that stringent hand hygiene during the pandemic has had on hand skin health.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-05-07 13:25:33

Imbalance in gut microbiota could play a key role in progression of inflammatory skin disorder
Findings presented at today’s EADV 2021 Spring Symposium suggest that an imbalance in gut microbiota (dysbiosis), could play a significant role in the progression of inflammatory skin disease, Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS).
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-05-07 13:23:34

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

Study identifies discrepancies in WHO classifications of pesticide hazards
Scientists are calling for more stringent pesticide bans to lower deaths caused by deliberately ingesting toxic agricultural chemicals, which account for one fifth of global suicides.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-05-07 13:18:00

Heart Research UK awards grant for new project investigating long-term effects of COVID-19 on the heart
A project at Newcastle University investigating long-term inflammation of the heart following COVID-19 infection has been awarded a grant of almost £150,000 by national charity Heart Research UK.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-05-07 13:13:29

Study assesses the rate of rare blood clots in adults receiving Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine
A large study from Denmark and Norway published by The BMJ today sheds more light on the risk of rare blood clots in adults receiving their first dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca covid-19 vaccine.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-05-07 13:10:43