Genomic & Biopharma News

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

Loss of tumor protein p53 helps cancer cells grow in hostile environment
Researchers have discovered a novel consequence of loss of the tumor protein p53 that promotes cancer development, according to new findings in eLife.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-10-17 21:13:16

New imaging tool helps visualize how sound-induced vibrations travel through the ear
Researchers have developed a new device that can be used to visualize how sound-induced vibrations travel through the ear.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-10-17 21:04:49

One-time universal screening recommended to tackle increase in hepatitis C
Physicians are encountering a growing number of younger patients who are testing positive for hepatitis C virus fueled largely by the opioid crisis impacting communities around the country.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-10-17 20:58:04

Probiotic/antibiotic combination could eradicate drug-resistant bacteria
In the fight against drug-resistant bacteria, MIT researchers have enlisted the help of beneficial bacteria known as probiotics.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-10-17 20:52:40

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. Please read the PDF for more details
ORB Company News, 2016-12-02 15:35:33

FDA, DHS link arms on medical device cybersecurity, plus new agency guidance
The FDA and the Department of Homeland Security are teaming up on securing medical devices from cyberattacks, formalizing a long-standing relationship in the field. At the same time, the FDA updated its recommendations to manufacturers on related device design, labeling and documentation.
Fierce Biotech, 2018-10-17 20:09:38

J&J takes $630M hit on RSV drug bought with Alios
Four years ago, Johnson & Johnson splashed out $1.75 billion to take control of antiviral specialist Alios, but the lead drug from that deal now seems to be in trouble.
Fierce Biotech, 2018-10-17 20:02:10

Working through CEO swap, Pfizer plots job cuts in drive for 'simpler' structure
A week after Pfizer unveiled a reshuffled executive team that'll report to incoming CEO Albert Bourla, the company says it's restructuring to simplify management and boost efficiency. And this latest move means job cuts—some 2% of Pfizer's global workforce of 90,200.
Fierce Pharma, 2018-10-17 19:34:28

Entinostat-Keytruda Combo Shows Promise in Certain NSCLC Patients who Received Prior Immune Checkpoint Therapies

Immuno-Oncology News, 2018-10-17 16:07:17

Scientists obtain clearest ever image of Ebola virus protein
For the first time, researchers have managed to image the structure of a central component of the Ebola virus.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-10-17 15:37:00