Genomic & Biopharma News

MEA – an integrated allele-specific pipeline for methylomic and epigenomic analysis
Allele-specific transcriptional regulation, including of imprinted genes, is essential for normal mammalian development. While the regulatory regions controlling imprinted genes are associated with DNA methylation (DNAme) and specific histone...
Transcriptome Research & Industry News, 2018-06-19 11:00:37

Researchers develop consensus statement to embrace expanded definition of patient harm
Even when health care experiences go well, patients and their families can still suffer harm. To date, organizational efforts to reduce harm have focused primarily on physical harm, but other forms of harm are both prevalent and equally as important.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-06-19 10:51:16

Roche inks $2.4B deal to buy out Foundation Medicine
Roche is set to spend $2.4 billion to buy the rest of genomic profiling company Foundation Medicine. The deal will further Roche’s precision medicine plans while allowing Foundation to retain autonomy and continue to work with other biopharma companies.
Fierce Biotech, 2018-06-19 10:47:49

New consensus paper serves as basis for uniform medical management of DSD
Diagnosing, advising on and treating disorders of early sex development represent a huge medical challenge, both for those affected and for treating physicians.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-06-19 10:45:34

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

Chemists invent new method for remote chiral induction
Chemists at Scripps Research have addressed one of the most formidable challenges in synthetic chemistry by inventing a method for "enantioselective remote meta-CH activation," which enables the making of chiral molecules that were previously difficult or impossible to synthesize.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-06-19 10:39:44

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

InHealth Technologies becomes exclusive distributor of RENÚ Voice, RENÚ Gel in the United States
InHealth Technologies has announced that it is now the exclusive distributor of RENÚ Voice and RENÚ Gel in the United States.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-06-19 10:31:22

Study: Rheumatoid Arthritis patients with depression have increased risk of disease flare
Research from the Department of Inflammation Biology, School of Immunology & Microbial Sciences has shown there is an increased risk of disease flare in Rheumatoid Arthritis patients who suffer from depression.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-06-19 10:23:03

Phase III success for Janssen’s esketamine in treatment-resistant depression
Janssen has presented data from pivotal Phase III clinical studies backing use of esketamine spray in treatment-resistant depression.
PharmaTimes, 2018-06-19 10:18:37

If you’ve got hep C, spitting can be a felony
Last week, an Ohio man who has the hepatitis C virus was sentenced to 18 months in prison for spitting at Cleveland police and medics.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-06-19 10:15:04