Genomic & Biopharma News

KAIST scientists identify cellular mechanism for severe viral hepatitis
KAIST medical scientists identified a cellular mechanism causing inflammatory changes in regulatory T cells that can lead to severe viral hepatitis. Research on this mechanism will help further understand the nature of various inflammatory diseases and lead to the development of relevant clinical treatments.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-01-22 14:31:28

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

Researchers develop new indicator for assessing active aging
Researchers at the University of Jyväskylä in Finland have developed a new indicator for assessing active aging.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-01-22 14:26:38

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

Researchers explore impact of smart rollator in motivating seniors to increase physical activity
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and Orton are exploring the benefits and impacts of technology in motivating seniors to increase physical activity.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-01-22 14:22:09

Celgene confirms $9B Juno buyout, sees $3B sales for JCAR017
Celgene has agreed to buy CAR-T specialist Juno Therapeutics for around $9 billion in a deal that instantly makes it a big cheese in this emerging therapeutic category.
Fierce Biotech, 2018-01-22 14:17:29

Surmodics gets FDA nod for Telemark microcatheter
Surmodics has received FDA clearance to sell its Telemark .014” coronary and peripheral support microcatheter. The 510(k) nod positions Surmodics to start shipping a device designed for use in the treatment of complex coronary and peripheral lesions.
Fierce Biotech, 2018-01-22 14:16:48

Flopped trials dash Teva's hopes of battling GSK, AZ with subcutaneous Cinqair
Teva was hoping to level the convenience playing field in severe asthma with a subcutaneous version of Cinqair. But those plans have hit a snag.
Fierce Pharma, 2018-01-22 14:15:43

New bug may reduce misery of hay fever sufferers
A commonly-found weed that helps spread hay fever around Europe could be controlled by a new natural enemy.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-01-22 14:12:45

Depressive symptoms associated with poorer survival in patients with head and neck cancer
In a study of patients with head and neck cancer, even mild depressive symptoms were associated with poorer overall survival.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-01-22 14:02:44

UCLA charts progress in the search for a more effective flu vaccine
In the midst of one of the worst flu seasons on record, scientists at the University of California in Los Angeles are working on a new approach to developing flu vaccines that they believe could provide better protection against the virus. The approach revolves around understanding how the flu virus interacts with the immune system.
Fierce Biotech, 2018-01-22 13:46:22