Genomic & Biopharma News

Benefits of Biomarkers in Colorectal Cancer Treatment
Biomarkers fall into different categories: diagnostic biomarkers, are used to identify a disease; prognostic biomarkers, help clinicians to determine, for example, whether you're more likely to die or have problems with a disease; and there are some that can be used to inform treatment, to determine whether one therapy would be more successful than another.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-10-02 12:10:00

Evolutionarily Conserved Mediators of Intercellular Communication
Extracellular vesicles (EV) are sub-micron circulating vesicles found in all bodily fluids and in all species so far tested. They have also recently been identified in seawater and it has further been shown that they are released from microorganisms and may participate in interspecies communication in the gut. EV are typically composed of a lipid ...
Exosome RNA Research & Industry News, 2017-10-02 12:02:21

Endocyte starts renaissance by licensing ‘billion-dollar’ prostate cancer drug
A few months ago, Endocyte was shedding R&D programs and staff, with questions being raised about its future. Now, it says its prospects have been resurrected by licensing a phase 3-ready prostate cancer drug.
Fierce Biotech, 2017-10-02 11:55:50

Tutorial – High-Throughput Single-Cell RNA-Seq of Cells and Nuclei
Harnessing RNA-Seq to Create Gene Expression Profiles – from Genetic Engineering News – Jennifer Chew, Adam Bemis, Ronald Lebofsky, Ph.D., Anna Quinlan, Ph.D. , Kelly Kaihara, Ph.D. Complex biological systems rely on the coordinated activities of individual cells. The function of these cells can differ drastically, even within a single tissue, but capturing this heterogeneity is ...
Transcriptome Research & Industry News, 2017-10-02 11:50:59

Nonviral CRISPR Delivery a Success
Researchers use gold nanoparticles to deliver CRISPR-Cas9 and correct a point mutation in a mouse model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
The Scientist, 2017-10-02 11:00:00

Nonviral CRISPR Delivery a Success
Researchers use gold nanoparticles to deliver CRISPR-Cas9 and correct a point mutation in a mouse model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
The Scientist, 2017-10-02 11:00:00

CHMP endorses Tresiba label update in the EU
Plus company's new insulin formulation approved in US
PharmaTimes, 2017-10-02 10:12:28

Giants of Circadian Biology Win Nobel Prize
The award in Physiology or Medicine goes to chronobiologists Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael Young.
The Scientist, 2017-10-02 09:48:00

Giants of Circadian Biology Win Nobel Prize
The award in Physiology or Medicine goes to chronobiologists Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael Young.
The Scientist, 2017-10-02 09:48:00