Genomic & Biopharma News

New, versatile technique for remote control of transplanted cells in Parkinson's
Neurodegenerative conditions such as Parkinson’s disease are a major public health issue, especially given the ageing population in Europe and beyond. Parkinson’s now affects more than 1 900 people per 100 000 among those aged 80 and older.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-02-20 12:42:13

New sepsis test can diagnose in less than three minutes
New sepsis takes just two and a half minutes to diagnose the disease, meaning it could help save up to 14,000 lives a year.
PharmaTimes, 2019-02-20 12:39:55

Researchers find potential therapeutic strategy to treat Alzheimer's
Researchers from the Institute of Neurosciences of the University of Barcelona (UBNeuro) have identified a potential therapeutic strategy to treat Alzheimer's, according to a study published in Journal of Neuroscience.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-02-20 12:38:57

Genome editing successful in correcting muscular dystrophy in mice
Researchers at Duke University have shown that CRISPR genome editing technology can safely and stably correct Duchenne muscular dystrophy in mice.
PharmaTimes, 2019-02-20 12:36:19

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

Study shows blood pressure benefits of morning exercise for older overweight/obese adults
Thirty minutes of morning exercise lowers blood pressure for the rest of the day among older men and women who are overweight or obese.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-02-20 11:56:04

Mogrify to accelerate novel IP and cell therapies using $3.7m USD funding
Mogrify today announced a second close on its seed funding, bringing the total raised to $3.7 million USD, and the appointment of Darrin Disley as CEO.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-02-20 11:54:00

Scientists probe into the mind of worms to unravel how memories form
Try as you might, some events cannot be remembered. Known in psychology as memory blocking, the phenomenon has remained elusive since first described more than half a century ago.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-02-20 11:44:58

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

Elevated levels of key cellular process implicated in intestinal inflammation and IBD
Elevated levels of the key cellular process of apoptosis have been implicated in intestinal inflammation and inflammatory bowel disease in a new study from the Quadram Institute.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-02-20 11:37:39

Gene Drive-Equipped Mosquitoes Released into Lab Environment
The large-scale experiments aim to test how the technology would fare in the wild, if deployed to knock down populations of the pests.
The Scientist, 2019-02-20 11:18:37