Genomic & Biopharma News

Roche snaps up rest of Foundation Medicine for $2.4bn
Roche is buying the shares it does not already own in US molecular information company Foundation Medicine (FMI), in a deal valued at $2.4 billion.
PharmaTimes, 2018-06-19 09:56:17

US regulators reject Valeant’s Duobrii
The US Food and Drug Administration has rejected Valeant group Ortho Dermatologics’ plaque psoriasis therapy Duobrii.
PharmaTimes, 2018-06-19 09:19:42

Scotland to house world-first manufacturing innovation centre
A £56-million drug manufacturing innovation centre - the first of its kind in the world - has been announced for Renfrewshire in Scotland.
PharmaTimes, 2018-06-19 09:15:38

Pelican Newspaper: Gene profiling at Ocean Ridge Biosciences to unlock mysteries of the human body
Identifying the markers for pancreatic cancer may have happened here in a 5,400 square foot facility where scientists routinely practice next generation RNA profiling and biomarker discovery. Please read the PDF for more details
ORB Company News, 2016-11-25 18:55:37

Tax rises on the horizon for NHS budget hike
Prime Minister Theresa May has confirmed that tax rises will be necessary to help fund the planned NHS budget increase.
PharmaTimes, 2018-06-19 09:11:59

New study finds increase in use of alternative medicines among children
A new study published in JAMA Pediatrics shows that since 2003, the use of alternative medicines, such as herbal products and nutraceuticals, among children has doubled.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-06-19 08:54:56

Lions Health, Day 1: Shiny statuettes, heart-tugging creative and opinions galore
As thousands picked up their badges and poured through security checkpoints into the Palais des Festivals, FiercePharma caught up with pharma marketers and agency leaders and followed them into the night as they picked up their Lions awards and celebrated.
Fierce Pharma, 2018-06-19 08:39:32

CytoReason builds largest reference of immune-focused inter-cellular communications
New data published in Nature Biotechnology, represents the largest ever analysis of immune cell signaling research, mapping more than 3,000 previously unlisted cellular interactions, and yielding the first ever immune-centric modular classification of diseases.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-06-19 08:08:43

Researchers use droplet-sized 'miniecosystems' to test therapeutic potential of molecules
Scripps Research scientists have solved a major problem in chemistry and drug development by using droplet-sized 'miniecosystems' to quickly see if a molecule can function as a potential therapeutic.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-06-19 08:07:33

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

MAARA to celebrate its 50th anniversary with lecture titled 'The Future of Asthma'
50 years of pioneering asthma research which has benefited patients and sufferers throughout the UK will be celebrated at an event hosted by the University of Leicester on Wednesday 20 June.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-06-19 08:05:52