Genomic & Biopharma News

Children's Tumor Foundation harnesses interest in rare disease research through NF Innovation Week
Neurofibromatosis, a genetic disorder that causes tumors to grow on nerves throughout the body and which affects 1 in 3,000 people - that's over 2.5 million worldwide - has no cure and few workable treatment options.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-09-15 16:10:16

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

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

Newly developed nanomaterial is both twisted and untwisted at the same time
A new nanomaterial developed by scientists at the University of Bath could solve a conundrum faced by scientists probing some of the most promising types of future pharmaceuticals.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-09-15 15:38:14

Study quantifies energetic costs of cancer cells during metastasis
New research from a group of Vanderbilt biomedical engineers reveals that while cancer cells move quickly in metastasis, they're rather lazy in which paths they choose.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-09-15 15:26:01

ACC Asia Conference 2019 brings experts to discuss latest cardiovascular science
The American College of Cardiology and the Japanese College of Cardiology are hosting the 2019 ACC Asia Conference together with JCC 2019 in Nagoya, Japan, from September 13-14.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-09-15 13:54:26

Nano-sized bubbles in our body could effectively fight cancer
Healthy cells in our body release nano-sized bubbles that transfer genetic material such as DNA and RNA to other cells. It's your DNA that stores the important information necessary for RNA to produce proteins and make sure they act accordingly.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-09-15 13:26:00

B-cell subtypes play essential role in immune response to melanoma
When it comes to further developing modern immunotherapies, cancer research has so far concentrated on T-lymphocytes.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-09-14 02:17:00

Slower working memory growth associated with young driver crashes
Research into why adolescent drivers are involved in motor vehicle crashes, the leading cause of injury and death among 16- to 19-year-olds in the United States, has often focused on driving experience and skills.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-09-14 01:07:05

Researchers identify changes in retinal layers of patients with mild Alzheimer's disease
Researchers at the Complutense University of Madrid have identified changes in retinal layer thickness, inflammation or thinning in patients with mild Alzheimer's disease, confirming that the retina is one of the most important biomarkers for early diagnosis of the disease.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-09-14 00:57:33

Adult social support linked to less violence among teen boys in urban neighborhoods
Among teen boys in urban neighborhoods with low resources, the presence of adult social support is linked to significantly fewer occurrences of sexual violence, youth violence and bullying, and to more positive behaviors, including school engagement and future aspirations, according to a new study from researchers at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-09-14 00:49:11