Genomic & Biopharma News

UK launch for progressive multiple sclerosis mega-trial
It is hoped that the multi-armed Octopus trial will rapidly speed up development of new treatments
PharmaTimes, 2021-05-07 09:27:39

AZ' Tagrisso first to win MHRA approval under Project Orbis
Decision brings the innovative treatment to early-stage lung cancer patients, helping to address unmet need in this setting
PharmaTimes, 2021-05-07 09:05:40

Science 37 taps a SPAC to go public, with siteless trial specialist valued at a cool $1B
Science 37 taps a SPAC to go public, with siteless trial specialist valued at a cool $1B badams Fri, 05/07/2021 - 04:15
Fierce Biotech, 2021-05-07 08:15:38

CRISPR therapeutics, Nkarta pen new cutting-edge cancer tech research pact
CRISPR therapeutics, Nkarta pen new cutting-edge cancer tech research pact badams Fri, 05/07/2021 - 04:02
Fierce Biotech, 2021-05-07 08:02:31

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

Communications Awards winner shares insight into the competition
Lucinda Sandon-Allum of Langland and winner in the 2020 Aspiring Communications Manager of the Year shares her competition highlights.
PharmaTimes, 2021-05-07 07:05:14

High-throughput system can regulate gene expression for treating sickle cell disease, beta thalassemia
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have developed an integrated, high-throughput system to better understand and possibly manipulate gene expression for treatment of disorders such as sickle cell disease and beta thalassemia. The research appears today in the journal Nature Genetics.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-05-07 06:18:56

Scientists investigate signal necrotic cells that cue phagocytic cells to engulf the dying cell
Just as people keep their houses clean and clutter under control, a crew of cells in the body is in charge of clearing the waste the body generates, including dying cells. The housekeeping cells remove unwanted material by a process called phagocytosis, which literally means 'eating cells.' The housekeepers engulf and ingest the dying cells and break them down to effectively eliminate them.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-05-07 06:15:24

Electronic Sun Sentinel: Gene analysis lab moves to Deerfield Beach

ORB Company News, 2016-12-02 21:24:27

Researchers report encouraging results from experimental antiviral targeting Marburg virus
The Marburg virus, a relative of the Ebola virus, causes a serious, often-fatal hemorrhagic fever. Transmitted by the African fruit bat and by direct human-to-human contact, Marburg virus disease currently has no approved vaccine or antivirals to prevent or treat it.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-05-07 06:07:06

Researchers describe the key facet of sexual determination in mammalian models
Early in human development, during the first trimester of gestation, a fetus may have XX or XY chromosomes that indicate its sex. Yet at this stage a mass of cells known as the bipotential gonad that ultimately develops into either ovaries or testes has yet to commit to its final destiny.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-05-07 05:59:30