Genomic & Biopharma News

Endocrine Society applauds Novo Nordisk for pledging to limit rising insulin prices
The Endocrine Society lauds Novo Nordisk's recent announcement that it would limit price increases for its therapies, including insulin, and hopes that other entities in the insulin supply chain including manufacturers, pharmacy benefit managers, and insurers will also demonstrate similar restraint to address this important issue.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-08 13:43:43

Pubic hair grooming linked to increased STI risk, says study
Removing or trimming pubic hair is associated with an increased risk of contracting a sexually transmitted disease, according to a study published in Sexually Transmitted Infections.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-08 13:40:59

EuroBiotech:​​ ​​More​​ ​​Articles​​ ​​of​​ ​​Note
EuroBiotech:​​ ​​More​​ ​​Articles​​ ​​of​​ ​​Note nick.paul.taylor Thu, 12/08/2016 - 08:38
Fierce Biotech, 2016-12-08 13:38:42

CountClust – Visualizing the Structure of RNA-seq Expression Data using Grade of Membership Models
Grade of membership models, also known as “admixture models”, “topic models” or “Latent Dirichlet Allocation”, are a generalization of cluster models that allow each sample to have membership in multiple clusters. These models are widely used in population genetics to model admixed individuals who have ancestry from multiple “populations”, and in natural language processing to ...
Transcriptome Research & Industry News, 2016-12-08 13:30:30

Pioneering research in caves provides new insights into origins of antibiotic resistance
​Pioneering work being carried out in a cave in New Mexico by researchers at McMaster University and The University of Akron, Ohio, is changing the understanding of how antibiotic resistance may have emerged and how doctors can combat it in the future.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-08 13:25:00

Leti researchers show memristive devices can emulate short- and long-term synaptic plasticity
Leti researchers have demonstrated that memristive devices are excellent candidates to emulate synaptic plasticity, the capability of synapses to enhance or diminish their connectivity between neurons, which is widely believed to be the cellular basis for learning and memory.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-08 13:23:47

AstraZeneca introduces world’s most advanced drug discovery robot
AstraZeneca entered a new era in drug development today by unveiling NiCoLA-B, the world’s most advanced drug discovery robot, capable of performing experiments at an industrial scale in the search for new, life-saving medicines.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-08 13:23:00

Survey: Only 1 in 3 patients discusses symptoms of hyperglycaemia with nurse or doctor
Only 1 in 3 discussed symptoms of high blood glucose levels (hyperglycaemia) with their nurse or doctor, according to a new survey of 200 people living with type 1 or type 2 diabetes, who need mealtime insulin to control their blood glucose levels.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-08 13:18:35

Immuno-oncology startup TCR2 promises to improve on CAR-T
Immuno-oncology startup TCR2 promises to improve on CAR-T phil Thu, 12/08/2016 - 08:17
Fierce Biotech, 2016-12-08 13:17:39