Genomic & Biopharma News

FDA Grants Priority Review to Avelumab for Metastatic Merkel Cell Carcinoma Treatment

Immuno-Oncology News, 2016-12-01 19:26:00

Gut microbiome could unlock new Parkinson’s diagnostics, treatments
Gut microbiome could unlock new Parkinson’s diagnostics, treatments aalidrus Thu, 12/01/2016 - 14:20
Fierce Biotech, 2016-12-01 19:20:05

Retrieving Short-Term Memories
Neurons can continue to capture a short-term memory without continuous firing, researchers show.  
The Scientist, 2016-12-01 19:00:00

Small flu vax players poised to win 'sizable' share of market, firm predicts
Small flu vax players poised to win 'sizable' share of market, firm predicts esagonowsky Thu, 12/01/2016 - 12:41
Fierce Pharma, 2016-12-01 17:41:10

Opportunity for Bibby Scientific to improve services in the EMEA market
Bibby Scientific Ltd announced that it will be taking over the distribution of Argos Technologies products, outside of the USA and Asia Pacific, from December 2016. As Bibby Scientific and Argos Technologies are now both part of the Cole-Parmer group, this gives the company an opportunity to streamline customer experience in the EMEA market.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-01 17:40:09

Treatment with biosimilar drug improves progression-free survival in breast cancer patients
Among women with metastatic breast cancer, treatment with a drug that is biosimilar to the breast cancer drug trastuzumab resulted in an equivalent overall response rate at 24 weeks compared with trastuzumab, according to a study published online by JAMA.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-01 17:31:41

Researchers identify metabolite that promotes epithelial-mesenchymal transition of colorectal cancer cells
Osaka University researchers revealed that the metabolite D-2-hydroxyglurate (D-2HG) promotes epithelial-mesenchymal transition of colorectal cancer cells, leading them to develop features of lower adherence to neighboring cells, increased invasiveness, and greater likelihood of metastatic spread.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-01 17:24:45

Additive Manufacturing application notes released by Lucideon
Lucideon has released a new white paper titled ‘Additive Manufacturing – a Metallurgical Perspective’. The paper discusses the value and potential of metallurgical additive manufacturing alongside some of the challenges the technology needs to overcome.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-01 17:22:00

Overweight adolescents with bipolar disorder show signs of increased illness severity, study finds
Bipolar disorder is one of the most disabling medical conditions among adolescents worldwide. Similarly, being overweight or obese is common in adolescents and is known to confer risk for cardiovascular disease and other poor health outcomes in adulthood.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-01 17:17:26