Genomic & Biopharma News

Research finds disparities in stroke severity and care among Black and Hispanic women
Black and Hispanic women ages 65-74 years old hospitalized with stroke had more severe strokes than their white counterparts, according to preliminary research to be presented at the American Stroke Association International Stroke Conference 2021.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-03-11 11:52:16

Triglyceride-lowering medication may lower stroke risk in people with heart disease
Taking the triglyceride-lowering medication icosapent ethyl cut the risk of stroke by an additional 36% in people at increased risk of cardiovascular disease who already have their bad cholesterol levels under control using statin medications, according to preliminary research to be presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2021.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-03-11 11:43:19

ORB relocates to Deerfield Beach and celebrates grand opening of new facility with local researchers
After 8 years of operation in Palm Beach Gardens, Ocean Ridge Biosciences (ORB) has recently relocated to a 5,394 sq. ft. facility in Deerfield Beach, Florida. The new facility provides several improvements which will enable ORB to provide improved and expanded services to academic and corporate clients. These include:
ORB Company Blog, 2016-11-21 19:26:55

Healthy Diet Index facilitates the assessment of diet quality
The Healthy Diet Index developed by Finnish nutrition experts facilitates the assessment of diet quality. Its effectiveness was demonstrated in a recently published study.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-03-11 11:34:17

Probiotic supplements increase the diversity of intestinal bacteria in extremely preterm infants
Extremely preterm infants can suffer from a life-threatening inflammation of the gut. A new clinical study has shown that supplements of a lactic acid bacterium may have positive effects by increasing the diversity of intestinal bacteria in these infants.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-03-11 11:13:41

Researchers develop assay for qualitative assessment of SARS-CoV-2 neutralizing antibodies
To address the need for a high-quality neutralization assay against SARS-CoV-2, researchers from the NIAID modified and optimized a previously established fluorescence reduction neutralization assay (FRNA) to provide a quantitative assessment of a large number of infected cells through the use of a high-content imaging system.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-03-11 10:59:36

ORB relocates to Deerfield Beach and celebrates grand opening of new facility with local researchers
After 8 years of operation in Palm Beach Gardens, Ocean Ridge Biosciences (ORB) has recently relocated to a 5,394 sq. ft. facility in Deerfield Beach, Florida. The new facility provides several improvements which will enable ORB to provide improved and expanded services to academic and corporate clients. These include:
ORB Company Blog, 2016-11-21 19:26:55

Vir, GSK COVID-19 antibody slashes hospitalizations and deaths in phase 3, spurring FDA filing plans
Vir, GSK COVID-19 antibody slashes hospitalizations and deaths in phase 3, spurring FDA filing plans ntaylor Thu, 03/11/2021 - 05:37
Fierce Biotech, 2021-03-11 10:37:41

DNA production specialist Touchlight raises £42m
Proceeds will be used to ‘more than triple’ UK biotech's manufacturing capabilities
PharmaTimes, 2021-03-11 10:11:00

GSK to leverage the Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult’s facility in Stevenage
British drugmaker to expand its clinical manufacturing capacity for cell and gene therapy
PharmaTimes, 2021-03-11 10:09:45

Pharma, comms and patient group leaders join judging panel for Patient Partnership Index 2021
Senior leaders from UK and European pharma have come together to judge the Patient Partnership Index 2021
PharmaTimes, 2021-03-11 10:08:57