Genomic & Biopharma News

Researchers identify new antibiotic resistance gene in bacteria from dairy cows
Researchers of the University of Bern have identified a new antibiotic resistance gene in bacteria from dairy cows. This gene confers resistance to all beta-lactam antibiotics including the last generation of cephalosporins used against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-04-26 17:05:52

Normal weight people with central obesity at increased risk for death, study finds
People with a normal BMI who carry their weight around the middle are at the highest risk of death from any cause compared to those who are overweight or obese but carry their weight elsewhere, Loughborough research has found.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-04-26 16:57:00

Removing senescent cells from joints could reverse progression of osteoarthritis
In a preclinical study in mice and human cells, researchers report that selectively removing old or 'senescent' cells from joints could stop and even reverse the progression of osteoarthritis.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-04-26 16:49:03

FDA warning scorches Divi's Labs for refusing to cough up API records
FDA warning scorches Divi's Labs for refusing to cough up API records epalmer Wed, 04/26/2017 - 12:40
Fierce Pharma, 2017-04-26 16:40:19

Amgen, Sandoz take closely watched biosimilars arguments to Supreme Court
Amgen, Sandoz take closely watched biosimilars arguments to Supreme Court esagonowsky Wed, 04/26/2017 - 12:02
Fierce Pharma, 2017-04-26 16:02:05

Scientists aim to combat antibiotic-resistant infections by harnessing synthetic mucus
Researchers are pursuing an innovative and unexpected new avenue in the quest to fight antibiotic resistance: synthetic mucus. By studying and replicating mucus' natural ability to control pathogenic bacteria, the scientists hope to find new methods for combating infections.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-04-26 15:59:57

Regeneron CEO, CSO rack up smaller 2016 pay packages as options values sink
Regeneron CEO, CSO rack up smaller 2016 pay packages as options values sink tracy Wed, 04/26/2017 - 11:52
Fierce Pharma, 2017-04-26 15:52:54

Electronic Sun Sentinel: Gene analysis lab moves to Deerfield Beach

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

Unique microscope reveals clues to destructive autoimmune disease
Using a unique microscope capable of illuminating living cell structures in great detail, researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have found clues into how a destructive autoimmune disease works, setting the stage for more discoveries in the future.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-04-26 15:51:28

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

Early blood test early can predict vaccine immunogenicity
Within seven days of vaccination, a blood test early after vaccination can predict whether vaccines based on living, modified viruses have had the desired effect.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-04-26 15:43:16