Genomic & Biopharma News

Ionis to get volanesorsen in front of the FDA ‘ASAP’: CEO
Ionis to get volanesorsen in front of the FDA ‘ASAP’: CEO badams Thu, 01/12/2017 - 05:26
Fierce Biotech, 2017-01-12 10:26:23

NICE recommends Novartis’ kidney cancer drug
Some patients with kidney cancer should soon be able to get easier access to Novartis' Afinitor on the NHS, after cost regulators backed moving the drug out of the Cancer Drug's Fund and into the routine care pathway
PharmaTimes, 2017-01-12 10:05:05

EU approves Gilead’s hepatitis B therapy Vemlidy
Patients with chronic hepatitis B in Europe have gained the first new treatment option in nearly 10 years following the approval of Gilead's Vemlidy.
PharmaTimes, 2017-01-12 10:02:14

New Technology for Single Cell RNA-Seq
Dolomite Bio has launched a new Injection Valve and Sample Loop for single cell RNA sequencing workflows. This option enables straightforward, gentle introduction of evenly distributed mRNA capture beads into the company’s RNA-Seq System for individual encapsulation of cells. The Injection Valve and Sample Loop is a complete module allowing barcoded mRNA capture beads in ...
Transcriptome Research & Industry News, 2017-01-12 10:00:59

A biosensor is able to detect tumors at early stages
IMAGE: Tumor suppressor p53 trimer and DNA fragment. Credit: Cho, Y., Gorina, S., Jeffrey, P.D., Pavletich, N.P.; Astrojan. Before a malignant tumor is developed, the immune system tries to fight against proteins that are altered during their formation, producing certain cancer antibodies. A biosensor developed by scientists from the Complutense University of Madrid has been able ...
Exosome RNA Research & Industry News, 2017-01-12 10:00:21

Merck, Lilly to test new combo for soft tissue sarcoma
Merck & Co and Eli Lilly have decided to expand their existing oncology collaboration with another immunotherapy combination trial.
PharmaTimes, 2017-01-12 09:59:27

Doctors warn prime minister of threat to patient care
Members of the Council of the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) have written to prime minister Theresa May to voice serious concerns over capacity and resources issues hitting the NHS.
PharmaTimes, 2017-01-12 09:56:32

Researchers finding way to manipulate signals in bacteria to reduce infections
The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy has received a five-year, $1.25 million federal grant to continue its research into how bacteria that cause streptococcal infections can be manipulated.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-12 09:42:19

Ecologists reveal reasons for regional differences in Lyme disease prevalence
The ticks that transmit Lyme disease to people die of dehydration when exposed to a combination of high temperature and lowered humidity, a new USGS-led study has found.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-12 09:18:08