Genomic & Biopharma News

COVID-19: Clinical Pathways to Pandemic Relief
By Graeme Gardner, Ph.D.
ORB Company Blog, 2020-03-26 19:58:16

OXGENE and The Native Antigen Company Announce Collaboration to Increase COVID-19 Antigen Production for Diagnostic Kits and Vaccine Development
OXGENE™ and The Native Antigen Company today announced a collaboration to scale up production of SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) reagents.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-04-02 09:37:10

COVID-19: IONICONs are teleworking and continuing to support you
We are monitoring Innsbruck’s air for changes due to Austria’s “shutdown”
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-04-02 09:32:00

Space Biology: A Road to the Moon, Mars, and Beyond
It’s an exciting time in the field of space travel research. In 2019, SpaceX launched its Dragon spacecraft and Boeing launched its CST-100 Starliner. Both are designed to one day carry human passengers to their destination and home again. These launches represent a critical milestone towards NASA’s return to launching American astronauts to space from American soil using American commercial spacecraft.
ORB Company Blog, 2020-02-26 22:19:00

Gilead starts late-stage trials in the UK of potential COVID-19 therapy
The study will initially involve 15 sites across the UK
PharmaTimes, 2020-04-02 08:21:45

NIHR launches new Centre for Engagement and Dissemination
The Centre will bring activities in patient and public involvement, engagement and participation and research dissemination under one roof.
PharmaTimes, 2020-04-02 07:47:48

AZ licences Movantik rights to RedHill
AstraZeneca has completed its deal to sublicense certain rights to Movantik to RedHill Biopharma
PharmaTimes, 2020-04-02 07:32:13

Pilates helps control blood pressure in young obese women
A new paper published in the journal American Journal of Hypertension in April 2020 shows that Pilates could work well when it comes to improving cardiovascular health and controlling blood pressure in young obese women. This group of patients is at high risk for high blood pressure and weak blood vessel health.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-04-02 07:27:20

Study looks at Russian trolls that polarize vaccination efforts
There has always been controversy surrounding vaccines, but in the past, that was usually overridden by fear of the disease itself. The diseases vaccines prevent can be dangerous or even deadly. However, many anti-vaccination groups add to the confusion of people on the benefits of immunization against infectious diseases.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-04-02 07:14:55

Positive early data from siltuximab COVID-19 trial
One-third (33%) of patients experienced a clinical improvement with a reduced need for oxygen support
PharmaTimes, 2020-04-02 07:11:38

NICE publishes second set of rapid COVID-19 guidelines
The guidelines advise clinicians on modifying care to reduce patients’ exposure to COVID-19 and how to balance the risks and benefits of treatment during the pandemic
PharmaTimes, 2020-04-02 07:07:10