Genomic & Biopharma News

Harnessing the microbiome potential
Spring is underway in parts of the US, and while Florida by no means undergoes the dramatic reappearance of foliage or colorful clumps of daffodils and azaleas, the southern part of the sunshine state experiences its share of spring renewals.  For instance, recently a brood of Muscovy duck (Cairina moschata) hatchlings appeared near Ocean Ridge Biosciences' laboratory.
ORB Company Blog, 2017-03-31 21:41:45

Researchers find lower ER triage scores are linked to delayed antibiotics for sepsis patients
Providing early, appropriate antibiotic treatment for patients with sepsis — serious complication of infection that can lead to organ failure and death — is crucial for their survival.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-25 11:55:04

Study clarifies how 3D organization of genome is regulated at onset of skeletal muscle formation
A new study from the University of Minnesota Medical School clarifies how the three-dimensional organization of the genome is regulated at the onset of skeletal muscle formation.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-25 11:49:29

ORB Employees Participate in 2019 Martin Luther King Day Event
ORB employees get a rare break from the lab on January 21, 2019. A group of Ocean Ridge Biosciences employees stepped out of the lab on a beautiful South Florida winter day to take part in an event honoring Martin Luther King. We got our hands dirty planting some flowers and shrubs at a local park in Deerfield Beach.
ORB Company News, 2019-01-22 23:24:59

Findings provide new insights about how intestine maximizes nutrient uptake
As food enters the intestine, it embarks on windy, lengthy journey. For most of the route, its surroundings don't appear to change much.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-25 11:48:51

Mobile phone app may help boost and maintain physical activity in women
Activity trackers and mobile phone apps are all the rage, but do they really help users increase and maintain physical activity?
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-25 10:52:51

US dentists write more opioid prescriptions than England dentists
Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago have found that dentists practicing in the U.S. write 37 times more opioid prescriptions than dentists practicing in England.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-25 10:51:33

New neurons continue to form in old age, even in people with Alzheimer's disease
In a new study from the University of Illinois at Chicago, researchers examining post-mortem brain tissue from people ages 79 to 99 found that new neurons continue to form well into old age.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-25 10:50:58

Study explains most effective actions to control dispersal of mosquitofish in water ecosystems
Preventing the introduction of the mosquitofish and removing its population are the most effective actions to control the dispersal of this exotic fish in ponds and lakes, according to a study published in the journal Science of the Total Environment.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-25 10:49:51

Study demonstrates the concept of systemic gene therapy treatment for gamma-sarcoglycanopathy
Gamma-sarcoglycanopathy is one of the most common limb-girdle myopathies.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-25 10:44:00

Infants at high risk for autism are less attuned to differences in speech patterns
A new study by Columbia University researchers found that infants at high risk for autism were less attuned to differences in speech patterns than low-risk infants.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-25 10:39:17