Genomic & Biopharma News

Mammals Can Use Their Intestines to Breathe
Researchers show that both mice and pigs are capable of oxygenating their blood via the colon--a capacity that, if shared by humans, could be leveraged in the clinic to minimize the need for mechanical ventilation.
The Scientist, 2021-05-14 19:03:29

Ginkgo lands on NYSE via SPAC merger, gaining $2.5B to fuel growth
Ginkgo lands on NYSE via SPAC merger, gaining $2.5B to fuel growth aalidrus Fri, 05/14/2021 - 13:28
Fierce Biotech, 2021-05-14 17:28:42

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

Male hormones regulate stomach inflammation in mice
NIH research could lead to new treatment strategies for stomach cancer.
National Institutes of Health, 2021-05-14 17:00:00

FDA releases treasure trove of Trump administration emails from early days of COVID-19 crisis
FDA releases treasure trove of Trump administration emails from early days of COVID-19 crisis bbulik Fri, 05/14/2021 - 11:56
Fierce Pharma, 2021-05-14 15:56:57

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

Heron's newly-minted opioid alternative for post-surgical pain headed for blockbusterland, analysts say
Heron's newly-minted opioid alternative for post-surgical pain headed for blockbusterland, analysts say fkansteiner Fri, 05/14/2021 - 11:19
Fierce Pharma, 2021-05-14 15:19:29

Keep that new phone away from your pacemaker, FDA says
Keep that new phone away from your pacemaker, FDA says chale Fri, 05/14/2021 - 11:00
Fierce Biotech, 2021-05-14 15:00:18

Zero Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine doses set to ship next week as production holdup lingers
Zero Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine doses set to ship next week as production holdup lingers esagonowsky Fri, 05/14/2021 - 10:05
Fierce Pharma, 2021-05-14 14:05:24

Biogen reveals gene therapy trial failure as investors remain laser-focused on aducanumab drama
Biogen reveals gene therapy trial failure as investors remain laser-focused on aducanumab drama aarmstrong Fri, 05/14/2021 - 09:44
Fierce Biotech, 2021-05-14 13:44:37

What can ancient feces tell us about the evolution of the human gut microbiome?
Researchers at the Section on Pathophysiology and Molecular Pharmacology, Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston, Massachusetts, analyzed microbial DNA found in indigenous human paleofeces (desiccated excrement) from dry caves in northern Mexico and Utah. They found that the ancient human gut microbiome is similar to those of modern-day people from non-industrialized populations.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-05-14 13:44:00