Genomic & Biopharma News

AstraZeneca’s Alexion taps DNA profiler Genomenon for rare disease diagnoses
AstraZeneca’s Alexion taps DNA profiler Genomenon for rare disease diagnoses chale Mon, 09/20/2021 - 09:49
Fierce Biotech, 2021-09-20 13:49:34

Biogen beefs up in biosimilars—again—with FDA nod for copycat to Roche's blockbuster Lucentis
Biogen beefs up in biosimilars—again—with FDA nod for copycat to Roche's blockbuster Lucentis esagonowsky Mon, 09/20/2021 - 09:44
Fierce Pharma, 2021-09-20 13:44:26

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

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

Mirati switches up leadership as KRAS drug speeds toward FDA filing
Mirati switches up leadership as KRAS drug speeds toward FDA filing klahucik Mon, 09/20/2021 - 08:54
Fierce Biotech, 2021-09-20 12:54:09

I got a ‘mild’ breakthrough case. Here’s what I wish I’d known.
The test results that hot day in early August shouldn’t have surprised me — all the symptoms were there. A few days earlier, fatigue had enveloped me like a weighted blanket. I chalked it up to my weekend of travel. Next, a headache clamped down on the back of my skull.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-09-20 12:53:07

Ask KHN-Politifact: Is my cloth mask good enough to face the delta variant?
In recent months, some European airlines have banned the use of cloth face coverings to control the spread of the coronavirus during air travel, instead favoring surgical masks — sometimes referred to as medical or disposable — and N95 respirators.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-09-20 12:51:00

Morphine Tolerance Pathway Identified in Mice
Prolonged exposure to morphine triggers cells in the spine to release signaling molecules that increase pain sensitivity and dull the relief of the drug. Blocking this activity could improve pain management.
The Scientist, 2021-09-20 12:38:12

SARS-CoV-2 antibody models describe differences between the kinetics of different antibodies
Researchers have created kinetic models of IgG and IgM anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibodies over 13.5 months following infection to understand long-lasting immunity better.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-09-20 12:37:23

EIT Health highlights the urgent need for harnessing data and AI to fight against Alzheimer’s disease
To coincide with World Alzheimer’s Month, EIT Health, an EU-backed network of best-in-class health innovators, has highlighted the urgent need to focus on implementing bolder approaches to the treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease post-pandemic.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-09-20 12:17:00

Novel spike NTD mutations in SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant associated with increased viral loads and immune evasion
Researchers from the University of Southern California investigated mutations in the N-terminal and RBD domains of the spike protein.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-09-20 11:47:30