Genomic & Biopharma News

Interaction between dioxin and HLA gene variant activates events associated with rheumatoid arthritis
It has been known for more than three decades that individuals with a particular version of a gene -; human leukocyte antigen (HLA) -; have an increased risk for rheumatoid arthritis.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-04-19 14:32:45

EuroBiotech Report—Novartis names CMO, Inventiva, Lysogene delay and Basilea deal
In this week's EuroBiotech Report, Novartis nabs Amgen's CMO, Inventiva gears up for NASH phase 3, Lysogene delays trial start and more. 
Fierce Biotech, 2018-04-19 14:21:12

Allergan swoops in as Takeda's third Shire bid falls short at $61B
Three of Takeda’s anticipated Shire buyout bids have already been rejected—and now, the Japanese drugmaker might just lose out to a competing bidder. Allergan, for instance, is already in talks for a buy.
Fierce Pharma, 2018-04-19 14:20:30

Study: Eyes of adolescents could be associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease in later life
New research has found that poorer well-being or 'health-related quality of life' (HRQoL) in adolescence could be an indicator of future cardiovascular disease risk.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-04-19 14:18:28

EuroBiotech: More Articles of Note
In our EuroBiotech roundup this week, Scancell raises cash for cancer trial, Autolus posts CAR-T data and Adocia starts diabetes study.
Fierce Biotech, 2018-04-19 14:16:26

New breakthrough may allow scientists to orchestrate tissue regeneration in humans
A UNLV scientist and her team have found that frog embryos can fully regrow their eyes after injuries, a breakthrough that may lead one day to the ability to orchestrate tissue regeneration in humans.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-04-19 14:12:35

Sun Sentinel: Ocean Ridge Biosciences expands to 5,400-square foot facility
Ocean Ridge Biosciences is a survivor in South Florida's fledgling biotech industry. In the past decade, Ocean Ridge has worked with more than 200 academic labs and companies, providing gene-based lab analysis of blood and tissue samples for the development of new drugs and diagnostic tests. Please read the PDF for more details
ORB Company News, 2016-12-28 18:58:47

Ecolab introduces Life Sciences cleanroom program in North America
Ecolab Inc. has launched its Life Sciences cleanroom program in North America. Developed specifically for pharmaceutical manufacturing, Ecolab's cleanroom program provides comprehensive cleaning and disinfection for both sterile and non-sterile applications, and includes the company's Klercide™ chemistry line and SteriShield Delivery System.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-04-19 14:04:17

Electronic Sun Sentinel: Gene analysis lab moves to Deerfield Beach

ORB Company News, 2016-12-02 21:24:27

Health Canada grants cannabis cultivation license to High Park Farms
High Park Farms, an affiliate of High Park Company ("High Park"), announced today that it has received a federal license from Health Canada to cultivate cannabis under the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR).
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-04-19 13:58:06

SC Johnson releases annual Sustainability Report
SC Johnson today released its 26th annual Sustainability Report, The Science Inside, which shares publicly the criteria inside the company's Greenlist™ ingredient selection program.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-04-19 13:50:54