Genomic & Biopharma News

Key hires during Q2 2019 at ORB
Deerfield Beach, July 19, 2019 - Ocean Ridge Biosciences (ORB) announces two key hires in Q2 2019.
ORB Company News, 2019-07-20 00:49:36

$9 million grant from ASAP initiative to help advance research on Parkinson’s disease treatments
Researchers around the world have tried many ways, and for many years, to generate neurons in the lab so they could study them better. Neurons-on-demand might also provide a therapeutic option for replacing neurons lost in neurodegenerative conditions, such as Parkinson's disease.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-10-28 01:57:01

COVID-19 and subacute neuropsychiatric symptoms in adolescents
A new paper discusses neurologic symptoms in children with COVID-19.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-10-28 01:53:03

The difference in the dynamics of SARS-COV-2 variants
A new study provides a detailed description of the varying interactions between SARS-CoV-2 and the host cell ACE-2 receptor.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-10-28 01:49:41

Taking lessons in molecular therapeutics from earthworms to combat COVID
Scientists were interested in further investigating the defense mechanism of earthworms in an effort to discover therapeutic solutions against SARS-CoV-2.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-10-28 01:43:41

How do COVID-19 vaccination mandates affect vaccine uptake?
A new study aimed to evaluate and quantify the effect of proof of vaccination mandates on first-dose vaccine uptake.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-10-28 01:37:06

Promising new therapy for mesothelioma to enter a Phase I clinical trial
Linked to occupational asbestos exposure, malignant mesothelioma (MM) is an aggressive cancer arising primarily from the outer lining of the lungs with a dismal five-year survival rate of only five to 10 percent.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-10-28 01:34:57

Study shows efficacy of a heterologous vaccine regimen to induce mucosal protection against COVID-19
Researchers emphasize that an effective vaccine should induce mucosal immunity and prevent the nasal entry of SARS-CoV-2.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-10-28 01:31:51

Book Review - Bad Blood - Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup
Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by John Carreyrou chronicles the rise and fall of multibillion-dollar biotech startup Theranos. Theranos was started in 2003 by 19-year-old Elizabeth Holmes, a Stanford dropout and former chemical engineering student. Holmes promised investors that her revolutionary technology would perform hundreds of diagnostic tests from only a couple of drops of blood taken from a nanotainer. The problem was that it never worked. However, by 2013 Theranos had made a hundred-million-dollar deal to put its blood testing technology in Walgreens.
ORB Company Blog, 2019-12-12 22:27:05

A study on the SARS-CoV-2 B.1.620 lineage
In a recently published Nature Communications study, the authors describe the B.1.620 lineage discovered in Lithuania.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-10-28 01:25:19

Physical therapy associated with lower odds of long-term opioid use after total knee replacement
The world's most common form of arthritis, knee osteoarthritis, causes sufferers pain and hurts their quality of life.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-10-28 01:23:17