Genomic & Biopharma News

FDA has a backlog of 1,000 foreign plants that have never been inspected despite progress, GAO report finds
FDA has a backlog of 1,000 foreign plants that have never been inspected despite progress, GAO report finds epalmer Thu, 01/19/2017 - 09:55
Fierce Pharma, 2017-01-19 14:55:54

Endogenous peptide inhibits atherosclerosis by reducing cholesterol levels
Cells of the innate immune system that play an important role in development of atherosclerosis contain a protein that reduces levels of cholesterol in mice - and thus helps to inhibit or mitigate the disease.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-19 14:25:11

Last chance to enter International Clinical Researcher of the Year 2017
The PharmaTimes International Clinical Researcher of the Year 2017 offers unique career development opportunity for clinical researchers worldwide. The deadline for entry essays is Tuesday 31 January, so don't delay, enter today!
PharmaTimes, 2017-01-19 14:15:02

Mandarin speakers have musical pitch at much earlier age than previously thought
Mandarin makes you more musical - and at a much earlier age than previously thought. That's the suggestion of a new study from the University of California San Diego. But hold on there, overachiever parents, don't' rush just yet to sign your kids up for Chinese lessons instead of piano.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-19 13:55:48

Immunomedics talks up IMMU-132 prospects at investor day
Immunomedics talks up IMMU-132 prospects at investor day phil Thu, 01/19/2017 - 08:38
Fierce Biotech, 2017-01-19 13:38:03

Colorado State University engineers create blood-repellent surface for surgical implants
Medical implants like stents, catheters and tubing introduce risk for blood clotting and infection - a perpetual problem for many patients.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-19 13:34:49

Choice of workflow leads to wide variation in gene expression results
RNA-Seq has supplanted microarrays as the preferred method of transcriptome-wide identification of differentially expressed genes. However, RNA-Seq analysis is still rapidly evolving, with a large number of tools available for each of the three major processing steps: read alignment, expression modeling, and identification of differentially expressed genes. Although some studies have benchmarked these tools against ...
Transcriptome Research & Industry News, 2017-01-19 13:30:39

Small intestine tumors linked to improved survival in adolescents and young adults
Gastrointestinal stromal tumors are tumors that arise is the wall of the digestive tract, and most often occur in the stomach or small intestine. Though more common in later in life, GISTs can occur in adolescents and young adults under 40 years old as well.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-19 13:16:51

Technical heart surgery procedure to be demonstrated at Arab Health 2017
A technically demanding cardiac surgery which provides hope to regional sufferers of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, a common inherited cardiac condition, will be demonstrated on the UK Pavilion at Arab Health 2017.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-19 13:03:00