Genomic & Biopharma News

Scientists discover ribosomal protein-based cancer signature
A research team at the University of Basel's Biozentrum has investigated the expression of ribosomal proteins in a wide range of human tissues including tumors and discovered a cancer type specific signature.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-06 06:42:56

Tufts scientists discover reason for incidence of genetic error that causes many disorders
Tufts University researchers have discovered a possible explanation for the occurrence of a genetic error that causes over a dozen neuromuscular and neurodegenerative disorders, including Huntington's disease, myotonic dystrophy and forms of spinocerebellar ataxia.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-06 06:35:03

3D-printed organ models could aid individualized dosimetry in nuclear medicine
In nuclear medicine, the goal is to keep radiation exposure at a minimum, while obtaining quality images.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-06 06:28:48

Chemotherapy drug combination appears to increase production of eggs in women's ovaries
Women treated with a common chemotherapy drug combination have more young eggs in their ovaries afterwards, research has found.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-06 06:05:02

Brains of people with autism share similar pattern of abnormal gene activity, UCLA study shows
Autism spectrum disorder is caused by a variety of factors, both genetic and environmental.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-06 00:26:57

UMass researchers develop new class of photodynamic molecules for treating deep-tissue tumors
UMass Medical School scientist Gang Han, PhD, and his team have designed a new class of molecules used in photodynamic therapy that are able to direct lamp light deep into tissue to kill cancer tumors.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-06 00:20:15

Scientists identify potential dual-acting therapeutic strategy for aggressive form of breast cancer
A promising new combination therapy for a particularly aggressive form of breast cancer has been identified by Weizmann Institute scientists, as was recently reported in Cancer Research.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-06 00:14:26

Parenting education benefits all, mainly families from underserved populations
Parenting education can improve the skills of every mom and dad and the behavior of all children, and it particularly benefits families from low-income or otherwise underserved populations, a new study from Oregon State University suggests.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-06 00:07:15

Targeting the Notch-regulated non-coding RNA TUG1 for glioma treatment

Nature, 2016-12-06 00:00:00