Genomic & Biopharma News

Fine particles in wildfire smoke more harmful to human respiratory health than other pollutants
Researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego examining 14 years of hospital admissions data conclude that the fine particles in wildfire smoke can be several times more harmful to human respiratory health than particulate matter from other sources such as car exhaust.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-03-05 18:43:00

Retinal implants can give blind people a form of artificial vision
Being able to make blind people see again sounds like the stuff of miracles or even science fiction. And it has always been one of the biggest challenges for scientists. Diego Ghezzi, who holds the Medtronic Chair in Neuroengineering (LNE) at EPFL's School of Engineering, has made this issue a research focus.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-03-05 17:52:15

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

New approach using virtual clinical trials could revolutionize drug development
New cutting-edge research undertaken at the University of Leicester could revolutionize the way new drugs are developed and the way patients are cared for, through a pioneering new approach using virtual clinical trials
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-03-05 17:42:42

Children may transmit SARS-CoV-2 at same level as adults, suggests study
Researchers studied SARS-CoV-2 viral loads in over a thousand individuals, including both adults and children. They found the loads to be comparable, suggesting they may play an equal role in COVID-19 transmission.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-03-05 17:13:37

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

SARS-CoV-2 escapes host immune responses by modulating dendritic cell maturation
A team of scientists from Italy and the USA has recently explored the maturation pattern of conventional dendritic cells (cDCs) during SARS-CoV-2 infection.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-03-05 16:27:36

U.S. focus on Pfizer production could delay manufacturing of other COVID-19 vaccines, Serum Institute CEO warns
U.S. focus on Pfizer production could delay manufacturing of other COVID-19 vaccines, Serum Institute CEO warns fkansteiner Fri, 03/05/2021 - 11:15
Fierce Pharma, 2021-03-05 16:15:48

FDA clears ControlRad tech for reducing cath lab radiation exposure by 85%
FDA clears ControlRad tech for reducing cath lab radiation exposure by 85% chale Fri, 03/05/2021 - 11:13
Fierce Biotech, 2021-03-05 16:13:22

Roche's arthritis drug Actemra scores FDA nod in rare autoimmune disease after partial clinical win
Roche's arthritis drug Actemra scores FDA nod in rare autoimmune disease after partial clinical win aliu Fri, 03/05/2021 - 10:30
Fierce Pharma, 2021-03-05 15:30:30

Kronos steps on the gas for genetically defined AML program with new leukemia endpoint
Kronos steps on the gas for genetically defined AML program with new leukemia endpoint aalidrus Fri, 03/05/2021 - 10:11
Fierce Biotech, 2021-03-05 15:11:30