Genomic & Biopharma News

Communiqué 2020 – winners announced!
The competition's first ever virtual awards ceremony racked up over 1,400 live views
PharmaTimes, 2020-07-03 11:15:47

King's receives £1m grant for mental health centre
The Pears Maudsley Centre for Children and Young People will bring together the world’s leading experts in clinical care and research
PharmaTimes, 2020-07-03 08:55:35

Partnership gets £4.4m gov grant for better liver diagnostics
The partnership includes Perspectum, the Universities of Manchester and Birmingham, Roche Diagnostics, GE Medical Systems and Jiva.Ai
PharmaTimes, 2020-07-03 08:09:58

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

FDA approves ViiV's novel HIV treatment Rukobia
60% of heavily treatment-experienced patients achieved undetectable viral load after taking the drug
PharmaTimes, 2020-07-03 06:44:12

Sanofi, Regeneron pull plug on Kevzara COVID-19 trial
The drug failed to show any significant benefit in patient requiring mechanical ventilation
PharmaTimes, 2020-07-03 06:29:52

New editorial published following adverse events of gene therapy clinical trial
The Editor-in-Chief of Human Gene Therapy, the first journal devoted to the field of gene therapy, and one of the world's leading experts on gene therapy have co-authored a new editorial, Moving Forward After Two Deaths in a Gene Therapy Trial of Myotubular Myopathy, in response to the news of two deaths in a now-halted gene therapy clinical trial.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-07-03 05:58:21

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

Official U.S.tallies likely undercount COVID-19 deaths
The United States is the hardest-hit nation amid the coronavirus pandemic, with its case toll has topping 2.73 million. The death toll in the official tally has reached 128,742. Now, a new study published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine suggests that the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) deaths between March and May in the country were likely 28 percent higher than the official tally reported.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-07-03 05:47:09

New treatment approach for Alzheimer's disease
A new study published in The Journal of Physiology has shown that misfolded protein build-up in the gut could contribute to the development of Alzheimer's-like symptoms in mice.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-07-03 05:35:00

Human immune response could neutralize new G virus, shows study
Flashback to mid-March: the novel coronavirus had reached San Diego, California. Few people could get tested, and even less was known about how the virus mutated as it spread from person to person.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-07-03 05:34:00