Genomic & Biopharma News

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

EU to review Merck's targeted lung cancer drug
Tepotinib could be the first treatment on the market for NSCLC in adults harbouring METex14 skipping alterations
PharmaTimes, 2020-11-27 09:27:13

NICE turns down Novartis' Adakveo
Trial results and cost-effectiveness are too uncertain for NHS use, the Institute said
PharmaTimes, 2020-11-27 09:24:20

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

NHS to trial innovative cancer blood test
It is hoped that the test will help detect cancer at a much earlier stage
PharmaTimes, 2020-11-27 09:20:15

Salient Bio launches robotics driven COVID-19 mass testing platform
UK diagnostics firm Salient Bio has announced the commercial roll out of its robotics driven COVID-19 mass testing platform.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-11-27 05:58:51

Lemann Foundation hails "spirit of co-operation' during wide-scale Brazilian clinical trial of Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine
Denis Mizne, CEO of the Lemann Foundation, today hailed the “spirit of co-operation” during the wide-scale Brazilian clinical trials that helped deliver the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, following the news that it is up to 90% per cent effective after passing phase-3 global trials.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-11-27 05:53:22

New clinical trial to compare the impact of anesthesia methods on post-surgery outcomes
A new clinical trial will compare two types of anesthetic to determine how soon after surgery they allow patients to return home.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-11-27 05:48:53

Zonitise launches antimicrobial surface coating that constantly eliminates harmful pathogens
A biotech company has launched an antimicrobial surface treatment proven to kill harmful bacteria and viruses including TGEV coronavirus, the model virus for SARS COV 2, for up to twelve months after one application.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-11-27 05:45:03

Monash project aims to address post-pandemic mental health challenges of teenagers
A Monash University project will look at reducing the long-term risk of adolescent mental health problems by enhancing parents’ ability to support their children throughout the pandemic.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-11-27 05:40:50

‘Molecular clock’ blood test could help identify actively growing tumors in metastatic breast cancer
A blood test to watch breast cancer’s ‘molecular clock’ could help track the growth of multiple tumors around the body and monitor how they are responding to treatment, new research suggests.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-11-27 05:36:17