Genomic & Biopharma News

Johnson & Johnson among companies excluding Colorado residents from remote job openings after new state law
Johnson & Johnson among companies excluding Colorado residents from remote job openings after new state law kdunleavy Fri, 06/18/2021 - 11:02
Fierce Pharma, 2021-06-18 15:02:49

ORB Employees Participate in 2019 Martin Luther King Day Event
ORB employees get a rare break from the lab on January 21, 2019. A group of Ocean Ridge Biosciences employees stepped out of the lab on a beautiful South Florida winter day to take part in an event honoring Martin Luther King. We got our hands dirty planting some flowers and shrubs at a local park in Deerfield Beach.
ORB Company News, 2019-01-22 23:24:59

Athira CEO placed on temporary leave following allegations she altered doctoral research images
Athira CEO placed on temporary leave following allegations she altered doctoral research images klahucik Fri, 06/18/2021 - 10:40
Fierce Biotech, 2021-06-18 14:40:33

Backed by Boehringer Ingelheim fund, Nuevocor snags $24M to tackle diseased hearts with gene therapy
Backed by Boehringer Ingelheim fund, Nuevocor snags $24M to tackle diseased hearts with gene therapy aarmstrong Fri, 06/18/2021 - 10:38
Fierce Biotech, 2021-06-18 14:38:03

Combination of interferon-α and nafamostat inhibits SARS-CoV-2 in vivo
A new study, released as a preprint on bioRxiv* server, shows that a combination of the biological interferon-α and the small molecule nafamostat are effective against SARS-CoV-2 infection in vitro, as well as in vivo.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-06-18 14:32:21

Breathonix 60-Second COVID-19 Breath Test Powered by IONICON
Roll-out of PTR-TOF breath test with provisional authorization in Singapore.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-06-18 14:24:16

COVID-19 outbreak in Mauritius dominated by new SARS-CoV-2 variant B.1.1.318
Underlining the key role of genomic surveillance in keeping tabs on the spread of SARS-CoV-2, a new medRxiv* preprint shows how a new variant called B.1.1.318 rose to dominance in the small island country of Mauritius, in the Indian Ocean.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-06-18 14:21:42

U.K. doubles down on Innova's rapid COVID-19 test, after FDA urged users to throw it away
U.K. doubles down on Innova's rapid COVID-19 test, after FDA urged users to throw it away chale Fri, 06/18/2021 - 10:09
Fierce Biotech, 2021-06-18 14:09:04

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

Could horse-derived antibody therapy be effective against SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern?
A new study, released as a preprint on the bioRxiv* server, reveals the high neutralizing efficacy of hyperimmune horse serum against the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). This could prove, if validated, to be a more affordable yet potent therapeutic in reducing the morbidity and mortality caused by this virus.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-06-18 14:05:54

Google reorganizes health division, shedding 130 employees and dropping consumer health focus: report
Google reorganizes health division, shedding 130 employees and dropping consumer health focus: report apark Fri, 06/18/2021 - 09:46
Fierce Biotech, 2021-06-18 13:46:53