Genomic & Biopharma News

Roche’s Hemlibra reduces bleeds in haemophilia A patients
Roche’s Hemlibra has hit key targets in a Phase III trial assessing its effectiveness in preventing bleeds in adults and adolescents with haemophilia A without inhibitors to factor VIII.
PharmaTimes, 2017-11-20 11:18:18

EU nod for first Herceptin biosimilar
European regulators have approved the first biosimilar of Roche’s blockbuster biologic Herceptin, issuing a green light for Samsung Bioepis’ Ontruzant.
PharmaTimes, 2017-11-20 11:14:39

In a first, FDA allows remote tweaking of cochlear implants
The FDA has approved the remote programming of cochlear implants via a telemedicine platform, freeing patients with severe to profound hearing loss from the need to visit specialized centers to get their devices adjusted. 
Fierce Biotech, 2017-11-20 10:03:28

KAIST researchers identify principles of gene network for colon tumorigenesis
The principles of the gene network for colon tumorigenesis have been identified by a KAIST research team. The principles will be used to find the molecular target for effective anti-cancer drugs in the future. Further, this research gained attention for using a systems biology approach, which is an integrated research area of IT and BT.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-11-20 09:48:41

Electronic Sun Sentinel: Gene analysis lab moves to Deerfield Beach

ORB Company News, 2016-12-02 21:24:27

AAP and The Obesity Society jointly address weight stigma in childhood obesity
For youth with obesity and their families, weight stigma causes as much harm as obesity itself. It leads to bullying and raises the risk that a child with obesity will become an adult with obesity, along with a host of other chronic diseases. It makes the problem worse, not better.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-11-20 09:45:06

Post-doc position available – extracellular vesicles/exosomes
Job ID 21004 Job Summary and Responsibilities: The Hackensack University Biomedical Research Center is offering a position for postdoctoral studies in the field of extracellular vesicles/exosomes in the group of associate scientist Olivier Loudig, Ph.D. The group is currently working with clinical specimens and anticipates using animal models to understand and evaluate the contribution of ...
Exosome RNA Research & Industry News, 2017-11-20 09:00:59

The Long and Short of It – Long Non-Coding RNAs
from Biocompare by Gina Shaw – Human and other mammalian genomes pervasively transcribe tens of thousands of long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs). The latest edition of data produced by the public research consortium GenCode (version #27) catalogs just under 16,000 lncRNAs in the human genome, producing nearly 28,000 transcripts; when other databases are included, more than ...
lncRNA Research and Industry News, 2017-11-20 09:00:26

Electronic Sun Sentinel: Gene analysis lab moves to Deerfield Beach

ORB Company News, 2016-12-02 21:24:27

Featured RNA-Seq Job – Senior Associate Scientist – RNA Sequencing
Alnylam was founded in 2002 on a revolutionary vision and bold mission which remain firmly in place today. We are leading the translation of RNAi as a new class of medicines with a core focus on RNAi therapeutics toward genetically defined targets for the treatment of serious, life-threatening diseases with limited treatment options for patients ...
Transcriptome Research & Industry News, 2017-11-20 09:00:21

Study estimates health care costs, injuries, and deaths due to motorcycle accidents
Motorcycle accidents are costly in terms of lives and health care costs. Compared with car accidents, motorcycle accidents cause 3 times the injuries, 6 times the medical costs and 5 times the deaths, found new research in CMAJ.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-11-20 08:55:19