Genomic & Biopharma News

Electronic Sun Sentinel: Gene analysis lab moves to Deerfield Beach

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

Scientists improve working memory by extending brain signals
Researchers have discovered that short term memory can be improved by artificially extending neuronal signals called sharp wave ripples.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-06-14 16:34:00

Warning issued by FDA after patient dies following fecal transplant
A warning from the U.S FDA was issued yesterday after a patient died due to receiving a fecal transplant that contained drug-resistant bacteria.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-06-14 16:21:22

Long-acting contraceptives do not increase risk of HIV, concludes new study
One of the largest and most robust studies on HIV infection rates has concluded that long-acting contraceptives do not increase the risk of contracting HIV.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-06-14 16:12:43

BIO: Jeremy Levin and John Maraganore reflect on drug pricing and innovation
Outgoing BIO Chair John Maraganore and his successor, Jeremy Levin, reflected on drug pricing, its drivers and its place in the innovation ecosystem.
Fierce Biotech, 2019-06-14 15:18:10

Lions Health preview: 2019 attendees scouting for edgy tech, new ideas and a little respect
Cannes Lions Health kicks off its sixth year Monday, and attendees are looking for some breakouts. As in breakthrough technology, barrier-breaking creativity, groundbreaking global ideas—and a chance to finally break with the backhanded compliment that Lions Health work is “good for pharma.”
Fierce Pharma, 2019-06-14 15:13:55

Pittcon is looking for short course instructors for 2020
Pittcon Short Courses are professional-quality continuing education classes held during conference week each year.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-06-14 15:01:45

Bluebird prices gene therapy Zynteglo at €1.575M in Europe, to be paid over 5 years
After Novartis put a $2.125 million sticker on its spinal muscular atrophy gene therapy Zolgensma, all eyes were on how Bluebird Bio would price its own gene therapy for transfusion-dependent beta-thalassemia (TDT). And now, industry watchers have some answers.
Fierce Pharma, 2019-06-14 14:44:17

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.
ORB Company News, 2016-12-28 18:58:47

Women's pre-pregnancy obesity changes breast milk contents which can affect infant growth
In the first study of its kind, LSU Health New Orleans researchers report that women's pre-pregnancy overweight or obesity produces changes in breast milk, which can affect infant growth.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-06-14 14:35:46

Lannett closing Wyoming's only drug manufacturing plant, laying off 80
Eighty employees of Wyoming’s only drug manufacturing plant are feeling the pain of financially struggling Lannett. The opioid maker will close the plant in Cody and lay off its 80 remaining employees.
Fierce Pharma, 2019-06-14 14:33:46