Genomic & Biopharma News

Palm Beach Post: ORB Leaves Palm Beach County for New Lab Space
David Willoughby lives in Palm Beach Gardens and, until recently, worked there too. But the owner of Ocean Ridge Biosciences wanted to expand, and he couldn't find suitable space in northern Palm Beach County.
ORB Company News, 2016-12-02 15:35:33

Revolutionary discovery paves new way for treatment of necrotizing enterocolitis
Cutting-edge discovery in the lab of Catherine Hunter, MD, from Stanley Manne Children's Research Institute at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago offers a new direction toward treatment of necrotizing enterocolitis - a devastating intestinal emergency that occurs in up to 10 percent of premature infants
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-04-19 06:32:32

Electronic Sun Sentinel: Gene analysis lab moves to Deerfield Beach

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

Improving the quality of digital pathology imaging
There's a low-tech problem troubling the high-tech world of digital pathology imaging.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-04-19 06:27:45

Specific strains of Staphylococcus aureus linked to wounds that do not heal
Whether a wound--such as a diabetic foot ulcer--heals or progresses to a worse outcome, including infection or even amputation, may depend on the microbiome within that wound.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-04-19 06:26:26

Key proteins can block Listeria without triggering the death of host cells
New North Carolina State University research shows that key proteins known for their ability to prevent viral infections by inducing cell death can also block certain bacterial infections without triggering the death of the host cells.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-04-19 06:23:11

Scientists get closer to injecting artificial lymph nodes into people to fight disease
In a proof-of-principle study in mice, scientists at Johns Hopkins Medicine report the creation of a specialized gel that acts like a lymph node to successfully activate and multiply cancer-fighting immune system T-cells.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-04-19 06:19:15

Exercises and swimming goggles may reduce adverse effects on eye during long spaceflights
Astronauts on long missions at the International Space Station can experience changes to their eyes and vision that can last for years.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-04-19 06:17:19

As syphilis invades rural America, a fraying health safety net is failing to stop it
When Karolyn Schrage first heard about the "dominoes gang" in the health clinic she runs in Joplin, Mo., she assumed it had to do with pizza.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-04-19 06:07:34

Scientists deploy CRISPR gene-editing tool to engineer multiple edits
Scientists at Christiana Care Health System's Gene Editing Institute and NovellusDx, an Israeli biotechnology company, have deployed a breakthrough CRISPR gene-editing tool to successfully engineer multiple edits simultaneously to fragments of DNA extracted from a human cell, according to a new study published today in The CRISPR Journal.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-04-19 06:02:00

More care is needed for patients after kidney transplantations, reports research
Patients with chronic kidney disease, and dialysis patients especially, have a significantly higher cardiovascular morbidity and mortality than healthy people. Kidney transplantation is the best renal replacement therapy available.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-04-19 05:53:32