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Editor's Pick: Life Science Interviews from 2019
In this article, our editors look back at their favorite life science interviews from 2019.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-01-17 13:27:28

Research could be starting point for wound dressings with 'built-in infection stoppers'
Infections are a dreaded threat that can have fatal consequences after an operation, in the treatment of wounds, and during tissue engineering.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-01-17 13:24:50

Finding has major ramifications for ongoing drug development against MLL-rearranged leukemia
A massive research effort over more than a quarter century has tried to make personalized blood stem cells for use in treating leukemias, among many other uses.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-01-17 13:24:00

Electronic Sun Sentinel: Gene analysis lab moves to Deerfield Beach

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

Fitness tracker devices show potential as predictors of flu outbreaks
Researchers at Scripps Research Translational Institute have found that fitness tracker devices – wearable tracker devices that measure heart rate and sleep duration – are better predictors of real-time flu outbreaks than current surveillance methods.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-01-17 13:20:03

Durect's painkiller gets evenly split decision from expert panel
A FDA advisory committee has issued an evenly split decision on Durect’s extended-release formulation of bupivacaine. Durect’s share price fell 12% after half of the panel of painkiller experts recommended against approving Posimir on the basis of the available evidence.
Fierce Biotech, 2020-01-17 13:19:43

Discovery on heart cell research may lead to inaccurate data
Researchers studying proteins in heart cells have unexpectedly discovered that a common microscopy fluorescent protein carries reversible photobleaching properties. This phenomenon may lead to inaccurate or unreliable data.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-01-17 13:10:35

Electronic Sun Sentinel: Gene analysis lab moves to Deerfield Beach

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

China Catches Up with the US in Science and Tech
A new report from the National Science Board identifies changes in the US's global R&D investment and output, as well as in the country’s science and engineering workforce in recent years.
The Scientist, 2020-01-17 13:10:20

Scientists urge further caution on use of Viagra for fetal therapy
University of Manchester scientists investigating a possible treatment for fetal growth restriction, a condition in which babies grow poorly in the womb, have urged further caution on the use of Viagra.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-01-17 13:03:50

First randomized clinical trial compares targeted therapies for acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Researchers from St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and the Chinese Children's Cancer Group led the first randomized, Phase III clinical trial comparing targeted therapies for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) driven by the Philadelphia chromosome.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-01-17 13:01:07