Genomic & Biopharma News

Multiple fractionation approach for measuring cancer biomarker enrichment in exosomes
Postnova Analytics reports that researchers from the University of Utah have used a novel combination of Asymmetrical Flow Field-Flow Fractionation and Centrifugal Field-Flow Fractionation to measure cancer biomarker enrichment in exosomes.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-11-27 05:19:54

Coeliac UK and Innovate UK announce winner of £180K from their 2019 research call
Coeliac UK, the UK charity for people who need to live gluten free, along with Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency, announces joint funding of £180K from their 2019 research call, has been awarded to Lyzeum Ltd.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-11-27 05:07:37

Immunonutrition may improve COVID-19 patients' recovery
Researchers duo Emma Derbyshire and Joanne Delange from the Nutritional Insight, Surrey, United Kingdom, explore the role of immunonutrition – nutrition that boosts or influences the immune system for those over 65 years of age in COVID-19. Their study titled, “COVID-19: is there a role for immunonutrition, particularly in the over 65s?,” was released in the latest issue of the BMJ Nutrition, Prevention and Health.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-11-27 03:28:05

Body mass index and severe COVID-19
French researchers led by first author Abdallah Al-Salameh from the Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes Mellitus and Nutrition, Amiens University Hospital, Amiens, France, have published findings of their study titled, “The association between body mass index class and coronavirus disease 2019 outcomes,” in the latest issue of the International Journal of Obesity.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-11-27 02:14:39

Novel early-warning framework for evaluating control and elimination of SARS-CoV-2 in NZ
Researchers from the Imperial College London and the University of Oxford recently proposed a new framework for de-noising inter-wave data, showing how timely introduction of NPIs in New Zealand achieved local epidemic elimination and avoided dangerous resurgence of infection.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-11-27 00:39:52

HIV alters SARS-CoV-2 immune response without affecting COVID-19 symptoms or outcomes
In a preprint paper published on the medRxiv server, a team of researchers from various institutions in South Africa, the UK, and Europe discuss how they determined the impact of HIV on the COVID-19 immune response in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, which is an area with very high HIV prevalence.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-11-27 00:18:00

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. Please read the PDF for more details
ORB Company News, 2016-12-28 18:58:47

Creating an affordable food source to tackle malnutrition in Zimbabwe
Scientists at the University of Sheffield are helping to tackle malnutrition in Zimbabwe through the mass development of an insect-based porridge.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-11-27 00:14:35

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

RAS-protein activation but not mutation status is an outcome predictor and unifying therapeutic target for high-risk acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Nature, 2020-11-27 00:00:00

Transcription-dependent cohesin repositioning rewires chromatin loops in cellular senescence

Nature, 2020-11-27 00:00:00