Genomic & Biopharma News

Widely used food additive alters the intestinal environment of healthy persons, research shows
New clinical research indicates that a widely used food additive, carboxymethylcellulose, alters the intestinal environment of healthy persons, perturbing levels of beneficial bacteria and nutrients.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-12-01 02:48:45

Study compares NAbs from natural SARS-CoV-2 infection vs. vaccine induced against symptomatic infection
Scientists have recently compared the levels of antibody concentrations in unvaccinated, SARS-CoV-2 convalescent individuals and COVID-19 specific antibodies in vaccinated individuals.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-12-01 02:47:00

New method can precisely, rapidly correct genetic alterations in patient cells
Researchers in the University of Helsinki and University Hospital Helsinki have developed a method to precisely and rapidly correct genetic alterations in the cultured patient cells.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-12-01 02:41:47

Scientists discover low amounts of cholesterol in tumor-associated macrophages
Significant changes in lipid metabolism are known to occur in cells associated with non-small-cell lung carcinoma – the most common form of lung cancer.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-12-01 02:34:52

Research offers new insight on the origins of stuttering
About one in 20 people go through a period of stuttering during childhood. Until the latter half of the 20th century, stuttering was believed to be a psychological problem stemming from lack of effort or from trauma.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-12-01 02:23:52

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

Study identifies two genes that play key role in protecting ovarian cancer from the immune system
Immunotherapies have shown striking clinical benefit in the treatment of many cancers, especially when used in combination with chemotherapy.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-12-01 02:19:34

Researchers genetically map cell types that make up the mouse iris
Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers report they have genetically mapped the cell types that make up the mouse iris — the thin disc of pigmented tissue that, in humans, gives eyes their distinct colors.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-12-01 02:14:05

An antiviral regimen based on biomimetic polymers for COVID-19
In a new study published on the bioRxiv* preprint server, scientists proposed the aforementioned mechanism of action (MOA) and have validated it using electron photomicrographs of murine cytomegalovirus (MCMV), which were incubated with a nanoviricide.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-12-01 02:09:00

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

'Biosensor barcodes' can identify and track how cancer cells 'talk' to each other
Ever since the first barcode appeared on a pack of chewing gum in 1974, the now-ubiquitous system has enabled manufacturers, retailers and consumers to quickly and effectively identify, characterize, locate and track products and materials.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-12-01 02:08:26