Genomic & Biopharma News

SP Industries acquires assets of i-Dositecno
SP Industries, Inc., a leading designer and manufacturer of state-of-the-art laboratory equipment, pharmaceutical fill-finish manufacturing solutions, laboratory supplies and glassware, announced today that it has acquired the assets of privately held i-Dositecno.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-11-15 13:06:57

AI-powered CAD software can reduce bias in radiology reports, study finds
A study by the Centre for Advanced Research in Imaging, Neuroscience and Genomics found that AI powered CAD software can reduce hedging and defensive reporting statements in radiologist reports, resulting in clearer more actionable diagnosis descriptions.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-11-15 13:01:16

Survey highlights the need to better educate people on risk factors of type 2 diabetes
Merck, a leading science and technology company, today released the results of research that has shown a lack of knowledge about the risk factors associated with type 2 diabetes internationally.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-11-15 12:59:19

Lab Innovations 2019 achieves record breaking numbers
Lab Innovations celebrated its 8th edition on 30 & 31 October 2019, trumping all records for the event. Attracting 3,860 attendees - an impressive 24% increase on the previous year - this makes it the largest Lab Innovations to date.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-11-15 12:57:44

Shared care model for early follow-up of breast cancer survivors
Survivors of early breast cancer will take part in a new nationwide study trialing a shared care model between cancer specialists and GPs for the follow-up care when they have completed their initial treatment.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-11-15 12:54:47

Study: Many patients treated for iNPH also develop Alzheimer’s disease
Up to one in five patients treated for idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus, iNPH, also develop Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland and Kuopio University Hospital.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-11-15 12:53:02

Sarepta pays StrideBio $48M for preclinical gene therapies
Sarepta is set to pay $48 million upfront to work with StrideBio on gene therapies. The deal gives Sarepta exclusive licenses to four CNS targets plus an option to pay a further $42.5 million to add another four targets to the deal.
Fierce Biotech, 2019-11-15 12:48:24

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

NIHR-funded research to improve quality of life for elderly
The study team will review how current health and social care systems work.
PharmaTimes, 2019-11-15 12:35:23

Electronic Sun Sentinel: Gene analysis lab moves to Deerfield Beach

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

BeiGene nabs landmark FDA nod for Brukinsa, kicking off challenge against blockbuster Imbruvica
With its Brukinsa approval Thursday, BeiGene racked up a couple of firsts: Its own first FDA green light and the first FDA nod for a cancer drug discovered in China. Now, the newly minted BTK inhibitor is squaring off for a market battle with the likes of Johnson & Johnson and AstraZeneca.
Fierce Pharma, 2019-11-15 12:31:25