Genomic & Biopharma News

Researchers develop adhesive materials to prevent bracket stains on teeth
Researchers from Valencia (Spain), London (England) and Sul (Brazil) have performed research to develop adhesive materials that will prevent white stains from appearing on the teeth of people who use brackets.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-01-19 14:44:09

Digital Map of T-cell Receptors Could Help Predict Cancer Patient Responses to Immunotherapy

Immuno-Oncology News, 2018-01-19 14:24:47

Flu can be spread without coughs and sneezes
A study published yesterday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reports that it is easier to spread the influenza virus than was previously thought.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-01-19 13:34:00

Ablynx investor opens door to Novo deal at a higher price
Ablynx’s largest shareholder is open to supporting a takeover by Novo Nordisk. The fund, Van Herk Investments, thinks Novo’s most recent offer was too low, but it will encourage Ablynx to enter talks if a sufficiently sweetened bid is received.
Fierce Biotech, 2018-01-19 13:31:15

FiercePharmaAsia—J&J diabetes sale, Novartis-Biocon biosimilar deal, Keytruda-Lenvima combo
Several Chinese buyers were reportedly eyeing Johnson & Johnson's diabetes unit, Novartis and Biocon have formed an alliance to co-develop biosimilars, Merck and Eisai have nabbed the FDA’s breakthrough designation for their Keytruda-Lenvima combo in kidney cancer, plus more pharma news from Asia.
Fierce Pharma, 2018-01-19 13:13:30

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

New blood Dx can spot 8 different kinds of cancer before symptoms appear
Researchers at Johns Hopkins University have developed a noninvasive blood test that can detect signs of eight different types of cancer before patients begin to experience symptoms.
Fierce Biotech, 2018-01-19 13:10:51

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. Please read the PDF for more details
ORB Company News, 2016-12-02 15:35:33

New initiative seeks to transform the way people live with dementia
Challenge Dementia, supported by Nesta, launches today as the first national search for next generation products, technologies and services that could transform the way people live with dementia helping them to live enjoyable and fulfilling lives for as long as possible.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-01-19 12:53:03

AMSBIO offers isogenic panels of neuronal iPSC derivatives
For several years, neuroscience research using cell line and animal models of degenerative neurological disorders such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease has been challenged to translate results into in vivo conditions, whether for basic understanding of disease pathology or for the screening of targeted drug therapies.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-01-19 12:16:05

APAtrap – identification and quantification of alternative polyadenylation sites from RNA-seq data
Alternative polyadenylation (APA) has been increasingly recognized as a crucial mechanism that contributes to transcriptome diversity and gene expression regulation. As RNA-seq has become a routine...
Transcriptome Research & Industry News, 2018-01-19 12:00:42