Genomic & Biopharma News

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

Children with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis have successful treatment outcomes, study shows
The results of a large, international systematic review published in the journal PLOS Medicine show that tuberculosis treatment is successful in children with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis. The study was used to inform the World Health Organization guidelines on treatment of MDR-TB in children.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-08-21 17:51:11

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

Study may fuel need for effective drug testing in hospital emergency departments
At a time when drug overdoses are becoming more prevalent and lethal, a new report provides a snapshot of regional illicit drug use and, for the first time, highlights the complexity of detecting and treating patients at hospital emergency departments for a severe drug-related event.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-08-21 17:47:42

Dehydration changes shape and activity of the brain, reduces task performance
When dehydration strikes, part of the brain can swell, neural signaling can intensify, and doing monotonous tasks can get harder.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-08-21 17:41:59

Largest brain imaging study uncovers factors that accelerate brain aging
In the largest known brain imaging study, scientists from Amen Clinics, Google, John's Hopkins University, University of California, Los Angeles and the University of California, San Francisco evaluated 62,454 brain SPECT scans of more than 30,000 individuals from 9 months old to 105 years of age to investigate factors that accelerate brain aging. SPECT tomography evaluates regional cerebral blood flow in the brain that is reduced in various disorders.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2018-08-21 17:37:15

FDA Approves Opdivo for Certain Patients with Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Immuno-Oncology News, 2018-08-21 17:00:35

A Record Year for Measles Cases in Europe
The WHO reports more than 41,000 cases in the region in the first half of 2018.
The Scientist, 2018-08-21 16:52:51

Rare-disease, health-record startup RDMD raises $3M
San Francisco-based startup RDMD, which is focused on rare diseases and personal health records, reaped $3 million in a seed funding round.
Fierce Biotech, 2018-08-21 16:04:52

Sensei brings on new CMO as it eyes phase 2 immuno-oncology trial
Sensei Biotherapeutics named Ildiko Csiki, M.D., Ph.D., as its new chief medical officer. Csiki was previously VP of immuno-oncology clinical development at Inovio Pharmaceuticals. The company is currently awaiting full phase 1 clinical data from its lead candidate in recurrent prostate cancer.
Fierce Biotech, 2018-08-21 16:03:07

FDA fights EpiPen shortage by extending expiration date for some devices
The FDA took steps Tuesday to mitigate the shortage of EpiPens by allowing some expired devices for treating life-threatening allergic reactions to remain on the market.
Fierce Pharma, 2018-08-21 15:35:22