Genomic & Biopharma News

NICE OK for Bravtovi skin cancer drug
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has recommended Pierre Fabre’s Bravtovi and Mektovi combination as an option for some people with melanoma.
PharmaTimes, 2019-01-18 11:44:20

Janssen to use Apple watch for AFib
Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen has announced a research study using the Apple watch to help improve atrial fibrillation (AFib) outcomes, including stroke prevention, intending to to collaborate with Apple to assess the impact of the wearable technology on earlier detection of AFib, improved diagnosis and patient outcomes.
PharmaTimes, 2019-01-18 11:42:35

Positive results for UB-311 Alzheimer's vaccine
United Neuroscience has announced a positive top-line results from the Phase IIa clinical study of UB-311 vaccine in patients with Alzheimer's disease.
PharmaTimes, 2019-01-18 11:35:54

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

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

Venetoclax gets NICE approval for chronic lymphocytic leukaemia
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has recommended AbbVie’s Venclyxto to benefit thousands of adults with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia.
PharmaTimes, 2019-01-18 11:34:34

Novartis and Uni of Oxford to join forces and use AI for diseases and drug development
Novartis and the University of Oxford’s Big Data Institute have announced that they are to establish a five-year research alliance using artificial intelligence to understand complex diseases and improve drug development.
PharmaTimes, 2019-01-18 11:32:52

Immune cell clues offer hope to hypertension patients
Researchers led by the University of Edinburgh have pinpointed cells in the immune system that could be key to tackling high blood pressure.
PharmaTimes, 2019-01-18 11:30:11

Furloughed feds’ health coverage intact, but shutdown still complicates things
Joseph Daskalakis' son was born New Year's Eve, a little over a week into the current government shutdown, and about 10 weeks before he was expected.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-01-18 11:26:02

Poor blood oxygenation during sleep predicts chance of heart-related death
Elderly men who experience extended episodes of interrupted breathing while asleep have a high risk of heart problems. Research shows for the first time that poor blood oxygenation is a good indicator of the chance of heart-related death, which cannot be attributed to sleep apnoea alone.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-01-18 11:15:00

Comprehensive evaluation of RNA-seq analysis pipelines in diploid and polyploid species
The usual analysis of RNA sequencing (RNA-seq) reads is based on an existing reference genome and annotated gene models. However, when a...
Transcriptome Research & Industry News, 2019-01-18 11:00:27