Genomic & Biopharma News

Aerpio may hang the 'for sale' sign up, axes CEO after eye drug flop
In a classic plot line for biotechs, Aerpio is seeking a “strategic review” for its business and assets after being hit by a trial failure for its leading med earlier this year.
Fierce Biotech, 2019-10-21 11:11:27

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

For generation Juul, nicotine addiction happens fast and is hard to shake
When Will tried his first vape during his sophomore year, he didn’t know what to expect. It was just something he had vaguely heard about at his high school.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-10-21 11:09:25

New analysis shows that direct medical costs are major cost driver of Alzheimer’s care in Thailand
Value in Health, the official journal of ISPOR- the professional society for health economics and outcomes research, announced today the publication of an analysis showing that direct medical costs are the major cost driver of Alzheimer's disease care in Thailand, a finding distinct from other countries across the world.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-10-21 11:06:17

GSK to divest Rabipur, Encepur to Bavarian Nordic
The move "supports the company’s strategic intent to increase focus and reinvest in growth assets."
PharmaTimes, 2019-10-21 11:00:50

Cancer Research UK sets ‘bold’ research ambition
A new alliance aims to develop new improved imaging techniques and robotics, to detect early tumours and pre-cancerous lesions.
PharmaTimes, 2019-10-21 10:58:35

CHMP approves first Ebola vaccine, six other medicines
The committee accepted seven medicines and rejected two. It also granted four indication extensions, and withdrew three applications for new medicines.
PharmaTimes, 2019-10-21 10:39:29

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

American Indians experience higher risk of atrial fibrillation, study finds
Irregular heartbeat or atrial fibrillation (AFib) occurred more often among American Indians than among other racial and ethnic groups, according to new research published in Circulation, the American Heart Association's premier cardiovascular research journal.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-10-21 10:27:04

QiC Diabetes awards 2019 results announced
The award programme recognises work of NHS teams and individuals.
PharmaTimes, 2019-10-21 10:22:53

For boomers reframing aging, age-proofing a home won’t come cheap
Chris and Dennis Cavner, in their early 70s, are preparing to move less than two blocks away into a 2,720-square-foot, ranch-style house they bought this year. But first a renovation is underway, taking the 45-year-old property all the way back to its studs.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-10-21 10:19:32