Genomic & Biopharma News

COVID-19 virus can infect the testes, hamster study shows
Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch have observed that SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, can infect the testes of infected hamsters.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-06-18 06:34:00

UofSC researcher to examine the effectiveness of Medicaid-covered alcohol use disorder treatment
Christina Andrews, associate professor of health services policy and management at the University of South Carolina's Arnold School of Public Health and an expert on addiction treatment will lead a study funded by the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism to examine the effectiveness of Medicaid-covered alcohol use disorder treatment.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-06-18 06:32:00

New bio-inks for biosensors could make surgery safer
A research team from Los Alamos National Laboratory and Purdue University have developed bio-inks for biosensors that could help localize critical regions in tissues and organs during surgical operations.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-06-18 06:29:00

Previous SARS-CoV-2 infection, vaccines provide protection against gamma variant, study finds
In early January 2021, travelers returning to Tokyo, Japan, from Amazonas, Brazil, were screened for COVID-19 at the airport. A few days later, the National Institute of Infectious Disease of Japan announced that the travelers had returned with a new variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-06-18 06:27:00

KIYATEC’s test results accurately predict treatment response in recurrent high-grade glioma patients
KIYATEC, Inc. announced today the publication of new peer-reviewed data that establishes clinically meaningful prediction of patient-specific responses to standard of care therapy, prior to treatment, in newly diagnosed glioblastoma (GBM) and other high-grade glioma (HGG) patients.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-06-18 06:21:00

Protein found in mice’s immune system could protect babies from necrotizing enterocolitis
The intestinal disease necrotizing enterocolitis is a leading cause of death among premature infants born in the U.S. and across the globe.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-06-18 06:12:00

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announces nearly $28 million for visual proteomics
Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced nearly $28 million in grants to support technology developments that will allow researchers to see the inner workings of cells at near-atomic resolution through next-generation electron microscopy.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-06-18 06:07:00

Electronic Sun Sentinel: Gene analysis lab moves to Deerfield Beach

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

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

Convalescent plasma can improve chances of survival among blood cancer patients with COVID-19
A large, retrospective, multicenter study involving Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis indicates that convalescent plasma from recovered COVID-19 patients can dramatically improve likelihood of survival among blood cancer patients hospitalized with the virus.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-06-18 05:57:39

Recommended treatments can benefit people with lower back pain
Medical guidelines help doctors understand the best way to treat health conditions. Surprisingly, many doctors do not adhere to them, and this is a problem, according to a new study by scientists at University of Utah Health and MDGuidelines.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2021-06-18 05:55:00