Genomic & Biopharma News

Morning walks could be better than drugs at lowering blood pressure
According to a new study, just half-an-hour of walking in the morning could be as effective as medication at lowering blood pressure.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-02-22 09:04:53

Novostia raises CHF 6.5 million to advance its aortic, mitral heart valve to clinical trials
Novostia announces that it raised CHF 6.5 million from private investors to advance its disruptive aortic and mitral heart valve to clinical trials.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-02-22 08:06:49

FDA’s new proposed rule would update regulatory requirements for sunscreen products in the U.S
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today issued a proposed rule that would update regulatory requirements for most sunscreen products in the United States.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-02-22 08:03:52

$1.5 million grant to develop opioid treatment program for jail detainees
In what could serve as a model for tackling one of the nation's top public health crises, a University of Massachusetts Amherst epidemiology researcher is teaming up with two Western Massachusetts sheriff's offices to design, implement and study an opioid treatment program for jail detainees in Franklin and Hampshire counties.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-02-22 07:59:05

CPRIT awards nearly $20 million to The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today was awarded $19.6 million from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) to support research, recruitment and prevention efforts.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-02-22 07:58:21

Pelican Newspaper: Gene profiling at Ocean Ridge Biosciences to unlock mysteries of the human body
Identifying the markers for pancreatic cancer may have happened here in a 5,400 square foot facility where scientists routinely practice next generation RNA profiling and biomarker discovery. Please read the PDF for more details
ORB Company News, 2016-11-25 18:55:37

Study finds out similarity in function between healthy retina cell and tumor cell
How is a healthy retina cell like a tumor cell? It hijacks an energy-producing chemical reaction to churn out molecular building blocks. When tumor cells do it, they use the building blocks to make cancer grow and spread. But when retina cells do it, they renew photoreceptor membranes that keep our vision sharp.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-02-22 07:53:14

FDA hits leukemia study with partial clinical hold
The FDA has placed a partial clinical hold on Xencor's Phase I study of XmAb14045 on safety concerns.
PharmaTimes, 2019-02-22 07:51:24

Pelican Newspaper: Gene profiling at Ocean Ridge Biosciences to unlock mysteries of the human body
Identifying the markers for pancreatic cancer may have happened here in a 5,400 square foot facility where scientists routinely practice next generation RNA profiling and biomarker discovery. Please read the PDF for more details
ORB Company News, 2016-11-25 18:55:37

UVA scientist receives $1 million award to map out submicroscopic world
A scientist at the University of Virginia School of Medicine has received a prestigious three-year, $1 million award from the William M. Keck Foundation to develop a new and better way to map out the submicroscopic world.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-02-22 07:51:10

Morphic and Janssen team up for integrin therapies
Morphic and Janssen have entered into a research and development collaboration to discover and develop novel integrin therapeutics.
PharmaTimes, 2019-02-22 07:49:15