Genomic & Biopharma News

The microprotein Minion controls cell fusion and muscle formation

Nature, 2017-06-01 00:00:00

The critical role of SENP1-mediated GATA2 deSUMOylation in promoting endothelial activation in graft arteriosclerosis

Nature, 2017-06-01 00:00:00

USP13 regulates the RAP80-BRCA1 complex dependent DNA damage response

Nature, 2017-06-01 00:00:00

Mycobacteria use protein to create diverse populations, avoid drugs
NIH-funded research could aid fight against tuberculosis.
National Institutes of Health, 2017-05-31 22:45:00

Glooko, Dexcom boost partnership, offer near real-time cloud access to data
Glooko added Dexcom’s continuous glucose monitors to its diabetes management platform in June 2015. Now the duo is expanding their partnership: Dexcom CGM data will now be synced to the Glooko system via the cloud rather than through a cable.
Fierce Biotech, 2017-05-31 22:40:30

Hospira recalls injected dextrose for infants, one of its products in short supply
How many times has Hospira, now owned by Pfizer, recalled some form of dextrose in the last four years? Twenty-three times, roughly one recall every two months on average. But its latest recall of 25% dextrose injection is different because this product is for infants.
Fierce Pharma, 2017-05-31 20:39:36

Case Western Reserve University awarded $6 million grant to continue research on Barrett's Esophagus
The National Cancer Institute recently awarded a $6 million grant to the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine to continue research on Barrett's Esophagus, a potentially fatal condition caused by long-term acid reflux.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-05-31 20:15:01

Cognitive tests can detect early Alzheimer's in people without symptoms, study suggests
Long before symptoms of Alzheimer's disease become apparent to patients and their families, biological changes are occurring within the brain. Amyloid plaques, which are clusters of protein fragments, along with tangles of protein known as tau, form in the brain and grow in number, eventually getting in the way of the brain's ability to function.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-05-31 20:05:07

Short-term functional high-intensity training may improve beta-cell function in adults with type 2 diabetes
A new study finds that short, functional-movement and resistance training workouts, called functional high-intensity training (F-HIT), may improve beta-cell function in adults with type 2 diabetes.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-05-31 19:58:05