Genomic & Biopharma News

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Environmental DNA is tracking down difficult-to-detect species, from rock snot in the U.S. to cave salamanders in Croatia.
The Scientist, 2017-05-31 16:00:00

Eli Lilly's Cyramza fuels expansion quest with positive bladder cancer showing
Eli Lilly’s had mixed results in its quest to expand cancer blockbuster hopeful Cyramza. But the data from its latest attempt, this time in bladder cancer, look good.
Fierce Pharma, 2017-05-31 15:16:26

Ra Medical bags FDA nod for PAD device
The FDA cleared Ra Medical Systems’ catheter-and-laser atherectomy system for the treatment of peripheral artery disease, which commonly causes pain in the legs and can require amputation if left untreated.
Fierce Biotech, 2017-05-31 15:16:16

Mylan investors rally votes against Coury and his $97M pay package
Mylan has a board-election battle on its hands. Some powerful institutional investors are steamed about Mylan Chairman Robert Coury’s $97 million compensation in 2016—and they’re calling on fellow shareholders to vote him out.
Fierce Pharma, 2017-05-31 15:15:21

Novartis says generics sales will take Q2 hit, but it has a plan for the future
Novartis executives said that the pricing pressure that burned the revenues of most generics makers in the first quarter is only getting worse, and that its Sandoz unit will succumb this quarter.
Fierce Pharma, 2017-05-31 14:56:28

First Patient Dosed in Phase 2 Portion of Trial of X4P-001 Combo for Kidney Cancer

Immuno-Oncology News, 2017-05-31 14:53:58

GSK investors cheer as Gilead's HIV candidate bictegravir fails to beat their own Tivicay
It was less than three weeks ago that a major investor was pulling out of GlaxoSmithKline, in part on worries about HIV competition from Gilead. But Tuesday, GSK shareholders were celebrating.
Fierce Pharma, 2017-05-31 14:50:27

Guide to solvent evaporation
Solvent removal covers a broad range of Chemical, Biological and Analytical applications where it is necessary to either remove an existing solvent from a solution completely, or to concentrate the solvent to facilitate analysis of a molecule of interest. This could be a single sample or many samples in parallel.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-05-31 14:09:26

Grail goes global, merges with Hong Kong’s Cirina
Grail, which seeks to develop liquid biopsies to catch cancer early, has agreed to merge with Hong Kong-based Cirina.
Fierce Biotech, 2017-05-31 14:01:34