Genomic & Biopharma News

Newly-identified autoimmune endocrine disease is caused by thymomas, study finds
A Japanese research group has discovered that a newly-identified autoimmune endocrine disease that leads to hypopituitarism is caused by thymomas (a type of tumor originating from the thymic gland).
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-03-02 10:26:00

Study shows new drug as promising treatment option for difficult-to-treat rheumatoid arthritis patients
Between 3 and 5% of the population suffer from a form of inflammatory rheumatism. It affects approximately 250,000 - 400,000 people in Austria.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-03-02 10:23:39

Aethlon Medical Announces the Grant of a European Patent Protecting Methods of Quantifying Exosomes
Aethlon Medical, Inc., announced today that the European Patent Office has granted European Patent Number 2591359, entitled “METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS FOR QUANTIFYING EXOSOMES.” Embodiments of the present invention relate to methods, compositions and kits for quantifying exosomes. In particular, methods, composition and kits that utilize lectins to quantify exosomes are provided. In recent years, exosomes ...
Exosome RNA Research & Industry News, 2017-03-02 10:00:47

Enabling cross-study analysis of RNA-Sequencing data
Driven by the recent advances of next generation sequencing (NGS) technologies and an urgent need to decode complex human diseases, a multitude of large-scale studies were conducted recently that have resulted in an unprecedented volume of whole transcriptome sequencing (RNA-seq) data. While these data offer new opportunities to identify the mechanisms underlying disease, the comparison ...
Transcriptome Research & Industry News, 2017-03-02 10:00:28

Arix, Takeda team up to build oncology, GI biotechs
Arix, Takeda team up to build oncology, GI biotechs nick.paul.taylor Thu, 03/02/2017 - 04:53
Fierce Biotech, 2017-03-02 09:53:44

New remote monitoring app being trialled in UK hospitals
A new digital-based invention with the potential to significantly cut the amount of time children need to stay in hospital while saving the NHS millions of pounds is being trialled at Great Ormond Street, Royal Manchester Children's Hospital and Newcastle General hospital.
PharmaTimes, 2017-03-02 09:49:53

US approval for ALK’s house dust mite pill
US regulators have approved Odactra, the first allergen extract to be administered under the tongue to treat house dust mite (HDM)-induced nasal inflammation (allergic rhinitis) in people 18 through 65 years of age.
PharmaTimes, 2017-03-02 09:43:26

Telephone-delivered collaborative care program effective in treating anxiety disorders
A telephone-delivered collaborative care program for treating panic and generalized anxiety disorders in primary care is significantly more effective than doctors' usual care at improving health-related quality of life, anxiety and mood symptoms, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-03-02 09:43:07

Sanofi launches new virtual trials offering with Science 37
Sanofi launches new virtual trials offering with Science 37 badams Thu, 03/02/2017 - 04:32
Fierce Biotech, 2017-03-02 09:32:34