Genomic & Biopharma News

Surprise Keytruda-chemo FDA filing puts Merck ahead in I-O combo race
Surprise Keytruda-chemo FDA filing puts Merck ahead in I-O combo race tracy Wed, 01/11/2017 - 11:23
Fierce Pharma, 2017-01-11 16:23:05

Pfizer starts production at $50M plant in Saudi Arabia
Pfizer starts production at $50M plant in Saudi Arabia epalmer Wed, 01/11/2017 - 11:22
Fierce Pharma, 2017-01-11 16:22:56

New type of monitoring provides information about the life of bacteria in microdroplets
In the future, it will be possible to carry out tests of new drugs on bacteria much more efficiently using microfluidic devices, since each of the hundreds and thousands of droplets moving through the microchannels can act as separate incubators. So far, however, there has been no quick or accurate method of assessing the oxygen conditions in individual microdroplets.
ScienceDaily, 2017-01-11 16:08:07

FDA to Speed Review of Tecentriq for Certain Advanced Urothelial Cancers

Immuno-Oncology News, 2017-01-11 15:43:22

Merck KGaA pays $230M for four Vertex cancer programs
Merck KGaA pays $230M for four Vertex cancer programs nick.paul.taylor Wed, 01/11/2017 - 10:40
Fierce Biotech, 2017-01-11 15:40:04

BMS' Eliquis is 'relatively close' to snagging market lead from J&J's Xarelto, CEO says
BMS' Eliquis is 'relatively close' to snagging market lead from J&J's Xarelto, CEO says chelfand Wed, 01/11/2017 - 09:24
Fierce Pharma, 2017-01-11 14:24:36

Biopharma aghast as Trump taps vaccines skeptic Kennedy to lead safety commission: reports
Biopharma aghast as Trump taps vaccines skeptic Kennedy to lead safety commission: reports esagonowsky Wed, 01/11/2017 - 09:09
Fierce Pharma, 2017-01-11 14:09:15

Study: Four out of five endocrinologists have never received formal training on transgender care
Four out of five physicians who specialize in treating hormone health conditions have never received formal training on care for transgender individuals, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-11 13:53:46

CSHL scientists create first model of genetically induced obesity in fruit flies
Why do people become obese? Poor dietary choices and overeating seem like clear causes, but what is at the root of these behaviors? Significantly overweight people may be genetically predisposed to be affected disproportionately when faced with the ready availability of calorie-laden treats.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-11 13:45:03