Genomic & Biopharma News

Exosomes – From Garbage Bins to Promising Therapeutic Targets
Intercellular communication via cell-released vesicles is a very important process for both normal and tumor cells. Cell communication may involve exosomes, small vesicles of endocytic origin that are released by all types of cells and are found in abundance in body fluids, including blood, saliva, urine, and breast milk. Exosomes have been shown to carry ...
Exosome RNA Research & Industry News, 2017-03-03 10:00:17

Comprehensive Atlas of Long Noncoding RNAs Yields Surprising New Role
The FANTOM5 project reports nearly 20,000 functional lncRNAs in human Genetic Engineering News – The Central Dogma of molecular biology states that DNA encodes RNA, RNA encodes protein. While this process is certainly true for the vast majority gene regulatory functions, in recent years, scientists have discovered that this is by no means an exclusive ...
lncRNA Research and Industry News, 2017-03-03 10:00:05

Asking three questions could help identify most appropriate treatment for depression, study suggests
The probability that people suffering from depression will complete treatment can be increased significantly by asking them three questions before beginning therapy, according to a new study undertaken at the University of Haifa.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-03-03 09:53:54

Clarkson University researcher explores acute effects of cocoa and caffeine
Deep down, we always knew it, but science is proving that cocoa and caffeine are indeed the best marriage ever. Clarkson University researcher Ali Boolani recently completed a study that explores the powers of these two dark delights.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-03-03 09:47:33

Scientists propose rejuvenating bone marrow stem cell niche to boost immunity, fend off cancers
As people get older so do the hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) that form their blood, creating an increased risk for compromised immunity and certain blood cancers. Now researchers are reporting in the scientific journal that the bone marrow niche where HSC's form also ages, contributing to the problem.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-03-03 09:36:13

Karyopharm AML drug fails phase 2, giving stock whiplash
Karyopharm AML drug fails phase 2, giving stock whiplash nick.paul.taylor Fri, 03/03/2017 - 04:30
Fierce Biotech, 2017-03-03 09:30:27

Lilly, Chi-Med cancer drug hits phase 3 goals, eyes China NDA
Lilly, Chi-Med cancer drug hits phase 3 goals, eyes China NDA badams Fri, 03/03/2017 - 04:20
Fierce Biotech, 2017-03-03 09:20:02

Research provides insights on antibody-mediated rejection in kidney transplant patients
New research provides insights on transplant recipients' antibody responses against donor kidneys and how the timing of those responses can have important implications. The findings appear in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-03-03 09:17:37

Sanofi pays €120M to buy into AstraZeneca RSV program
Sanofi pays €120M to buy into AstraZeneca RSV program nick.paul.taylor Fri, 03/03/2017 - 03:26
Fierce Biotech, 2017-03-03 08:26:25