Genomic & Biopharma News

Stoke files for $86M IPO to take Dravet drug from preclinical to phase 3
Ed Kaye’s Stoke Therapeutics has filed to raise up to $86 million in a Nasdaq IPO. The preclinical-stage biotech wants the cash to take an antisense oligonucleotide treatment for Dravet syndrome through to phase 3.
Fierce Biotech, 2019-05-24 12:52:57

Analysis: A health care overhaul could kill 2 million jobs, and that’s OK
As calls for radical health reform grow louder, many on the right, in the center and in the health care industry are arguing that proposals like "Medicare for All" would cause economic ruin, decimating a sector that represents nearly 20% of our economy.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-24 12:27:22

ORB relocates to Deerfield Beach and celebrates grand opening of new facility with local researchers
After 8 years of operation in Palm Beach Gardens, Ocean Ridge Biosciences (ORB) has recently relocated to a 5,394 sq. ft. facility in Deerfield Beach, Florida. The new facility provides several improvements which will enable ORB to provide improved and expanded services to academic and corporate clients. These include:
ORB Company Blog, 2016-11-21 19:26:55

Johns Hopkins researchers develop method to map retinal cell development
Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers report they have created a method of mapping how the central nervous system develops by tracking the genes expressed in cells.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-24 12:25:09

Scientist studies people with Cockayne syndrome, who don’t get cancer
Hua-Ying Fan, PhD, studies the cells of people who don't get cancer. These people have an inherited disorder called Cockayne syndrome and, unfortunately, they don't live long enough to develop cancer. But by studying their cells, Fan may be able to help them and help people with cancer, too.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-24 11:57:00

Online community for women with diabetes engages patient sharing and guides research
Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers created an online patient community for women living with all types of diabetes to test whether online communities can engage patients and provide information that can guide research and patient care.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-24 11:37:00

Mental health of children with long-term physical conditions could benefit from CBT
The mental health of children and young people with some long term physical conditions could benefit from cognitive behavioral therapy, according to a recent study from the University of Exeter Medical School.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-24 11:29:00

Final NICE guidance issued for Akcea’s Tegsedi
The drug should be available for routine use within 90 days for patients in England.
PharmaTimes, 2019-05-24 11:12:49

GSK updates its sales rep incentives
The company implemented stricter rules in 2012 as part of a broad transparency initiative.
PharmaTimes, 2019-05-24 11:12:25

ORB relocates to Deerfield Beach and celebrates grand opening of new facility with local researchers
After 8 years of operation in Palm Beach Gardens, Ocean Ridge Biosciences (ORB) has recently relocated to a 5,394 sq. ft. facility in Deerfield Beach, Florida. The new facility provides several improvements which will enable ORB to provide improved and expanded services to academic and corporate clients. These include:
ORB Company Blog, 2016-11-21 19:26:55

NHS to undergo ‘ambitious’ tech overhaul
In the past three months alone, the NHS has prevented more than 21 million potential cyber attacks.
PharmaTimes, 2019-05-24 11:12:01