Genomic & Biopharma News

Visualization and publishing of single-cell RNASeq data with eXpose
Chandrasekhar Ramakrishnan & Michal Okoniewski, Scientific IT Services:…
Transcriptome Research & Industry News, 2017-06-15 09:00:20

Johnson & Johnson unveils new obesity, arthritis collaborations, shares its molecule library
J&J has unveiled another clutch of deals and collaborations with industry and academia, as it also shares its molecular library to help fight neglected diseases.
Fierce Biotech, 2017-06-15 08:33:38

Research details how lymphoma cells acquire resistance to targeted therapy
Today some patients suffering with mantle cell lymphoma, a type of blood cancer, can be treated with a pill called Ibrutinib, forgoing conventional chemotherapy. However, many are developing a resistance to this treatment.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-06-15 08:09:26

Researchers find dressmakers to have superior needle-sharp stereoscopic vision
Haute couture can be credited for enhancing more than catwalks and red carpets. New research from the University of California, Berkeley suggests that the 3D or "stereoscopic" vision of dressmakers is as sharp as their needles.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-06-15 08:02:45

Authors Peeved by APAs Article Takedown Pilot
In an effort to crack down on unauthorized postings of journal articles, the American Psychological Association is policing the Internet for scientists sharing their own work.
The Scientist, 2017-06-15 08:00:00

EuroBiotech Report—Medicxi’s $300M fund, diabetes data, U.K. election shock, LifeArc fund and OSE-MSK alliance
In this week's EuroBiotech Report, Medicxi unveils $300 million fund, Sanofi partner posts data, the U.K. election rocks biotech and more.
Fierce Biotech, 2017-06-15 07:53:28

Study finds increase in marijuana use among college students following legalization in Oregon
College students attending an Oregon university are using more marijuana now that the drug is legal for recreational use, but the increase is largely among students who also report recent heavy use of alcohol, a new study has found.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-06-15 07:53:17

Hidden immune cells play key role in driving primary graft dysfunction
Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered that a subset of immune cells called nonclassical monocytes (NCMs), previously unknown to reside in the lungs, play a key role in driving primary graft dysfunction (PGD), the leading cause of death after lung transplantation.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-06-15 07:45:08

Amount of amyloid plaques in the brain predicts rate of cognitive decline, study finds
A new study from the Center for Vital Longevity at The University of Texas at Dallas has found that the amount of amyloid plaques in a person's brain predicts the rate at which his or her cognition will decline in the next four years.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-06-15 07:40:19