Genomic & Biopharma News

Theranos cuts 155 jobs in second round of layoffs
Theranos cuts 155 jobs in second round of layoffs aalidrus Mon, 01/09/2017 - 09:07
Fierce Biotech, 2017-01-09 14:07:09

Innovative walking app could help older people stay fit and active
'Walking for Well-Being', a prototype app that makes it easy to plan less difficult, less demanding walking routes, could help people to stay fit, active and independent as they get older.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-09 13:59:31

Geoffrey McDonough to leave Sobi as CEO, search is on for successor
Geoffrey McDonough to leave Sobi as CEO, search is on for successor badams Mon, 01/09/2017 - 08:28
Fierce Biotech, 2017-01-09 13:28:38

Immatics bags $1B tie-up with Amgen for cancer immunotherapies
Immatics bags $1B tie-up with Amgen for cancer immunotherapies phil Mon, 01/09/2017 - 08:11
Fierce Biotech, 2017-01-09 13:11:18

The Never-Ending Quest to Rewrite the Tree of Life
from Nova Next by Carrie Arnold – The bottom of the ocean is one of the most mysterious places on the planet, but microbiologist Karen Lloyd of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, wanted to go deeper than that. In 2010, she was a postdoc at Aarhus University in Denmark, and Lloyd wanted to see what ...
Transcriptome Research & Industry News, 2017-01-09 12:46:32

Research findings may provide new treatment for prevention of cancer metastasis
Breast cancer metastasis, the process by which cancer spreads, may be prevented through the new use of a class of drugs already approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-09 12:18:22

Exosomal microRNAs in liquid biopsies
Prostate cancer is the second most diagnosed cancer in males in the world. Plasma quantification of prostate-specific antigen substantially improved the early detection of prostate cancer, but still lacks the required specificity. Clinical management of prostate cancer needs advances in the development of new non-invasive biomarkers, ameliorating current diagnosis and prognosis and guiding therapeutic decisions. ...
Exosome RNA Research & Industry News, 2017-01-09 12:15:57

RNA sequencing of archived dried blood spots
Neonatal dried blood spots (DBS) are routinely collected on standard Guthrie cards for all-comprising national newborn screening programs for inborn errors of metabolism, hypothyroidism and other diseases. In Denmark, the Guthrie cards are stored at – 20 °C in the Danish Neonatal Screening Biobank and each sample is linked to elaborate social and medical registries. ...
Transcriptome Research & Industry News, 2017-01-09 12:07:09

Researchers discover how deficiency of IgM antibodies can lead to increased risk of arteriosclerosis
Following a blood infection, the first class of antibodies produced by the immune system are IgM antibodies.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-09 11:58:48