Genomic & Biopharma News

Study proves cerebral emboli of stroke patients contain DNA from oral pathogens
Researchers at Tampere University have shown for the first time that the cerebral emboli of stroke patients contain DNA from oral pathogens.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-24 07:47:40

Piedmont Atlanta first in Georgia to offer new treatment option for people with emphysema
Piedmont Atlanta Hospital is the first in the state of Georgia to offer a new minimally invasive treatment for emphysema, a severe form of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-24 07:32:40

Circulating tumor DNA evaluated as an alternative to tissue NGS for non-small cell lung cancer
Tissue biopsies, which are currently the gold standard molecular diagnostic technique for oncologists, are not only painful to cancer patients, but expose an already immune-comprised population to increased rates of nosocomial infections. Furthermore, it is not uncommon for the typical clinical pathology workflow to yield samples which are not suitable for routine analysis strategies, e.g.
ORB Company Blog, 2016-10-21 17:26:00

Researchers develop simple, quick technique for gene editing in rice blast fungus
CRISPR/Cas9 is now a household name associated with genetic engineering studies.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-24 07:28:52

Groundbreaking research collaboration shedding light on major diseases wins $12.5 million NIH grant
A groundbreaking research collaboration at the University of Virginia School of Medicine that is shedding light on everything from cancer to diabetes to cardiovascular disease has received $12.5 million from the National Institutes of Health.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-24 07:27:05

Testicular tissue cryopreservation offers hope for young men at risk of infertility
Testicular tissue samples obtained from 189 males who were facing procedures that could imperil fertility were cryopreserved at one university, proving the feasibility of centralized processing and freezing of testicular tissue obtained from academic medical centers, including Children's National, scattered around the world.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-24 07:14:40

Circulating tumor DNA evaluated as an alternative to tissue NGS for non-small cell lung cancer
Tissue biopsies, which are currently the gold standard molecular diagnostic technique for oncologists, are not only painful to cancer patients, but expose an already immune-comprised population to increased rates of nosocomial infections. Furthermore, it is not uncommon for the typical clinical pathology workflow to yield samples which are not suitable for routine analysis strategies, e.g.
ORB Company Blog, 2016-10-21 17:26:00

Novel program that provides comprehensive care for Turner syndrome earns national recognition
A novel program designed to provide comprehensive care for Turner syndrome at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and UT Physicians is one of the first in the U.S. to be designated an adult clinic by the Turner Syndrome Global Alliance.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-24 06:47:00

Zebrafish embryo could help better understand the potential underpinnings of brain disorders
A close look at the rapidly developing zebrafish embryo is helping neuroscientists better understand the potential underpinnings of brain disorders, including autism and schizophrenia.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-24 06:32:00

Study offers important step to identify cause of blinding disease
Leber hereditary optic neuropathy is an inherited form of vision loss that causes people to have trouble with their color vision and difficulty seeing in the center of their visual field.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-24 06:27:51

Study reveals possibility to enhance or suppress memories
What if scientists could manipulate your brain so that a traumatic memory lost its emotional power over your psyche?
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-24 06:26:01