Genomic & Biopharma News

CSUDH professor seeks novel lead compound to develop new drug for treating cancer
Does anyone have a cardiac pacemaker or medical device implants? How about keys, a mobile phone, or even a wallet? We wouldn't want anything to get damaged or erased."
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-08-26 13:08:00

Rutgers University leadership creates great strides in breakthrough scientific research
Less than a decade ago, the U.S. Department of Defense established the Armed Forces Institute of Regenerative Medicine I with a multimillion dollar grant to focus research centered on regenerative medicine for the treatment of battlefield injuries and selected Rutgers University-New Brunswick to lead the civilian research program.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-08-26 12:59:00

New drug shows promising results for treating spinal muscular atrophy
A drug developed by an Iowa State University biomedical researcher as a potential treatment for spinal muscular atrophy showed promising results in a recently published study.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-08-26 12:49:16

Writing your way through cancer
When Lynn Scozzari wrote the beginning lines of that poem, "The Offering," in 2013, she was staring at a photo of a naked woman seated on a rock, her arms thrust open to a valley below. Scozzari herself was in a conference room of the cancer center at Scripps Green Hospital in La Jolla, Calif., seated at a table stocked with coffee and tissues.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-08-26 12:45:38

ACR-RBMA Practice Leaders Forum helps radiologists to overcome professional challenges
Radiologists and medical imaging business managers will learn strategies to overcome professional challenges in reimbursement, practice sustainability and demonstrating value at the ACR-RBMA Practice Leaders Forum.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-08-26 12:34:00

ACR applauds legislative and regulatory initiatives to expedite approval of new biosimilar therapies
"Expanding our patients' access to safe, effective, and affordable biologic and biosimilar therapies is a top priority of the rheumatology community.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-08-26 12:28:14

AANEM submits comment letter regarding 2018 MACRA proposed rule
The American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine submitted a comment letter to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on August 21 regarding its proposed rule changes on Medicare payment and delivery reform enacted by MACRA.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-08-26 12:18:03

AACN’s nurse educators and leaders demonstrate moral courage
Nursing has the privilege of caring for culturally diverse patients and the social mandate to do so with a focus on equity and excellence, respect, and dignity.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-08-26 12:07:32

Researchers identify new way to predict which TAVR patients may be at risk for rehospitalization
As more elderly patients undergo the minimally invasive heart valve procedure called Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVR), concerns have been raised as to what causes some to be readmitted for heart failure after the procedure.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-08-26 11:05:51