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ResTORbio's Respiratory Drug Flunks Phase 3 Test, Shattering Shares

ResTORbio's Respiratory Drug Flunks Phase 3 Test, Shattering Shares

22 hours ago   |   Xconomy

A resTORbio respiratory drug has failed a late-stage test, and the company is stopping further development of the compound for lung infections in elderly patients. In the first...
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Jean Rivier, Salk Institute expert on stress hormones, dies at 78

22 hours ago   |   San Diego Biotechnology

Rivier helped discover eight drugs, including treatments for endometriosis and prostate cancer...
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Mirati Therapeutics: Principal Scientist, Medicinal Chemistry

1 day ago   |   San Diego Biotechnology   |   7 articles

Mirati Therapeutics: The Drug Discovery team at Mirati is responsible for the invention, optimization and characterization of quality small molecules as clinical candidate San...
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Director, Drug Delivery Systems, Clinical Development - Neurocrine Bioscience - San Diego, CA

1 day ago   |   San Diego Biotechnology   |   7 articles

At Neurocrine Biosciences - voted one of San Diego's top places to work in 2018 - we pride ourselves on having a strong, distinctive and positive culture based... From...
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The assessment of efficient representation of drug features using deep learning for drug repositioning

1 day ago   |   BMC Bioinformatics

De novo drug discovery is a time-consuming and expensive process. Nowadays, drug repositioning is utilized as a common strategy to discover a new drug indication for existing...
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Principal Scientist, Medicinal Chemistry - Mirati Therapeutics Inc - San Diego, CA

2 days ago   |   San Diego Biotechnology   |   3 articles

Experience with structure-based drug design and optimizing lead compounds within a drug discovery program is desired. What is this role really like?From Mirati Therapeutics Inc...
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Jean Rivier, Salk Professor Emeritus, Passes Away at 78

2 days ago   |   San Diego Biotechnology

LA JOLLA-Salk Professor Emeritus Jean Rivier, who pioneered studies on the characterization of the hypothalamic peptides that control the stress response, and developed drugs...
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Bayer and Dewpoint Ink Deal for Drugs R&D at New Frontier of Biology

Bayer and Dewpoint Ink Deal for Drugs R&D at New Frontier of Biology

2 days ago   |   Xconomy

Inside of a cell, some proteins and RNA are concentrated in liquid droplets that assemble in formation during a variety of cellular functions. Dewpoint Therapeutics is making...
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Startup X-37 Raises $14.5M to Expand on AI-Powered Drug Discovery

Startup X-37 Raises $14.5M to Expand on AI-Powered Drug Discovery

2 days ago   |   Xconomy

Launched just last year, artificial intelligence-powered drug discovery company X-37 now has raised $14.5 million in Series A financing to expand its development programs...
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Pincer movement: California biotech gets $35M to suffocate cancer in coordinated attack

2 days ago   |   San Diego Biotechnology   |   2 articles

Having served in Afghanistan, the navy veteran leading California-based EpicentRx wants to leave no patient behind with his arsenal of anti-cancer drugs. On Thursday, the...
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World Biotechnology Congress 2019

Hilaris Conferences is going to host its premier World Biotechnology Congress 2019 during October 01-02, 2019, Valencia, Spain. Biotechnology 2019 Congress aim to create a... Read more ...

World Biotechnology Congress 2019

Hilaris Conferences is going to host its premier World Biotechnology Congress 2019 during October 01-02, 2019, Valencia, Spain. Biotechnology 2019 Congress aim to create a... Read more ...

2nd International Conference on Tissue Science and Regenerative Medicine

This conference is designed for experts in academia and industries working in the tissue science and regenerative field, this conference will examine cutting-edge research in... Read more ...

IAmScience Clayton Kranawetter

IAmScience Clayton Kranawetter

By Mariah Cox | Bond LSC Taking things apart to figure out how they function was a huge part of Clayton Kranawetter's childhood. From dismantling his parents' old computer to... Read more ...

Cellular “Cleaners” More Active in Quiet Brains

Cellular “Cleaners” More Active in Quiet Brains

Like a robot vacuum for your brain, immune cells called microglia survey around and hoover up the neuro-equivalent of crumbs and dirt. But for the first time Mayo researchers... Read more ...

ResTORbio's Respiratory Drug Flunks Phase 3 Test, Shattering Shares

ResTORbio's Respiratory Drug Flunks Phase 3 Test, Shattering Shares

A resTORbio respiratory drug has failed a late-stage test, and the company is stopping further development of the compound for lung infections in elderly patients. In the first... Read more ...

Biotech Roundup: Gottlieb v. Juul, Solid Slumps, Avidity Gets $100M & More

Biotech Roundup: Gottlieb v. Juul, Solid Slumps, Avidity Gets $100M & More

Lung injuries connected to the use of electronic cigarettes have topped 2,000 and killed 40 people, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It's still... Read more ...

Daré to Add Microchip-Based Birth Control to Women's Health Portfolio

Daré to Add Microchip-Based Birth Control to Women's Health Portfolio

The list of activities our smartphones can control grows daily. Transfer money? It's simple. Order groceries? That, too. Turn off the bedroom lights? Check. How about... Read more ...

Webinar Summary: Need accurate isoform-level characterization? Iso-Seq is...

Webinar Summary: Need accurate isoform-level characterization? Iso-Seq is the answer

Traditional RNA-Seq is done by fragmenting cDNA, and then sequencing the fragmented reads with paired-end sequencing. The problem comes when trying to identify the full-length... Read more ...

Could the Lifesaving Promises of Golden Rice FINALLY be Realized?

Could the Lifesaving Promises of Golden Rice FINALLY be Realized?

On this page we usually tout the newest examples of biotechnology innovation: jet fuels made from algae ; gene edited bananas that resist disease; soil microbes that reduce the... Read more ...

Identification of urban particulate matter-induced disruption of human...

Exposure to air particulate matter is associated with various diseases in the human respiratory system. To date, most in vitro studies showing cellular responses to PM have... Read more ...

SEQdata-BEACON: a comprehensive database of sequencing performance and...

The sequencing platform BGISEQ-500 is based on DNBSEQ technology and provides high throughput with low costs. This sequencer has been widely used in various areas of scientific... Read more ...

Success tips from women in science, for girls who want to go into science

Learning from mentors, taking chances and showing passion go a long way... Read more ...