Drugs

The High Stakes of Pricing a Coronavirus Drug

1 hour ago   |   Duke University

Now that the federal government is allowing the emergency use of remdesivir for coronavirus patients, and as the world awaits final clinical data on the drug's effectiveness, a...
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Insitro Adds $143M to Fuel Machine Learning-Driven Drug Development

Insitro Adds $143M to Fuel Machine Learning-Driven Drug Development

1 hour ago   |   Xconomy

A stem cell biologist, a gene editing expert, and a data engineer walk into a room...and that's just a few of the people Daphne Koller has recruited in the past two years to...
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Sorrento Receives FDA IND Clearance to Initiate a Phase I Clinical Trial of its CD38 Antibody-Drug Conjugate STI-6129 for Patients with Amyloidosis

5 hours ago   |   San Diego Biotechnology

SAN DIEGO, May 26, 2020 - Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. today announced it has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its investigational new drug...
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Sugars that coat proteins are a possible drug target for pancreatitis

8 hours ago   |   San Diego Biotechnology

LA JOLLA-Pancreatitis is an inflammation of the pancreas that accounts for 275,000 hospitalizations in the United States annually. Patients who suffer from hereditary...
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Assessment of telomerase as drug target in breast cancer

16 hours ago   |   Journal of Biosciences

Abstract Telomerase is a specialized enzyme which maintains telomere length at the extreme end of the chromosome. Over 90% of all cases of cancer show high expression of...
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Tufts team repairs brain defects in frogs with 'bioelectric' drugs

16 hours ago   |   Fierce Biotech

Tufts team repairs brain defects in frogs with 'bioelectric' drugs arlene.weintraub Tue, 05/26/2020 - 07:23
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New Preclinical Models for NASH Provide Strong Clinical Relevance and Shortened Timelines

17 hours ago   |   San Diego Biotechnology

SAN DIEGO--BioDuro, LLC, a leading drug discovery and development services organization, announced today the availability of two new preclinical models for Non-alcoholic...
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ACADIA Pharmaceuticals to Combine CLARITY-2 and CLARITY-3 Phase 3 Studies Evaluating Pimavanserin for the Adjunctive Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder

18 hours ago   |   San Diego Biotechnology

SAN DIEGO--ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced today that following positive feedback from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration the company plans to combine its CLARITY-2...
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Emerging Technologies for the Electrochemical Detection of Bacteria

2 days ago   |   Wiley

Abstract Infections are a huge economic liability to the health care system, although real time detection could allow early treatment protocols to avoid some of this cost and...
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Anything but Conventional Chromatography Approaches in Bioseparation

Anything but Conventional Chromatography Approaches in Bioseparation

2 days ago   |   Wiley

Anything but conventional chromatography is an increasingly relevant trend in downstream processing. These alternative approaches are put in perspective considering past...
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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 ...

Merck Outlines COVID-19 Ambitions With Buyout Deal, Collaborations

Merck Outlines COVID-19 Ambitions With Buyout Deal, Collaborations

Merck exited the holiday weekend with some fireworks of its own, announcing three major programs on Tuesday all related to investments in finding ways to treat and prevent... Read more ...

Insitro Adds $143M to Fuel Machine Learning-Driven Drug Development

Insitro Adds $143M to Fuel Machine Learning-Driven Drug Development

A stem cell biologist, a gene editing expert, and a data engineer walk into a room...and that's just a few of the people Daphne Koller has recruited in the past two years to... Read more ...

Site of LUX-ZEPLIN Dark Matter Search Project Carefully Ramps Up Science Work

Site of LUX-ZEPLIN Dark Matter Search Project Carefully Ramps Up Science Work

A photomultiplier tube array that is part of the LUX-ZEPLIN experiment at the Sanford Underground Research Facility in Lead, South Dakota. The photomultiplier tubes are... Read more ...

Viacyte Adds $27M to Move Ahead Trio of Stem Cell Diabetes Treatments

Viacyte Adds $27M to Move Ahead Trio of Stem Cell Diabetes Treatments

Privately held biotech ViaCyte has banked $27 million, the majority an installment of cash from a tranched $80 million Series D financing round it closed in late 2018. The... Read more ...

COVID-19 Sparks New Opportunities for Digital Health Companies

COVID-19 Sparks New Opportunities for Digital Health Companies

Clinicians and regulators are rethinking how healthcare is provided amid precautions prompted by COVID-19. In-person physician visits don't fit within the physical distancing... Read more ...

Triggered by light, a novel way to switch on an enzyme

In living cells, enzymes drive biochemical metabolic processes. It is this very ability which allows them to be used as catalysts in biotechnology, for example to create... Read more ...

How a protein can inhibit cancer development in mice

In a new study, researchers have discovered how the protein PP2A can inhibit tumor growth in mice. The protein turns off an enzyme that stimulates cell growth, thus inhibiting... Read more ...

Biotechnology: Metal collector made of bacteria

Bacteria, fungi and plants sometimes produce metal-binding substances that can be harnessed, for example for the extraction of raw materials, for their separation, for cleaning... Read more ...

Rejuvenated fibroblasts can recover the ability to contract

A recent study has shown that rejuvenated fibroblasts can recover their ability to self-contract. This encouraging discovery holds great potential for applications in... Read more ...

Directed protein evolution with CRISPR-Cas9

New area of application for gene scissors: Optimized proteins for biomedical research. Read more ...