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Social Media and the 2020 Elections, Part 1 of 3

14 days ago   |   Duke University

How will social media affect the 2020 elections? We talk with three experts: Matt Perault of Duke University, Prof. Kathleen Stanberry of Elon University, and Prof. Joseph...
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No, AI Won't Replace Your Doctors, But It Could Make Them Better

No, AI Won't Replace Your Doctors, But It Could Make Them Better

17 days ago   |   Discovery's Edge

Artificial intelligence in medicine is here, and it's advancing at an unprecedented pace. (Raise a bionic hand if you're imagining a robot scooting in to conduct your next...
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In an About-Face, FDA Approves Second Sarepta Muscular Dystrophy Drug

In an About-Face, FDA Approves Second Sarepta Muscular Dystrophy Drug

1 month ago   |   Xconomy   |   2 articles

Sarepta Therapeutics received an early holiday gift Thursday- approval of golodirsen , its second Duchenne muscular dystrophy treatment, which the FDA rejected in August. The...
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Accurate prediction of protein beta-aggregation with generalized statistical potentials

1 month ago   |   Oxford Journals

AbstractMotivationProtein beta-aggregation is an important but poorly understood phenomena involved in diseases as well as in beneficial physiological processes. However, while...
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Astellas Bets On Gene Therapy With $3B Audentes Acquisition Offer

Astellas Bets On Gene Therapy With $3B Audentes Acquisition Offer

1 month ago   |   Xconomy   |   2 articles

Japanese drug giant Astellas Pharma announced late Monday it has agreed to buy Audentes Therapeutics, which is developing gene therapies for rare neuromuscular diseases. It's...
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Seven Salk professors named among most highly cited researchers in world

1 month ago   |   San Diego Biotechnology

LA JOLLA-Salk Professors Joanne Chory, Joseph Ecker, Ronald Evans, Rusty Gage, Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte, Terrence Sejnowski and Reuben Shaw have been named to the Highly...
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Henry Ford Hospital Physician Presents Results from the Initial Patient Study of CalciMedica's CRAC Channel Inhibitor CM4620 in Acute Pancreatitis at ACEP Meeting

2 monthes ago   |   San Diego Biotechnology

LA JOLLA, Calif., Oct. 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - Joseph Miller, MD, MS, a physician at the Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, MI, and a key Principal Investigator on...
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Salk Scientists receive $12.9 million from NIH BRAIN Initiative

2 monthes ago   |   San Diego Biotechnology

LA JOLLA-Salk Institute scientists Nicola Allen, Eiman Azim, Margarita Behrens, and Joseph Ecker have been named recipients in the 2019 round of grants from the National...
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Akcea Shakes Up Management and Shows Three Executives the Door

Akcea Shakes Up Management and Shows Three Executives the Door

3 monthes ago   |   Xconomy

Akcea Therapeutics has already been struggling to turn its two products into commercial winners. Now it will have to do so during a massive management transition. Akcea said...
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The Winners of the 2019 Xconomy Awards Boston Are

The Winners of the 2019 Xconomy Awards Boston Are

4 monthes ago   |   Xconomy

Even after three years, it doesn't get any easier to choose the winners of the Xconomy Awards in Boston. There were multiple deserving winners in each category this year. But...
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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 ...

Bio Roundup: EQRx's Ambitions, Nektar No Vote, New Frazier Fund & More

Bio Roundup: EQRx's Ambitions, Nektar No Vote, New Frazier Fund & More

Perhaps the most talked-about news at the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference this week was a new startup that launched with $200 million and an ambitious claim its first drug... Read more ...

Trending News on Crop Biotech in 2019

Trending News on Crop Biotech in 2019

We summarized the top 10 most trending Crop Biotech Update news shared on social media to give you a glimpse of crop biotech happenings in 2019. Read on and make sure you don't... Read more ...

Cancer Drug Developer BioNTech to Buy Neon Therapeutics in $67M Deal

Cancer Drug Developer BioNTech to Buy Neon Therapeutics in $67M Deal

Neon Therapeutics closed 2019 by curtailing its cancer vaccine programs and laying off 24 percent of its workforce, part of a corporate restructuring aimed at finding a new... Read more ...

Event Announcement: Xcelerating Life Sciences San Diego

Event Announcement: Xcelerating Life Sciences San Diego

We're excited to announce the first in Xconomy's new Xcelerating Life Sciences event series convening local communities of innovators, executives, rising pioneers... Read more ...

Mayo Clinic Joins $60M Financing for Biomedical Software Firm nference

Mayo Clinic Joins $60M Financing for Biomedical Software Firm nference

Startup nference has closed a $60 million Series B financing round to expand the use of its augmented intelligence platform in clinical research and drug development. Mayo... Read more ...

How Breast Cancer Reunited Six High School Friends

How Breast Cancer Reunited Six High School Friends

Four of the six of us from my high school inner circle have had breast cancer over the past two years. And that has me wondering. Did a shared environmental exposure, stamped... Read more ...

Stepping into their own

Stepping into their own

Two Bond Life Sciences Center researchers find their path in teaching and research Sarah Unruh and Vinit Shanbhag have both taken paths that have led them toward teaching... Read more ...

Emendo Biotherapeutics Nabs $61M for “Next-Generation CRISPR” R&D

Emendo Biotherapeutics Nabs $61M for “Next-Generation CRISPR” R&D

Emendo Biotherapeutics, a company aiming to apply CRISPR gene editing to a wider range of genetic diseases, has raised $61 million in financing. The Series B round was led by... Read more ...

103395 Biorepository Assistant

CANCER CENTER/ Solid Tumor Therapeutics Salary commensurate with qualifications and experienceFiling Deadline: Fri 1/31/2020... Read more ...

Quantitative visualization of subcellular lignocellulose revealing the...

As a renewable carbon source, biomass energy not only helps in resolving the management problems of lignocellulosic wastes, but also helps to alleviate the global climate... Read more ...