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San Diego Biotech Entrepreneurs, Innovation Lead to “Maturing” Ecosystem

San Diego Biotech Entrepreneurs, Innovation Lead to “Maturing” Ecosystem

31 minutes ago   |   Xconomy

The local biotech ecosystem is growing up thanks to its innovative science and collaborative ecosystem, advantages that put it nearly on par with the nation's top life science...
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The Science Behind the Test for the COVID-19 Virus

The Science Behind the Test for the COVID-19 Virus

2 days ago   |   Discovery's Edge

Mayo Clinic's new test for the virus that causes COVID-19 is described in a recent news release as a PCR test. While most won't know what that means, PCR is a well-used tool in...
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Sanofi Adds mRNA COVID-19 Vaccine Bet Through Translate Bio Alliance

Sanofi Adds mRNA COVID-19 Vaccine Bet Through Translate Bio Alliance

2 days ago   |   Xconomy

Sanofi is joining the array of companies pursuing a COVID-19 vaccine based on messenger RNA , an experimental genetic technology intended to coax the body's cells into...
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Equillium Continues Graft-Versus-Host Disease Trial, Pauses 2 Others

Equillium Continues Graft-Versus-Host Disease Trial, Pauses 2 Others

2 days ago   |   Xconomy

Equillium has halted two clinical trials of its lead drug candidate out of an “abundance of caution” related to the coronavirus outbreak but continues to enroll in a third...
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BioCentury - CROs might be the engine that keeps preclinical research moving during COVID-19

3 days ago   |   San Diego Biotechnology   |   3 articles

Contrary to the situation for in-house preclinical research, preclinical CROs are largely open for business, according to a survey conducted by Science Exchange.
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Bio Roundup: Clinical Trials Paused, New MS Drug, Kallyope's Cash & More

Bio Roundup: Clinical Trials Paused, New MS Drug, Kallyope's Cash & More

3 days ago   |   Xconomy   |   2 articles

Finding and enrolling patients for clinical trials is always challenging. The coronavirus pandemic has made it nearly impossible. Fallout from the spread of COVID-19 infections...
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In conversation with: Science 37 and the response to COVID-19

3 days ago   |   Fierce Biotech   |   3 articles

In March, the FDA urged biopharmas and CROs to take a virtual approach to clinical trials in reaction to COVID-19 and the attempt to slow its spread.
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With $80M, ReCode Looks to Advance RNA Therapies for Lung Diseases

With $80M, ReCode Looks to Advance RNA Therapies for Lung Diseases

3 days ago   |   Xconomy

Two companies working on treatments for rare genetic lung diseases have combined efforts and raised $80 million to bring into human testing next year two investigational...
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Forge Inks Roche Deal For Antibiotic Aimed at Drug-Resistant Infections

Forge Inks Roche Deal For Antibiotic Aimed at Drug-Resistant Infections

3 days ago   |   Xconomy

Forge Therapeutics has set an agreement with Roche that gives the Swiss pharma giant the option to license a new antibiotic Forge is developing to treat serious drug-resistant...
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Initiative for Fast-Track Review and Publication of Research and Data Relevant to COVID-19 Response

Initiative for Fast-Track Review and Publication of Research and Data Relevant to COVID-19 Response

3 days ago   |   EMBS

IEEE OJEMB has created a fast-track for rapid review and publication of research and data that may help in the fight against COVID-19. We have committed to an expedited...
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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 ...

San Diego Biotech Entrepreneurs, Innovation Lead to “Maturing” Ecosystem

San Diego Biotech Entrepreneurs, Innovation Lead to “Maturing” Ecosystem

The local biotech ecosystem is growing up thanks to its innovative science and collaborative ecosystem, advantages that put it nearly on par with the nation's top life science... Read more ...

Aveo gives up on ficlatuzumab in acute myeloid leukemia, citing COVID-19

Back in 2012, Aveo announced that its second most advanced asset, ficlatuzumab, had flopped in a midstage cancer test; for years, we heard nothing about this drug. Read more ...

ACC: MyoKardia's mavacamten reduces heart stress signs in targeted biomarker...

The former Fierce 15 winner delivered new cardiac biomarker data showing its late-phase mavacamten compound can help improve signs of heart stress and injury in hypertrophic... Read more ...

Comparison of Swabbing Solution Volume and gDNA Extraction Kits on DNA...

Abstract For bacteria sampling studies, various collection methods have been used to identify bacteria. To obtain accurate information about bacteria, high quality samples... Read more ...

Commentary: Reconciling Hygiene and Cleanliness: A New Perspective from...

Abstract Human beings have co-evolved with the microorganisms in our environment for millions of years, and have developed into a symbiosis in a mutually beneficial/defensive... Read more ...

PCR Screening of Enterococcus faecalis  from Mixture of Lactic Acid Bacteria...

Abstract It is very important to rapidly detect the contamination of Enterococcus faecalis in fermented foods such as Korean Kimchi to maintain its freshness since Kimchi is... Read more ...

Difference of Phenotype and Genotype Between Human and Environmental...

Abstract Cholera due to Vibrio cholerae has been spreading worldwide, although the reports focusing on Indonesian V. cholerae are few. In this study, in order to investigate... Read more ...

Lipid Production by Rhodotorula glutinis in Continuous Cultivation with a...

Abstract Lipid accumulation is generally believed to be a partially growth-coupled biochemical process that results in differences in lipid content between different cells. To... Read more ...

Age- and Sex-Linked Bacterial Community Variation and Function Prediction...

Abstract Sweat secretion keeps feet and insoles humid and rich in nutrients, which are the conditions needed to maintain abundant microbial growth. Analyzing the diversity and... Read more ...

A Review on Occurrence of Pesticides in Environment and Current Technologies...

Abstract Pesticides are the chemicals used to prevent plant diseases, weeds, pests and to enhance the quality of the food products. The uniqueness of their chemical structure... Read more ...