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...

 
 
 
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

Inside of a cell, some proteins and RNA are concentrated in liquid droplets that assemble in formation during a variety of cellular...

 
 
 
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

Launched just last year, artificial intelligence-powered drug discovery company X-37 now has raised $14.5 million in Series A financing...

 
 
 
Calporta, Started by Avalon Ventures-GSK, Is Acquired by Merck

CALPORTA, STARTED BY AVALON VENTURES-GSK, IS ACQUIRED BY MERCK

Another of the biopharma startups created as part of a collaboration between San Diego investment firm Avalon Ventures and GlaxoSmithKline...

Reata's Kidney Drug Hits Goals of Key Study, Paves Way for FDA Filing

REATA'S KIDNEY DRUG HITS GOALS OF KEY STUDY, PAVES WAY FOR FDA FILING

About half of all patients with the most severe form of Alport syndrome, a rare, genetic type of chronic kidney disease, will need...

 
 
 
FDA Again Halts Solid Bio's Duchenne Gene Therapy Clinical Trial

FDA AGAIN HALTS SOLID BIO'S DUCHENNE GENE THERAPY CLINICAL TRIAL

The FDA has stopped a clinical trial testing a Solid Biosciences gene therapy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy after a patient developed...

 
 
 
Roche Challenger to Biogen's SMA Drug Succeeds in Pivotal Study

ROCHE CHALLENGER TO BIOGEN'S SMA DRUG SUCCEEDS IN PIVOTAL STUDY

A Roche drug in development as a treatment for spinal muscular atrophy achieved the main goals of a key study, helping to build the...

Anemia Drug From Acceleron Pharma and Celgene Wins FDA Approval

ANEMIA DRUG FROM ACCELERON PHARMA AND CELGENE WINS FDA APPROVAL

A drug that Celgene and Acceleron Pharma developed to treat low red blood cell levels in patients who have a rare blood disorder now...

 
 
 
Looking to Level Up in NASH, Novo Nordisk Licenses Ube Drug Candidate

LOOKING TO LEVEL UP IN NASH, NOVO NORDISK LICENSES UBE DRUG CANDIDATE

Danish diabetes giant Novo Nordisk took another step this week in its efforts to establish a presence in nonalcoholic steatohepatitis,...

Bio Roundup: Feds Sue Gilead, Biogen Eyes China, CRISPR'd Kidneys & More

BIO ROUNDUP: FEDS SUE GILEAD, BIOGEN EYES CHINA, CRISPR'D KIDNEYS & MORE

During the state of the union address this year, President Trump pledged to end HIV transmission within the next decade. A key part...

 
 
 
EGenesis Lands $100M to Advance CRISPR-ed Pig Kidney to Human Test

EGENESIS LANDS $100M TO ADVANCE CRISPR-ED PIG KIDNEY TO HUMAN TEST

Biotech startup eGenesis, which is applying gene editing to animal organs in order to make them suitable for human transplant, has...

 
 
 
AI Can Unlock Health Data's Potential, But Access Is Still Difficult

AI CAN UNLOCK HEALTH DATA'S POTENTIAL, BUT ACCESS IS STILL DIFFICULT

When Mark Bakken formed the healthcare technology investment firm HealthX Ventures nearly five years ago , he says hospitals, insurers,...

Biogen Adds Two More Biosimilars in $100M Deal with Samsung Bioepis

BIOGEN ADDS TWO MORE BIOSIMILARS IN $100M DEAL WITH SAMSUNG BIOEPIS

Biogen is bolstering its strategy of selling biosimilars-lower-cost versions of biological drugs that are losing patent protection-with...

 
 
 

3 CHANGES WE SHOULD MAKE TO ADDRESS THE GENDER PAY GAP IN MEDICINE

Women in medicine earn about 20 percent less than men. That is a problem for multiple reasons. It is, of course, not fair to the women...

 
 
 



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 ...

CRISPR‐Cas12a enables efficient biallelic gene targeting in rice

Abstract Harnessing genetic diversity and introducing elite alleles into commercial cultivars has been a major goal in crop breeding programs. Gene targeting , based on the... Read more ...

OmicplotR: visualizing omic datasets as compositions

Differential abundance analysis is widely used with high-throughput sequencing data to compare gene abundance or expression between groups of samples. Many software packages... 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 ...