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18:42 EDT 30th August 2016 | BioPortfolio

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Tuesday 30th August 2016

VWR Announces Schedule of Investor Conferences for September 2016

RADNOR, Pa., August 30, 2016 -- VWR Corporation (NASDAQ:VWR), the leading global independent provider of product and service solutions to laboratory and production customers, today announced its scheduled participation in investor conference for September 2016: Mr. Greg Cowan, CFO will present at the Baird 2016 Global Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at 11:25A...

Prothena to Participate in Upcoming September Investor Conferences

DUBLIN, Ireland, Aug. 30, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Prothena Corporation plc (NASDAQ:PRTA), a late-stage clinical biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of novel protein immunotherapies, today announced that members of its senior management team will present and participate in several upcoming investor conferences:  Credit Suisse Antibody Day o...

FDA approves Sandoz Erelzi(TM) to treat multiple inflammatory diseases

Novartis International AG / FDA approves Sandoz Erelzi(TM) to treat multiple inflammatory diseases . Processed and transmitted by Nasdaq Corporate Solutions. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. Erelzi is the first biosimilar etanercept approved by the FDA, offering expanded access to this important medicine  Erelzi is approved for all indicat...

What a hidden graveyard from the Roman Empire can teach us about plague

Analyzing bacteria found in victims of a 6th century plague pandemic isn't just a historical curiosity. It's a tool for advancing biomedical science.

Correction: Summit Behavioral Health Partners with Triggr Health to Offer Recovering Addicts a Mobile Recovery App

As part of Summit Behavioral Health’s commitment to the long-term sobriety of recovering drug addicts and alcoholics, it is now offering the Triggr Health 24/7 recovery platform for all current clients and alumni. The platform includes a smartphone app that allows clients to track recovery goals, cultivate self-awareness, and achieve personal accountability. West Windsor Township, NJ (PRWEB) Aug...

FDA Accepts CSL’s BLA for First Subcutaneous Prophylactic Therapy to Prevent HAE Attacks

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Aug. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — CSL Behring announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for review the company’s Biologics License Application (BLA) for its low-volume subcutaneous (SC) C1-Esterase Inhibitor (C1-INH) Human replacement therapy, CSL830, as prophylaxis to prevent Hereditary Angioedema (HAE) attacks.  HAE is a rare R...

Marion Mitchell – BBC Woman’s Hour uncover a little bit of treasure | 30 August 2016

Marion Mitchell told her own severe M.E. story on BBC Woman’s Hour last Thursday (August 25). So far, it just hasn’t been picked up by the social media. But the...

Rheumatoid Arthritis: Treatment Choices

Early treatment for rheumatoid arthritis, studies show, pays off for patients in terms of long-term quality of life and a lower chance of later needing joint replacements. I can attest to this with a more personal perspective. Just yesterday I visited with my aunt who happens to have severe rheumatoid arthritis. For the past seven …

Lawmakers accuse Mylan of a ‘shell game’ in widening access to EpiPen

In one letter, lawmakers called Mylan's attempts to tamp down the cost of EpiPen a “well-defined industry tactic to keep costs high through a complex shell game.”

Coupon usage — print and digital — rises

Marianne WilsonConsumers aren’t ready to let go of print coupons. read more

1:50 – 5:00 8/30 CONSIDERATIONS IN DESIGNING IMMUNOTHERAPY COMBINATIONS @IMMUNO-ONCOLOGY SUMMIT – AUGUST 30-31, 2016 | Marriott Long Wharf Hotel – Boston, MA

1:50 – 5:00 8/30 CONSIDERATIONS IN DESIGNING IMMUNOTHERAPY COMBINATIONS @IMMUNO-ONCOLOGY SUMMIT – AUGUST 30-31, 2016 | Marriott Long Wharf Hotel – Boston, MA http://www.immuno-oncologysummit.com/uploadedFiles/Immuno_Oncology_Summit/Agenda/16/2016-The-Immuno-Oncology-Summit-Brochure.pdf   Leaders in Pharmaceutical Business intelligence (LPBI) Group covers in Real Time the IMMUN...

1:15 -2:00 8/30 SELECTING PD-L1/PD-1 IMMUNOTHERAPY COMBINATIONS: Rational Combination Cancer Immunotherapy @IMMUNO-ONCOLOGY SUMMIT – AUGUST 30-31, 2016 | Marriott Long Wharf Hotel – Boston, MA

1:15 -2:00 8/30 SELECTING PD-L1/PD-1 IMMUNOTHERAPY COMBINATIONS: Rational Combination Cancer Immunotherapy @IMMUNO-ONCOLOGY SUMMIT – AUGUST 30-31, 2016 | Marriott Long Wharf Hotel – Boston, MA http://www.immuno-oncologysummit.com/uploadedFiles/Immuno_Oncology_Summit/Agenda/16/2016-The-Immuno-Oncology-Summit-Brochure.pdf   Leaders in Pharmaceutical Business intelligence (LPBI) Group ...

Report: Biosmilar regulatory pathway promising but there are sill barriers

Two recent unanimous approval recommendations from FDA advisory committees regarding biosimilars is a signal of growing scientific acceptance and understanding of the biosimilar regulatory pathway, suggested The National Law Review in a report Tuesday. The National Law Review has created a chart summarizing pending and approved BLAs for biosimilars using pub

1:15 – 3:15 8/30 TUMOR NEOANTIGENS FOR PERSONALIZED IMMUNOTHERAPY @IMMUNO-ONCOLOGY SUMMIT – AUGUST 30-31, 2016 | Marriott Long Wharf Hotel – Boston, MA

1:15 – 3:15 8/30 TUMOR NEOANTIGENS FOR PERSONALIZED IMMUNOTHERAPY @IMMUNO-ONCOLOGY SUMMIT – AUGUST 30-31, 2016 | Marriott Long Wharf Hotel – Boston, MA http://www.immuno-oncologysummit.com/uploadedFiles/Immuno_Oncology_Summit/Agenda/16/2016-The-Immuno-Oncology-Summit-Brochure.pdf     Leaders in Pharmaceutical Business intelligence (LPBI) Group covers in Real Time the IMMU...

Kamada succeeds in phase 2 inhaled drug trial

The drug company reports positive results in a phase 2 trial of its Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency treatment.

Relief for epilepsy at the scale of a single cell

                                                                   3d rendered illustration of an active neurone SOURCE August 2016 (Nanowerk News) Researchers at Linköping University have […]

Ronald David Gregg Tunbridge

bmj;354/aug30_12/i4637/FAF1faRonald David Gregg Tunbridge (known as David) was a hypertension specialist who contributed to medical education; he had a passion for canals, photography, and croquet....

Thomas Wynter Backhouse

bmj;354/aug30_13/i4628/FAF1faThomas Wynter Backhouse (“Tom”) was born in Horwich, Lancashire, the only son of Canon Thomas Backhouse, vicar of St Catherine’s Church, and Mary, née Wynter or Winter....

Nadeera Kesera De Silva

bmj;354/aug30_14/i4636/FAF1faNadeera Kesera De Silva’s sudden untimely death at the age of 34 has denied research into oesophageal cancer a brilliant and gifted mind, and his family and friends a...

Mary Hamill

bmj;354/aug30_15/i4633/FAF1faMary Hamill was one of four children, and the only daughter, of Hugh and Mary (O’Donnell) Keegan. Second in the family, she was devoted to her older brother, Jim, and he...

Applications of Nanotechnology in Military Medicine

Figure 1. Structure of an artificial red blood cell. [26] (Released) SOURCE August 2016 It is not enough for a nation to have a strong military force. It is equally important to ensure that the fighting force has the best possible medical equipment and techniques before, during and after combat. […]

Rigel's Fostamatinib Meets Primary Endpoint in Phase 3 Chronic ITP Study

NewsNo new or unusual safety issues were discovered. Topics: 

Nanotechnology Gives Optical Microscopes Near-SEM Resolutions

This diagram shows the difference between regular and plasmonic gratings in terms of fluorescent intensity. (Image courtesy of Shubhra Gangopadhyay/Nanoscale.) SOURCE August 2016 A multidisciplinary team of engineers, biologists and chemists is developing a new type of nanoscale microscope ­that will be cheaper and more accessible than existing electron microscopes. […]

9 Year Old 3D Printing Enthusiast Prints Prosthetic Hand for Teacher

SOURCE August 2015 So we’ve already heard about an adult who 3D printed a hand for a young boy, but what about a young boy who printed a hand for an adult? Calramon, his brother and his father Carlos have been working hard on a wide range of projects with […]

Paper-based device spots falsified or degraded medications (video)

SOURCE August 2016 A press conference on this topic will be held Monday, Aug. 22, at 9 a.m. Eastern time in the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Reporters may check in at Room 307 in person, or watch live on YouTubehttp://bit.ly/ACSlivephiladelphia. To ask questions online, sign in with a Google account. PHILADELPHIA, […]


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