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Wednesday 16th April 2014

Placing Donor Windpipe First in Patient's Arm Helps With Transplant

WEDNESDAY, April 16, 2014 -- Doctors in Belgium say they've successfully transplanted windpipes in six patients by first placing donor tissue in the patients' arms. "This discovery expands the surgical possibilities for people struggling with...

Two new species of yellow-shouldered bats endemic to the Neotropics

Lying forgotten in museum collections two new species of yellow-shouldered bats have been unearthed by scientists at the American Museum of New York and The Field Museum of Natural History and described in the open access journal ZooKeys. These two n...

Clinical utility gene card for: Prader-Willi Syndrome

Diverse Gene Pool Critical for Tigers' Survival

New research by Stanford scholars shows that increasing genetic diversity among the 3,000 or so tigers left on the planet is the key to their survival as a species.Read more about Diverse Gene Pool Critical for Tigers' Survival

How Do Sperm Recognize Eggs? Mechanism Finally Found

It's the stuff of 3rd-grade sex ed: sperm meets egg to make baby. But, surprisingly, scientists have actually been in the dark about one crucial step: how the two sex cells recognize each other amidst the fluid frenzy in the Fallopian tubes. Now rese...

Wheat's Wild Ancestors Give Clue to Ug99 Resistance

Scientists from US Department of Agriculture (USDA) studied the genes of ancient grasses and found a gene that could save wheat from Ug99 (Puccina graminis), a notorious type of stem rust that keeps on evolving. USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientist Matt Rouse and colleagues studied a variety of ancient grasses such as einkorn wheat, e...

Drought-Induced AtCBF4 Improves Transgenic Maize

AtCBF4 gene, derived from Arabidopsis thaliana, is a homolog of the DREB1 transcription factors. It has an important role in the plant's drought stress response. There are four members of the CBF family, which areresponsible for the plants' response to abiotic stresses. The first three genes, CBF1, CBF2 and CBF3, are essential for low temperature r...

CAP and ASC Collaborate on Advancing Patient Care through Cytopathology

NORTHFIELD, Ill., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The College of American Pathologists (CAP) and the American Society of Cytopathology (ASC) announced today the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to collaborate on initiatives to advance the delivery of cytopathology services and improve patient care.  The non-exclusive collaboration will enhance the relationship betwe...

Agenus to Host Annual Meeting of Stockholders

Agenus Inc. (NASDAQ: AGEN) invites investors and the general public to its Annual Meeting of Stockholders to begin at 5:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday, April 23, 2014. The meeting will be held at the company's headquarters located at 3 Forbes Road, Lexington, MA 02421. Registration for attendees starts at 4:30 p.m. ET. The company will also broadcast the...

Discovery of tampered vials leads to Roche cancer drug recall

Roche has recalled nine batches of breast cancer drug Herceptin after tampered vials were discovered in the UK, Finland and Germany.

Gene panel screens dozens of genes for cancer-associated mutations

As many as 10 percent of women with a personal […]

CollabRx and Affymetrix Partner To Develop Analytical Tools For Integrated Clinical Cancer Panels

CollabRx, Inc. (NASDAQ: CLRX), a leading provider of software and IT systems that support clinical decision-making in oncology, and Affymetrix, Inc. (NASDAQ: AFFX), an industry leader in genomics analysis, today announced an agreement to optimize the use of CollabRx’s Genetic Variant Annotation (GVA) Service™ in connection with Affymetrix’ OncoScan™ FFPE Assay Kit and CytoScan® Cytoge...

Montréal researchers publish study explaining how immune systems kill abnormal blood cells

A team of researchers at the IRCM, led by André Veillette, MD, have published a study explaining how our immune system kills abnormal blood cells. Their discovery, published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine, could eventually lead to new treatment avenues for leukemia, lymphoma and certain types of infectious viral diseases. “Our team is studying

Global Predictive Diagnostics Industry

LONDON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- has added a new market research report: Global Predictive Diagnostics Industry This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Predictive Diagnostics in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan...

Incyte to Report First Quarter 2014 Financial Results on May 1

Incyte Corporation (Nasdaq: INCY) announced today that it has scheduled its first quarter 2014 financial results conference call for 8:30 a.m. ET on Thursday, May 1, 2014. The schedules for the press release and conference call are as follows:      ...

Cubresa Announces New Compact SPECT Scanner for Preclinical Imaging Research

A Fast and Affordable Way to Add SPECT to an Existing Small Animal CT Scanner Winnipeg, Manitoba (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Today Cubresa introduced a new compact, affordable SPECT scanner for preclinical research. The scanner attaches to existing small animal CT systems, transforming them into multi-modality molecular imaging systems for disease study, translational research and drug discovery appl...

Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. Donates Laboratory Equipment to Massachusetts General Hospital to Aid in Research of Neurological Disorders

Marlborough, Mass., April 15, 2014 – Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Sunovion) today announced the donation of laboratory equipment to the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) MassGeneral Institute for Neurodegenerative Disease (MIND), the hospital’s integrative research center for neurodegenerative diseases. MGH-MIND encompasses more than 30 laboratories devoted to the study of prevention, tre...

Gene Variant Confers Higher Alzheimer's Risk For Women

Brett Smith for - Your Universe Online New research from scientists at Stanford University has revealed a genetic variant that raises the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease in women, but not in men. After analyzing information on numerous older individuals who were followed over time, the scientists recognized a genetic variant called ApoE4 that conveyed the sex-specific eleva...

AMRI Realigns Discovery and Development Services to Support Customer Demand

ALBANY, N.Y., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AMRI (NASDAQ: AMRI) today announced that it will be transitioning Discovery and Development Services (DDS) activities at its Syracuse, N.Y. site to other sites within AMRI and will cease operations in Syracuse by the end of June 2014. The actions taken today are consistent with AMRI's ongoing efforts to consolidate its facility resources to more ef...

COMS Interactive Selects Remedy Partners

CLEVELAND, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- COMS Interactive, LLC (Clinical Outcomes Management Systems or COMS) is partnering with Remedy Partners, Inc. (Remedy) to provide Skilled Nursing Facilities the opportunity to participate in an exclusive value-based program.  The purpose of the Bundled Payment for Care Improvement (BPCI) program is to allow customers and partners to share in the...

J&J Innovation joins in Scripps Research's drug discovery initiative

Johnson & Johnson Innovation Center has joined Scripps Research Institute's drug discovery initiative called Scripps Advance, -More- 

Collaborative study yields heritable gene database

Researchers at institutions including North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ana -More- 

Gene therapy developer gets $12M funding boost

AAVLife has secured $12 million in an initial funding round led by Versant Ventures and the Inserm Transfert Initiative.  -More- 

A new web tool effectively prioritizes disease-causing genes by biological distance

(Medical Xpress)—A new tool, essentially a genetic navigation system that can help biologists identify connections and measure distances between human genes, has received an upgrade. Now, just as with Google Maps, anyone can access the Human Gene C...

Gene removal could have implications beyond plant science

( —For thousands of years humans have been tinkering with plant genetics, even when they didn't realize that is what they were doing, in an effort to make stronger, healthier crops that endured climates better, and produced more.

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