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Wednesday 22nd April 2015

Marina Biotech Expands Global Patent Protection of Clinical Stage Nucleic Acid Delivery Technologies

BOTHELL, WA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/23/15 -- Marina Biotech, Inc. (OTCQB: MRNA), a leading nucleic acid-based drug discovery and development company focused on rare diseases, announced today it has expanded its U.S. patent protection for the company's TransKingdom RNAi (tkRNAi) technology and has been granted additional patent rights for its SMARTICLES and Di-terminal Amino Acid Lipids (DILA2) nu...

Targazyme, Inc., Announces FDA Concurrence on Targazyme's Special Protocol Assessment for a Planned Phase 3 Registration Trial for the Treatment of Patients With Hematologic Malignancies

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - April 23, 2015) - Targazyme, Inc., announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Targazyme have reached concurrence on the company's Special Protocol Assessment (SPA) application for its Phase 3 registration trial. This pivotal trial is designed to evaluate the efficacy of TZ101-treated cells in patients with hematologic malignancies undergoing ...

Yoga Helps Heal Trauma

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - April 23, 2015) - Struggling with emotional trauma can be devastating for many individuals. Timberline Knolls, a leading residential treatment center for women and adolescent girls struggling with trauma and co-occurring disorders, sees yoga as a highly useful treatment modality for its residents. One positive benefit it offers is the ability to feel the body, which is ...

The AAPS Journal: Calculations for Adjusting Endogenous Biomarker Levels During Analytical Recovery Assessments for Ligand-Binding Assay Bioanalytical Method Validation

Type: Original PaperIt is often necessary to adjust for detectable endogenous biomarker levels in spiked validation samples (VS) and in selectivity determinations during bioanalytical method validation for ligand-binding assays (LBA) with a matrix li...

Gene-Editing Technique Offers Hope For Hereditary Diseases, Salk Institute for Biological Studies Study

Salk scientists use molecular "scissors" to eliminate mitochondrial mutations in eggs and embryos LA JOLLAFor thousands of women around the globe carrying a mitochondrial disease, having a healthy child can be a gamble. This set of diseases affect mitochondria, tiny powerhouses that generate energy in the bodys cells and are passed exclusively from mother to child.Women...

Inhibitor of κ light gene enhancer in B cells kinase α (IKKα; IKBKA; IKK1; CHUK; NFKBIKA); IKKβ (IKBKB; IKK2; NRKBIKB)

In vitro and mouse studies suggest the natural product (+)-ainsliadimer A could help treat cancer.

How to Grow a Regenerative Medicine Industry in Canada: Michael May of CCRM

The Life Sciences Report: You are the president and CEO of Centre for Commercialization of Regenerative Medicine (CCRM), a Canadian not-for-profit organization supporting development of technologies that will hopefully hasten the journey of stem cell and related therapeutics through regulatory pathways and to the market. How does it work? Michael May: CCRM was founded through a unique government ...

Evolution of vertebrates as viewed from the crest

The origin of vertebrates was accompanied by the advent of a novel cell type: the neural crest. Emerging from the central nervous system, these cells migrate to diverse locations and differentiate into numerous derivatives. By coupling morphological ...

The ISSCR has responded to the publication of gene editing research in human embryos

(International Society for Stem Cell Research) In response to an article published by Chinese scientists describing research that used gene editing technologies in human embryos, the International Society for Stem Cell Research has again called for a...

RegMedNet shines light on use of stem cells as a potential Huntington's disease treatment

(Future Science Group) Huntington's disease (HD) is an autosomal dominant neurodegenerative disease caused by a CAG triplet expansion in the Huntington gene, which causes progressive neuropsychiatric and motor dysfunction and leads to death. There is...

An end to cancer pain?

(University of Toronto - Faculty of Dentistry) A new study led by University of Toronto researcher Dr. David Lam has discovered the trigger behind the most severe forms of cancer pain. Released in top journal Pain this month, the study points to TMPR...

Crime scene discovery -- separating the DNA of identical twins

(University of Huddersfield) Since its first use in the 1980s -- a breakthrough dramatized in recent ITV series 'Code of a Killer' -- DNA profiling has been a vital tool for forensic investigators. Now researchers at the University of Huddersfield h...

Many Dry Tortugas loggerheads actually Bahamas residents

(United States Geological Survey) Many loggerhead sea turtles that nest in Dry Tortugas National Park head to rich feeding sites in the Bahamas after nesting, a discovery that may help those working to protect this threatened species.

NOAA, Tulane identify second possible specimen of 'pocket shark' ever found

(NOAA Headquarters) An extraordinarily rare ocean discovery of an inches-long 'pocket shark' has been made. Sharks come in all shapes and sizes and are best known as a dominant predator in the marine food web. Understanding their movements, behaviors...

Rare missense variants within a single gene form yin yang haplotypes

Epigenetic Marks Lay Foundations for a Child’s Future Abilities

Epigenetic marks on our DNA account for how all cells in the body have the same DNA sequence, inherited from our parents, but nonetheless there are hundreds of different cell types. The body uses epigenetics as its principal control system, to increa...

First invasive lionfish discovered in Brazil

In May 2014, a group of recreational divers spotted an adult lionfish -- the voracious invader Pterois volitans -- in the rocky reefs of southeastern Brazil. A single fish caught with a hand spear off the Brazilian coast is making big waves across the entire southwestern Atlantic. In May 2014, a group of recreational divers spotted an adult lionfish--the voracious invader Pterois volitans--in th...

UPDATE 1-DuPont buying microbiome firm, seeks edge in emerging crop products

April 22 (Reuters) - DuPont is buying a California-based microbiome discovery company for development of biological crop products, a move that the chemical and crop company hopes will give it an edge in an emerging agricultural market.

IRT: FDA Product Safety Declaration Misleads Nation -- Again

LOS ANGELES, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The FDA's declaration on March 20th that the genetically engineered non-browning apple and potato "are as safe and nutritious as their conventional counterparts" is only the second time they have "officially" declared a GMO safe; but it turns out that it's not really their official position at all and it misleads the public about their safety ...

Flameproof falcons and hawks: Most polluted bird on record found in Vancouver

A Cooper's hawk, found in Greater Vancouver, is the most polluted wild bird that has been found anywhere in the world. A team of Canadian researchers made this startling discovery while analyzing liver samples from birds of prey that were discovered ...

Gene May Play Part in How Kids Respond to Asthma Meds: Study

WEDNESDAY, April 22, 2015 -- Researchers say they've identified a gene that affects whether children with asthma respond to corticosteroids. Corticosteroids are the most effective treatment for chronic asthma and acute asthma attacks, but some...

Gene Therapy Shows Promise for Rare Immune Disorder

WEDNESDAY, April 22, 2015 -- Gene therapy may benefit children and teens with a rare immune disorder called Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome, a small study finds. The disorder -- characterized by low blood platelet count, eczema and recurring infections --.....

Geneticist Improves Potato Using Molecular Scissors

University of Minnesota geneticist Dan Voytas developed Ranger Russet potato using gene editing. Ranger Russet does not accumulate sweet sugars in cold temperatures, prolonging its shelf life. At the same time, it produces lesser amount of acrylamide when fried.Gene editing is a new technique in altering DNA using artificially engineered nucleases ...

DURECT Corporation Invites You to Join its First Quarter 2015 Earnings Conference Call

CUPERTINO, Calif., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with DURECT Corporation's (Nasdaq: DRRX) first quarter 2015 financial results press release, you are invited to listen to the conference call that will be broadcast live over the internet on Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 4:30 pm Eastern Time (1:30 pm Pacific Time). A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available by accessin...

DuPont buys microbiome firm, seeks edge in emerging crop products

April 22 (Reuters) - DuPont is buying a California-based microbiome discovery company for development of biological crop products, a move that the chemical and crop company hopes will give it an edge in an emerging agricultural market.


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