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Wednesday 6th May 2015

Mammoth genomes provide recipe for creating Arctic elephants

Catalogue of genetic differences between woolly mammoths and elephants reveals how ice-age giants braved the cold.

Anthropology: Mummies' stature reveals inbreeding

The heights of the mummified pharaohs who ruled ancient Egypt support the belief that they married their siblings.Historical records say that many Egyptian pharaohs married their sisters, but it is hard to prove through genetic testing because of eth...

Bacterial genetics: An ancient mycobacterial proofreader

Genetic epidemiology, prevalence, and genotype–phenotype correlations in the Swedish population with osteogenesis imperfecta

CORRECTED-IBM's Watson to guide cancer therapies at 14 centers

NEW YORK, May 5 (Reuters) - Fourteen U.S. and Canadian cancer institutes will use International Business Machines Corp's Watson computer system to choose therapies based on a tumor's genetic fingerprints, the company said on Tuesday, the latest step ...

American Skin Association (ASA) Honors Outstanding Researchers During Annual Meeting Of The Society For Investigative Dermatology

ATLANTA, May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Earlier this evening, David A. Norris, MD, Chair of ASA's Medical Advisory Committee, presented the David Martin Carter Mentor Award and the Research Achievement Awards at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Investigative Dermatology. The award recipients were celebrated at a dinner hosted by ASA's Medical Advisory Committee in the Crystal Ballroom...

Harmony rehab robot guides recovery

SOURCE May 4, 2015 Until now, rehabilitation exoskeletons have generally been one-armed, and haven’t been of much help in providing the sort of two-arm training that many patients need to recover coordination for carrying out daily tasks. Researchers at the Cockrell School of Engineering at the University of Texas at […]

New Cardiac Management Recommendations for Marfan Syndrome Now Available for Doctors and Patients

Changes were made to reflect recent advances in the field Port Washington, NY (PRWEB) May 06, 2015 The Marfan Foundation has just published new cardiac management recommendations for the heart and blood vessels in Marfan syndrome. Changes were made in light of advances in the field, including the results of the losartan vs. atenolol clinical trial published last Fall. The recommendations were dev...

bluebird bio Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Business Updates

-- Achievement of initial enrollment targets in Starbeam and Northstar studies -- -- Presenting HGB-205 beta-thalassemia/sickle cell disease study update at EHA -- bluebird bio, Inc. (Nasdaq: BLUE), a clinical-stage company committed to developing potentially transformative gene therapies for severe genetic and rare diseases and T cell-...

Arrowhead Presents Data on Potential RNAi Candidate Targeting Factor 12 Mediated Angioedemic and Thromboembolic Diseases

Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, today presented data at IBC’s 17th Annual TIDES Conference in San Diego on the preclinical development of an RNAi therapeutic as a potential treatment for factor 12 (F12) mediated angioedemic and thromboembolic diseases. The presentation incl...

Soricimed presenting two posters at PEGS

Closely-held Soricimed Biopharma is presenting two posters at the Essential Protein Engineering Summit (PEGS) in Boston, showing promising results for its SOR-C13 peptide. The first poster outlines how TRPV6, a membrane calcium channel, has been reported to be “over-expressed” in epithelial cancer types, such as breast, prostate, ovarian, lung and pancreatic cancers, among others. This […...

Automation Actuator with Force and Position Control introduced by PI

Technology leader PI introduces compact precision automation actuator with high dynamics. Auburn, MA (PRWEB) May 06, 2015 Precision motion control systems leader PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. recently released a new series of actuators based on PIMag(TM) non-contacting voice-coil linear motor technology to ensure greater dynamics and positioning accuracy. With low wear and high lifetime, different...

TLR5 Genetic Variants May Help Predict Response to Entolimod

A specific genetic signature may predict how solid tumor cancer patients respond to the immunotherapeutic drug entolimod in terms of tumor shrinkage as well as potentials side effects from the drug.

Next-Generation Sequencing Will Exhibit Rapid Growth Through 2019 with Increased Adoption by Clinical Customers: Technavio

Technavio has published a new industry report on the next-generation sequencing (NGS) market, which is expected to grow at a CAGR of 21% from 2015-2019. Next-Generation Sequencing: About the Report NGS technology— used to sequence millions of small fragments of DNA simultaneously—is being increasingly adopted by clinical customers, a ...

GenomeQuest Launches LifeQuest for Life Science Intellectual Property Search

GenomeQuest, Inc. today announced the launch of LifeQuest®, a major new product for intellectual property (IP) searching in the life science domain. LifeQuest expands the company’s offerings in intellectual property searching, augmenting its market-leading GenomeQuest™ and GQ-Pat™ product offerings for searching patents with biological sequences. ...

23andMe and Pfizer Team Up to Combat Lupus

23andMe Inc., the leading personal genetics company, today announced the launch of the Lupus Research Study in collaboration with Pfizer Inc. The companies aim to enroll 5,000 individuals with systemic lupus erythematosus, more commonly known as lup...

LabCorp is Scheduled to Present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2015 Health Care Conference

Laboratory Corporation of America® Holdings (LabCorp®) (NYSE: LH) today announced it will participate at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2015 Health Care Conference. LabCorp’s presentation is planned for Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 11:40 AM (ET). A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available via the Company website at www.labcorp....

Gilead Sciences Acquires EpiTherapeutics

-- Deal Adds Small Molecule Inhibitors against Targets Involved in Epigenetic Regulation -- Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) and EpiTherapeutics ApS, a privately-held Danish company, announced the signing of a definitive agreement pursuant to which Gilead has acquired EpiTherapeutics for $65 million, subject to certain purchase price adjustments, to...

The TPS 3.5” Smart 1.0 Controller Raises the Tech Standard on Environmental Test Chambers

Thermal Product Solutions is pleased to announce the addition of the TPS Smart 1.0 Logic Controller for Environmental Test Chambers. The Smart 1.0 Controller is a scalable, extensible, and customizable controller providing the cost effectiveness of a PLC, the flexibility of Windows and convenience of web-based real-time remote access. New Columbia, PA (PRWEB) May 06, 2015 Tenney, a Thermal Produc...

Online Medical Education Firm Becomes First START-UP NY Company at NYU Incubators

NEW YORK, May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Board Vitals—a company aimed at creating online tools to prepare doctors, dentists, and nurses for specialty exams—has joined the New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering's Varick Street Incubator as its first participant in Governor Andrew Cuomo's START-UP NY program. The company aggregates and updates content from m...

Attitudes of CF Patients & Parents Towards Genetic Testing

Are patients interested in direct-to-consumer genetic testing? Or would they rather go to their physician for such services? Personalized Medicine

MuSK: A New Target for Lethal FADS

These new findings show that a mutation in MuSK is associated with FADS. Journal of Medical Genetics

Catalent, Inc. Adds Gregory T. Lucier to its Board of Directors

Catalent, Inc. (NYSE:CTLT), the leading global provider of advanced delivery technologies and development solutions for drugs, biologics and consumer health products, today announced that it has added Gregory T. Lucier to its Board of Directors, increasing the size of the Board from seven to eight. Mr. Lucier served as Chief Executive Officer and ...

Natoli Engineering invests in the success of its customers

The US tablet compression company offers a complete tablet compression knowledge base on its website

Editas Medicine Announces Six Scientific Presentations at the American Society of Gene And Cell Therapy 18th Annual Meeting

Editas Medicine, a leading genome editing company, today announced six abstracts have been accepted for one oral and five poster presentations at the 18th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy (ASGCT). The presentations will detail data from research programs across a broad range of disease areas, including cancer, hematologic (bl...

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