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Saturday 24th January 2015

Could Cultural Diversity Be The Key To Miami's Life Science Boom?

As Life Science and health technology parks pop up all over the US, it is rare to see them filled with minorities. However, when based in Miami, there is no choice. The city itself boasts several large hospital systems and universities, a growing sta...

Safer GMOs possible with spread-resistant bacteria

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Two teams of US scientists are currently working on a way to produce “safer” genetically modified organisms (GMOs) that would be unable to spread in the wild, finding a potential solution to a primary concern to critics of genetic engineering research. According to BBC News, the researchers have altered the genetic code of bacteria so that...

Gas Chromatography Market will be valued at $3,605.1 Million in 2019 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets

Increased importance of chromatography in drug approvals is likely to drive the growth of this market. Biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries are the prime users of chromatography techniques. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/gas-chromatography-market-101656773.html (PRWEB) January 24, 2015 The gas chromatography market has witnessed various technological advancements in recent...

Friday 23rd January 2015

Myriad and Pathway Genomics Agree to Settle BRCA Patent Infringement Case

Pathway Genomics Corporation (“Pathway”) today announced a settlement agreement that ends the BRCA patent litigation against Pathway that began on June 13, 2014. Under the agreement, Myriad Genetics, Inc., the University of Utah Research Foundation, HSC Research and Development Limited Partnership, Endorecherche, Inc., and the Trustees of the ...

California Healthcare Institute Adds Executives from Genzyme and Medtronic to Board of Directors

New board appointments extend CHI’s network and bring new industry expertise in medical devices and rare diseases. La Jolla, CA (PRWEB) January 23, 2015 California Healthcare Institute (CHI) announced today the election of two senior leaders to serve on its board of directors: Stephanie Okey, head of North America, Rare Diseases and senior vice president, general manager U.S. Rare Diseases busi...

TAKE Solutions Christens Its Life Sciences Business as ‘Navitas’

The wholly owned subsidiary has niche focus on the Life Sciences domain to compete with industry leaders. Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) January 23, 2015 TAKE Solutions Ltd., a global business technology solutions provider, today announced the launch of Navitas – a pure-play Life Sciences solutions company, by bringing together the proven expert teams of TAKE Life Sciences and WCI Consulting. Navitas h...

Ajaz S. Hussain is New Executive Director of National Institute for Pharmaceutical Technology and Education (NIPTE)

The National Institute for Pharmaceutical Technology and Education, Inc. (NIPTE) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ajaz Hussain, Ph.D., as its new executive director. Ajaz joined NIPTE in October 2014 devoting 50% of his time to this position. He will continue to operate his consulting firm. Ajaz S. Hussain (Photo: Business Wire) ...

Genetic links to size of brain structures discovered

Five genetic variants that influence the size of structures within the human brain have been discovered by an international team that included a Georgia State University researcher.read more

GSK Ebola Prevention Vaccine Liberia-Bound

Initial supplies of an experimental Ebola preventative are headed to Liberia. Co-developed by GlaxoSmithKline and the US National Institutes of Health, the vaccine will be the first of its kind to arrive in one of the Ebola epidemic's real hotspots. ...

Engineering success

Filipe Gaspar has been appointed Vice President of Research and Development at the Portuguese pharmaceutical ingredient manufacturer Hovione.

Identifying Potential Target for Epilepsy Treatment

Epilepsy is a common and serious disease that affects around 50 million people worldwide. The mortality rate among people with epilepsy is two to three times higher than the general population. It is known that epilepsy has a strong genetic component, but the risk is related to multiple factors that are 'spread' over hundreds of genes.

New ‘systems genetics’ study identifies possible target for epilepsy treatment

A single gene that coordinates a network of about 400 genes involved in epilepsy could be a target for new treatments, according to research. Epilepsy is a common and serious […]

FDA Approves MED-EL’s SYNCHRONY Cochlear Implant

SYNCHRONY is the first and only cochlear implant approved for 3.0T MRI without magnet removal MED-EL USA announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the new SYNCHRONY cochlear implant. For the first time, a cochlear implant has been approved for use with 3.0 Tesla (T) MRI without the surgical removal of the internal magnet; ...

Syncona, UCLB form Autolus cancer immunotherapy company

Syncona, a London-based subsidiary of the Wellcome Trust, and UCL Business, the wholly-owned technology transfer company of University College London (UCL), have announced the creation of Autolus, a London-based biopharmaceutical company focused on ...

GlaxoSmithKline dispatches first batch of Ebola vaccine to Liberia for trials

GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE:GSK), a British drug-maker, said the first batch of its experimental Ebola vaccine has been dispatched to West Africa and is expected to arrive in Liberia later today. The shipment of an initial 300 vials of GSK vaccine will be ...

Pfizer strikes genetic research deal with 23andMe

Lupus study and research community forms just one part of their collaboration

Cichlid sisters swim together in order to reach the goal

The manner and routes of dispersal vary with the species and the ecological conditions. Many fish form shoals to avoid predation. Shoaling with familiar conspecifics affords the fish an even greater advantage by increasing the benefit for relatives. ...

Global Geomembranes Market 2015-2019

Recently added to the BioPortfolio report store, Global Geomembranes Market 2015-2019 is a new report from Technavio published on 2015-01-20. This 100-page report is available in pdf from $3000. About Geomembranes Geomembranes are synthetic membrane liners used in geotechnical engineering to contain or control the flow of fluids or vapors. The two common processes used to manufacture geomembran...

New 'systems genetics' study identifies possible target for epilepsy treatment

A single gene that coordinates a network of about 400 genes involved in epilepsy could be a target for new treatments, according to research.

Thursday 22nd January 2015

Dr. John Wiktorowicz Brings in Rich Experience in Protein Biochemistry as PREMIER Biosoft Expands Its Mass Spectrometry Portfolio

Palo Alto, CA, January 23, 2015 --(PR.com)-- PREMIER Biosoft today announced that eminent protein biochemist, John Wiktorowicz, PhD, has joined the company’s scientific advisory board. “We are very pleased to welcome Dr. Wiktorowicz to our scientific advisory board and look forward to his guidance as we deploy informatics to serving proteomics research,” said Arun Apte, Chief E...

Shelley L. Johnson Honored with Times Square Appearance

Lacey, WA, January 23, 2015 --(PR.com)-- About Shelley L. Johnson Shelley L. Johnson is Senior Analyst at Leidos Health, a company which provides consulting services, clinical, business and IT solutions for healthcare enterprises. Ms. Johnson earned a B.S.N. at Linfield College in Portland, Oregon, and an M.S.N. at the University of California, San Francisco. Her field of expertise lies in Clini...

China university 'expels student over genetic blood disease'

A student in Beijing is suing his university after he was allegedly expelled for having the rare hereditary blood disease haemophilia, reports said on Friday, the latest case in China's long history of medical discrimination. The student, identi...

UTSA and Indiana University partner on $6.6M NSF cloud-based advanced computing systens grant

(University of Texas at San Antonio) The University of Texas at San Antonio is partnering with Indiana University on a $6.6 million National Science Foundation grant to build cloud-based advanced computing systems for the science and engineering comm...

Genetics Society of America names Louisa Stark as recipient of Elizabeth W. Jones Award

(Genetics Society of America) The Genetics Society of America is pleased to announce that Louisa A. Stark, PhD has been awarded the Society's Elizabeth W. Jones Award for Excellence in Education in recognition of her significant and sustained impact ...

Cancer Treatment Must Address Carcinogens Says Published Paper by Envita Medical Center

SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwired - January 22, 2015) - Patients are rarely given an answer about what caused their cancer and in response, Dr. John Oertle and his colleagues at Envita Medical Center have released the peer reviewed paper, "Environmental Carcinogens and the Kinds of Cancers They Cause," which was just published in The Open Journal of Oncology. The goal of the paper was to outline the m...


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