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15:35 EDT 19th April 2014 | BioPortfolio

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Friday 18th April 2014

Terry Gaasterland to Speak at Bioinformatics Conference Jun 19-20 2014, San Diego, CA

San Diego, CA, April 19, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Terry Gaasterland, Professor of Computational Biology and Genomics at University of California, San Diego will give a presentation on “Integrating exome sequencing, mRNA-seq, and microRNA-seq to identify genes and mechanisms in optic nerve degeneration” at the Bioinformatics & Pharmacogenomics: Managing and Analyzing Big Data Conference t...

Familial colorectal cancer type X: genetic profiles and phenotypic features

Dicerna Pharmaceuticals Reports Inducement Grant Under NASDAQ Listing Rule 5635(c)(4)

Dicerna Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: DRNA), a leader in the development of RNAi-based therapeutics, today announced that it granted stock options to Pankaj Bhargava, M.D., the Company’s chief medical officer, on April 16, 2014, including a stock option to purchase 246,406 shares of common stock of the Company outside of the Company’s stockholder appr...

Broad Institute Gets Patent on Revolutionary Gene-Editing Method

(MIT Technology Review) – One of the most important genetic technologies developed in recent years is now patented, and researchers are wondering what they will and won’t be allowed to do with the powerful method for editing the genome. On Tu...

Research Brings Significant Improvement in Genetic Analysis of Tumors

(Medical Xpress) – Every tumour is unique and requires specific treatment. A thorough and complete analysis of the genetic activity in the tumour cells is necessary to determine the appropriate treatment. Researchers at TU Delft, in collaborati...

Cancer Drugs Targeted to Patient’s Own Genetics to Be Offered in New NHS Trial

(The Telegraph) – Cancer patients will be offered new drugs targeted to the specific genetic profile of their disease within ten years following research that promises to revolutionise the way tumours are treated. In a groundbreaking new ventur...

Identical Twins, One Case of Down Syndrome: A Genetic Mystery

(Los Angeles Times) – A rare occurrence in the earliest days of a pregnancy produces an unusual and mystifying outcome: Identical twin fetuses are conceived of the same meeting of egg and sperm. And despite their shared DNA, one of the twins ha...

Durham VA Medical Center among NASA Cargo Launching to Space Station

WASHINGTON, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When the SpaceX-3 cargo resupply mission launched to the International Space Station April 18, an experiment designed by Durham Veterans' Affairs Medical Center of Durham, N.C., was among the cargo headed to space. The experiment, APEX-02-2, investigates how cells adapt to the space environment using the model eukaryotic organism, Saccharomyc...

Obesity play Zafgen files for IPO

Zafgen Inc. (Cambridge, Mass.) filed to raise up to $86.3 million in an IPO on NASDAQ underwritten by Leerink; Cowen; Canaccord; and JMP Securities. Zafgen is developing beloranib, a subcutaneous formulation of a methionine aminopeptidase 2 (MetAP2)...

FDA committee to discuss olaparib

FDA's Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee will meet on June 25 to discuss an NDA from AstraZeneca plc (LSE:AZN; NYSE:AZN) for olaparib as maintenance treatment of platinum-sensitive relapsed ovarian cancer. The pharma said it submitted the NDA this ye...

US scientists make embryonic stem cells from adult skin

For the first time, US researchers have cloned embryonic stem cells from adult cells, a breakthrough on the path towards helping doctors treat a host of diseases. The embryonic stem cells -- which were created by fusing an adult skin cell with an egg

New Home-Use Device Detects Early Signs of Skin Cancer

Yossi Biderman’s team of scientists, doctors and engineers have developed a non-invasive skin cancer scanning device. (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Skin cancer, the most common form of the disease, affects one in five Americans. The best remedy for all types of skin cancer – including melanoma – is early detection, which is usually done by in a dermatologist’s office. People worried about suspic...

New gene variant ups risk of cancer from processed meat

A common genetic variant that affects one in three people […]

wellskor™--The Future of Healthcare

MIAMI, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Founded by revolutionary doctor Michael Hall, wellskor™ is the future of medical analysis—providing its users with a full three-dimensional digital health report that will forever change the way people learn about their minds and bodies. wellskor™ will ultimately help to improve the overall wellbeing of each individual by charting their curre...

Researchers Have Fully Sequenced The Deadly Human Pathogen Cryptococcus

By Marla Vacek Broadfoot, Duke University Ten-year effort yields map for finding weaknesses in the fungus Within each strand of DNA lies the blueprint for building an organism, along with the keys to its evolution and survival. These genetic instructions can give valuable insight into why pathogens like Cryptococcus neoformans -- a fungus responsible for a million cases of pneumonia and meningi...

Pioneers in Regenerative Therapy to Discuss New Trends in Stem Cell Medicine

International leaders to share unparalleled achievements in stem cell research at DIA Annual Meeting Research that resulted in the first stem cells that are pluripotent—those that have the potential to differentiate into almost any cell in the body—will be the backdrop for a discussion about trends in regulation in the field of regenerative medicin...

Hear Presence Health, Harrison Street Real Estate Capital, Ventas, Health Care REIT & More on June 5 in Chicago

CHICAGO, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Are you active or looking to become active in the exciting healthcare real estate niche? Join Greater Chicago & the Midwest region's most innovative healthcare real estate executives on June 5 for Healthcare & Real Estate 2014. This innovative new conference will shed light on important trends in healthcare that will impact and change demand d...

Steer clear of flu with vigorous exercise

Whether it's running, mountain biking or competitive sports, the benefits of exercise go far beyond promoting heart health. According to a recent British study, vigorous exercise could even help you to avoid catching the flu next winter. Intense...

Bioserv Corporation Appoints Dr. Jay Schrier, Ph.D., as a New Member to Its Executive Team

Bioserv Corporation, a contract manufacturer of injectable pharmaceuticals and medical devices, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jay Schrier, Ph.D., as Senior Vice President of Pharmaceutical Technologies. Dr. Schrier brings over 25 years of broad analytical and pharmaceutical development experience to Bioserv and has helped create numero...

Stem Cells Created From Adult Cells

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a significant breakthrough a team of scientists from California and Seoul, South Korea have been able to create viable stem cells from an adult donor that perfectly match the donor’s DNA, according to a new report in the journal Cell Stem Cell. The development, referred to as "therapeutic cloning,” involves the production of embryonic ce...

In-situ nanoindentation study of phase transformation in magnetic shape memory alloys

Texas A&M University researchers led by Dr. Xinghang Zhang in the Department of Mechanical Engineering have examined stress induced martensitic phase transformations in magnetic shape memory alloys via in-situ nanoindentation technique.

12 – 20 Year Olds Drink 20% of the Total Alcohol Consumed in the U.S.; Avantcare Foundation and Last Call Program Announce a New Program For At-Risk Children

About half of under-age Americans have used alcohol and the average child has their first alcoholic beverage at age 11. About 2 million people ages 12-19 are considered heavy drinkers, and 4.4 million are binge drinkers, which is why Avantcare Foundation and Last Call Program Announce “HORSEPLAY”, an Equine assisted program for at-risk children. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Avantcare...

FDAnews Announces Recall Management for Medical Devices Virtual Conference, May 1, 2014

Device recalls increased 28% last year, what some industry observers have called a “recall-o-rama.” But ways to significantly improve a recall management program will be discussed at the Recall Management for Medical Devices Virtual Conference. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Recall Management for Medical Devices **FDAnews Virtual Conference** May 1, 2014 — 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m....

JayMac Pharmaceuticals, LLC Recognizes Autism Awareness Month by Releasing Information From Interview on Autism Facts and Treatment

The makers of EnLyte Advanced Generation Folate Therapy are sharing educational information on autism facts and treatment. Sunset, Louisians (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Autism has increased 78% in the last decade. There is still a lot to learn about the disorder, and JayMac Pharmaceuticals sat down with noted psychiatrist, Lawrence Ginsberg, MD recently to discuss the topic. Dr. Ginsberg is an interna...

OMICS Group BABE-2014 Summit to Revolutionize the Next Generation Medicines

OMICS Group announces the 5th World Congress on Bioavailabity and Bioequivalence: Pharmaceutical R&D Summit during Sep 29 - Oct 01, 2014 at Baltimore, USA with the theme “Innovative Approaches of BABE to Revolutionize the Next Generation Medicine” Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 BABE-2014 is all set to explore the innovations, advancements in the field of pharmaceutical industry, w...


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