Sierra Sciences, Inc Company Profile

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Sierra Sciences, Inc. (SSI) is a biotech research company located in Reno, Nevada. Our mission is to discover a medicine to prevent and/or reverse cellular senescence (the phenomenon where cells lose the ability to divide).
We believe that cellular senescence is an underlying cause of many conditions in cells which are related to the diseases of human aging, including aging itself. SSI was founded in July 1999 by Dr. William Andrews - one of the principal discoverers of the genes of both components of telomerase.


250 S. Rock Blvd. Suite 130
United States of America


Phone: (775) 856-9500
Fax: (775) 856-9510

News Articles [629 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Sierra Oncology Acquires Gilead’s Stalled Myelofibrosis Drug

An experimental myelofibrosis drug that fell short of expectations for Gilead Sciences is getting another shot under Sierra Oncology. Vancouver, BC-based Sierra (NASDAQ: SRRA) has acquired the drug, m...

Sierra Oil Gas announces agreement with Deutsche Erdoel AG

MEXICO CITY, Dec. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Sierra Oil & Gas announced today the signing of an agreement that will result in Sierra's business being Read more...

Gilead off-loads momelotinib in deal with Sierra Oncology

Gilead Sciences Inc. granted Sierra Oncology Inc. all rights to its JAK1/JAK2 inhibitor momelotinib, which completed Phase III trials in myelofibrosis-related anemia.

Sierra Oncology Acquires Drug Candidate Momelotinib From Gilead Sciences

NewsSierra will pay Gilead a $3 million upfront fee for momelotinib and potential milestone payments of up to $195 million, plus royalties.Con

Sierra Oncology acquires Gilead’s momelotinib in $198m deal

Canada-based drug development company Sierra Oncology has acquired Gilead Sciences’ momelotinib, a drug candidate being developed to treat myelofibrosis, in...Read More... The post Sierra Oncology a...

/R E P E A T -- Sierra Metals announces positive Preliminary Economic Assessment results for a ...

TORONTO, June 27, 2018/PRNewswire/ -Sierra Metals Inc. (TSX: SMT) (BVL: SMT) (NYSE American: SMTS) ("Sierra Metals" or "the Company")is pleased Read more...

Sierra Oil Gas gibt Vereinbarung mit Deutsche Erdoel AG bekannt

MEXICO CITY, 5. Dezember 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Sierra Oil & Gas gab heute die Unterzeichnung einer Vereinbarung bekannt, die die Geschäfte von Sierra Oil & Read more...

Sierra Metals Announces Filing of NI 43-101 Technical Report on the Preliminary Economic ...

TORONTO, Aug. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - Sierra Metals Inc. (TSX: SMT) (BVL: SMT) (NYSE AMERICAN: SMTS) ("Sierra Metals" or "the Company") has filed a technical Read more...

PubMed Articles [667 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Health Conditions in an Adult Population in Sierra Leone: Data Reported From the Sierra Leone Trial to Introduce a Vaccine Against Ebola (STRIVE). [NCT02378753] and Pan African Clinical Trials Registry [PACTR201502001037220].

Cross sectional study of chronic hepatitis B prevalence among healthcare workers in an urban setting, Sierra Leone.

Hepatitis B is a serious public health problem across sub-Saharan Africa. Sierra Leone has no national hepatitis B strategy plan or high quality estimates of prevalence. Healthcare workers are perceiv...

Comparison of boron uptake and translocation in two vetiver genotypes and evaluation of boron removal efficiency of vetiver floating islands.

The objectives of this study were to identify genotypic differences in the uptake and translocation of boron (B) in vetiver (Chrysopogon zizanioides L.), a promising species in B phytoremediation, and...

Willingness to pay for health insurance in the informal sector of Sierra Leone.

The objective of this project is to study the willingness to pay (WTP) for health insurance (HI) of individuals working in the informal sector in Sierra Leone, using a purposely-designed survey of a r...

The Sierra Platinum Service for generating peak-calls for replicated ChIP-seq experiments.

Sierra Platinum is a fast and robust peak-caller for replicated ChIP-seq experiments with visual quality-control and -steering. The required computing resources are optimized but still may exceed the ...

Clinical Trials [212 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Prospective Registry of Patients Over 75 Years Old Treated With Xience Sierra Stents. Sierra 75 Study

This prospective registry is intended to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the XIENCE Sierra stent.

STRIVE (Sierra Leone Trial to Introduce a Vaccine Against Ebola)

The 2014 outbreak of Ebola in West Africa is the largest in recorded history with widespread and intense transmission in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. The high infectivity of blood an...

M-learning to Improve Professional Competencies in Health Sciences

The aim of this study is to investigate whether a mobile application is useful for improving knowledge about professional competencies in students enrolled in Health Sciences degrees.

Cognitive Rehabilitation With C8 Sciences

C8 sciences program is a cognitive training program mainly developed for the students, and the effectiveness is well established. The aim of this trial is to assess clinical efficacy of th...

Comparison of Four Different Supplementary Foods in the Treatment of Moderate Acute Malnutrition (MAM) in Children in Sierra Leone: a Cluster-randomised, Controlled Clinical Effectiveness Trial

The objective of this study is to test and compare the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of four supplementary foods for the treatment of moderate acute malnutrition (MAM) in normal pro...

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