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New Data From First Human Crispr Trials Shows Promising Results

2019-11-19 12:00:00 UTC

New Data From First Human Crispr Trials Shows Promising ResultsThe clinical trials show that two patients have potentially been cured of their genetic illnesses.
Read more at Forbes.com

New role for dopamine in gene transcription and cell proliferation[To top]

2019-11-14 16:59:03 UTC

placeholder imgThe dopamine D2 receptor has a previously unobserved role in modulating Wnt expression and control of cell proliferation, according to a new study. The research could have implications for the development of new therapeutics across multiple disciplines includ Read more at Sciencedaily.com

After decades of little progress, researchers may be catching up to sepsis[To top]

2019-11-13 05:00:00 UTC

After decades of little progress, researchers may be catching up to sepsisAfter decades of little or no progress, biomedical researchers are finally making some headway at detecting and treating sepsis, a deadly medical complication that sends a surge of pathogenic infection through the body and remains a major public health proble Read more at Eurekalert.org

Medical News Today: New blood test marks progress in battle against sepsis[To top]

2019-11-14 17:00:00 UTC

Medical News Today: New blood test marks progress in battle against sepsisA new blood test that groups sepsis patients into those at low, medium, and high risk of death could save lives by enabling earlier precision treatment. Read more at Medical News Today

Guardant Health Inc (GH) Q3 2019 Earnings Call Transcript[To top]

2019-11-11 06:31:06 UTC

Guardant Health Inc (GH) Q3 2019 Earnings Call TranscriptGH earnings call for the period ending September 30, 2019.
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Global Clinical Study Sponsors and Clinical Research Organizations Gather for the Era of Life Science Transformation at Medidata NEXT NYC 2019[To top]

2019-11-11 17:06:07 UTC

Global Clinical Study Sponsors and Clinical Research Organizations Gather for the Era of Life Science Transformation at Medidata NEXT NYC 2019NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #Medidata--Medidata NEXT NYC, the premier conference on the digital transformation of life sciences, is set for November 12-13 at Spring Studios in New York City. Medidata NEXT NYC, the centerpiece of Medidatas global conference s Read more at Businesswire.com

MyoKardia, Inc. (MYOK) Q3 2019 Earnings Call Transcript[To top]

2019-11-11 20:30:37 UTC

MyoKardia, Inc. (MYOK) Q3 2019 Earnings Call TranscriptMYOK earnings call for the period ending September 30, 2019.
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Can plants tell us something about longevity?[To top]

2019-11-18 20:00:04 UTC

Can plants tell us something about longevity?The oldest living organism on Earth is a plant, Methuselah a bristlecone pine (Pinus longaeva) that is over 5000 years old. Conversely, animals only live up to a few hundred years. Can we learn something from plants about longevity and stay young forever or e Read more at Phys.org

Novel mathematical framework provides a deeper understanding of how drugs interact[To top]

2019-11-13 05:00:00 UTC

Novel mathematical framework provides a deeper understanding of how drugs interactResearchers at the CeMM Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences have developed a new methodology characterizing more precisely how drugs influence each other when combined during treatment. Their analysis of over 30k drug pa Read more at Eurekalert.org

Halting the progression of multiple sclerosis by blocking harmful B cells[To top]

2019-11-13 14:21:45 UTC

Halting the progression of multiple sclerosis by blocking harmful B cellsScientists at the University of Montreal have identified a new molecule produced by B cells, immune cells that cross the blood-brain barrier and contribute to progressive multiple sclerosis. Blocking the molecule could offer a new way to treat the disease, th Read more at Fiercebiotech.com

Turning 'junk' DNA into gold[To top]

2019-11-14 05:00:00 UTC

Turning Mining the rich uncharted territory of the genome or genetic material of a cancer cell has yielded gold for Princess Margaret scientists: new protein targets for drug development against prostate cancer. Read more at Eurekalert.org

TGen-USC researchers link sisters' paralysis to an 'extremely rare' genetic variant[To top]

2019-11-14 05:00:00 UTC

TGen-USC researchers link sistersFollowing a nearly 25-year search across three continents, parents of a pair of sisters -- who as children slowly became paralyzed from the waist down -- finally have a diagnosis, according to researchers at USC and TGen. Thanks to a chance viewing on Fre Read more at Eurekalert.org

ArQule to Participate in the Jefferies London Healthcare Conference on November 20, 2019[To top]

2019-11-13 12:06:22 UTC

ArQule to Participate in the Jefferies London Healthcare Conference on November 20, 2019BURLINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $ARQL #arql--ArQule, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARQL) today announced that Paolo Pucci, Chief Executive Officer, will participate in the Jefferies London Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 in London, UK. About ArQu Read more at Businesswire.com

More Accurate Photon Radius is Now 831 Attometers[To top]

2019-11-12 17:55:47 UTC

More Accurate Photon Radius is Now 831 AttometersThe new value for the proton radius that was obtained is 0.831 fm (femtometers), which is smaller than the previous electron-scattering value of 0.88 fm and is in agreement with recent muonic atomic... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for f Read more at Next Big Future

With a single bead of plastic, scientists tease interactive 3D[To top]

2019-11-14 16:36:34 UTC

With a single bead of plastic, scientists tease interactive 3DBritish scientists have developed a three-dimensional display that moves and can recreate the sounds and even a sense of touch of the objects it shows. Read more at NBC News

Cancer patient from Blackwood is first in Wales to get the genetic treatment[To top]

2019-11-12 00:49:19 UTC

Cancer patient from Blackwood is first in Wales to get the genetic treatmentJohn Davies' blood cells will be genetically modified in a US lab in the hope of curing him.
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Targeting Topoisomerase I in the Era of Precision Medicine[To top]

2019-11-15 08:05:46 UTC

Targeting Topoisomerase I in the Era of Precision MedicineIrinotecan and topotecan have been widely used as anticancer drugs for the past 20 years. Because of their selectivity as topoisomerase I (TOP1) inhibitors that trap TOP1 cleavage complexes, camptothecins are also widely used to elucidate the DNA repair pathw Read more at Aacrjournals.org

AI learns to predict deadly heart attacks better than doctors & researchers arent quite sure how[To top]

2019-11-13 04:26:25 UTC

AI learns to predict deadly heart attacks better than doctors & researchers arent quite sure howAn artificial neural network has been used to accurately predict a persons chances of dying within a year by analyzing heart scans, even where doctors can find no issues, leaving scientists equal parts baffled and thrilled. Read Full Article at RT.com Read more at RT

Goldfinch Bio Presents Novel Process for Developing Human iPSC-Derived Organoids at Scale at the American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2019 Annual Meeting[To top]

2019-11-11 12:11:44 UTC

Goldfinch Bio Presents Novel Process for Developing Human iPSC-Derived Organoids at Scale at the American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2019 Annual MeetingCAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Goldfinch Bio, a U.S.-based, clinical stage biotechnology company focused on discovering and developing precision medicines for the treatment of kidney diseases, presented a novel approach to producing human induced pluripot Read more at Businesswire.com

NanoString to Present at the Stifel 2019 Healthcare Conference[To top]

2019-11-13 21:05:27 UTC

NanoString to Present at the Stifel 2019 Healthcare ConferenceSEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NanoString to Present at 2019 Stifel Healthcare conference
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