Genomic & Biopharma News

Accenture reveals data science project for paediatric leukaemia
Insights from project could potentially improve precision medicine use for paediatric AML
PharmaTimes, 2020-09-28 08:46:17

ABPI and EFPIA call for medicines prioritisation in UK/EU trade talks
Pharma industry bodies call for medicine supply to be safeguarded in upcoming talks
PharmaTimes, 2020-09-28 08:45:58

COVID-19: Clinical Pathways to Pandemic Relief
By Graeme Gardner, Ph.D.
ORB Company Blog, 2020-03-26 19:58:16

Gilead’s oral JAK inhibitor filgotinib wins EU approval
Treatment is indicated for use in adults with moderate-to-severe active rheumatoid arthritis
PharmaTimes, 2020-09-28 08:45:28

Space Biology: A Road to the Moon, Mars, and Beyond
It’s an exciting time in the field of space travel research. In 2019, SpaceX launched its Dragon spacecraft and Boeing launched its CST-100 Starliner. Both are designed to one day carry human passengers to their destination and home again. These launches represent a critical milestone towards NASA’s return to launching American astronauts to space from American soil using American commercial spacecraft.
ORB Company Blog, 2020-02-26 22:19:00

First UK patient given GSK’s experimental arthritis drug in COVID-19 trial
Drug is being investigated in up to 800 hospitalised patients nationwide
PharmaTimes, 2020-09-28 08:45:00

Genetic mutations hinder immune response in severe COVID-19
Now, a truly international team of nearly 140 researchers aimed to determine why some people develop severe illness when once infected by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the virus that causes COVID-19 disease.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-09-28 07:01:04

Auto-antibodies may explain why some people develop severe COVID-19
Now, a new study by an international team of health experts shows that some life-threatening cases of COVID-19 can be traced to specific weak spots in the patients' immune system.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-09-28 06:45:19

Clover Biopharma's new trimeric subunit vaccine candidate prevents COVID-19 in monkeys
The vaccine candidate produced a high level of neutralizing antibodies in animal models. Rhesus macaques immunized with the vaccine candidate showed reduced viral loads in the lungs. The research is published on the preprint server bioRxiv.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-09-28 05:41:01

Special formulation of inhaled niclosamide may be effective against SARS-CoV-2
Now in new research published on the preprint server bioRxix*, a novel formulation of the drug Niclosamide (NIC) is observed to be effective against SARS-CoV-2 and MERS-CoV in mouse models; it also protects against methicillin-resistance Staphylococcus aureus pneumonia and inflammatory lung damage.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-09-28 05:20:36

Study may explain why hormone therapy slows progression of heart disease
As one of the most common treatments for effectively managing menopause symptoms, hormone therapy (HT) is also known to provide multiple health benefits, including slowing the progression of atherosclerosis.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2020-09-28 05:11:00