Genomic & Biopharma News

Research shows why people with chronic illnesses turn to the 'black market' for medicines and supplies
Altruism and a lack of access and affordability are three reasons why people with chronic illnesses are turning to the "black market" for medicines and supplies, new research shows.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-12-06 22:40:50

Researchers validate RNA sequencing methods using crab's nervous system model
"Being crabby" might have a whole new meaning.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-12-06 22:31:26

Formerly incarcerated individuals with reintegration barriers more likely to have poor physical, mental health
Formerly incarcerated individuals with barriers to re-entry and service needs following their release are subsequently more likely to experience poor physical and mental health, according to an eye-opening new Rutgers University-Camden study.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-12-06 22:19:28

Key hires during Q2 2019 at ORB
Deerfield Beach, July 19, 2019 - Ocean Ridge Biosciences (ORB) announces two key hires in Q2 2019.
ORB Company News, 2019-07-20 00:49:36

Research shows link between clock genes and vitamin A pathway in the brain of Monarch butterflies
Biologists at Texas A&M University are making strides in understanding biological clock function in several model organisms and translating these studies into broader implications for human health.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-12-06 22:12:00

Multiplexed C dots track different cancer targets to improve treatment
For more than a decade, researchers have used glowing nanoparticles called Cornell dots, or C dots, to illuminate cancer cells, target tumors and even induce cell death.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-12-06 21:08:11

Pilot clinical trial tests new treatment for type 1 diabetes
Type 1 diabetes is a chronic condition in which the body's own immune system attacks and destroys beta cells in the pancreas. Once the beta cells are destroyed, the pancreas can no longer produce insulin. Currently, there is no cure for T1D and treatment focuses on managing blood sugar levels.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-12-06 20:50:24

New compounds with herbicidal potential isolated from marine-derived fungus
Scientists of Far Eastern Federal University and the G.B. Elyakov Pacific Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry together with German colleagues spotted six new and three already known biologically active compounds in a new strain of the fungus Penicillium piltunense first time isolated.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-12-06 20:14:12

ORB Employees Participate in 2019 Martin Luther King Day Event
ORB employees get a rare break from the lab on January 21, 2019. A group of Ocean Ridge Biosciences employees stepped out of the lab on a beautiful South Florida winter day to take part in an event honoring Martin Luther King. We got our hands dirty planting some flowers and shrubs at a local park in Deerfield Beach.
ORB Company News, 2019-01-22 23:24:59

ADDF's Diagnostics Accelerator announces 6 more award-winning Alzheimer's projects
The Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation announced its second round of diagnostics research awards for the year, with a total of $6 million in new funding for blood tests, eye exams and other tools.
Fierce Biotech, 2019-12-06 20:08:11

Study highlights lack of psychological support for people dealing with infertility in the UK
Psychological support for those dealing with infertility and its treatment is received by only just half of those who want it in the UK - with many left to suffer with anxiety, depression, or suicidal thoughts, according to a new study published in Human Fertility.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-12-06 20:06:37