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So-called junk DNA hides useful compounds

8 hours ago   |   Phys

Bio-Protection Research Centre scientists and collaborators have made a discovery that potentially opens the door to new medicines and biological pesticides.
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Artificial Pancreas Keeps Patients Healthier: A Perspective

Artificial Pancreas Keeps Patients Healthier: A Perspective

21 hours ago   |   Discovery's Edge

The late Mayo endocrinologists Russell Wilder, M.D., and Randall Sprague, M.D., would be smiling today at the news for patients with diabetes. Much of their lives and careers...
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Aurinia Plans FDA Filing After Lupus Nephritis Drug Hits Phase 3 Goals

Aurinia Plans FDA Filing After Lupus Nephritis Drug Hits Phase 3 Goals

1 day ago   |   Xconomy

Aurinia shares spiked last week after voclosporin, an immunosuppressant being tested in patients with lupus nephritis, met its primary and secondary endpoints in a Phase 3...
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102978 Staff Research Associate

1 day ago   |   San Diego Biotechnology   |   2 articles

MEDICINE Salary commensurate with qualifications and experienceFiling Deadline: Mon 12/16/2019...
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Genomic cut and paste using a class 1 CRISPR system

1 day ago   |   Phys

Almost from the moment DNA was discovered, the ability to fix or remove disease-causing genes in affected patients has been something of a holy grail of medicine. Now that this...
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Synthorx, Inc.: Director, Quality Assurance

2 days ago   |   San Diego Biotechnology

Synthorx, Inc.: Director, Quality Assurance Synthorx is a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to delivering new biologic medicines to patients suffering from cance La Jolla, CA ...
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Cortexyme Announces Presentation of Data Revealing Link Between Bacterial Pathogen and Genetic Risk for Alzheimer's Disease

3 days ago   |   San Diego Biotechnology

SAN DIEGO & SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.--Cortexyme, Inc. today announced the presentation of new data supporting the on-target activity of COR388, its lead investigational...
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Synthorx, Inc.: Scientist, Molecular Biology & Microbiology

3 days ago   |   San Diego Biotechnology   |   4 articles

Synthorx, Inc.: Scientist - Molecular Biology and Microbiology Synthorx is a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to delivering new biologic medicines to patients s La Jolla, CA ...
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Hopkins team invents non-viral system for getting gene therapy into cells

4 days ago   |   Fierce Biotech

Noninfectious viruses used to deliver gene therapy can still sometimes touch off dangerous immune responses. A team from Johns Hopkins Medicine has developed an alternative...
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Discovery of genes involved in the biosynthesis of antidepressant

4 days ago   |   Phys

St. John's Wort is an ancient medicinal plant. It is known for the mild antidepressant properties of its bioactive compound hypericin, which is produced in the dark glands of...
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World Biotechnology Congress 2019

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World Biotechnology Congress 2019

Hilaris Conferences is going to host its premier World Biotechnology Congress 2019 during October 01-02, 2019, Valencia, Spain. Biotechnology 2019 Congress aim to create a... Read more ...

2nd International Conference on Tissue Science and Regenerative Medicine

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Perceptive Unveils New $200M Fund to Invest in Early-Stage Biotechs

Perceptive Unveils New $200M Fund to Invest in Early-Stage Biotechs

Perceptive Advisors, an investment firm with a long track record of life science investing across all points of development, is now stepping up to pump money into companies at... Read more ...

Merck Makes a Big Blood Cancer Bet With $2.7B Deal for ArQule

Merck Makes a Big Blood Cancer Bet With $2.7B Deal for ArQule

Merck is acquiring cancer drug developer ArQule for $2.7 billion , a cash deal that brings it a promising early-stage compound that could challenge a blockbuster leukemia drug... Read more ...

KalVista Pharma Eye Drug Partnered With Merck Flunks Phase 2 Test

KalVista Pharma Eye Drug Partnered With Merck Flunks Phase 2 Test

A KalVista Pharmaceuticals eye drug at the center of a research collaboration with Merck has failed a mid-stage clinical trial. KalVista developed its drug, KVD001, to treat... Read more ...

Zentalis Steps Out With $147M Raised to Develop “Tried and True” Small Molecules

Zentalis Steps Out With $147M Raised to Develop “Tried and True” Small Molecules

Zentalis Pharmaceuticals is banking on small molecules for cancer-leaving the “cool technologies” aside for a “tried and true” approach, says the CEO, who wants to let the... Read more ...

Scripps Research, AbbVie Expand Drug Discovery Deal Beyond Cancer

Scripps Research, AbbVie Expand Drug Discovery Deal Beyond Cancer

The Scripps Research Institute and AbbVie have agreed to broaden an existing drug discovery agreement focused on cancer cell therapies to now encompass treatments for other... Read more ...

Eying Cancer Combos, Sanofi to Splash Out $2.5B on San Diego's Synthorx

Eying Cancer Combos, Sanofi to Splash Out $2.5B on San Diego's Synthorx

Synthorx is working to design new cytokine therapies for cancer using an “extended” genetic alphabet that could help avoid the shortcomings associated with earlier versions... Read more ...

Artificial Pancreas Keeps Patients Healthier: A Perspective

Artificial Pancreas Keeps Patients Healthier: A Perspective

The late Mayo endocrinologists Russell Wilder, M.D., and Randall Sprague, M.D., would be smiling today at the news for patients with diabetes. Much of their lives and careers... Read more ...

Aurinia Plans FDA Filing After Lupus Nephritis Drug Hits Phase 3 Goals

Aurinia Plans FDA Filing After Lupus Nephritis Drug Hits Phase 3 Goals

Aurinia shares spiked last week after voclosporin, an immunosuppressant being tested in patients with lupus nephritis, met its primary and secondary endpoints in a Phase 3... Read more ...

AstraZeneca Taps Gatehouse Bio to Identify Potential Drug Targets

AstraZeneca Taps Gatehouse Bio to Identify Potential Drug Targets

After joining AstraZeneca's Boston Bio Hub incubator last year, Gatehouse Bio is now teaming up with the pharma company to identify potential drug targets in respiratory and... Read more ...

Alzheimer's drug candidates reverse broader aging, study shows

LA JOLLA-In mouse models of Alzheimer's disease, the investigational drug candidates known as CMS121 and J147 improve memory and slow the degeneration of brain cells. Now, Salk... Read more ...