Thu.May 12, 2022

Key Bristol Myers drug holds up in long-term psoriasis study

Bio Pharma Dive

Deucravacitnib, forecast by Bristol Myers to hit $4 billion in peak sales, is under FDA review with an approval decision due by September. The agency's view of its safety will be key to its future

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A first: Scientists grow plants in soil from the Moon

Scienmag

GAINESVILLE, FLA. — Scientists have grown plants in soil from the Moon, a first in human history and a milestone in lunar and space exploration. Credit: UF/IFAS photo by Tyler Jones GAINESVILLE, FLA.

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Bristol Myers acquires BridgeBio drug aimed at emerging cancer target

Bio Pharma Dive

The pharma will pay $90 million to license BridgeBio's experimental candidate, joining a lengthening list of large drugmakers aiming to treat cancer by blocking a protein called SHP2

Adopting low-carbon energy can reduce racial disparities in air pollution

Scienmag

Switching to low carbon fuels for transportation, cooking, heating, power generation and other needs would help fight climate change and also reduce racial and ethnic disparities in exposure to air pollution, according to researchers at the University of California, Davis.

2022 Research: The Rapid Rise of Ocean Freight Visibility

Download this a benchmark study from FourKites and The Journal of Commerce exploring how international shippers’ usage of global supply chain visibility technology has evolved since the onset of global disruptions caused by COVID-19.

Taiho, chasing larger rivals, buys back rights to Cullinan cancer drug

Bio Pharma Dive

The deal hands $275 million upfront to Cullinan, whose medicine is being developed for a genetic driver of lung tumors that's become a top target for drugmakers

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A crisis of trust: How lack of sector confidence is threating patient centricity

Pharma Phorum

People who trust pharma are more interested in using the industry’s services – making building confidence in the sector key to realising the potential of patient centricity.

The neurobiologist Catherina Becker receives Humboldt Professorship

Scienmag

Regeneration of the central nervous system, including the brain and spinal cord, has been the central focus of Prof. Becker’s career.

Elligo, Whyze Health partner to expand reach to European patients

Outsourcing Pharma

The two companies are forming a European Medical Advisory Committee to better connect patients and physicians, inviting other trial professionals to join in. Markets & Regulations

Next-generation weather reporting: versatile, flexible, and economical sensors

Scienmag

Have you ever been trapped in an unexpected torrential downpour? Weather forecasting systems have always tried to anticipate adverse weather events.

An Innovative & Creative Problem Solver Approach to Selling in the Medical Device Space

Speaker: Steve Goldstein, Sales Leader

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GoodPop Expands Better-For-You Dessert Line with Frozen Oat Milk Fudge Squares

XTalks

GoodPop is expanding its line of better-for-you frozen desserts with the introduction of Fudge n’ Vanilla Squares, which the company claims are the first plant-based and gluten-free frozen dessert squares.

A gene in tuberculosis bacteria is found essential for siderophore secretion and virulence

Scienmag

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Lei Zhang, Ph.D., and Michael Niederweis, Ph.D., of the University of Alabama at Birmingham have made what they call “a major step” in understanding how Mycobacterium tuberculosis acquires iron from its human host — a process essential for the pathogenesis of this bacterium.

Superdrug launch comprehensive perimenopause screen service

Pharma Times

High street service has been launched to support those experiencing symptoms potentially connected to the menopause

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Algae-powered computing: Scientists create reliable and renewable biological photovoltaic cell

Scienmag

Researchers have used a widespread species of blue-green algae to power a microprocessor continuously for a year – and counting – using nothing but ambient light and water. Their system has potential as a reliable and renewable way to power small devices.

Mandatory COVID Vaccination Policy Template

The federal government is developing a rule requiring employers with more than 100 employees ensure their workers are vaccinated or produce a negative COVID test weekly before entering the workplace. So, what can your organization do to prepare? Get Paycor’s COVID Vaccination Policy Template to help communicate important details to your employees.

What are the benefits of oral delivery of insulin and how can algae support candidate therapeutic proteins?

BioPharma Reporter

These are some of the questions we will be asking leading experts next week. Bio Developments

Not all is rosy for the pink pigeon, study finds

Scienmag

The authors of a major study on the once critically endangered pink pigeon say boosting the species’ numbers is not enough to save it from extinction in the future.

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Allergan, Teva considering $5bn play to shake off opioid hangover

Pharma Phorum

AbbVie’s Allergan subsidiary and Teva are reportedly considering making a $5 billion-plus offer to try to bring opioid liability lawsuits to a conclusion.

Development of high-durability single-atomic catalyst using industrial humidifier

Scienmag

Fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) are an eco-friendly means of transportation that will replace internal combustion locomotives. FCEVs offer several advantages such as short charging time and long mileage.

Oral Medication for Erectile Dysfunction

Pharma Mirror

You have probably heard about Viagra and how it helps penile erection. But did you know it is not the only oral medication you can take for ED? Erectile dysfunction (ED) plagues many men, and more than a handful are not ready to visit a hospital or doctor for proper treatment.

Sea ice can control Antarctic ice sheet stability, new research finds

Scienmag

Despite the rapid melting of ice in many parts of Antarctica during the second half of the 20th century, researchers have found that the floating ice shelves which skirt the eastern Antarctic Peninsula have undergone sustained advance over the past 20 years.

CANbridge to Present CAN106 Phase 1 Data at the European Hematology Association 2022 Congress

BioTech 365

CANbridge to Present CAN106 Phase 1 Data at the European Hematology Association 2022 Congress CANbridge to Present CAN106 Phase 1 Data at the European Hematology Association 2022 Congress BEIJING & CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–(BUSINESS –(BUSINESS WIRE)–CANbridge Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Fish and humans: A new approach to Bloom syndrome research

Scienmag

Researchers at Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE) have created a new disease model that has contributed to a better understanding of Bloom syndrome and the sex determination processes of zebrafish.

Boosting Cardiovascular Health in Europe – Towards More Resilient and Equitable Healthcare

BioTech 365

Boosting Cardiovascular Health in Europe – Towards More Resilient and Equitable Healthcare Boosting Cardiovascular Health in Europe – Towards More Resilient and Equitable Healthcare New report offers recommendations to build back better for CV-patients in Europe Cardiovascular population health can … Continue reading → Business Wire

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Hunga volcano eruption provides an explosion of data

Scienmag

The massive Jan. 15, 2022, eruption of the Hunga submarine volcano in the South Pacific Ocean created a variety of atmospheric wave types, including booms heard 6,200 miles away in Alaska.

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Poxel Announces Notice of Its Annual General Meeting to Be Held on June 21, 2022

BioTech 365

Poxel Announces Notice of Its Annual General Meeting to Be Held on June 21, 2022 Poxel Announces Notice of Its Annual General Meeting to Be Held on June 21, 2022 LYON, France–(BUSINESS WIRE)–POXEL SA (Euronext: POXEL – FR0012432516), a clinical … Continue reading → Business Wire

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Delays in surgery for advanced esophageal cancer result in significantly worse survival than early surgery

Scienmag

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Amylyx Pharmaceuticals Reports First Quarter 2022 Financial Results

BioTech 365

Amylyx Pharmaceuticals Reports First Quarter 2022 Financial Results Amylyx Pharmaceuticals Reports First Quarter 2022 Financial Results ? Final stages of commercial launch readiness underway to support the launch of AMX0035 for the treatment of ALS in the U.S.

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Poll shows impact of menopause and other health issues on older women’s sex lives

Scienmag

Despite stereotypes to the contrary, many older women have active sex lives into their 70s, a new poll shows. But health concerns, including menopause symptoms, often get in the way of intimacy, according to the new results from the University of Michigan National Poll on Healthy Aging.

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ChromaDex Corporation Reports First Quarter 2022 Financial Results

BioTech 365

ChromaDex Corporation Reports First Quarter 2022 Financial Results ChromaDex Corporation Reports First Quarter 2022 Financial Results Total net sales of $17.3 million for the three months ended March 31, 2022, up 18% from the prior year, with $14.9

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Extreme storms could help protect beaches from sea level rise, new study finds

Scienmag

Images in the wake of violent coastal storms usually focus purely on the extensive damage caused to beaches, dunes, property, and surrounding infrastructure.

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Astria Therapeutics Reports First Quarter 2022 Financial Results and Provides a Corporate Update

BioTech 365

Astria Therapeutics Reports First Quarter 2022 Financial Results and Provides a Corporate Update Astria Therapeutics Reports First Quarter 2022 Financial Results and Provides a Corporate Update — Expect to File IND Application for STAR-0215 Mid-Year — — Initial Phase 1a … Continue reading → Business Wire

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Throwing drug resistance for a loop

Scienmag

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—May 12, 2022—Viruses in the herpesvirus family are leading causes of birth defects, blindness, and failed organ transplants worldwide. Antiviral drugs can combat these viruses, but patients often develop resistance to the drugs—rendering them ineffective.

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