Fri.Jun 17, 2022

FDA authorizes Pfizer, Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for young children

Bio Pharma Dive

The much-anticipated decision follows two days after a panel of independent experts unanimously recommended expanding the shots’ use. A CDC panel is meeting Friday and Saturday to develop specific recommendations

UMass Lowell leader honored as a champion of entrepreneurship education

Scienmag

Media contacts: Credit: Richard Pasley for UMass Lowell Media contacts: Emily Gowdey-Backus, Emily_GowdeyBackus@uml.edu Nancy Cicco, Nancy_Cicco@uml.edu UMass Lowell Chancellor Jacquie Moloney has been honored for her role in founding the Deshpande Symposium for Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Higher Education.

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Six months after authorization, what do we know about Paxlovid?

Pharma Phorum

It has now been over six months since the FDA authorized Paxlovid in December 2021 “for the treatment of mild-to-moderate COVID-19 in adults and pediatric patients (12 years of age and older weighing at least 40 kg) with positive results of direct SARS-CoV-2 viral testing who are also at high risk for progression to severe COVID-19.” .

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Accuracy of diagnostic mammograms may vary across racial and ethnic groups

Scienmag

Bottom Line: The accuracy of diagnostic mammograms differed across racial and ethnic groups, with variation in several measures of diagnostic performance.

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.

Novartis receives vital licence for Scemblix

PharmaTimes

Therapy represents the first STAMP inhibitor for patients with chronic myeloid leukaemia

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Rethinking the rabies vaccine

Scienmag

LA JOLLA—Rabies virus kills a shocking 59,000 people each year, many of them children. Some victims, especially kids, don’t realize they’ve been exposed until it is too late.

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Priority Fields in Science and Technology Award

Scienmag

Marmara University graduate student Ya?mur mur Dalbudak was awarded a graduate fellowship program with her dissertation titled “Design and Synthesis of Conductive Hydrogels by Means of Deep Learning” while Marmara University doctoral student Halime YAKI?IK

BioCina Unveils pDNA Manufacturing Suite

Pharmaceutical Commerce

New service offering is GMP compliant, with single-use fermentation capacity of up to 300 L.

Training virtually can reduce psychosocial stress and anxiety

Scienmag

Previous research has described how virtual training produces acute cognitive and neural benefits. Building on those results, a new study suggests that a similar virtual training can also reduce psychosocial stress and anxiety.

Broadly neutralizing antibodies could provide immunity against SARS-CoV-2 variants

The Pharma Data

Two broadly neutralizing antibodies show great promise to provide long-acting immunity against COVID-19 in immunocompromised populations according to a paper published June 15 in the Journal of Experimental Medicine (JEM).

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

Speaker: Steve Goldstein, Sales Leader

Currently in sales or involved in a business that depends on strong sales results? Join Steve Goldstein, Sales Success Coach, Motivational Speaker and Medical Device Sales Leader from Gold Selling LLC. You will absorb critical strategies to become a trusted partner in greater sales success.

Gaia space telescope rocks the science of asteroids

Scienmag

The European Gaia space mission has produced an unprecedented amount of new, improved, and detailed data for almost two billion objects in the Milky Way galaxy and the surrounding cosmos.

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Sandoz Application for proposed biosimilar adalimumab’s high concentration formulation accepted by EMA

The Pharma Data

Submission supported by comprehensive analytical and clinical data from new Phase I bridging pharmacokinetics study Adalimumab’s high-concentration 100 mg/mL formulation aims to provide an enhanced yet familiar experience for patients Submission builds on Sandoz’ well established biosimilar immunology portfolio in Europe.

ACMG releases update to secondary findings gene list; SF v3.1 adds five genes, including one with variant linked to heart failure in underrepresented populations

Scienmag

The American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) has released an update to the recommended minimum gene list for the reporting of secondary findings (SF).

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Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Receives FDA Emergency Use Authorization for Children 6 Months through 4 Years of Age

The Pharma Data

In a Phase 2/3 clinical trial, the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine elicited a strong immune response in this age group Three 3-µg doses had favorable safety profile similar to placebo in young children ages 6 months through 4 years in Phase 2/3 clinical trial Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine now authorized in the U.S.

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.

New research to help address blood shortages in Ireland

Scienmag

Friday, 17 June 2022: A study by RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences has identified barriers and motivators to blood donation for people from ethnic minority groups in Ireland.

New patent for Pacira Pharms drug EXPAREL

Drug Patent Watch

Annual Drug Patent Expirations for EXPAREL Exparel is a drug marketed by Pacira Pharms Inc and is included in one NDA. It is available from one supplier. There are five…. The post New patent for Pacira Pharms drug EXPAREL appeared first on DrugPatentWatch - Make Better Decisions. Patent Added

How stock market inefficiencies can affect the real economy

Scienmag

Mutual fund investors are known to be vulnerable to fluctuating market conditions. What is less well understood is how corporate managers are affected by waves of investor optimism.

New patent for Astrazeneca Ab drug BREZTRI AEROSPHERE

Drug Patent Watch

Annual Drug Patent Expirations for BREZTRI+AEROSPHERE Breztri Aerosphere is a drug marketed by Astrazeneca Ab and is included in one NDA. It is available from one supplier. There are seven….

Dutch Research Council NWO Stevin Prize for expert on Parkinson’s disease Bas Bloem

Scienmag

Neurologist Bas Bloem of Radboud university medical center receives this year’s Stevin Prize of the Dutch Research Council (NWO).

New patent for Adamis Pharms drug SYMJEPI

Drug Patent Watch

Annual Drug Patent Expirations for SYMJEPI Symjepi is a drug marketed by Adamis Pharms Corp and is included in one NDA. SYMJEPI drug price trends. The generic ingredient in SYMJEPI…. The post New patent for Adamis Pharms drug SYMJEPI appeared first on DrugPatentWatch - Make Better Decisions.

Launch of a materials open platform for permanent magnet by NIMS and four magnet makers

Scienmag

Since 2017, NIMS has been operating materials open platforms (MOPs): collaborative frameworks under which NIMS facilitates industry-specific joint basic research by private companies and academia.

Anaergia Announces Results of Voting at Annual Meeting of Shareholders

BioTech 365

Anaergia Announces Results of Voting at Annual Meeting of Shareholders Anaergia Announces Results of Voting at Annual Meeting of Shareholders BURLINGTON, Ontario–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Anaergia Inc.

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Maike Sander named to lead the Max Delbrück Center

Scienmag

On November 1, 2022, Prof. Maike Sander will take the reins as Scientific Director and Chair of the Board of the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine in the Helmholtz Association (MDC). The Supervisory Board of the MDC formally appointed her to the post on Thursday, June 16, 2022.

Acadia Pharmaceuticals Announces Outcome of FDA Advisory Committee for NUPLAZID® (pimavanserin) for the Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease Psychosis

BioTech 365

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Electrons take the fast and slow lanes at the same time

Scienmag

Imagine a road with two lanes in each direction. One lane is for slow cars, and the other is for fast ones. For electrons moving along a quantum wire, researchers in Cambridge and Frankfurt have discovered that there are also two ‘lanes’, but electrons can take both at the same time!

IFFE FUTURA, Listed on the BME GROWTH, Invests 18 Million Euros in Its Omega 3 Plant

BioTech 365

IFFE FUTURA, Listed on the BME GROWTH, Invests 18 Million Euros in Its Omega 3 Plant IFFE FUTURA, Listed on the BME GROWTH, Invests 18 Million Euros in Its Omega 3 Plant The financing committed to a consortium of investors, … Continue reading → Business Wire

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Integrated tool allows better tracking of clinical trial metrics

Scienmag

Before new treatments can reach the clinic, they must be tested in clinical trials to see if they are safe and effective.

Antibodies Contract Manufacturing Market Size and Market Analysis

BioTech 365

The global antibodies contract manufacturing market is expected to reach from USD 13.4 billion in 2022 to USD 35.9 billion by 2030, registering a CAGR of 13.1% from 2022 to 2030.

Dr. Sheila Nirenberg wins Barbara McClintock Women Innovator Award

Scienmag

Sheila Nirenberg, the Nanette Laitman Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience and a professor of physiology and biophysics at Weill Cornell Medicine, has received the Barbara McClintock Women Innovator Award at the Inaugural Women Innovator Awards.

Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Receives FDA Emergency Use Authorization for Children 6 Months through 4 Years of Age

BioTech 365

Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Receives FDA Emergency Use Authorization for Children 6 Months through 4 Years of Age Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Receives FDA Emergency Use Authorization for Children 6 Months through 4 Years of Age In a Phase 2/3 clinical trial, … Continue reading → Business Wire

UCI neuroscientists create maps of the brain after traumatic brain injury

Scienmag

Irvine, Calif., June 17, 2022 – Scientists from the University of California, Irvine have discovered that an injury to one part of the brain changes the connections between nerve cells across the entire brain. The new research was published this week in Nature Communications.

bit.bio named Emerging Star at European Mediscience Awards 2022

BioTech 365

bit.bio named Emerging Star at European Mediscience Awards 2022 bit.bio named Emerging Star at European Mediscience Awards 2022 CAMBRIDGE, England–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Last night bit.bio won the Emerging Star prize at the European Mediscience Awards in a ceremony at the Hotel InterContinental … Continue reading → Business Wire

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Study shows mangrove and reef restoration yield positive returns on investment for flood protection

Scienmag

A new analysis demonstrates that restoration of mangroves and coral reefs can be a cost-effective solution for coastal flood reduction in more than 20 countries across the Caribbean.

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Buy Nolvadex Online From £0.30 To Prevent Cancer

Druggist

People go through a lot of pain when suffering from cancer symptoms. So, what if you get a solution before it becomes severe? The Good news is that you can treat breast cancer symptoms with the Nolvadex. Also, it helps you to lower the risk of growing breast cancer cells.