Fri.Feb 26, 2021

Bluebird reveals new details on cancer cases in gene therapy trial

Bio Pharma Dive

Executives shared an update on the biotech's investigation of the two cases at an investor conference, rather than via a statement or regulatory filing

When foams collapse (and when they don’t)

Scienmag

High-speed video microscopy reveals the complex mechanics of foam collapse Credit: Tokyo Metropolitan University Tokyo, Japan – Researchers from Tokyo Metropolitan University have revealed how liquid foams collapse by observing individual collapse “events” with high-speed video microscopy.

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FDA advisers meet to review J&J's one-shot coronavirus vaccine

Bio Pharma Dive

Friday's advisory committee meeting is one of the last steps in the FDA's review and could clear the way for an emergency authorization within days. Biopharma Dive will cover live here

A history of Johnson & Johnson

Pharma Phorum

By most measures the single largest pharma company in the world, US-based Johnson & Johnson (J&J) is also arguably one of the most well-known drugmakers among the general public. .

FDA panel backs J&J's coronavirus vaccine, clearing way for shot's authorization

Bio Pharma Dive

In a unanimous vote, the panel of experts gave a green light to the FDA for clearing J&J's shot, judging the benefits of vaccination outweigh its risk

Predicts the onset of Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) using deep learning-based Splice-AI

Scienmag

Credit: KBRI Korea Brain Research Institute (KBRI, President Suh Pann-ghill) announced that the research team led by Dr. Jae-Yeol Joo discovered new cryptic splice variants and SNVs in PLCg1 gene of AD-specific models for the first time using Splice-AI.

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Wayra, GE Healthcare launch accelerator programme for digital health start-ups

Pharma Times

Edison Accelerator to support start-ups to develop AI applications for healthcare

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Health at every size – making medicine weight inclusive

Pharma Phorum

UK-based doctor, Dr Natasha Larmie is on a mission to make medicine weight inclusive. Inspired by the Health at Every Size movement, Natasha is campaigning to take the weighing scales out of general practice and focus instead on health promoting behaviours.

Picture books can boost physical activity for youth with autism

Scienmag

University of Missouri researcher says the exercise guides can also be used by low-income families to promote a healthy lifestyle Credit: University of Missouri College of Education COLUMBIA, Mo.

Healthcare’s digital transformation began within weeks of pandemic – report

Pharma Phorum

Healthcare organisations that have been traditionally slow to adopt new technology produced a response to the pandemic that was almost in line with less regulated industries, according to a new report.

Quantum quirk yields giant magnetic effect, where none should exist

Scienmag

Study opens window into the landscape of extreme topological matter Credit: Photo by Jeff Fitlow/Rice University HOUSTON – (Feb.

UCB and Microsoft announce digital drug R&D tie-up

Pharma Phorum

UCB and Microsoft have announced a multi-year strategic collaboration to advance the digitalisation of the Belgian pharma company and accelerate its research efforts.

Research reveals how bacteria defeat drugs that fight cystic fibrosis

Scienmag

Credit: UM photo MISSOULA – University of Montana researchers and their partners have discovered a slimy strategy used by bacteria to defeat antibiotics and other drugs used to combat infections afflicting people with cystic fibrosis. The research was published Feb.

Why we need research into the mental health impact of a rare disease diagnosis

Pharma Phorum

Rare diseases impact between 3.5%-5.9% of the world’s population. For Rare Disease Day, RBW Consulting’s Emma Thorp discusses why the consultancy is taking revenue earned from its rare disease clients and using it to fund research into the mental health impact of a rare disease diagnosis.

Imaging space debris in high resolution

Scienmag

Credit: Figure courtesy of Matan Leibovich, George Papanicolaou, and Chrysoula Tsogka. Litter is not only a problem on Earth.

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NANOBIOTIX 2020 Q4 and Annual Revenues

BioTech 365

NANOBIOTIX 2020 Q4 and Annual Revenues NANOBIOTIX 2020 Q4 and Annual Revenues Strong cash position of €119.2M as of December 31, 2020 Successful completion of U.S.

Researchers identify characteristics of highest utilizers for mental health hospital services

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GlycoMimetics to Present at Three Upcoming Virtual Healthcare Investor Conferences

BioTech 365

GlycoMimetics to Present at Three Upcoming Virtual Healthcare Investor Conferences GlycoMimetics to Present at Three Upcoming Virtual Healthcare Investor Conferences ROCKVILLE, Md.–(BUSINESS –(BUSINESS WIRE)–GlycoMimetics, Inc.

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Sensing robot healthcare helpers being developed at SFU

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The current pandemic highlights how remote healthcare robots currently being developed at SFU could be beneficial in the future Credit: Simon Fraser University Robots that could take on basic healthcare tasks to support the work of doctors and nurses may be the way of the future.

Magellan Health Reports 2020 Financial Results

BioTech 365

Magellan Health Reports 2020 Financial Results Magellan Health Reports 2020 Financial Results PHOENIX–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Magellan Health, Inc.

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Oahu marine protected areas offer limited protection of coral reef herbivorous fishes

Scienmag

Credit: Noam Altman-Kurosaki Marine protected areas (MPAs) around O?ahu ahu do not adequately protect populations of herbivorous reef fishes that eat algae on coral reefs. That is the primary conclusion of a study published in Coral Reefs by researchers from the University of Hawai?i i at M?noa

Five Prime Therapeutics to Participate in the Cowen 41st Annual Health Care Conference

BioTech 365

Five Prime Therapeutics to Participate in the Cowen 41st Annual Health Care Conference Five Prime Therapeutics to Participate in the Cowen 41st Annual Health Care Conference SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.–(BUSINESS –(BUSINESS WIRE)–Five Prime Therapeutics, Inc.

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UTA researcher explores effects of trauma at the cellular, tissue levels of the brain

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Blast trauma and the human brain Credit: UT Arlington A University of Texas at Arlington researcher has received an Office of Naval Research (ONR) grant to examine the mechanics of how blast-like events cause damage to the brain.

Pharma: Clinical 2021 | April 7-9 | Virtual

Pharma Marketing Network

Clinical is under the microscope. As the world focuses its lens on pharma, the opportunity and pressure is there to found a new era of agile, patient-centric clinical trials.

Meteorites remember conditions of stellar explosions

Scienmag

Radioactivity in meteorites sheds light on origin of heaviest elements in our solar system Credit: Bill Saxton / NSF / AUI / NRAO A team of international researchers went back to the formation of the solar system 4.6

Pharma Customer Engagement Europe | April 20-22, 2021 | Virtual

Pharma Marketing Network

As markets swell with digital content and HCPs become increasingly time-poor, your customer engagement strategy can no longer be driven by reach and frequency, but by the value added at every interaction and touchpoint.

Cerium sidelines silver to make drug precursor

Scienmag

Rice University lab’s process simplifies fluoroketone synthesis Credit: Illustration by Renee Man/@chemkitty HOUSTON – (Feb. 26, 2021) – Save your silver! It’s better used for jewelry than as a catalyst for drugs.

Certara to Present at the Barclays Global Healthcare Conference

BioTech 365

Certara to Present at the Barclays Global Healthcare Conference Certara to Present at the Barclays Global Healthcare Conference PRINCETON, N.J.–(BUSINESS –(BUSINESS WIRE)–Certara, Inc.

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Agents of food-borne zoonoses confirmed to parasitise newly-recorded in Thailand snails

Scienmag

Credit: Apiraksena K, Namchote S, Komsuwan J, and Krailas D. Parasitic flatworms known as agents of food-borne zoonoses were confirmed to use several species of thiarid snails, commonly found in freshwater and brackish environments in southeast Asia, as their first intermediate host.

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Tezepelumab Is the First Biologic to Consistently and Significantly Reduce Exacerbations in Broad Population of Severe Asthma Patients

BioTech 365

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C-Path and Global Partners launch Ataxia Consortium

Scienmag

The Critical Path to Therapeutics for the Ataxias will optimize clinical trials for inherited ataxias Credit: C-Path TUCSON, Ariz.,

PicnicHealth and Wylder Nation Foundation Announce ASMD Accelerate to Contribute to Acid Sphingomyelinase Deficiency Research

BioTech 365

Development of an electroceutical to drastically reduce high-risk, preterm labor

Scienmag

Detection of preterm labor early by sensing the signals of uterine contractions with the use of a non-invasive electroceutical. Prevention of preterm labor by inhibiting uterine contractions via electrical signals that modulate autonomic nerves.

PPD Lights Up Headquarters Downtown for 2021 Rare Disease Day

BioTech 365

PPD Lights Up Headquarters Downtown for 2021 Rare Disease Day PPD Lights Up Headquarters Downtown for 2021 Rare Disease Day PPD will shine a light on rare diseases – and its commitment to rare disease research – by illuminating its … Continue reading → Business Wire

Warming may promote spread of invasive blue catfish

Scienmag

Study raises concerns of further establishment in U.S. East Coast estuaries Credit: © M. Fabrizio/VIMS.

Amneal Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020 Financial Results

BioTech 365

Amneal Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020 Financial Results Amneal Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020 Financial Results ? Q4 2020 Net Revenue of $510 million; GAAP Net Loss of $3 million; Diluted Loss per Share of $0.02 … Continue reading → Business Wire

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Bioinformatics tool accurately tracks synthetic DNA

Scienmag

Computer scientists show benefits of bioinformatics with PlasmidHawk Credit: Tommy LaVergne/Rice University HOUSTON – (Feb.