Thu.Jan 27, 2022

Atara sells cell therapy plant to Fujifilm for $100M

Bio Pharma Dive

The site, which specializes in manufacturing off-the-shelf immunotherapies, was once a key asset for Atara. New owner Fujifilm will still supply the biotech under a long-term agreement

The Mid-Atlantic Region and Philadelphia Chapter of the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association Announces their 2022 HBA Master Class Series

Pharma Marketing Network

In partnership with Villanova University, Drexel University, Thomas Jefferson University, the University of the Sciences and Columbia Business School, the HBA continues to advocate for the connection between advanced education and advancement in the workplace.

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Paul Stoffels, J&J's former top scientist, to lead Galapagos

Bio Pharma Dive

Stoffels, who helped build Galapagos in its early days, is now taking helm of the biotech as it looks to recover from a recent series of setbacks

Europe’s most valuable marine species “reduced to a fraction” of their current population size by 2100

Scienmag

Over one quarter of Europe’s 20 most highly-fished marine species will be under extreme pressure by 2100 if nothing is done to simultaneously halt climate change, overfishing, and mercury pollution, according to a new UBC study. Credit: Daderot Creative Commons CC0 1.0

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Lessons in Supply Chain Digitization from PepsiCo and Conagra

Speaker: Craig Weiss, ConAgra Brands; Mari Roberts PepsiCo; and Matt Elenjickal, FourKites

Supply chain digitalization is key to success as market volatility, widespread disruption & stiff competition for consumer dollars puts pressure on every aspect of the supply chain. Register to hear how 2 global brands are accelerating digital transformation and increasing efficiency & automation throughout their operations.

Touting a new way to drug an all-important family of proteins, a startup launches with $100M

Bio Pharma Dive

Backed by some of biotech's most powerful investors, Septerna is looking to usher in the next chapter of medicines that act on G protein-coupled receptors

Pancreatic cancer cells feed off hyaluronic acid

Scienmag

Hyaluronic acid, or HA, is a known presence in pancreatic tumors, but a new study from researchers at the University of Michigan Health Rogel Cancer Center shows that hyaluronic acid also acts as food to the cancer cells.

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Surrey researchers working with Space Power to revolutionise satellite power using laser beaming

Scienmag

The University of Surrey and Space Power are tackling the problem of powering satellites in Low Earth Orbit (LEO) during their eclipse period when they cannot see the sun.

Taysha Gene Therapies Announces Positive Initial Biomarker Data For TSHA-101, the First Bicistronic Gene Therapy in Clinical Development, Demonstrating Normalization of β-Hexosaminidase A Enzyme Activity in Patients With GM2 Gangliosidosis

BioTech 365

Taysha Gene Therapies Announces Positive Initial Biomarker Data For TSHA-101, the First Bicistronic Gene Therapy in Clinical Development, Demonstrating Normalization of ?-Hexosaminidase

Another pandemic challenge for nurses: Sleep problems

Scienmag

More than half of nurses had difficulty sleeping during the first six months of the COVID-19 pandemic—and getting less sleep increased their odds of experiencing anxiety and depression, according to a new study led by researchers at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing. “Nurses are already at risk for higher rates of depression and […].

Sierra Oncology to Present at B. Riley Securities Oncology Investor Conference

BioTech 365

Sierra Oncology to Present at B. Riley Securities Oncology Investor Conference Sierra Oncology to Present at B. Riley Securities Oncology Investor Conference SAN MATEO, Calif.–(BUSINESS –(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sierra Oncology, Inc.

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3 Ways End-to-End Visibility Helps Minimize the Risks of Ocean Freight

Download this playbook to learn how end-to-end visibility helps to mitigate risk associated with the ocean freight market.

UCF to lead $10m NASA project to develop zero-carbon jet engines

Scienmag

The University of Central Florida (UCF) is developing new technology that is expected to make airplane engines emission free, potentially revolutionizing the aviation industry.

Allay Therapeutics Appoints Ron Burch, M.D., Ph.D. to Scientific Advisory Board

BioTech 365

Allay Therapeutics Appoints Ron Burch, M.D., to Scientific Advisory Board Allay Therapeutics Appoints Ron Burch, M.D., to Scientific Advisory Board MENLO PARK, Calif.–(BUSINESS

FAMU-FSU researcher combines climate change and land use data to predict watershed impact

Scienmag

When rain falls, it picks up pollution from streets, farms and other manmade features as it winds toward the ocean. Credit: Bill Lax/FSU Photography Services When rain falls, it picks up pollution from streets, farms and other manmade features as it winds toward the ocean.

What to Do When a Debt Collector Contacts You

Triage Cancer

Dealing with debt can feel overwhelming, but knowing what to do when a debt collector contacts you is important. Medical bills, credit card bills, student loans, and other types of debt are often sent to a “collection agency,” which then becomes responsible for collecting payment from you.

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4 Silver Linings of the Chaotic Ocean Freight Market

Speaker: Peter Tirschwell, Chris Stauber, Sarah Barnes Humphrey, and Audrey Ross

Join this webinar exploring the silver linings that have emerged from the chaotic ocean freight market. The discussion will highlight solutions that prioritize digitization and build a more efficient international supply chain. Jan 25 at 10am CT.

Stanford scientists find the climate and health impacts of natural gas stoves are greater than previously thought

Scienmag

Humans have cooked with fire for millennia, but it may be time for a change. Natural gas appliances warm the planet in two ways: generating carbon dioxide by burning natural gas as a fuel and leaking unburned methane into the air.

Biliary Tract Cancer Market Spotlight Report 2021 – ResearchAndMarkets.com

BioTech 365

Biliary Tract Cancer Market Spotlight Report 2021 – ResearchAndMarkets.com Biliary Tract Cancer Market Spotlight Report 2021 – ResearchAndMarkets.com DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Market Spotlight: Biliary Tract Cancer” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. Biliary tract cancer (BTC), also known as cholangiocarcinoma … Continue reading → Business Wire

The link between alcohol consumption and epilepsy: An update from scientists from Pusan National University

Scienmag

Epilepsy, a common neurological disorder associated with stigma, psychiatric comorbidities, and rising healthcare costs, affects approximately 50 million people globally. A common risk factor associated with the development of epilepsy and seizures is alcohol consumption.

Global Head and Neck Cancer Disease Market Analysis Report 2021-2027 – ResearchAndMarkets.com

BioTech 365

Global Head and Neck Cancer Disease Market Analysis Report 2021-2027 – ResearchAndMarkets.com Global Head and Neck Cancer Disease Market Analysis Report 2021-2027 – ResearchAndMarkets.com DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Disease Analysis: Head and Neck Cancer” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The … Continue reading → Business Wire

The Smart Data Revolution: How AB InBev Drives Efficiency with Visibility Data

Speaker: AB InBev and FourKites

Register for our upcoming webinar to learn how leveraging the right data to make quick, well-informed decisions is the key to success in supply chain & logistics. Join FourKites and AB InBev to learn what’s possible with a data-driven supply chain strategy & real-time transportation visibility.

Schools and the pandemic: Simulation model allows for safe operation

Scienmag

[Vienna, January 26, 2022] A year ago, the whole world discussed: is it irresponsible to send children to school during a pandemic, or do measures exist that can prevent corona clusters so efficiently that schools can stay open (or reopen)?

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Mesothelioma Market Spotlight Report 2021 – ResearchAndMarkets.com

BioTech 365

Mesothelioma Market Spotlight Report 2021 – ResearchAndMarkets.com Mesothelioma Market Spotlight Report 2021 – ResearchAndMarkets.com DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Market Spotlight: Mesothelioma” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. Mesothelioma is an aggressive and rare form of cancer which develops in the lining … Continue reading → Business Wire

Decreasing development on forest and agricultural land partly driven by gas prices, study finds

Scienmag

CORVALLIS, Ore. – A new study found a steep decline in the development of forest and agricultural land from 2000 to 2015 compared to the previous two decades, which resulted in a broad shift towards denser development patterns throughout the U.S. A primary culprit was rising gas prices.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Market Spotlight Report 2021: 10-year Disease Prevalence Forecast, and Licensing and Acquisition Deals, Drug-specific Revenue Forecasts – ResearchAndMarkets.com

BioTech 365

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Market Spotlight Report 2021: 10-year Disease Prevalence Forecast, and Licensing and Acquisition Deals, Drug-specific Revenue Forecasts – ResearchAndMarkets.com Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Market Spotlight Report 2021: 10-year Disease Prevalence Forecast, and Licensing and Acquisition … Continue reading → Business Wire

Modernizing Pharmaceutical Supply Chains

Speaker: Nimesh Patel, Gregory Demitrack, and Sarah Barnes Humphrey

Register for our upcoming webinar to better understand the state of the pharmaceutical supply chain. FourKites partnered with Accenture to survey supply chain executives working in pharmaceuticals, biotech, cell and gene therapy, medtech, and other related industries.

Microbiome of mother’s vagina may affect infant mortality risk and baby’s development

Scienmag

A new study in mice from University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers showed that an unhealthy vaginal microbiome in pregnant mothers in combination with an unhealthy diet contributed to increased pup deaths and altered development in the surviving babies.

Sugarlogix Announces Relaunch as NAMUH

BioTech 365

Sugarlogix Announces Relaunch as NAMUH Sugarlogix Announces Relaunch as NAMUH Company Will Close Nutritional Gap Between Infant Formula and Human Milk ALAMEDA, Calif., 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sugarlogix, a bioengineering company creating functional oligosaccharides with health benefits, today … Continue reading → GlobeNewswire

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COVID-19 exposure possible outside of home isolation rooms

Scienmag

A Rutgers study has detected tiny airborne particles containing RNA from the SARS-CoV-2 that causes COVID-19, both inside and outside of the rooms in which infected people were self-isolating at home. This finding suggests that airborne transmission beyond the isolation rooms in homes may pose a risk of infection to other home occupants. The study, […]. Latest News COVID19 exposure home isolation rooms

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Castellum, Inc. Announces Q4 Record Revenue

BioTech 365

Castellum, Inc. Announces Q4 Record Revenue Castellum, Inc. Announces Q4 Record Revenue POTOMAC, Md., 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Castellum, Inc. OTC: ONOV) announces that it generated approximately $9.5 million in unaudited revenue in the fourth quarter ended December … Continue reading → GlobeNewswire

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Minimizing Retail Supply Chain Disruptions in 2021 and Beyond

Speaker: Izaac Moran, Customer Success Manager, FourKites; Glenn Koepke, SVP of Customer Success, FourKites; and featuring interviews with supply chain experts from Dollar Tree and Best Buy

Register for our upcoming webinar to see how savvy retailers including Dollar Tree and Best Buy are leveraging real-time visibility across their end-to-end supply chains in creative ways to drive agility and thrive in today’s unpredictable environment.

Curtailed sleep may alter how intense exercise stresses the heart

Scienmag

In a new study, participants underwent an intense bout of exercise after both normal sleep and after three nights of curtailed sleep. When they exercised after curtailed sleep, the levels of the heart injury biomarker troponin increased slightly more, compared with when the participants performed exercise in their well-rested condition. The study is a smaller […]. Latest News alter Curtailed Exercise heart Intense sleep stresses

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Fuwai Central China Cardiovascular Hospital Becomes First to Offer Advanced Robotic Treatment for Heart Rhythm Disorders in Central China

BioTech 365

Fuwai Central China Cardiovascular Hospital Becomes First to Offer Advanced Robotic Treatment for Heart Rhythm Disorders in Central China Fuwai Central China Cardiovascular Hospital Becomes First to Offer Advanced Robotic Treatment for Heart Rhythm Disorders in Central China ST. LOUIS, … Continue reading → GlobeNewswire

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Tiny materials lead to a big advance in quantum computing

Scienmag

Like the transistors in a classical computer, superconducting qubits are the building blocks of a quantum computer. While engineers have been able to shrink transistors to nanometer scales, however, superconducting qubits are still measured in millimeters. This is one reason a practical quantum computing device couldn’t be miniaturized to the size of a smartphone, for […]. Latest News advance big computing lead Materials quantum Tiny

Ocugen, Inc. Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire Vaccine Manufacturing, R&D Hub in Ontario, Canada

BioTech 365

Ocugen, Inc. Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire Vaccine Manufacturing, R&D Hub in Ontario, Canada Ocugen, Inc. Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire Vaccine Manufacturing, R&D Hub in Ontario, Canada Dormant Vaccine Manufacturing site currently owned by an affiliate of … Continue reading → GlobeNewswire

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.