Owlstone Medical Boosts Breath Biopsy Research With Kits And A Digital Biobank

Dogs have been used in criminal justice and forensic science settings for many years to detect the scent of missing persons or illicit drugs for example . They can detect volatile organic chemicals with their well developed olfactory system....

23andMe Backed Study Reveals Genetic Risk Factors For Hyperemesis Gravidarum

Nausea and vomiting vary considerably in duration and severity in pregnancy but are common complaints . Hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) is a condition that occurs in 0.3–2% of pregnancies and is associated with maternal and fetal morbidity, which represents the...

Regeneron Confirms New Chronic Liver Disease Drug Target Using Biobank Data

For the first time Regeneron has reported a variant in the HSD17B13 gene that is associated with reduced risk of, in other words protection from, various chronic liver diseases for which there are currently no approved therapeutics . The...

AGC Biologics Expands Capacity At Its Berkeley Manufacturing And Cell Banking Facility

AGC Biologics is a global Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) of therapeutic proteins, with a strong commitment to deliver the highest standard of service. Focused on early-phase, the AGC Biologics Berkeley facility operates within the global AGC Biologics...

Research Out-Smarts Endometriosis (ROSE) Biobank Used To Develop An Experimental Diagnostic

Researchers at the Feinstein Institute, Manhasset, NY established the Research Out-Smarts Endometriosis (ROSE) program to study the genetic and cellular basis of endometriosis. Research volunteers, both healthy and those with endometriosis, provided peripheral and menstrual blood samples which are...

Abzena Plc Secures Access Agreement With A Major Cell Line Depository

Abzena plc provides proprietary technologies and complementary services to enable the development and manufacture of biopharmaceutical products. Biopharmaceuticals are protein based drugs and include antibodies, antibody-drug conjugates, therapeutic proteins and peptides. ABZENA Inside products are biopharmaceutical products that incorporate...

AmnioFix® Injectable Granted RMAT Designation By The FDA For The Treatment Of Osteoarthritis Of...

MiMedx Group, Inc. developed the proprietary PURION® Process that separates placental tissues collected after birth, cleans and reassembles layers, and then dehydrates the tissue for long term storage under sterile conditions. The PURION® Process removes free blood while retaining...

BioLife Solutions’ CryoStor® Cell Freeze Media Evaluated In A PDX Banking Study

Xenografts using cancer cell lines in immunocompromised animal models have been used in research for many years, however there are concerns that these models do not adequately reflect the heterogeneity of an actual patient tumour. To overcome this patient-derived...

Humacyte Funding Will Support Final Stage Clinical Development Of Its Regenerative Medicine

Humacyte, Inc., is a privately held clinical stage biotechnology company developing the technology of human acellular vessels (HAVs). It is a type of bioengineered vein. HAVs are produced in a cell culture bioreactor and then acellularized. Proposed uses include...

STEMCELL Technologies Licenses Inner Ear Organoid Culture Technique

The ability to hear music and keep balanced when upright is dependent on mechanosensory “hair cells” in the inner ear that convert vibrations into electrical signals . They are located inside the organ of Corti within the snail-shaped cochlea...