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INVESTIGATION OF PLGA NANOPARTICLES IN CONJUNCTION WITH NUCLEAR LOCALIZATION SEQUENCE FOR ENHANCED DELIVERY OF ANTIMIR PHOSPHOROTHIOATES IN CANCER CELLS IN VITRO

Numerous first generation phosphorothioates and their derivatives have shown promise targeting mRNA for therapeutic applications and...

Rapid Response: A Role for SMRT Sequencing in Infectious Disease Control

RAPID RESPONSE: A ROLE FOR SMRT SEQUENCING IN INFECTIOUS DISEASE CONTROL

Researchers rely on PacBio long-reads for richness and resolution when probing genomes, and these same attributes are becoming increasingly...

 
 
 
Xconomy's Seattle Event to Explore Tech Convergence in Life Sciences

XCONOMY'S SEATTLE EVENT TO EXPLORE TECH CONVERGENCE IN LIFE SCIENCES

The lines between biotech and high tech are blurring, and Seattle is one of the country's hotspots for this convergence. IT innovations...

TONIX LOSES ARMY R&D CONTRACT, GAINS CHANCE TO RETAIN FDA BREAKTHROUGH STATUS

Tonix Pharmaceuticals has lost a U.S. Army agreement to develop TNX-102 SL in military-related post-traumatic stress disorder, but...

 
 
 

DIA 2019 JUNE 23-27 IN SAN DIEGO: JUN 23, 2019

DIA, founded as the Drug Information Association, has provided a global, yet neutral stage, for collaboration to address healthcare...

UFGI PUBLICATION ROUND-UP WEEK 4/15

The Common Antidiabetic Drug Metformin Reduces Odds of Developing Age-Related Macular Degeneration. Brown EE, Ball JD, Chen Z, Khurshid...

 
 
 

BIOTECH VET TROY WILSON SHINES A SPOTLIGHT ON HIS OLIGONUCLEOTIDE STARTUP AS ELI LILLY SIGNS UP FOR A PREMIER BIG PHARMA PARTNERSHIP

Troy Wilson is best known now for his role leading Kura Oncology, where the team has been developing targeted cancer drugs. Not so...

Arrakis spices up development efforts with $75M Series B round for RNA-targeting drugs

ARRAKIS SPICES UP DEVELOPMENT EFFORTS WITH $75M SERIES B ROUND FOR RNA-TARGETING DRUGS

The company has raised more than $100 million since 2017 and plans to use the current funding to build a pipeline of RNA-targeting...

 
 
 
A Public Health Failure: since 2016, more than 15,000 cases, 8,500 hospitalizations, and 140 deaths have resulted from the hepatitis A virus - it is past time to offer vaccinations to food service workers

A PUBLIC HEALTH FAILURE: SINCE 2016, MORE THAN 15,000 CASES, 8,500 HOSPITALIZATIONS, AND 140 DEATHS HAVE RESULTED FROM THE HEPATITIS A VIRUS - IT IS PAST TIME TO OFFER VACCINATIONS TO FOOD SERVICE WORKERS

Vaccinating food service workers will not solve the entire problem - we need a nation-wide focus on homelessness and drug use as well. According...

VALIDATION ENGINEER/SPECIALIST

TVS, Inc Validation Engineer/Specialist Job Label: Validation Engineer SD We need C&Q Geniuses! Do you love figuring out how something...

 
 
 
Smoking out Structural Variants in the Cannabis Genome

SMOKING OUT STRUCTURAL VARIANTS IN THE CANNABIS GENOME

With its unique medicinal and psychoactive compounds, the popularity of cannabis is spreading... well, like a weed. Now legal in 10...

Corporate America embraces 420 as marijuana legalization grows

CORPORATE AMERICA EMBRACES 420 AS MARIJUANA LEGALIZATION GROWS

Marijuana users have for decades celebrated their love of the drug on April 20, but the once counter-culture celebration is now so...

 
 
 
Jarrell "Big Baby" Miller releases statement after third failed drug test

JARRELL "BIG BABY" MILLER RELEASES STATEMENT AFTER THIRD FAILED DRUG TEST

Things just got even worse for Jarrell "Big Baby" Miller as it appears that he has failed yet another drug test. Miller took to Instagram...

Blood pressure drug reduces build-up of toxic proteins behind dementia

BLOOD PRESSURE DRUG REDUCES BUILD-UP OF TOXIC PROTEINS BEHIND DEMENTIA

Felodipine, a drug used to treat high blood pressure, may also prevent the build-up of toxic proteins in the brain that are associated...

 
 
 
MORE blood pressure pills recalled over carcinogen fears

MORE BLOOD PRESSURE PILLS RECALLED OVER CARCINOGEN FEARS

Last summer it emerged drugs made in China and India, and dispatched across the world were contaminated with carcinogens NMBA, NMDA,...

Positive drug tests among US employees just hit a 14-year high - but experts warn marijuana screenings need an overhaul as more states legalize weed

POSITIVE DRUG TESTS AMONG US EMPLOYEES JUST HIT A 14-YEAR HIGH - BUT EXPERTS WARN MARIJUANA SCREENINGS NEED AN OVERHAUL AS MORE STATES LEGALIZE WEED

As more states move to legalize marijuana, employers are starting to rethink pre-employment screenings for drugs. Urine tests, the...

 
 
 
God's Trigger Review: Earn Your Way into Heaven with Ultraviolence

GOD'S TRIGGER REVIEW: EARN YOUR WAY INTO HEAVEN WITH ULTRAVIOLENCE

My first impression of God's Trigger , unkindly, was that it was a co-op Hotline Miami clone. It has a similar initial feel, replacing...

Kodak Black Arrested On Drug And Gun Charges

KODAK BLACK ARRESTED ON DRUG AND GUN CHARGES

Kodak Black has been arrested on gun and drug charges, Pitchfork reports. The rapper was stopped by border officials last night while...

 
 
 
Drug used to treat high blood pressure could relieve Parkinson's, Huntington's and Alzheimer's

DRUG USED TO TREAT HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE COULD RELIEVE PARKINSON'S, HUNTINGTON'S AND ALZHEIMER'S

A study by the University of Cambridge found the hypertension medication felodipine reduced the toxic build-up of proteins in the brains...