Bio Roundup: Big Approvals, ICER Influence, Drug-Price Pushback & More

BIO ROUNDUP: BIG APPROVALS, ICER INFLUENCE, DRUG-PRICE PUSHBACK & MORE

We'll start the roundup this week with two drug approvals that came late last Friday. Both were landmarks for the companies receiving...

Pain Drug Race Continues as Regeneron Posts Early Phase 3 Results

PAIN DRUG RACE CONTINUES AS REGENERON POSTS EARLY PHASE 3 RESULTS

A new class of pain drugs that might offer an alternative to addictive opioids-if they're safe enough to use chronically-is inching...

 
 
 
Light-Emitting Nanoparticles Could Provide a Safer Way to Image Living Cells

LIGHT-EMITTING NANOPARTICLES COULD PROVIDE A SAFER WAY TO IMAGE LIVING CELLS

Light emitted by nanoparticles injected into the mammary fat pads of a live mouse is imaged through several millimeters of tissue....

 
 
 

ACTAVALON ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENTS OF DR. JOHN HOOD TO ITS BOARD OF DIRECTORS

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - Actavalon, Inc., a preclinical-stage biotechnology company focused on developing small molecules...

 
 
 

AMISH NEMALINE MYOPATHY NATURAL HISTORY STUDY FINDS PROMISE FOR GENE THERAPY TREATMENT

A new comprehensive natural history study about Amish nemaline myopathy in the Old Order Amish population focuses on the promise of...

A NOVEL SILANE COUPLING AGENT WITH PEROXY GROUPS USED AS AN INITIATOR IN THE GRAFT POLYMERIZATION OF AN OR MMA ON NANO-TIO 2

Abstract A novel peroxy group-containing silane coupling agent was synthesized and anchored on the surface of titanium dioxide nanoparticles...

 
 
 

LOCAL TRACES: AN OVER-APPROXIMATION OF THE BEHAVIOR OF THE PROTEINS IN RULE-BASED MODELS

Thanks to rule-based modelling languages, we can assemble large sets of mechanistic protein-protein interactions within integrated...

PREMER: A TOOL TO INFER BIOLOGICAL NETWORKS

Inferring the structure of unknown cellular networks is a main challenge in computational biology. Data-driven approaches based on...

 
 
 

ENCODING DATA USING BIOLOGICAL PRINCIPLES: THE MULTISAMPLE VARIANT FORMAT FOR PHYLOGENOMICS AND POPULATION GENOMICS

Rapid progress in the fields of phylogenomics and population genomics has driven increases in both the size of multi-genomic datasets...

SCARLET MACAW DNA POINTS TO ANCIENT BREEDING OPERATION IN SOUTHWEST

Somewhere in the American Southwest or northern Mexico, there are probably the ruins of a scarlet macaw breeding operation dating to...

 
 
 

CHARACTERIZATION, YIELD OPTIMIZATION, SCALE UP AND BIOPRESERVATIVE POTENTIAL OF FERMENCIN SA715, A NOVEL BACTERIOCIN FROM LACTOBACILLUS FERMENTUM GA715 OF GOAT MILK ORIGIN

Emergence of antibiotic resistance and growing consumer trend towards foods containing biopreservatives stimulated the search for alternative...

LABORATORY ASSISTANT

Perform basic laboratory functions related to our contract with the California Dept. of Public Health's Newborn and Prenatal Screening...

 
 
 

SEEKING PAID VOLUNTEERS FOR CLINICAL STUDY ON HIGH ALTITUDE PHYSIOLOGY

The UCSF Department of Anesthesia is now recruiting healthy volunteers for a clinical trial examining the safety and effectiveness...

$25-50/HOUR FOR STANFORD RESEARCH STUDY PARTICIPATION

We are seeking healthy brains with several hours to spare for $25-50/hour contribution to research! The Etkin Lab needs healthy volunteers...

 
 
 

THERMAL SWITCH DISCOVERED IN ENGINEERED SQUID-BASED BIOMATERIALS

Tuning materials for optimal optical and electrical properties is becoming commonplace. Now, researchers and manufacturers may be able...

WHY ZEBRAFISH ALWAYS HAVE STRIPES

A mathematical model helps explain the key role that one pigment cells plays in making sure that each stripe on a zebrafish ends up...

 
 
 

LABORATORY AUTOMATION SCIENTIST/ LAB AUTOMATION - STEFANINI IT SOLUTION - SAN DIEGO, CA

With a focus on biotechnology laboratory automation, this individual will create automated workflows and stand-alone automated pipetting...

SEGAN: ADVERSARIAL NETWORK WITH MULTI-SCALE L 1 LOSS FOR MEDICAL IMAGE SEGMENTATION

Abstract Inspired by classic Generative Adversarial Networks , we propose a novel end-to-end adversarial neural network, called SegAN,...