NCATS funds ‘All of Us Research Program’ to evaluate innovative DNA sequencing tools

The All of Us Research Program has selected the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, Huntsville, Alabama, to evaluate the use of leading-edge DNA sequencing technologies that could someday improve diagnosis and treatment of many diseases,...

Salk scientists awarded $14.3 million to map circuitry for movement

Credit: Salk Institute LA JOLLA, CA–(October 18, 2019) A team of Salk scientists led by Professor Martyn Goulding has been awarded $14.3 million over five years by...

From Poetry to Policy: An Interview with Bartha Maria Knoppers

Bartha Maria Knopper Canadian lawyer and professor Bartha Maria Knoppers is widely acknowledged as one of the leading authorities on legal and ethical aspects of genetics and genomics research. In the summer of 2019, she...

This Biotech Fights Autoimmune Disease with Rare Immune Cells

We come to the biotech hub of Paris, France, where the biotech Ermium Therapeutics is developing treatments for autoimmune diseases that don’t suppress the whole immune system as current treatments do. Mission: To develop small...

Insiders Roundup: Facebook, Vir Biotechnology – GuruFocus.com

Did you know that the GuruFocus All-in-One Screener can be used to find insider trades from a specific period of time or a certain range of value? For these stock picks, I went under...

Yale scientists build powerful genomic research platform to study cervical cancer

Yale Cancer Center scientists have built a powerful genomic research platform to study cervical cancer, a disease that often is untreatable if it progresses after surgery or primary chemo-radiation treatment. The work is described...

Researchers quantify limitations of health reports from direct-to-consumer genetic tests

Findings reported at ASHG 2019 Annual Meeting Credit: courtesy of Invitae HOUSTON, Texas – Health reports from direct-to-consumer (DTC) genetic tests that use a limited variant screening approach often yield clinical false-negative results, which pose the...

Better Research Begins with an Experienced Solution Provider

The Jackson Laboratory (JAX), a global leader in mammalian genetics and preclinical disease modeling, has been a driving force in supporting global drug discovery for 90 years. Our passion is empowering the development of...

Sofinnova Raises €330M in a Europe-Focused Life Sciences Fund

The French VC firm Sofinnova has raised €330M to fund 30 life science and tech companies across Europe and the US. The new fund is called Sofinnova Capital IV, and smashed its initial target of...

Health: the hits keep coming for Avecho Biotechnology – Stockhead

Link copied toclipboard Avecho Biotechnology (ASX:AVE), the company formerly known as Phosphagenics, announced that its Japanese partner is pulling support after three years of research. Avecho has a patented drug delivery system called targeted penetration matrix...