Drug Discovery & Development

News on drug screening, clinical trials, companion diagnostics, immunotherapy, & personalized therapies in genetics, genomics, and molecular diagnostics.

CFDRC obtained iXG's high-throughput antimicrobial discovery platform, EMAD (extremophilic microbiome antimicrobial discovery).

Microbiotica will use its metagenomics microbiome platform to help Genentech develop biomarkers, targets, and medicines for inflammatory bowel disease.

Centogene will help Aldeyra identify patients with Sjögren-Larsson Syndrome, a rare genetic disease for which Aldeyra is developing a treatment.

The company will use the funds to further develop its cloud-based alternative splicing analysis platform for drug discovery.

OncoDNA will provide patient-enrollment services for an ongoing clinical study of Kura's head and neck squamous cell carcinoma drug tipifarnib.

A draft bill released by the US House of Representatives appropriations committee would increase the 2019 National Institutes of Health budget by 3 percent.

Bloomberg looks into privacy issues raised by law enforcement's use of genetic genealogy sites.

NBC News reports on the Earth BioGenome Project, which aims to sequence all eukaryotic life on Earth.

In Science this week: environmental DNA can help in studies of marine animals, and more.

Jun
19
Sponsored by
Advanced Cell Diagnostics

This webinar will provide evidence for the use of RNA in situ hybridization (RNA ISH) as a replacement for immunohistochemistry (IHC) in cancer research and diagnostic applications.

Jun
26
Sponsored by
Lexogen

This webinar outlines a study that sought to characterize the landscape of alternative polyadenylation (APA) in the lung cancer transcriptome in order to gain insight into the role of APA in cancer progression.