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Drug Discovery & Development

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

The firm is using automated laboratory testing, artificial intelligence, and single-cell omics for a "precision" approach to cancer drug discovery.

The assets include intellectual property relevant to iPSC-based phenotypic drug discovery and an existing product business around iPSC-derived cells.

The partners will offer drug discovery services based on human induced pluripotent stem cells and cells derived from these.

Novel clinical trials designs are enabling exploration of new precision oncology drug indications in Japan and China, and increasing patient access to treatments. 

SpeeDx said it will work with GlaxoSmithKline on tests to support its antibiotic clinical trials, as well as its new product development efforts.

Nature News examines how science in the UK may fare as Boris Johnson, the next prime minister, pursues Brexit.

CNN reports that Immigration and Customs Enforcement in the US has expanded its DNA testing to seven sites along the southern border.

In PNAS this week: role for exosomes in neuronal circuit development, tuberculosis pathogen enzymes, and more.

Undoing Obamacare protections could affect people's willingness to undergo genetic testing, Sarah Lawrence College's Laura Hercher and the University of Iowa College of Law's Anya Prince write at BuzzFeed News.

Aug
29
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This webinar will outline how RUCDR Infinite Biologics, the world's largest university-based biorepository, has implemented workflows and processes to support precision medicine applications.