Immune System 'On Switch' Breakthrough Could Lead to Targeted Drugs Tuesday, July 21, 2015 A crucial 'on switch' that boosts the body's defenses against infections has been successfully identified in new scientific research.
Ferring Bets on Bacteriophages to Treat Inflammatory Bowel Disease Tuesday, July 21, 2015 Ferring Pharmaceuticals have annoucned that it will collaborate with Intralytix in the latest phase of its early stage development programme for a bacteriophage-based therapy for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).Can Cell Cycle Protein Prevent or Kill Breast Cancer Tumors? Monday, July 20, 2015 An MD Anderson study has shown the potential of a simple molecule involved in cancer metabolism as a powerful therapeutic. Iron Regulators Join War on Pathogens Friday, July 17, 2015 Iron regulatory proteins (IRPs) play an important role in the body’s immune system.Facebook for the Proteome Friday, July 17, 2015 Researchers have developed a network for describing protein-protein interactions that can then be used to examine protein interactions that may have biological or clinical significance.NCI Announces Funding Opportunity for Biospecimen Core Thursday, July 16, 2015 The National Cancer Institute's Office of Cancer Clinical Proteomics Research has announced a funding opportunity for establishing a Biospecimen Core Resource.BMS Partners with Medical University Thursday, July 16, 2015 The Medical University of South Carolina and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company have announced that they have entered into a collaboration focused on fibrotic diseases, including scleroderma, renal fibrosis and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Agilent, Singapore Institute Collaborate Wednesday, July 15, 2015 Agilent Technologies and Singapore's Bioprocessing Technology Institute today announced a collaboration to develop new analytical approaches to specific protein-linked sugar compounds. Early Lead Exposure Has Long Lasting Effect Tuesday, July 14, 2015 A team of researchers have found links between lead exposure in children and epigenetic alterations in regulatory regions of genes that are imprinted and known to be critical in growth regulation and brain development.