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FDA Grants Full Approval to Blinatumomab for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
FDA Grants Full Approval to Blinatumomab for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
News   Jul 27, 2017

TheFDA has changed its accelerated approval of blinatumomab (Blincyto®) for some patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia to a full approval and expanded the approved indications for its use.

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Hypothalamic Stem Cells Control Speed of Ageing
Hypothalamic Stem Cells Control Speed of Ageing
News   Jul 27, 2017

Researchers have found that stem cells in the brain’s hypothalamus govern how fast aging occurs in the body, which could lead to new strategies for warding off age-related diseases and extending lifespan.

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LifeArc Becomes Technology Transfer Partner to London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
LifeArc Becomes Technology Transfer Partner to London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
News   Jul 26, 2017

LifeArc, the medical research charity, has partnered with London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine to provide a range of services in technology transfers.

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Shedding Light on How Tumors Become Resistant to Immunotherapy
Shedding Light on How Tumors Become Resistant to Immunotherapy
News   Jul 26, 2017

Researchers have now found that in skin cutaneous melanoma an epigenetic control protein is key to the development of immunotherapy resistance.

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Agilent Technologies Presents Thought Leader Award to Dr. Ram Sasisekharan
Agilent Technologies Presents Thought Leader Award to Dr. Ram Sasisekharan
News   Jul 24, 2017

Agilent Technologies awards Dr. Ram Sasisekharan with the Agilent Thought Leader Award in recognition of his contributions in the field of biologics characterization.

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Large-Scale Production of Living Brain Cells Enables Entirely New Research
Large-Scale Production of Living Brain Cells Enables Entirely New Research
News   Jul 24, 2017

After performing a biopsy on the patient, the skin cells are transformed into brain cells that effectively imitate the disease and the age of the patient.

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Cow Antibodies Yield Important Clues For Developing A Broadly Effective AIDS Vaccine
Cow Antibodies Yield Important Clues For Developing A Broadly Effective AIDS Vaccine
News   Jul 21, 2017

The unexpected animal model is providing clues for important questions at a moment when new energy has infused HIV vaccine research.

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CRISPR Reveals New Targets for Promising  Cancer Drugs
CRISPR Reveals New Targets for Promising Cancer Drugs
News   Jul 20, 2017

Novel screening method identifies new drug targets that could potentially enhance the effectiveness of PD-1 checkpoint inhibitors, a promising new class of cancer immunotherapy.

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Synthetic Material to Support Stem Cells Developed
Synthetic Material to Support Stem Cells Developed
News   Jul 18, 2017

New substrates have been developed which can be used to raise stem cells for a wide variety of uses.

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NIH links Aldosterone to Alcohol Use Disorder
NIH links Aldosterone to Alcohol Use Disorder
News   Jul 17, 2017

National Institutes of Health study demonstrates that aldosterone, a hormone produced in the adrenal glands, may contribute to alcohol use disorder (AUD)

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