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Antibody Drug-Conjugate to Target Treatment-Resistant Childhood Leukemia
Antibody Drug-Conjugate to Target Treatment-Resistant Childhood Leukemia
News   May 22, 2018

Researchers have discovered that a protein (5T4) found on the surface of cells contributes to chemotherapy resistance in the most common type of childhood leukaemia. Using a novel approach, early testing shows that targeting the protein with an antibody drug conjugate (ADC) could hold promise in improving treatment.

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Lab Innovations returns to the NEC, Bimingham , UK
Lab Innovations returns to the NEC, Bimingham , UK
News   May 22, 2018

Save the date for the UK’s only lab-dedicated exhibition showcase!

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BioAscent Establishes Integrated Drug Discovery Services Offering
BioAscent Establishes Integrated Drug Discovery Services Offering
News   May 22, 2018

Dr Phil Jones to join as new CSO to lead company’s extended capabilities in medicinal chemistry and in vitro biosciences.

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XenoGesis and BioAscent Forge Alliance to Offer Enhanced Integrated Drug Discovery Services
XenoGesis and BioAscent Forge Alliance to Offer Enhanced Integrated Drug Discovery Services
News   May 22, 2018

XenoGesis and BioAscent Discovery Limited have announced a collaboration to offer an enhanced range of integrated drug discovery services, including medicinal chemistry, biology and DMPK.

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Nanoparticles Derived from Tea Leaves Destroy Lung Cancer Cells
Nanoparticles Derived from Tea Leaves Destroy Lung Cancer Cells
News   May 21, 2018

Nanoparticles derived from tea leaves inhibit the growth of lung cancer cells, destroying up to 80% of them, new research by a joint Swansea University and Indian team has shown.

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Could Intermittent Fasting Diets Do Us Harm?
Could Intermittent Fasting Diets Do Us Harm?
News   May 21, 2018

Fasting every other day to lose weight impairs the action of sugar-regulating hormone, insulin, which may increase diabetes risk, according to recent data. These findings suggest that fasting-based diets may be associated with long-term health risks and careful consideration should be made before starting such weight loss programmes.

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PhoreMost Completes $15M (£11M) Series-A Round to Enter Drug Discovery
PhoreMost Completes $15M (£11M) Series-A Round to Enter Drug Discovery
News   May 21, 2018

Investment to fund expansion of operations and progression of drug target pipeline.

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3-D Representation of Motor Space in the Brain
3-D Representation of Motor Space in the Brain
News   May 18, 2018

Neuroscientists found that the superior colliculus, a region of the midbrain, is where three-dimensional motor space is mapped, and importantly they showed how the activity of neurons in this brain region leads to controlled spatially targeted movement.

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Resistance to Antifungals Could Lead to Disease and Global Food Shortages
Resistance to Antifungals Could Lead to Disease and Global Food Shortages
News   May 18, 2018

Growing levels of resistance to antifungal treatments could lead to increased disease outbreaks and affect food security around the world.

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Robots Grow Mini-Organs From Human Stem Cells
Robots Grow Mini-Organs From Human Stem Cells
News   May 18, 2018

A robotic approach to mass-producing organoids could accelerate regenerative medicine research and drug discovery.

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