Asuragen to Provide GLP Laboratory Testing Services to a Biotechnology Organization
News May 30, 2007
Asuragen, a cGMP/GLP facility, is dedicated to helping the scientific community and industry to discover and develop new products for the advancement of cancer research and companion diagnostics.
“We are committed to applying our RNA expertise to produce the data quality required in clinical studies with organizations such as Millennium and believe that research like this may enable companion diagnostics and support the value of personalized medicine,” commented Scott Hunicke-Smith, V.P. and General Manager of Asuragen Services.
Researchers Discover Mutation That Appears to Protect Against Multiple Aspects of Biological AgingNews
The first genetic mutation that appears to protect against multiple aspects of biological aging in humans has been discovered in an extended family of Old Order Amish living in the vicinity of Berne, Indiana, report Northwestern Medicine scientists.READ MORE
Defects in Cell’s ‘Waste Disposal System’ Linked to Parkinson’sNews
An international study has shed new light on the genetic factors associated with Parkinson’s disease, pointing at a group of lysosomal storage disorder genes as potential major contributors to the onset and progression of this common neurodegenerative disorder.READ MORE
Mouse Model Demonstrates Potential of New Autism DrugNews
Scientists have performed a successful test of a possible new drug in a mouse model of an autism disorder. The candidate drug, largely corrected electrical, behavioral and brain abnormalities in the mice.READ MORE