Pharmacovigilance – News and Features
Clinical Data Announces Launch of Genetic Test for Warfarin Response
Company licenses intellectual property relating to genetic testing for warfarin response.
Monoclonal Antibodies to Measure Levels of 5-Fluorouracil in Plasma
Validated library of monoclonal antibodies is a major step toward personalized chemotherapy management.
BioE and University of Newcastle Form Research Partnership
Collaboration to establish optimal protocols for isolating cord blood cells.
Benitec Provides Additional Context on RNAi Study Published in Nature
The study was intended to test the limits of RNAi expression with respect to safety and efficacy.
Injecting Stem Cells From a Woman's own Muscle may Effectively Treat Urinary Incontinence
Studies demonstrated that injecting stem cells into the urethral muscles increases leak point pressure.
For Stanford Scientists, RNAi Gene Therapy Takes two Steps Forward, one Step Back
If RNAi is going to be viable as a therapy for organ-wide diseases such as hepatitis B or C, it will have to stick around.
Personalized Treatment Trial for Breast Cancer Launched
This trial is important because it is one of the first to examine a methodology for personalizing cancer treatment.
Michigan Team Singles Out Cancer Stem Cells for Attack
Researchers find a way to kill cancer stem cells without harming the normal stem cells in the same tissue.
Cerep Grants BioPrint® Access to AstraZeneca
AstraZeneca will have non-exclusive access to physicochemical, pharmacological and clinical data on BioPrint® compounds.
Genetic Research Method Sheds Light on Drug Metabolism
Use of a mouse genetic analysis method may lead to a better understanding of how drugs are metabolized.