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IMIC Medical Research Center Adds New Agents to ACTIV-2 Clinical Trial in Miami Dade to Investigate Early COVID-19 Treatments

IMIC Medical Research Center Adds New Agents to ACTIV-2 Clinical Trial in Miami Dade to Investigate Early COVID-19 Treatments

WHAT:           The ACTIV-2 clinical trial, which is investigating treatments for early COVID-19, announces the addition of new agents to the study. Developed by Brii Biosciences, BRII-196 and BRII-198 are monoclonal antibodies that each target a different part of SARS-CoV-2, the…

Advances in Transforming Growth Factor-β Signaling

Advances in Transforming Growth Factor-β Signaling

An article published in Experimental Biology and Medicine (Volume 246, Issue 4, February, 2021) (https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/1535370220966296) reports a new mechanism for modulating transforming-growth factor beta (TGF-β) signaling. The study, led by Dr. Thomas Thompson, in the Department of Molecular Genetics, Biochemistry and…

Softwave® Tissue Regeneration Technologies Announces Landmark Trial for Acute Traumatic Spinal Cord Injuries

Softwave® Tissue Regeneration Technologies Announces Landmark Trial for Acute Traumatic Spinal Cord Injuries

SoftWave® Tissue Regeneration Technologies, a disruptive bio-medical device company, announces the beginning of a trial for “Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy in Acute Traumatic Complete and Incomplete Cross – Sectional Lesions.” The trial will be sponsored by the Austrian Workers’ Compensation…

European multicentre study – first expectations fulfilled

European multicentre study – first expectations fulfilled

The pathway to a correct diagnosis in epilepsy patients is often very long. Furthermore, approx. 30% of all patients with epilepsy cannot be treated adequately in spite of a variety of medicinal options. The use of technical options for treatment…

The Ehlers-Danlos Society Announces Worldwide Research Study to Identify the Genetic Cause of Hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

The Ehlers-Danlos Society Announces Worldwide Research Study to Identify the Genetic Cause of Hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

​The Ehlers-Danlos Society is excited to announce the start of recruitment for participants in the Hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Genetic Research Study, devoted to finding the underlying genetic markers for hypermobile EDS (hEDS). Since the announcement of the extraordinary “Moonshot” donation…

Heart Remodeling During Pregnancy and the Early Postpartum Period

Heart Remodeling During Pregnancy and the Early Postpartum Period

An article published in Experimental Biology and Medicine (Volume 243, Issue 15/16, November, 2018) (https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/1535370218818457) provides new insights regarding the molecular events underlying cardiac remodeling during pregnancy and the early post-partum period. The study, led by Dr. Holly LaVoie, Department…

Primate CRO Alpha Genesis Continues Expansion Efforts With $3M Commitment

Primate CRO Alpha Genesis Continues Expansion Efforts With $3M Commitment

Primate contract research organization Alpha Genesis today announced the second phase of its multi-year expansion effort, committing an additional $3M over the next two years towards new construction and hiring to further enhance the Company's product and service offerings. This announcement…

OccuPro Research Highlights the Success of OccuPro's Functional Capacity Evaluation

OccuPro, a company providing medical professionals and employers with the latest in functional capacity evaluation software and continuing education, is highlighting a 2018 publication titled “An evaluation of the inter-rater and intra-rater reliability of OccuPro’s functional capacity evaluation.” The publication…

Alpha Genesis Primate Research Center Launches New Online Resource

The Alpha Genesis Primate Research Center (AGPRC) has launched a new website to raise awareness of biomedical and behavioral research with primates that seeks to improve human and animal health. The website, PrimateResearch.com, offers a user-friendly, informative experience for people across the world who are interested in…

New Xtalks Webinar to Address the Increasing Demand for Single-Site Pre-Market Approval Models in the Pursuit of Companion Diagnostic Development (CDx)

New Xtalks Webinar to Address the Increasing Demand for Single-Site Pre-Market Approval Models in the Pursuit of Companion Diagnostic Development (CDx)

Join esteemed speakers from Covance including Steven Anderson, PhD, Senior Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer, and Tom Turi, PhD, Vice President of Companion Diagnostics for a live session on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 11 a.m. EDT (3 p.m.…

The CHEF1® Expression Technology Advantage for Accelerated Biologics Production, New Webinar Hosted by Xtalks

The CHEF1® Expression Technology Advantage for Accelerated Biologics Production, New Webinar Hosted by Xtalks

Biologics’ proprietary CHEF1® Expression System accelerates development of cell lines for cGMP biologics production. The innovative platform utilizes robust procedures and reliable raw materials, including chemically defined media, adapted Chinese hamster ovary (CHO) cells, and CHEF1 expression plasmids, to produce high…

Thornhill Research & Rostrum Medical Announce Technology Development Agreement

Thornhill Research & Rostrum Medical Announce Technology Development Agreement

Thornhill and Rostrum celebrate the finalization of a Technology Development Agreement which includes the licensing of certain Thornhill IP and an investment by Rostrum into Thornhill. This agreement is aimed to further Rostrum’s development of its Pulmonary Health Monitoring during ventilation,…

Steady Growth Spurs Plans for BASi Expansion of GLP Toxicology Facility in Indiana

Steady Growth Spurs Plans for BASi Expansion of GLP Toxicology Facility in Indiana

Bioanalytical Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:BASI) (“BASi” or the “Company”) today announced the company has retained architects and consultants to design and complete a multi-phased plan for the expansion of its GLP toxicology facility in Mt. Vernon, Indiana, near Evansville. Steady growth and…

Leading UK Biotechnology Company Appoints Global Expert Transplant Surgeon and Research Lead as Chief Medical Officer

Leading UK Biotechnology Company Appoints Global Expert Transplant Surgeon and Research Lead as Chief Medical Officer

​Precious Cells (International Ltd) welcomes Dr Kourosh Saeb-Parsy, Consultant Transplant Surgeon, University Lecturer and Regenerative Medicine Research Lead, as their new Chief Medical Officer. This newly created role is the latest in a series of expert senior management appointments at…

Growing Human Brain Cells in the Lab

Growing Human Brain Cells in the Lab

Li Gan, PhD, wants to find treatments to help patients with Alzheimer’s disease. Like most researchers, she’s hit a few major roadblocks. When researchers like Gan find potential new drugs, they must be tested on human cells to confirm they…

Deepak Srivastava Appointed President of Gladstone Institutes

Deepak Srivastava Appointed President of Gladstone Institutes

Deepak Srivastava, MD, has been appointed president of Gladstone Institutes, thus succeeding outgoing President R. Sanders (Sandy) Williams, MD. Srivastava’s term will begin on Jan. 1, 2018. He is currently a senior investigator and director of the Gladstone Institute of…

Gaining Momentum: BASi Adds Candace Rohde-Johnson as Director of in Vivo Products and Services

Gaining Momentum: BASi Adds Candace Rohde-Johnson as Director of in Vivo Products and Services

 Bioanalytical Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:BASI) (“BASi” or the “Company”) today announced the addition of Candace Rohde-Johnson as Director of In Vivo Products and Services. Ms. Rohde-Johnson will lead BASi’s In Vivo Products and Services Team with a focus on accelerating sales…

UPDATE: Research Supports Compassionate New Biopsy Approach for Women's Health in Cervical Cancer Prevention

UPDATE: Research Supports Compassionate New Biopsy Approach for Women's Health in Cervical Cancer Prevention

A recent study compares new, safe, single-use disposable biopsy curettes tipped with a medical fabric (Kylon®) with the pre-existing reusable metal sharp curettes. Dr. Justin Diedrich at UC Riverside School of Medicine and co-investigators Drs. Sumra Rathore and Joel Bentz,…

Research Supports Compassionate New Biopsy Approach for Women's Health in Cervical Cancer Prevention

Research Supports Compassionate New Biopsy Approach for Women's Health in Cervical Cancer Prevention

A recent study compares new, safe, single-use disposable biopsy curettes tipped with a medical fabric (Kylon®) with the pre-existing reusable metal sharp curettes.  Dr. Justin Diedrich at UC Riverside School of Medicine and co- investigators Drs. Sumra Rathore and Joel…

Deepak Srivastava to Lead the International Society for Stem Cell Research Beginning in 2019

Deepak Srivastava to Lead the International Society for Stem Cell Research Beginning in 2019

Deepak Srivastava, MD, was elected vice president of the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR), the voice of the global stem cell research community. Srivastava, who pioneered the use of stem cells for heart disease, is director of the…

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