Category Pharm Industry Trends

Data on mass spectrometry detailed by researchers at Vanderbilt University, Vanderbilt Institute of Chemical Biology

Nov6

Researchers detail in ‘Characterizing ion mobility-mass spectrometry conformation space for the analysis of complex biological samples,’ new data in mass spectrometry. According to recent research published in the journal Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, "The conformation space occupied by different classes of biomolecules measured by ion mobility-mass spectrometry (IM-MS) is described for utility in the characterization […]

Findings from University of California provide new insights into proteomics

Nov6

"Conformational restriction by fragment assembly and guidance in molecular dynamics are alternate conformational search strategies in protein structure prediction. We examine both approaches using a version of the associative memory Hamiltonian that incorporates the influence of water-mediated interactions (AMW)," scientists writing in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States […]

AP Health NewsBrief at 12:49 a.m. EST

Nov6

In Europe, most swine flu shots by invitation onlyLONDON (AP) – In Britain, there are no long lines of people seeking swine flu vaccine. Doctor’s offices aren’t swamped with desperate calls. And there are no cries of injustice that the vaccine is going to wealthy corporations or healthy people who don’t really need it. Here, […]

Ready for the rush: Large turnout expected for swine flu vaccine clinic [High Point Enterprise, N.C.]

Nov6

Voice of America News

Nov5

DATELINE: WashingtonAn international team of researchers has completed a genetic road map of the horse, an animal they found has a lot in common with humans. Scientists say the DNA blueprint could aid in the study of human diseases and improve breeding of horses. A consortium of researchers with the International Horse Genome Project drew […]

Gatc Biotech to open new sequencing laboratory in London

Nov5

Nov 06, 2009 (Datamonitor via COMTEX) Gatc Biotech, a provider of genomic sequencing services, has reported that it will open a sequencing laboratory in London to provide scientists in UK and Ireland with single sample sequencing services.The Gatc London laboratory will be situated in the London BioScience Innovation Centre and will start operations on January […]

Research results from University Putra Malaysia update knowledge of life sciences

Nov5

2009 NOV 6 – (NewsRx.com) Researchers detail in ‘Rapid and effective method of RNA isolation from green microalga Ankistrodesmus convolutus,’ new data in life sciences (see also Life Sciences). According to recent research from Selangor, Malaysia, "The rapid and effective method for the isolation of RNA from green microalga Ankistrodesmus convolutus based on homogenization in […]

PPA 6mil milestone

Nov5

To: NATIONAL EDITORSWASHINGTON Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Biotech Week recently reported that, after visiting more than 3,000 cities in all 50 states, the Partnership for Prescription Assistance (PPA) reached a historic milestone by helping the six-millionth person at an event in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.The PPA is a nationwide effort sponsored by America’s pharmaceutical research and biotechnology companies […]

Beijing to add 30 pharma companies with over 100 mln yuan annual output by 2012

Nov5

BEIJING, Nov 06, 2009 (Xinhua via COMTEX) Beijing can expect to have 30 newpharmaceutical companies each with over 100 million yuan of annualoutput by the year 2012, according to experts at the ongoing BeijingInternational Healthcare Industry Forum 2009.Also, the number of products each with over 100 million yuanof annual output value in the Chinese capital […]

Prometheus Awarded Patent Related to Genetic Testing for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Nov5

2009 NOV 6 – (NewsRx.com) Prometheus Laboratories Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical and diagnostic company, announced that it has been awarded U.S. Patent No. 7,592,437 by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The patent, entitled "Genes Involved in Intestinal Inflammatory Diseases and Use Thereof," covers genes useful in the detection of inflammatory diseases, including NOD2 (also […]