OU Doctoral student’s research on fruit fly behavior earns award at international conference

Credit: Preston Larson Mehrnaz Afkhami, a doctoral biology student at the University of Oklahoma, was awarded the graduate student poster award at this year’s 62nd Annual Drosophila...

Todos Medical – Tollovir™ (NLC-V-01)

Candidate: Tollovir (NLC-V-01) Type: 3CL protease inhibitor being developed through a joint venture between Todos Medical and NLC Pharma. 2021 Status: Todos Medical said April 19 that it began a Phase II trial of Tollovir (NLC-V-01)...

Biotechnology Market Exhibits Higher Growth Prospects during 2020-2027 – The Courier – The Courier

Biotechnology Market top level players are analyzed in report based on current and future development status, and Biotechnology market estimations from 2020 to 2027 in terms of revenue and volume. This report provides strategic...

Pandemic Boosts Diagnostics Field with High Revenues and Acquisitions

The US medtech firm Hologic has bought the Finnish-French biotech Mobidiag for around €668M in the latest of a series of mergers, acquisitions, and stock market launches taking over the diagnostics market. Hologic’s move...

Designing healthy diets – with computer analysis

Credit: Creative Commons A new mathematical model for the interaction of bacteria in the gut could help design new probiotics and specially tailored diets to prevent diseases....

New algorithm uses online learning to speed up analysis of massive cell data sets

The fact that the human body is made up of cells is a basic, well-understood concept. Yet amazingly, scientists are still trying to determine the various types of cells that make up our organs...

BTIG Enhances Healthcare Equity Research Team with Biotechnology Analyst Yun Zhong, PhD – Business...

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BTIG announced today that Yun Zhong, PhD, has joined the firm’s growing Research and Strategy division as a publishing analyst on the Healthcare Equity Research team. Dr. Zhong’s research coverage will focus...

Unique ADC Strategy Targets Leukemia

Taking advantage of the extreme sensitivity for monoclonal antibodies while simultaneously coupling the immunoprotein to a cytotoxic payload is the foundation of antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs). However, developing the antibody portion of ADCs to target...

The Hidden Costs of Mismanaged R&D Projects in Biotech and Pharma 

Mismanagement of R&D projects in biotech and pharma is more common than one might think and can result in high development costs and eventual clinical failure. Can we do something about it? Biotechnology and pharmaceutical...

As plant/animal diversity wanes, is microbial life changing too? A perilously ‘profound Ignorance’

The unknown direction and pace of change in microbial — including viral — biodiversity may have deep consequences for all life on Earth Credit: Steven Wilbert, Gary Borisy, Forsyth Institute; Jessica Mark Welch, Marine Biological...