World-first clinical trial demonstrates focused ultrasound can deliver antibody therapy to breast cancer metastases...

In a first-in-world clinical trial, researchers at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto, Canada, have demonstrated that magnetic resonance (MR)-guided focused ultrasound can be used to safely deliver antibody therapy to breast cancer that...

Now Hiring: COVID-19, VC Surge Fuels Biotech Job Gains in Massachusetts and California

Massachusetts saw its biophama workforce grow in 2020 by 5% or 4,324 jobs, life sciences group Massachusetts Biotechnology Council (MassBio) reported, while in California, life sciences employment grew 0.5% from a year earlier to...

AI Rapidly Diagnoses Rare Disorders in Critically Ill Children

An artificial intelligence (AI)-based technology rapidly diagnoses rare disorders in critically ill children with high accuracy, according to a report by researchers from University of Utah (U Of U) Health, Fabric Genomics, and collaborators...

SARS-CoV-2 outbreak in Delhi highlights challenge of reaching herd immunity against Delta

The severe outbreak of COVID-19 in Delhi, India, in 2021 showed not only that the Delta variant of SARS-CoV2 is extremely transmissible but that it can infect individuals previously infected by a different variant...

Millipore Completes Second New Viral Vector CDMO Facility

MilliporeSigma, the U.S. and Canada Life Science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, opened its second Carlsbad, CA-based facility to serve gene and cell therapy clients. The new $110 million, 140,000 ft2 facility will...

Overcoming Plasmid DNA Limitations in Advanced Therapy Manufacturing

Broadcast Date: December 6, 2021Time: 8:00 am PT, 11:00 am ET, 1700 CET REGISTER NOW The genetic medicine revolution is truly underway. The COVID-19 pandemic has allowed mRNA and DNA-based vaccines to show their true...

Why We’re Launching GEN Biotechnology – Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

In 1981, Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News launched as the newspaper of record for the fledgling biotechnology industry. Publications come and go, but GEN has stayed the course for the past 40 years, providing...

PDS Biotechnology Announces Conference Call and Webcast to – GlobeNewswire

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Oct. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PDS Biotechnology Corporation (Nasdaq: PDSB), a clinical-stage immunotherapy company developing novel cancer therapies based on the Company’s proprietary Versamune® T-cell activating technology, will release financial...

New Genome Center to Focus on Genetics of People of Admixed Ancestry

Researchers at the University of California (UC) San Diego School of Medicine have been awarded $11.7 million to launch the Genetic & Social Determinants of Health: Center for Admixture Science and Technology (CAST) to...

Fraunhofer researchers investigate how viruses can be efficiently eliminated from indoor air

How can viruses be effectively eliminated from indoor air? This question is now becoming more important as fall approaches. Efficient indoor air purification is essential, especially in schools. Fraunhofer researchers are investigating and optimizing...