Newly approved gene therapy for SMA is based on delivery vehicle discovered by Penn...

James Wilson, MD, PhD, recalls being struck by the devastating toll of rare diseases as a young physician in the 1980s. He set out on a path to correct the genes that cause these...

Researcher investigates systems biology of antibiotics in gram-negative bacteria

Bacteria have fascinating properties. They adapt excellently to their respective environment, and they existed long before humans. Their toughness has led to the fact that bacteria have successfully spread all over the world for...

Deactivating specific protein with drugs reverses inflammation, scarring of liver in NASH patients

A team of researchers led by Duke-NUS Medical School and National Heart Centre Singapore (NHCS) found that deactivating a specific protein - interleukin 11 (IL11) - with drugs called therapeutic antibodies, reverses inflammation and...

Global Biotechnology Separation Systems Market 2018 | Key Players ( Merck, Danaher, Thermo Fisher...

Global Biotechnology Separation Systems industry report commences with the industry overview of Biotechnology Separation Systems. Further, the report reviews manufacturing cost structure of Biotechnology Separation Systems market along with price, gross and gross margin...

Update: Novartis’ Neurological Gene Therapy Receives FDA Approval

Update (24/05/2019): Zolgensma, developed by Novartis, has become the first FDA-approved gene therapy for the treatment of spinal muscular atrophy in patients under two years old. The gene therapy is also being reviewed under an...

French Pharma Acquires Israeli Microalgae Biotech

The French pharmaceutical manufacturer Solabia has acquired the Israeli biotech Algatech, which grows microalgae to produce bio-sourced food additives. The financial details of the acquisition were undisclosed. The incoming financial backing from Solabia will fuel...

This Biotech Uses Genetic Engineering to Count Chickens Before They Hatch

In the city of Jerusalem, eggXYt is developing genetically engineered chickens whose male chicks fluoresce inside the egg. This could prevent the suffering of billions of male chicks in the egg-production industry, which are...

Healthy figures from Spain – European Biotechnology

At BioEquity 2019, Spanish Bioindustry Association ASEBIO has given a sneak peek into its 2018 Annual Report, that each year describes the news and trends from the Spanish Biotech Sector. The early data suggests that...

AFAR celebrates Women in Science and Tech

Honoring Aging2.0’s Katy Fike and WOMANIUM’s Prachi J. Vakharia Credit: Photo courtesy of Generator Ventures (Millbrae, CA) The American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR) will celebrate women in...

Mitral Valve Prolapse Caused by Cilia Defects

Mitral valve prolapse (MVP) is a common congenital abnormality of the heart that can cause severe complications such as arrhythmias, heart failure, and sudden cardiac death. To date, the causes of MVP are poorly understood....