FDA OKs Emergency Use of Regeneron’s COVID-19 Antibody “Cocktail”

The FDA on Saturday night granted an emergency use authorization (EUA) to Regeneron Pharmaceuticals’ two-antibody “cocktail” REGEN-COV2 (formerly REGN-COV2) as a treatment for adults and youths ages 12 years and older with mild-to-moderate COVID-19. The...

CDMOs Are the Unsung Heroes of the Gene and Cell Therapy Revolution

Cell and gene therapy is booming amid the ongoing pandemic, and this is driving up demand for synthetic DNA products, often produced and delivered by CDMOs.  Karen Fallen started her career at Celltech Biologics in...

Researchers discover mechanism by which abnormal proteins unleash toxicity in neurodegenerative diseases

Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Nov 23 2020 Thanks to modern medicine, humans tend to live much longer than before. Unfortunately, this also opens a wider window to develop chronic diseases with late-onset, such as neurodegenerative...

Airflow studies reveal strategies to reduce indoor transmission of COVID-19

Scientists studying the aerodynamics of infectious disease share steps to curb transmission during indoor activities. Credit: Kelby Kramer and Gerald J. Wang VIRTUAL MEETING (CST), November 22, 2020...

Smart Bio Awards recognises innovators making an impact in Biotechnology – YourStory

With Artificial Intelligence (AI) becoming increasingly ubiquitous in lifesciences, it should come as no surprise that it plays a crucial part in the field of biotechnology. Today, it is a given that any entrant...

From lab to industry? Ideally ordered porous titania films, made at scale

High-throughput double anodization to make ordered titania through-hole membranes Credit: Tokyo Metropolitan University Tokyo, Japan – Researchers from Tokyo Metropolitan University have realized high-throughput production of thin, ordered...

GENcast: Back to the Lab – Embracing Change

GEN Podcasts · Back to the Lab – Embracing Change The COVID-19 pandemic has had such an impact on people’s lives that we will most assuredly be analyzing the effects for many years to...

Arturo Azcorra, recipient of the Reginald Fessenden Award

The director of the IMDEA Networks Institute has been recognised for his contribution to the development of 5G technology Credit: IMDEA Networks Institute Arturo Azcorra, Director of IMDEA...

Confidence in Clinical Protein Quantitation Begins with a New Generation of LC-MS

Broadcast Date: December 17, 2020Time: 8:00 am PT, 11:00 am ET, 17:00 CET REGISTER NOW The numbers and complexities of molecules that are screened and quantified in a clinical research laboratory continue to grow at...

Breakthroughs in Decentralized Testing Could Contain Covid-19

Hospital facilities in Europe are being pushed to their limits as the Covid-19 pandemic continues into winter. Coronavirus testing that doesn’t require a central lab is now arriving on the scene, and it could...