Biology News

As Part of the Evolving CiPA Paradigm, the FDA Publishes Results Validating the Utility of hiPSC-cardiomyocytes to Detect Drug-induced Proarrhythmia

10/18/2018
SAN DIEGO (PRWEB) October 18, 2018 Drug toxicity is a pervasive issue in the pharmaceutical drug development process, which is difficult to avoid but needs to be identified and mitigated. Failure to recognize such toxicities during the course of drug development can pose a great risk to the... [Comments]

DNA Testing Service Earns Top 5-Star Rating from TopConsumerReviews.com

10/18/2018
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (PRWEB) October 18, 2018 TopConsumerReviews.com recently gave a best-in-class 5 star rating to 23andMe, Inc., a leader among services that offer direct-to-consumer DNA Testing for health and/or genealogy research purposes. From TV shows to magazine ads, DNA Testing seem... [Comments]

Avastus Opens New Vivarium to Serve the Preclinical Research Needs of Boston’s Biotech Community

10/18/2018
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (PRWEB) October 18, 2018 Avastus Preclinical Services LLC, a leading vivarium service provider to the Boston/Cambridge biotech industry, announces the grand opening of its new West Cambridge flagship facility scheduled for December 1, 2018. The 14,000 square foot single story... [Comments]

Asymmetrex Suggests a Stemgene Relief from Recent Cancer Woes About CRISPR-Cas9 Gene-Editing Therapies

10/18/2018
BOSTON (PRWEB) October 18, 2018 On June 11 of this year, two reports published in the journal Nature Medicine caused the emerging field of gene-editing therapeutics to hold its collective breath. Two different research teams independently found that CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing of non-transfor... [Comments]

Let Your Kid Be a Hero, a Genetic Engineering Hero

10/18/2018
LETHBRIDGE, Alberta (PRWEB) October 18, 2018 Learning hands-on genetic engineering skills just got a lot closer to home with the release of the world’s first beginner’s guide to genetic engineering. "Zero to Genetic Engineering Hero: The beginner’s guide to programming bacteria at home,... [Comments]

Protein Derived From Cottonseed for Human Nutrition One Step Closer to Reality

10/18/2018
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (PRWEB) October 18, 2018 Protein derived from cottonseed for human nutrition one step closer to reality Texas A&M receives USDA-APHIS deregulation approval Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677- 5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Dr. Keerti Rathore, 979-862-4795, rathor... [Comments]

Maintenance of Certification (MoC) Adds No Clinical Value to Medical Practice, Say 65% of Physicians Surveyed

10/17/2018
FORT WASHINGTON, Pa. (PRWEB) October 17, 2018 Maintenance of Certification (MOC) adds no clinical value to the practice of medicine, or to patients, say 65 percent of physicians surveyed by MDLinx, a medical news, information, and education website. The August 2018 survey of 515 physicians fr... [Comments]

Slone Partners, Where People Are Our Science®, Announces Insights: Scientific Healthcare Investing 2018 Panel Event With Leaders In The Investment Community

10/17/2018
SAN FRANCISCO (PRWEB) October 17, 2018 Slone Partners, the leading executive search firm for life sciences, diagnostics, and scientific healthcare companies, proudly announces Insights: Scientific Healthcare Investing 2018, a panel discussion event taking place October 25, 2018 in South San F... [Comments]

Deep Learning-Based Genedata Imagence® for Automated High-Content Image Analysis Debuts at SLAS Conference

10/16/2018
BASEL, Switzerland (PRWEB) October 16, 2018 Genedata , a leading provider of advanced software solutions for biopharmaceutical R&D, today announced Genedata Imagence®, the industry’s first commercial and instrument-agnostic software that automates the analysis of high-content screen... [Comments]

VetStem Biopharma is Pleased to Share the Success Story of Sam Who was Treated with Stem Cell Therapy by Dr. Lucy Roberts at Animal Medical Center of Tuscaloosa

10/16/2018
POWAY, Calif. (PRWEB) October 16, 2018 At five years old, Sam began having issues with his liver. X-Rays were taken to look for a possible tumor and instead, Sam’s veterinarian found that he had arthritis in his lower, or lumbosacral, spine. At the time, he was not experiencing any obvious... [Comments]

Our Own Cells May Be Answer to Treating Chronic Back Pain

10/16/2018
WEST ORANGE, N.J. (PRWEB) October 16, 2018 Our own cells may be the answer to eliminating chronic neck or back pain and repairing damaged discs in our spine. So comments interventional spine and pain management specialist Jason Arora, DO, who says using a patient’s blood plasma, which is r... [Comments]

Medicine News

Drummond Group Joins the Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative Partner Program

10/18/2018
AUSTIN, Texas (PRWEB) October 18, 2018 Drummond Group, LLC, a trusted leader in interoperability software testing, today announced it has joined the Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative (SHIEC) as a Strategic Business and Technology (SB&T) Partner. SHIEC is the national tra... [Comments]

Transforming Health Care on Long Island: Mount Sinai Doctors Long Island Celebrates Opening of Newest Health Center

10/18/2018
NEW YORK (PRWEB) October 18, 2018 With a team of highly skilled physicians, and services that include primary care, cancer and hematology, and a comprehensive Women’s Center, Mount Sinai Doctors Long Island celebrated the grand opening of a new state-of-the-art 80,000 square foot health compl... [Comments]

Kno2 CEO Delivers Presentation at National Association of Long Term Hospitals Fall Leadership and Advocacy Conference

10/18/2018
WASHINGTON (PRWEB) October 18, 2018 Today Jon Elwell, CEO of Kno2 ®, the company that provides Interoperability as a Service to everyone in healthcare, told attendees of the National Association of Long Term Hospitals (NALTH) Fall Leadership Conference and Advocacy Hill Day that “In t... [Comments]

Pioneering Plastic Surgeon Joins Top Scottsdale Plastic Surgery Practice

10/18/2018
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (PRWEB) October 18, 2018 Dr. Steven Sigalove, a board-certified plastic surgeon recognized internationally for his expertise in aesthetic and reconstructive surgery, recently joined Dr. Robert Cohen ( http://www.robertcohenmd.com ), one of the top plastic surgeons in Scott... [Comments]

Fellow Health Partners Announces “Top Doctors” Advisory Board

10/18/2018
GREAT RIVER, N.Y. (PRWEB) October 18, 2018 Fellow Health Partners, Inc. , a New York based medical business solutions company, today announced the names and qualifications of four doctors who have agreed to join its Advisory Board. CEO Michael N. Brown said, “This advisory board is a stro... [Comments]

InVivo Analytics Announces Publication of Research Validating Automated Data Analysis in Preclinical Imaging

10/18/2018
NEW YORK (PRWEB) October 18, 2018 InVivo Analytics® Inc., announces the publication of a research study demonstrating the company’s automated preclinical image data analysis tool, InVivoAX™, for quantitative bioluminescence tomography using its InVivoPLOT™ plug-in for optical imaging sys... [Comments]

Power To Decide Calls for Application for Its Innovation Next Program

10/17/2018
WASHINGTON (PRWEB) October 17, 2018 Power to Decide, the campaign to prevent unplanned pregnancy, announced the launch of the third round of its Innovation Next program. Made possible with support from the HHS Office of Adolescent Health, Innovation Next is a unique accelerator program aime... [Comments]

San Diego Food Bank CEO, James Floros, Re-elected Board Chair of California Association of Food Banks

10/17/2018
SAN DIEGO (PRWEB) October 17, 2018 The Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank’s CEO, James Floros, was re-elected Board Chair of the California Association of Food Banks at a meeting of its Board of Directors. California Association of Food Banks (CAFB) is an association of 41 member fo... [Comments]

The Fenway Institute and the Center for Prisoner Health and Human Rights Report Identifies Best Practices in the Management of LGBTQI Youth in Juvenile Justice Settings

10/17/2018
BOSTON (PRWEB) October 17, 2018 A new report from The Fenway Institute and the Center for Prisoner Health and Human Rights identifies best practices in the management of lesbian, bisexual, gay, transgender, questioning, and intersex (LGBTQI) youth in juvenile justice settings. The report note... [Comments]

RE/MAX Realtors Kris and Keith Myers Raising Funds for Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles

10/17/2018
NORTHRIDGE, Calif. (PRWEB) October 17, 2018 The Myers’ have been doing this for five years. This year’s event takes place on October 25 from 6-8 p.m. at their office, 11141 Tampa Ave., Northridge, CA 91326. “The Harvest Festival is another way we like to give back to our families in the... [Comments]

CCC Bolsters Cybersecurity with new Total Train Comprehensive Release Version 14.1 Software Upgrade

10/16/2018
DES MOINES, Iowa (PRWEB) October 16, 2018 CCC ( Compressor Controls Corporation ) the leader in Turbomachinery Train Optimization Services for upstream, midstream and downstream operators today announces Total Train Comprehensive Release version 14.1 (TTCR 14.1), available for immediate order... [Comments]

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