Biology News

ASGCT To Honor Four Ground-Breaking Researchers at 22nd Annual Meeting

MILWAUKEE (PRWEB) March 26, 2019 The American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy (ASGCT) is proud to introduce the four recipients of the Society's 2019 Outstanding Achievement Award, Outstanding New Investigator Awards, and the Sonia Skarlatos Public Service Award. All four awards wil... [Comments]

Jessica Wein Joins Lifecycle Biotechnologies As Marketing Strategist

FORT WORTH, Texas (PRWEB) March 26, 2019 Ms. Wein will be leading Lifecycle’s strategic marketing plans to achieve corporate objectives for the company’s products and services. In her position, Ms. Wein will also oversee Lifecycle’s social media channels, it’s educational blog on lifecyclebio... [Comments]

Ambry Genetics to Develop Custom Assays Targeted to Patients with Hereditary Ovarian Cancer

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. (PRWEB) March 25, 2019 Ambry Genetics , a Konica Minolta Company (Ambry), and leading provider of clinical and research genetic testing, today announced a new laboratory services agreement with Clovis Oncology Inc., a biopharmaceutical company which shares Ambry’s commitm... [Comments]

CRISPR-Chip Enables Digital Detection of DNA without Amplification

CLAREMONT, Calif. (PRWEB) March 25, 2019 Researchers have found multiple applications for the CRISPR (Clustered Regularly Interspersed Short Palindromic Repeats) gene editing technology since it came into use by the scientific community. Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) Assistant Professor and U... [Comments]

Abcam Collaborates with Visikol to Develop New Tools for Improved Tissue Clearing and 3D Imaging

WHITEHOUSE, N.J. (PRWEB) March 25, 2019 Abcam, a global innovator in life science reagents and tools, and Visikol, a contract research organisation focused on advancing drug discovery, have announced a collaboration to develop new reagents and kits for improved tissue clearing and 3D imaging.... [Comments]

Visikol Releases Open Source 3Screen™ Python Library for Training Convolutional Neural Networks for Use in Digital Pathology

WHITEHOUSE, N.J. (PRWEB) March 21, 2019 Artificial Intelligence (AI) is an exciting field that experienced enormous growth in recent years with a particular focus on machine learning. Machine learning is a branch of AI focused on identifying patterns in large amount of data through a process... [Comments]

SeqOnce Biosciences Launches RhinoSeq™ Rapid DNA Library Preparation Kit

PASADENA, Calif. (PRWEB) March 22, 2019 SeqOnce Biosciences Inc. launches its new RhinoSeq™ DNA Library Preparation Kit for Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) sample preparation. RhinoSeq employs a proprietary kit chemistry that makes it the fastest DNA library preparation kit for the NGS marke... [Comments]

Nativis Announces Name Change To EMulate Therapeutics, Inc.

SEATTLE (PRWEB) March 19, 2019 Nativis, Inc., today announced the Company has changed its name to EMulate Therapeutics, Inc. The name change is effective immediately for the clinical stage, therapeutic device company, which is developing non-invasive treatments for cancers and other serious... [Comments]

Personalized Medicine: A New Approach to Treat Periodontal Diseases

SAN DIEGO (PRWEB) March 18, 2019 Periodontal disease, where bacterial infection of the gums causes chronic inflammation that can eventually lead to tooth loss, affects nearly 50% of the US population. Making this disease particularly challenging to treat is the fact that the bacteria adhere... [Comments]

Peer-Reviewed Paper in Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology Reveals that uBiome Has the Largest Patent Portfolio in the Microbiome Space

SAN FRANCISCO (PRWEB) March 18, 2019 uBiome, the leader in microbial genomics, has the largest patent portfolio in the microbiome industry and the third highest quality portfolio following Seres Health and Nestle, as published in Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology by authors Manu... [Comments]

3Bar Biologics and Pivot Bio Help Farmers Increase Crop Productivity and Decrease Need for Fertilizer

COLUMBUS, Ohio and BERKELEY, Calif. (PRWEB) March 18, 2019 3Bar Biologics, the cutting-edge biotech company and Pivot Bio, the leader in microbial solutions announce today they have entered into an agreement for 3Bar to provide a proprietary delivery system for Pivot Bio PROVENTM, Pivot Bio... [Comments]

Medicine News

RBMA Awards Scholarships to Promising New Radiology Leaders

FAIRFAX, Va. (PRWEB) March 26, 2019 For 2019, the Radiology Business Management Association has awarded a record three Bob Luther Emerging Leader Travel Scholarships—the most ever in a single year for the association. These highly competitive scholarships provide free conference registration... [Comments]

Digital Pharmacist and BestRx Collaborate to Enhance Patient-Pharmacy Experience

OAK BROOK, Ill. and AUSTIN, Texas (PRWEB) March 26, 2019 Through this new initiative, patients of pharmacies using the BestRx system, can now conveniently and securely access their medication information via their pharmacy’s branded smartphone app or website. Patients can also complete and tr... [Comments]

LIV Fertility Center Celebrates New Parents After 15 Year Struggle with Infertility

LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) March 26, 2019 Devastated to discover the medical complications that kept them from conceiving for 15 years, LIV Fertility Center new parents, Iqbal and Kim, are now celebrating the birth of their baby boy after successful IVF in Mexico . Like so many other couples ar... [Comments]

ComplianceLine Executives Lead Delegation to 23RD Annual HCCA Compliance Institute Conference

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (PRWEB) March 26, 2019 ComplianceLine, an industry-leading provider of software amplified by expert services so caring leaders can know and address what’s wrong at their company, announced today that they will be exhibiting at the Health Care Compliance Association's (HCCA... [Comments]

Ozzie company Pharma Botanica sees dramatic increase in demand for their 100% plant medicines.

SYDNEY (PRWEB) March 25, 2019 In April this year the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration will require herbal extracts to undergo testing for 40 different industrial solvents used in their manufacture. Pharma Botanica has seen a dramatic increase in demand for their 100% plant medic... [Comments]

The Dentists Insurance Company Earns AM Best A Rating for 25th Consecutive Year

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (PRWEB) March 25, 2019 The Dentists Insurance Company has earned the AM Best A rating for the 25th consecutive year. AM Best Company ratings include comparisons to peers and industry standards as well as assessments of operating plans, philosophy and management. The... [Comments]

At AIPAC Policy Conference, Israel’s Sheba Medical Center Recognized as Global Leaders in Healthcare Innovation

WASHINGTON (PRWEB) March 25, 2019 At this year’s American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy session, Sheba Medical Center, Tel HaShomer and Dr. Nathalie Bloch, Director of Sheba’s Innovation Center, were recognized for groundbreaking medical innovations that have an unparallel... [Comments]

Cardea Bio Announces New Partnership with Nanosens Innovations

SAN DIEGO (PRWEB) March 25, 2019 Cardea Bio , leading manufacturer of commercial-quality graphene digital biosensors, together with Nanosens Innovations , introduces the new CRISPR-Chip which has the potential to detect genetic mutations within minutes. The relationship with Nanosens fall... [Comments]

Westchester County Elder Law Attorney Anthony J. Enea Offers Insight on Last Wills and Advance Directives

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (PRWEB) March 26, 2019 According to a new study released earlier this month by Age Wave and Merrill Lynch, nearly half of Americans over 55 have not created a last will and testament and fewer still have executed a healthcare proxy and/or durable power of attorney. Westches... [Comments]

Professional Services Plans®, a Brown & Brown Company, to Showcase Services at the Midwest Podiatry Conference

TAMPA, Fla. (PRWEB) March 26, 2019 A premier professional liability program offered by Professional Services Plans® will be on exhibit at The Midwest Podiatry Conference in 2019 in Chicago, Illinois at the Hyatt Regency. The Midwest Podiatry Conference is a confederation of fourtee... [Comments]

Oak Street Health Partners With Lyft in Indianapolis to Improve Access to Healthcare

INDIANAPOLIS (PRWEB) March 25, 2019 Oak Street Health , a network of centers that provide innovative primary care services to Medicare recipients, has partnered with Lyft to improve access to healthcare in Indianapolis. This partnership combines Lyft’s mission to improve people’s lives with... [Comments]

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