Tag: "pipeline" at medical news

India's DBT and IAVI forge partnership to develop 'next generation' vaccine candidates

...y, virtually all current vaccine candidates in the pipeline are based on cell-mediated immune responses alone, failing to target the second critical arm of the human immune system. "DBT brings enormous strengths in peptide and protein design to this collaboration with IAVI," said Dennis Burton, Scientific ...

Acrux and Oreganon further expand their collaboration

...eagus. "This adds a new, non-hormone drug to our pipeline and demonstrates the potential to use the technology to deliver drugs owned by our partners", he added. Organon executive vice president, Research and Development, David Nicholson commented "The Acrux technology is an appealing method of delivering...

UC Davis at forefront of national initiative to transform research to improve human health

... read, but with delays inherent in the publication pipeline and the sheer volume of biomedical literature, the sharing of knowledge among fields is a challenge. UC Davis is among the lead institutions working to eliminate these institutional and disciplinary silos so that breakthroughs in the lab can quickly ...

International AIDS Vaccine Initiative calls for new measures to search for an AIDS vaccine

...ates targeting different immune responses into the pipeline and to speed feedback on their immunogenicity. The required components are the expansion of a rational vaccine design effort to solve key scientific questions and translate answers into improved AIDS vaccine design, coordinated and prioritized scient...

New hope in cancer vaccines emerges as novel therapies are developed and tested

...sing therapeutic agents from our own institutional pipeline into patient care, and this strategy is thriving." Molldrem's vaccine, developed about 10 years ago to treat advanced myeloid leukemia, demonstrated success from the beginning, and now is being tested across M. D. Anderson in different types of leu...

Computerized atlas highlights 'plethora' of changes in brain disorder

...e already have a study of autism well along in the pipeline with colleagues at the University of California-Davis," says lead author David Van Essen, Ph.D., the Edison Professor of Neurobiology and head of the Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology. "We think that study will also highlight several previously ...

UQ research will move medicines to market more quickly

...ng an acknowledged blockage in the drug production pipeline that is causing significant international concern. "The number of new drugs reaching the market has fallen over the past five years. This is due to a lack of innovation in the pathway of preclinical trials, which are required before drugs move into ...

Future of pain therapies at forefront of physician meeting

...bout the FDA's stance on new pain therapies in the pipeline at the American Academy of Pain Medicine's (AAPM) 22nd Annual Meeting at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego, Calif., February 22 25, 2006. Scott Gottlieb, MD, Deputy Commissioner for Medical and Scientific Affairs at the FDA, will speak on Thur...

AstraZeneca and M. D. Anderson Cancer Center form umbrella scientific collaboration agreements

...benefit of our patients." AstraZeneca has a strong pipeline of novel cancer agents, including both small molecules and monoclonal antibodies, directed at targets with potential in various cancer settings. The overarching master pre-clinical and clinical agreements will allow scientists in both organizations t...

Microbicide field praises agreement to license new AIDS drugs

...Given current scientific advancements and a bigger pipeline of potential microbicidal agents, an effective microbicide could be developed within the next five to seven years, and once available, could well change the course of the AIDS epidemic....

Molecular Profiling Institute secures $7.5 million in Series B funding

...e access to a top genetic testing laboratory and a pipeline to unique proprietary testing, which is important to our pathologists as we deliver premier healthcare to the communities and the patients that we serve." Robert Lipshutz, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Emerging Markets and Molecular Diagnostics at A...

ASH and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation partner to launch new award program

...its MMSAP, ASH is working diligently to enrich the pipeline in order to help us fulfill our mission of attracting and retaining minority physicians in academic medicine."...

Federal grant to expand MCG pipeline programs for minorities

...ved an $899,439 three-year federal grant to expand pipeline programs designed to increase the number of minority health care providers in the state. New offerings will range from summer science camps that help inspire third graders to intense Saturday sessions that help prepare college students for the nation...

New programs restore interest in physician-scientist research careers

...e and in the clinic. Despite this perspective, the pipeline of physician-scientists has had a serious problem, first described more than a generation ago: the physician-scientist population in the U.S. is smaller and older than it was 25 years ago. These and other trends have led some observers to conclude th...

Number of students in US medical schools remains constant over 10 years

...xamined, including faculty size and the geographic pipeline into medical school and residency training, may be affected by factors external to the medical school. Understanding these interrelationships will be critical in addressing important issues in medical education and health care today and in the future...

'Apollo Program' for hydrogen energy needed, Stanford researcher says

...$20 billion recentlyproposed for a new natural gas pipeline from the continental United Statesto Alaska. "If you want to encourage hydrogen and [wind-produced] hydrogen, then you doneed to undertake an Apollo Program because even though the cost of a newwind turbine averaged over a long time is similar to a n...

Promising new TB drug enters clinical trial

...e rapid movement of PA-824 through the development pipeline is a testament to the successful partnership between NIAID and the TB Alliance. It marks a significant milestone in progress toward our goal of making treatments for TB more effective and shorter in duration," notes NIAID Director Anthony S. Fauci, M...

Children need better cancer drugs, says expert panel

...rt says that select components of a pediatric drug pipeline already exist in academic medical centers, industry, universities, and in federal centers such as the National Cancer Institute. Those resources include repositories of synthetic and natural products, services to screen compounds for anticancer activ...

Ramelteon demonstrates no abuse potential according to study results

...Development Center, Inc., the company has a robust pipeline with compounds in development for diabetes, sleep, cardiovascular disease and other conditions. Takeda is committed to striving toward better health for individuals and progress in medicine by developing superior pharmaceutical products. To learn ...

Molecular testing in patients with rare cancer predicts response to Gleevec

... understanding how Gleevec and other drugs in the pipeline affect growth signaling in these tumors." Corless is a professor of pathology in the OHSU School of Medicine and PVAMC and a member of the OHSU Cancer Institute. Researchers analyzed tumor DNA samples from 324 GIST patients, obtained before they ...

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