Tamoxifen and Raloxifene Slow Progression of Muscular Dystrophy

Long-term treatment using either of the selective estrogen receptor modulators tamoxifen or raloxifen reduces muscle pathology and improves muscle function in mouse model of muscular dystrophy

Fujifilm Expands Fill Finish Services

Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies extends gene therapy and viral vaccine fill/finish capabilities

Immunotherapy Boosts Survival Rates of Melanoma Brain Metastases’ Patients

Checkpoint blockade immunotherapies provide significant improvements in overall survival for patients with melanoma brain metastases.

Biomarker Based Companion Diagnostics Are Enabling Precision Oncology

Cancer immunotherapy is a revolutionary treatment approach that mobilizes the patient's own immune system to destroy tumor cells. The human immune system is regulated in a highly orchestrated and balanced manner. This includes a negative feedback loop to regulate the activity of T cells. Tumor cells can take advantage of this to escape attack by the body's immune system…

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LGLS Licenses Novavax’ VLP Technology to Develop Flu Vaccines for South...

Firm will build VLP vaccine manufacturing plant and will also develop flu vaccines for other emerging markets.

“A New Model in Clinical Development”: Merck Serono Teams Up with...

Merck Serono and contract research company Quintiles have entered a five-year clinical development agreement that the firms claim to be the first of its kind.

Pfizer Will Invest $350M in Its First Asian Global Biotech Center

Pfizer will invest $350 million in the development of a global biotechnology center during a ground-breaking ceremony in the Hangzhou Economic Development Area (HEDA) in China

Glythera Wins Grant to Develop ADCs against Challenging Cancers

U.K. firm awarded £1 million to develop antibody drug conjugates using PermaLink platform to target difficult-to-treat tumors

Obesity Tilts Breast Cancer Cells toward Metastasis by Suppressing Metabolic Enzyme

Metabolocentric approaches to treating metastatic breast cancer could be advanced by targeting a signaling mechanism that is inhibited by obesity-associated cytokines

Grape-Derived Compounds May Help to Prevent Depression

Scientists have identified two grape-derived compounds that can effectively help to protect against stress-induced depression in mice, and which could represent promising new candidates for treating depression in humans.

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