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GSK strikes $67 million deal with the University of California, Berkley
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) will collaborate with the University Of California (UC), Berkeley to use gene-editing tool CRISPR to look at the ways in which gene mutations cause disease.
Choosing the right drug to fight cancer
Canadian researchers have just discovered a molecular mechanism that drives cancer progression, providing the possibility for the use of precision medicine whereby patients are matched...
Pregnancy protein mechanism identified as potential drug target
Researchers at Flinders University, Australia, have discovered the mechanism involved in dealing with biological stresses and associated protein misfolding in pregnant women
Clinical Innovation Partnership set for September, plus get 15% off here
On 11 and 12 of September, Clinical Innovation Partnerships is the only event for senior clinical operations and procurement professionals driving innovation in their clinical trials
Underwater forests a treasure trove of new drugs
In light of the increasing resistant microbes, researchers are taking their search for drug candidates offshore. A new study published in Frontiers in Microbiology reported that a...
New potential drug target identified for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
A mutated form of the gene that makes a protein called TDP-43 has been implicated in neurological disorder amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
Alizé Pharma to present clinical results from the AZP-531 programme
Alizé Pharma SAS, an Alizé Pharma group company specialised in the development of biopharmaceuticals to treat metabolic disorders and rare diseases, will present the results from...
Autophagy gene linked to aggressive breast cancer
A study by scientists from the University of Texas (UT) Medical Center suggests there is a strong link between triple-negative breast cancer - the most aggressive type of breast cancer...
New research reveals antibiotics could help treat cancer
A researcher inspired by a conversation with his young child has discovered a means of eradicating cancer stem cells, using common antibiotics. Professor Michael P Lisanti, director...
Hepatitis C drug Harvoni approved in Europe
European regulators have given the green light to Gilead Sciences' hepatitis C combination treatment Harvoni.
Daily aspirin could combat cancer
A daily dose of 75-100 mg of aspirin could cut deaths from the major cancers of the digestive tract by as much as half, says research published in Annals of Oncology.A team from...
New £169.5m project to facilitate drug discovery
Pharma, academia and small and medium-sized enterprises have announced a collaboration aimed at facilitating drug discovery. The European Lead Factory, backed by the Innovative...