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2014-06-09 08:30:34

BANGALORE, India, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinigene International Ltd, a subsidiary of Syngene International Ltd, India's leading Contract Research Services provider, today announced that it has launched a cholesterol efflux assay to support global aspirants developing cholesterol lowering drugs. This biomarker assay is a cell based assay for assessing the ATP-binding cassette A1 (ABCA1) specific cholesterol efflux capacity in human serum samples. (Logo:...

2011-06-06 11:00:00

LA JOLLA, Calif., June 6, 2011 - Regulus Therapeutics Inc., a biopharmaceutical company leading the discovery and development of innovative medicines targeting microRNAs, today announced publication in the Journal of Clinical Investigation of new pre-clinical data in mice on the antagonism of microRNA-33 (miR-33). The study, performed with collaborators at NYU Langone Medical Center, demonstrated that antagonism of miR-33 with proprietary chemically modified anti-miR oligonucleotides can...

2010-05-14 10:07:51

Study identifies potential new strategy for raising 'good' cholesterol levels Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers have identified tiny segments of RNA that may play an important role in the body's regulation of cholesterol and lipids. Their study found that the miR-33 family of microRNAs suppress a protein known to be important for generation of HDL "“ the "good cholesterol" that transports lipids to the liver for disposal "“ and for the removal of cholesterol from...

2010-04-12 15:03:07

A large genetic study of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) has identified three new genes associated with this blinding eye disease"”two involved in the cholesterol pathway. Results of this large-scale collaborative study, supported by the National Eye Institute (NEI), part of the National Institutes of Health, were published online April 12 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. "Genome-wide association studies require large numbers of patients to discover...

2009-10-28 21:27:26

Besides their tremendous value in treating high cholesterol and lowering the risk of heart disease, statins have also been reported to potentially lower the risks of other diseases, such as dementia. However, a study in the October Journal of Lipid Research finds that similar statin drugs can have profoundly different effects on brain cells "“both beneficial and detrimental. These findings reinforce the idea that great care should be taken when deciding on the dosage and type of statin...

2008-11-10 15:00:07

NEW ORLEANS, LA, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Resverlogix Corp. ("Resverlogix") (TSX:RVX) is pleased to announce today key scientific data was presented in an oral presentation highlighting the novel features of RVX-208 at the American Heart Association Scientific Meeting. The presentation titled "Compound RVX-208 Modulates HDL-C Levels and Function in Non-human Primates and in Early Human Trials" was presented by Dr. Jacques Genest. Dr. Jacques Genest, MD, Director of the Division of...


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