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2014-10-22 04:22:27

PhosImmune and PureMHC Working Together On Immunotherapies for Cancer CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. and AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PhosImmune Inc. and PureMHC LLC today announced they have entered into a license and collaboration agreement to develop novel antibody-based immunotherapies designed to target cancers. PhosImmune possesses technology for the identification of phosphorylated peptides displayed on the surfaces of tumor cells in association with HLA molecules....

2014-10-21 23:09:47

ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds Latest Report on “Global and China Monoclonal Antibody Industry Report, 2014-2019” to its store. Inquire for discount on this report at http://www.chinamarketresearchreports.com/contacts/inquiry.php?name=114942 Dallas, TX (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Despite world-wide economic downturn and great changes in exchange rate, benefiting from robust market demand, global monoclonal antibody market size exceeded USD 80 billion in 2013, still one of biotech...

2014-10-21 08:35:47

WORCESTER, Mass. and TORONTO, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Generex Biotechnology Corporation (www.generex.com) (OTCBB:GNBT) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Antigen Express, Inc. (www.antigenexpress.com), has issued a white paper outlining the advantages of its Ii-Key technology in the development of an effective Ebola vaccine. Antigen Express has a proprietary technology platform focused on specific activation of critical components of the immune system. As purely...

2014-10-21 08:34:56

Management Responds To Inquiries Concerning Discovery Capabilities For Anti-Ebola Treatments SAN DIEGO, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MabVax Therapeutics Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: MBVX) a clinical stage oncology drug development company, announced today that it has formally nominated its HuMab 5B1 antibody as a clinical candidate for the diagnosis and treatment of pancreatic and colon cancer. The fully human antibody, recovered from patients undergoing cancer vaccine treatment at...

2014-10-21 08:32:32

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: INO) announced today the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded $12.2 million for a collaborative study that will be conducted by scientists from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania; Inovio Pharmaceuticals; and MedImmune, the global biologics research and development arm of AstraZeneca. The group will develop DNA-based monoclonal antibodies...

2014-10-20 08:31:57

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AnaptysBio, Inc., a leader in the discovery and development of therapeutic antibodies, today announced the appointment of Marco Londei, M.D. as Chief Development Officer. Dr. Londei will lead the preclinical and clinical development of AnaptysBio's proprietary antibody pipeline. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20111205/SF16052LOGO "We are pleased to welcome Dr. Londei to AnaptysBio's executive leadership team," said Hamza Suria,...

2014-10-20 08:31:15

Patent Provides Coverage for Lpath's Anti-S1P Antibody in Europe SAN DIEGO, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lpath, Inc. (NASDAQ: LPTN), the industry leader in bioactive lipid-targeted therapeutics, received official notification from the European Patent Office that the company has been granted another key patent supporting its iSONEP(TM) and ASONEP(TM) programs. This newly issued patent, European patent No. 2087002, claims compositions of matter related to sonepcizumab, the drug...

2014-10-20 08:30:43

TARRYTOWN, N.Y. and PARIS, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) and Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) today announced that the first patients have been dosed in a Phase 3 clinical study of dupilumab, an investigational therapy that blocks IL-4 and IL-13 signaling, in adults with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis (AD) that is not adequately controlled with topical AD medications. LIBERTY AD CHRONOS, the first trial in the Phase 3 clinical...

2014-10-17 08:25:31

-- Nuvo to Host Conference Call/Webcast at 8:30 a.m. ET -- MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Nuvo Research Inc. (TSX:NRI), a specialty pharmaceutical company with a diverse portfolio of topical and immunology products, today announced that it has completed the sale of its PENNSAID 2% U.S. sales and marketing rights to Horizon Pharma plc (NASDAQ:HZNP) for a cash payment of US$45 million (CDN$50 million) which was payable on closing. Effective January 1, 2015, Horizon...

2014-10-15 12:30:33

Oral Mucosal Immunotherapy Using A Toothpaste Delivery System Shows Promise For Treating Allergic Rhinitis MADISON, Wis., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shara Rudner, RPh., FIACP, FACA, Director, Clinical Trials Group for Restore Health, was part of a research collaboration that developed a new delivery system could help millions of people who suffer from seasonal allergies. The study results were featured in a national news story on Oct. 1, 2014....


Latest Immune system Reference Libraries

Appendix
2013-03-04 15:05:59

The appendix is a dead-end tube like structure, ranging from 2 to 20 cm, that spans off the cecum of the colon. It is attached to the lower part of the large intestine. Formation and Orientation The appendix can be found in many mammals including marsupials, euarchontoglires (rodents) as wells as humans of course. It is also an organ that forms in the embryotic stage during pregnancy. McBurney’s Point, the point that is one-third the distance from infront and above the spinal cord...

Lymph Node
2013-03-04 14:27:41

A lymph node is an immune system organ that is widely distributed throughout various places in the body. There are about 500-600 nodes in an individual adult, with clusters of lymph nodes found in the underarms, groin, neck, chest, and abdomen. The lymphatic system as a whole is responsible for acting as the body’s primary mechanism of defense. Each node is oval-shaped, and measures between a few millimeters and a few centimeters long. They are linked to one another by lymphatic vessels and...

Thymus
2013-03-04 12:56:08

The thymus gland is an endocrine organ of the immune system located anteriolateral to the trachea and in between the lungs. Its primary function is to build T lymphocytes for the body’s immune system; therefore, it is most important during childhood and puberty, when it reaches its maximum size. After puberty, it will begin to atrophy and shrink in size. Old age generally brings about hypotrophy of the thymus. In children the thymus is grayish-pink in color and in adults it is yellow. On...

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2011-02-23 21:28:34

A virus is a small infectious agent that replicates inside the living cells of organisms. It is a small infectious agent that can replicate only inside the living cells of organisms. Most are too small to be seen by anything but a microscope and they infect all organisms from animals to plants to bacteria. The first one discovered was the tobacco virus in 1898. Since then around 5,000 viruses have been described in detail although there are millions of different types. They are found in...

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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.