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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 16:27:09

- Biologics License Application (BLA) for secukinumab, a "first-in-class" IL-17A inhibitor, is currently under FDA review with an anticipated action date in early 2015 EAST HANOVER, N.J., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novartis announced the Dermatologic and Ophthalmic Drugs Advisory Committee (DODAC) to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today voted 7 to 0 to support the approval of AIN457 (secukinumab), a selective interleukin-17A (IL-17A) inhibitor, for the treatment...

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 08:30:43

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 12:28:58

DALLAS, October 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Middle East and Africa Solid Organ Transplant Immunosuppressant Industry 2014 Deep Research Report is of 120 pages and published in October 2014. This is a professional and depth research report on Middle East and Africa Countries Solid Organ Transplant Immunosuppressant industry. Complete report is available at...

2014-10-17 12:25:52

VIENNA, Va., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Allergy & Asthma Network, a leading nonprofit patient education and advocacy organization, will be featured in the Monday, Oct. 20 episode of "Innovations with Ed Begley, Jr." on the Discovery Channel. The show broadcasts at 7:30 a.m. ET/PT. In the segment, viewers learn how allergens and irritants affect people with asthma and allergies, how to prevent and treat an asthma flare and anaphylaxis reaction, and why a coordinated...

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 23:11:55

Gluten-Free 24/7: An App to Assist When Shopping for Gluten-Free Foods. Find us in the app store! Toronto, ON (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 30 PT Design Inc., based in Parry Sound, Ontario and the Canadian Celiac Association (CCA), jointly announced today the launch of Gluten-Free 24/7, an app that assists those dealing with celiac disease or gluten sensitivity, as they shop for safe gluten-free foods and ingredients. The App, which may be accessed from an Apple Device, allows users to review...

2014-10-15 16:26:11

LONDON, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spain Wound Care Management Procedures Outlook to 2020 SummaryGlobalData's new report, "Spain Wound Care Management Procedures Outlook to 2020", provides key procedures data on the Spain Wound Care Management Procedures. The report provides procedure volumes within market categories - Tissue Engineered - Skin Substitute Procedures (Synthetic Skin Substitute Procedures, Biosynthetic Skin Substitute Procedures and Biologic Skin Substitute...

2014-10-15 12:32:31

LONDON, Oct. 15. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- REPORT HIGHLIGHTS The global market for ADC drugs reached $179 million in 2012 and $396 million in 2013. The market should reach $2.8 billion in 2018 with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 48.1%. This report provides:An overview of the global market for ADCs as a part of the pharmaceutical industry that is looking for innovative technologies.Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2012, 2013, and projections of compound annual...


Latest Immunology Reference Libraries

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...

Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
2012-05-14 11:51:18

The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology is a medical journal established in 1929 as the Journal of Allergy. It is published by Elsevier. It obtained its current name in 1971. It is the official journal of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. This journal publishes timely clinical papers, instructive case reports, and detailed examinations of state-of-the-art equipment and techniques to clinical allergists, immunologists, dermatologists, internists, and other...

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2011-04-15 14:14:43

Clostridium tetani is a rod-shaped, anaerobic bacterium of the genus Clostridium. It's a gram-positive and resembles tennis rackets or drumsticks on a gram stain. It can be found as spores in soil and the gastrointestinal tract of animals. It produces a potent biological toxin which is the causative agent of tetanus. Ancient people recognized the relationship between wounds and fatal muscle spasms. Arthur Nicolaier isolated tetanus from soil bacteria. Antonie Carl and Giorgio Rattone...

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2011-01-11 14:17:29

The Cowpox virus causes a skin disease known as cowpox. It is related to the vaccinia virus and gained its name because it spread by dairymaids touching the udders of infected cows. It manifests as red blisters. It is similar to smallpox although much milder and was actually the basis of the first smallpox vaccine. A person who recovers from cowpox is immune to smallpox. In 1980 the World Health Organization announced that smallpox was the first disease to be eradicated world wide by a...

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