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2014-10-24 04:21:19

ANDOVER, Mass., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TransMedics announces that its OCS(TM) Heart technology was used to preserve and assess the world's first series of three successful adult heart transplant procedures from hearts donated from donors after circulatory death (DCD) by the St. Vincent's Hospital Heart Transplant team. All patients who received these groundbreaking transplants have recovered very well. This achievement represents a pivotal new milestone in heart transplantation...

2014-10-23 08:36:59

WORCESTER, Mass. and TORONTO, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Generex Biotechnology Corporation (www.generex.com) (OTCBB: GNBT) today announced that the Company's wholly-owned subsidiary, Antigen Express, Inc. (www.antigenexpress.com), will be participating in the 2014 BIO-Europe(®) Annual International Partnering Conference being held November 3-5 in Frankfurt, Germany. BIO-Europe(®) is Europe's largest partnering conference serving the global biotechnology industry. The conference...

2014-10-22 16:28:34

Broad Bi-Specific Antibody Collaboration Now Includes Targets that Could Lead to New Cancer Immunotherapies INDIANAPOLIS and VANCOUVER, Oct. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Zymeworks Inc. and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced the expansion of their existing licensing and collaboration agreement. Originally announced in January 2014, the global strategic collaboration is focused on the development of an undisclosed number of novel bi-specific antibody therapeutics using Zymeworks'...

2014-10-22 08:31:17

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Nuvo Research Inc. (TSX:NRI), a specialty pharmaceutical company with a diverse portfolio of topical and immunology products, today announced the results of a market study commissioned to investigate the U.S. opportunity for the Company's experimental immunotherapy product, WF10, as a treatment for patients with refractory allergic rhinitis. The study, performed by Psscion Lifesciences Consulting (Psscion), forecasts that WF10 could capture...

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 08:32:32

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...


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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