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2014-05-17 23:03:27

A professor of immunology at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine, Dr. Carl June gave a captivating description of the promise of immunology therapy during a presentation Wednesday, May 14 at UC San Diego. La Jolla, CA (PRWEB) May 17, 2014 For Dr. Carl June, lead researcher of a promising anti-cancer therapy known as immunology, the future looks brighter for those afflicted with cancer, based on early results from his clinical trials on a relatively small handful...

2014-05-17 23:01:11

ReportsnReports.com offers "Antibody Drug Conjugate Market Opportunity Analysis" report to its research database. The global ADC market would grow at a CAGR of more than 40% to reach USD 6.8 billion by 2020. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 17, 2014 Ever since the first attempt in the 1980s to use antibody based drugs as therapeutic agents, the application and use of monoclonal antibody-drug conjugates has evolved in several ways. The major advantage of using Antibody Drug Conjugates...

2014-05-16 08:25:52

CAMBRIDGE, England, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Series B Financing includes the Wellcome Trust and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Kymab, a monoclonal antibody biopharmaceutical company, announced today it has successfully raised US$40 million in a Series B financing. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation joins existing investor, the Wellcome Trust, each investing US$20 million. The funds will enable Kymab to maximise the potential of its Kymouse(TM)...

2014-05-16 04:22:09

Dr. Michael Gabriel, a Brooklyn Pediatrician identifies and discusses ways the parents can determine whether or not their child has the common cold, or the onset of allergies, in response to an article published by Sciencedaily.com. BOHEMIA, N.Y., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dr. Michael Gabriel of GPM Pediatrics, a Brooklyn Pediatric Center, reveals the differences between the common cold and allergies among children according to an article published by Sciencedaily.com....

2014-05-15 23:09:07

The cell-based assays market is rapidly evolving with a large number of developments taking place to increase accuracy and speed, and reduce costs of drug. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/cell-based-assays-market-119917269.html (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 The “Cell-Based Assays Market by Product (Reagents & Assay Kits (Cytotoxicity, GPCR), Cell lines, Plate Readers, HCS, HTS, Software & Assay Development Services), Application (Drug Discovery, ADMET), End-user...

2014-05-15 23:00:47

Created by Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer, this video was created to raise awareness about the excitement and the hope cancer immunotherapy clinical trials can offer patients with NSCLC today. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 A recently released video on cancer immunotherapy is offering new hope to patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), the type of cancer which makes up 85% to 90% of all lung cancer cases in the US and claims more lives each year than colon, breast, and...

2014-05-15 08:32:10

Rapid IgE clearance by XmAb7195 shows potential as a disease modifying treatment for allergy and asthma MONROVIA, Calif., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Xencor, Inc. (NASDAQ: XNCR), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing engineered monoclonal antibodies for the treatment of autoimmune diseases, asthma and allergic diseases, and cancer, today announced it will present preclinical data comparing activity of XmAb®7195 to omalizumab in reducing IgE, a protein responsible...

A Fetal Enzyme Helps Stem Cells Recover From Limb Injuries
2014-05-15 07:41:44

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Nearly two million Americans a year suffer from ischemia reperfusion injuries. A wide variety of scenarios can be caused by these injuries that result in restricted blood flow—from traumatic limb injuries, to heart attacks, to donor organs. Restoring the blood flow to an injured leg, for example, seems like it would be a good idea. A new study from Georgia Regents University, however, suggests that restoring the flow could cause...

2014-05-14 23:12:22

Reduce the itchy eyes and runny noses this spring by employing five simple tips on minimizing home allergens. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Spring is peak allergy season all around the United States. While many people are relishing in the warm weather, blossoming trees and chance to run around barefoot in the grass, allergy sufferers are holed up inside as though they're battling a storm. This storm is not the variety of rain or snow, it's all the allergens that are blowing...

2014-05-14 23:01:25

Food Allergy Awareness Week Serves as a Reminder about the Importance of Making Food Allergies Known in the Event of an Emergency Turlock, CA (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 MedicAlert Foundation is supporting Food Allergy Awareness Week and encourages Americans living with food allergies to be proactive about safeguarding their health. As part of this support, MedicAlert is offering special assistance to support individuals with food allergies in the event of a medical emergency. Food Allergy...


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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