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2014-03-27 08:34:12

Cannabinoid Receptor 1 is most recent GPCR to be targeted by RuiYi's iCAPS platform LA JOLLA, Calif. and SHANGHAI, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RuiYi, Inc. announced today a $15 million Series B financing by existing investors: 5AM Ventures, Versant Ventures, Apposite Capital, SR One, the independent corporate healthcare venture capital fund of GlaxoSmithKline, Merck Serono Ventures, the strategic corporate venture fund of Merck Serono, and Aravis SA. RuiYi has a pipeline of...

2014-03-26 23:24:54

Dr. Pierre-Allain Girod to Present on Data on Engineering CHO Cell Lines for Enhanced Production of Monoclonal Antibodies and Fc:Fusion Proteins Geneva, Switzerland (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Selexis SA, a serial innovation company focused on drug discovery for lead identification and cell line development for scale-up and manufacturing of therapeutic protein drugs, announced today the Company’s chief scientific officer, Pierre-Allain Girod, Ph.D., will present, “Selexis SURE CHO-Mplus™...

2014-03-26 16:23:56

Patients with leukocyte adhesion deficiency, or LAD, suffer from frequent bacterial infections, including the severe gum disease known as periodontitis. These patients often lose their teeth early in life. New research by University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine researchers, teaming with investigators from the National Institutes of Health, has demonstrated a method of reversing this bone loss and inflammation. The work was led by Penn Dental Medicine's George...

2014-03-26 12:28:54

ORLANDO, Fla., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TNI BioTech, Inc. (OTC: TNIB), today announced that it has signed a 'Supplementary Cooperation Agreement (the "Agreement") on New Drug Methionine-Enkephalin' with Hubei Qianjiang Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (a Chinese listed company, hereinafter referred to as "Qianjiang"). Following TNI BioTech's FDA meeting in August of 2013, in which the FDA approved TNI BioTech to study Methionine-Enkephalin ("MENK") in clinical trials for pancreatic...

2014-03-26 12:28:30

WORCESTER, Mass. and TORONTO, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Generex Biotechnology Corporation (www.generex.com) (OTCBB:GNBT) today announced that Dr. Eric von Hofe, Ph.D., the President of its wholly-owned immunotherapeutics subsidiary, Antigen Express, Inc. (www.antigenexpress.com), will be a member of a panel discussing immunotherapies for solid tumors at the Fourth Annual "Cancer Immunotherapy: A Long-Awaited Reality" conference at the New York Academy of Medicine in New York City...

2014-03-26 08:29:46

TORONTO, March 26, 2014 /CNW/ - The Gairdner Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Canada Gairdner Awards, recognizing some of the most significant medical discoveries from around the world. This year's winners showcase a broad range of new medical discoveries related to cardiovascular disease, cancer, immunotherapy and human parasitic diseases. Among the world's most esteemed medical research prizes, the awards distinguish Canada as a leader in science and...

2014-03-25 23:36:51

MeMD, a leading telemedicine provider, is offering a discount on online medical consultations for patients suffering from seasonal allergies, now through April 10. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Provider of innovative and convenient telehealth solutions, MeMD, is currently hosting a promotion for consumers suffering from seasonal allergies. March 20th officially marked the beginning of spring, and with the change of the seasons comes the start of spring allergies. MeMD is offering...

2014-03-25 20:22:11

DUBLIN, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/q29sqz/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Monoclonal Antibody Industry Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/q29sqz/global_and ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Currently, monoclonal antibody agents have been successfully used in the treatment...

2014-03-25 08:30:28

ROCKVILLE, Md., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VLP Therapeutics, Inc. ("VLP"), a Rockville-based biotechnology company focusing on the research and development of next generation antibody agents and therapeutic as well as preventive vaccines based upon a novel and proprietary i- VLP technology (which stands for "inserted alpha virus like particle"), today announced that Ryuji Ueno, M.D., Ph.D., Ph.D., Co-Founder and former Chair, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Scientific Officer of...

2014-03-25 08:30:19

Modified MIC Proteins as Targeted Immunotherapy for Cancer and Virus-Infected Cells SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AvidBiotics Corp., a privately held biotechnology company developing novel, non-antibody proteins targeting cancer and virus-infected cells, today announced that it has received an issued patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office covering the targetable immunotherapeutic platform being developed by the company. US Patent No....


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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