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2014-05-02 00:21:47

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Second Genome announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Pfizer Inc. to conduct extensive microbiome research in a large observational study aimed at gaining new insights into obesity and metabolic disease. The goal of the study is to evaluate numerous clinical factors and the microbiome in a select cohort of approximately 900 individuals with varying metabolic phenotypes, in order to better understand the...

2014-05-01 04:22:38

PARIS, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ENTEROME Bioscience SA, a pioneer in the development of innovative disease management solutions based on a deep understanding of the gut microbiome, is pleased to announce that it has raised EUR10 million in the first tranche of a Series B fund raising. The funding has been led by the Company's existing investors, Seventure (including from its new Health for Life Capital fund, which is dedicated to companies focused on health, nutrition and...

Newest Analysis For Human Microbiome Project Re-defines What's Healthy
2014-04-17 08:54:25

[ Watch The Video: Scientists Re-Define What’s Healthy In New Human Microbiome Project Analysis ] University of Michigan Health System Study in Nature shows wide variation in the collection of bacteria harbored by healthy adults As scientists catalog the trillions of bacteria found in every nook and cranny of the human body, a new look by the University of Michigan shows wide variation in the types of bacteria found in healthy people. Based on their findings in today's...

2014-04-08 08:30:26

--MBT Previously Reported Statistically Significant Positive Topline Results from this First Double-Blind, Randomized Clinical Trial of a Microbiome Modulator for Diabetes-- BROOMFIELD, Colo., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MicroBiome Therapeutics(TM) LLC, (MBT) today announced that data from the company's clinical trial of microbiome modulator NM504 in development for type 2 diabetes and prediabetes has been accepted for a Poster Preview Presentation at ICE/ENDO 2014, the joint...

2014-04-02 16:31:24

CARLSBAD, Calif., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MO BIO Laboratories, Inc., the leader in microbiome, microbial, plant, and soil nucleic acid purification, announces the launch of the first Annual MO BIO Microbiome Awards. The Microbiome Awards aim to provide young, extraordinary scientists with funding and recognition to carry out scientific work in the field of microbiome research. Submissions are now being accepted from researchers from all over the world....

2014-03-12 11:32:47

The interactions of the gut microbiota in children with typical diabetes autoantibodies differ from that in healthy children. The fact that these differences already exist before antibodies are detectable in the blood adds to the growing evidence that microbial DNA, the so-called microbiome, may be involved in the development of autoimmune processes. Scientists from the Helmholtz Zentrum München have published their findings in the specialist journal Diabetes. As part of the BABYDIET...

2014-03-04 12:26:03

HLI is Building World's Largest Genotype/Phenotype Database by Sequencing up to 40,000 Human Genomes/Year Combined with Microbiome, Metabolome and Clinical Data to Develop Life Enhancing Therapies SAN DIEGO, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Human Longevity Inc. (HLI), a genomics and cell therapy-based diagnostic and therapeutic company focused on extending the healthy, high performance human life span, was announced today by co-founders J. Craig Venter, Ph.D., Robert Hariri, M.D.,...

2014-02-25 16:29:00

SILVERTHORNE, Colo., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Jane L. Peterson as President and Chief Executive Officer of the nonprofit educational organization. She will assume this position effective April 14, 2014, taking over from Dr. James W. Aiken, who is retiring after 11 years in the role. The appointment concludes a year-long international search....

Dental Plaque Bacteria Hasn't Changed In More Than A Thousand Years
2014-02-24 06:39:26

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Plaque on the teeth of ancient skeletons dating back 1,000 years have been found to have a wealth of preserved bacteria and microscopic particles of food. An international team of researchers behind the project say this discovery is a “microbial Pompeii” of preservation. The team, led by researchers from the University of Zurich, the University of Copenhagen and the University of York, and including dozens of researchers from...

2014-02-18 08:30:35

--Statistically Significant Positive Results from First Double-Blind, Randomized Clinical Trial of a Microbiome Modulator for Diabetes-- BROOMFIELD, Colo., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MicroBiome Therapeutics(TM)( )LLC, (MBT) today announced positive top-line results from the company's clinical trial of lead microbiome modulator NM504 in development for type 2 diabetes and prediabetes. NM504 is designed to improve glucose tolerance and other metabolic parameters in patients with...


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