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2014-05-27 04:21:43

Protection Data Presented at the 17th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy BLUE BELL, Pa., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: INO) announced today that its novel DNA-based therapeutic monoclonal antibody targeting Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) completely protected mice from a lethal CHIKV challenge. In this preclinical study, a prototype DNA plasmid construct encoding for a monoclonal antibody for CHIKV envelope protein was...

2014-05-26 13:21:07

University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center Peptide antibodies hit immune-response-stifling MDSCs without harming other vital cells Scientists have found a way to target elusive cells that suppress immune response, depleting them with peptides that spare other important cells and shrink tumors in preclinical experiments, according to a paper published online by Nature Medicine. "We've known about these cells blocking immune response for a decade, but haven't been able to shut...

2014-05-23 04:20:53

LONDON, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Company Created to be a Leading Provider of Technologies and Services to Enable Better Biopharmaceuticals - PolyTherics and Antitope to continue to trade as wholly owned subsidiaries of Abzena - New brand highlights depth and range of offering to the global biopharmaceutical industry - Abzena to establish headquarters in Cambridge, UK PolyTherics Limited ("PolyTherics"), a...

2014-05-22 10:49:08

CSH Scientists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) today report a discovery that they hope will lead to the development of a powerful new way of treating an aggressive form of breast cancer. The breast cancer subtype in question is commonly called “HER2-positive”; it’s a subset of the disease affecting about one patient in four, in which tumor cells overexpress a signaling protein called HER2.  The blockbuster drug Herceptin is a first-line treatment for many women with...

2014-05-22 08:29:44

MONROVIA, Calif., May 22, 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 that Bassil Dahiyat, Ph.D., president and chief executive officer, will present at the Jefferies 2014 Global Healthcare Conference on Thursday, June 5, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. EDT in New York City, NY. A live audio webcast of the...

2014-05-20 23:02:55

New comprehensive research report “Ovarian Cancer Therapeutics in Major Developed Markets to 2020 - Late-Stage Pipeline Focuses on Improved Progression Free-Surival and Targeted Therapies” elaborated by GBI Research is now available at MarketPublishers.com. According to the study, the global ovarian cancer therapeutics market is anticipated to post a 3.4% CAGR through 2020. London, UK (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 At present, the overall ovarian cancer therapeutics market is led by the use of...

2014-05-20 20:22:08

DEERFIELD, Ill. and OSAKA, Japan, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited ("Takeda") and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc., today announced that the United States (U.S.) Food and Drug Administration (FDA) simultaneously approved a new biologic therapy, Entyvio((TM)) (vedolizumab), for the treatment of adults with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis (UC) and Crohn's disease (CD). ( ) "Entyvio is a new option that...

2014-05-20 16:26:30

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted HUMIRA(®) (adalimumab) orphan drug designation for the treatment of non-infectious intermediate, posterior, or pan-uveitis, or chronic non-infectious anterior uveitis, a group of rare but serious inflammatory diseases of the eye. AbbVie is investigating the efficacy and safety of HUMIRA for the treatment of non-infectious uveitis, and the clinical...

2014-05-19 16:24:15

NEUDORF SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE, ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Head of the Russian Government Dmitri Medvedev visited today CJSC BIOCAD's [http://www.biocad.ru/en/we ] commercial manufacturing facility for mAb-based therapeutic proteins. This private facility is unique in Russia and Easter Europe. It produces monoclonal antibodies-based APIs for biological products that are widely used in treating oncological and autoimmune disorders. The visit occurred in...

2014-05-19 08:29:14

PASADENA, Calif., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meditope Biosciences, Inc., a biotechnology company developing novel antibody-drug conjugates (ADC) using its proprietary monoclonal antibody (mAb) technology platform, today announced the appointment of C. Dan Dumitru, M.D., Ph.D., as Vice President of Translational Research. "We are delighted to expand our highly focused team to include Dan, who brings a strong background in preclinical and translational drug development for biologics...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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