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2014-03-25 08:29:17

Resiniferatoxin for Treatment of Pain Associated with Osteosarcoma Veterinary Program Expected to File for MUMS designation in 2014 SAN DIEGO, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRNE; Sorrento), a late-stage clinical oncology company developing new treatments for cancer and associated pain, today announced the formation of a wholly-owned subsidiary, Ark Animal Therapeutics, initially devoted to developing resiniferatoxin (RTX) for multiple veterinary...

2014-03-19 20:21:22

-- Collaboration Focused on Cancer Immunotherapies for Pets -- KANSAS CITY, Kan., and PRINCETON, N.J., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aratana Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PETX), a pet therapeutics company focused on the licensing, development and commercialization of innovative biopharmaceutical products for cats, dogs and other companion animals, and Advaxis, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADXS), a biotechnology company developing the next generation of cancer immunotherapies, today announced a global...

2014-03-17 08:29:24

NCI study to investigate whether third generation CAR T Cells can be eliminated if they become harmful HOUSTON, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bellicum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that the first clinical study is underway of a Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T Cell therapy that incorporates a safety switch to enable rapid elimination of the administered T cells if they threaten the life or health of the patient. Researchers from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) have...

2013-12-12 10:26:03

Bone cancer in dogs is affected by a variety of genetic risk factors. Researchers from Uppsala University, Sweden, and the Broad Institute show this in a new study published in Genome Biology. Osteosarcoma, a type of bone cancer, is a rare but very aggressive form of cancer that primarily affects teenagers. Among some large-sized dog breeds the disease is much more common, but otherwise osteosarcoma in humans and dogs is very similar. In the current study, the researchers compared the...

2013-02-01 23:02:40

Two cancer genetics researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have received a grant from the Liddy Shriver Sarcoma Initiative to support promising research on a genetic mutation in hereditary bone cancer called osteosarcoma. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 01, 2013 Two cancer genetics researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have received a grant from the Liddy Shriver Sarcoma Initiative to support promising research on a genetic mutation in hereditary bone...

2012-12-22 05:04:00

Believing in the spirit of giving and community, MedSys Group supports charitable organizations in the Dallas area. Frisco, TX (PRWEB) December 21, 2012 MedSys Group, a national healthcare IT consulting firm, is expanding its long-term commitment to charitable giving by partnering with two non-profit organizations, Kenna´s Kids and The Fallen Soldier Memorial Plaque Program. Believing that it is better to give than to receive, MedSys is donating its time and finances to each cause, and...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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