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2010-09-09 09:17:00

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Regado Biosciences, a privately held company leading the development of antithrombotic aptamers with active control agents, announced that David J.

2010-08-05 15:29:38

Clinical trials from two international research teams have shown that icatibant, a new drug that blocks the action of an inflammatory protein known as bradykinin, is safe and effective in treating acute attacks of hereditary angioedema, a potentially life-threatening condition.

2010-08-02 19:04:36

New research in the FASEB Journal shows that a peptide derived from bee venom can deliver liposomes bearing drugs or diagnostic dyes to specific cells or tissues.

2010-07-27 09:17:00

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Regado Biosciences, a privately held company leading the development of antithrombotic aptamers with active control agents, announced that David J.

2010-07-26 15:05:00

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Regado Biosciences, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical company pioneering the development of a novel two-component antithrombotic drug technology consisting of therapeutic aptamers with their matched active control agents, announced publication of results from a Phase 2a study for its lead compound, the REG1 system.

2010-07-22 06:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nile Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: NLTX), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel therapeutics for cardiovascular disease, today announced the appointment of Richard B. Brewer as Executive Chairman.

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2010-06-24 08:44:59

A team of Vanderbilt chemists has developed a novel method for chemically synthesizing peptides that promises to lower the cost and increase the availability of drugs based on natural compounds.

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2010-06-21 14:15:00

In a breakthrough, UCI chemists create synthetic antibodies that block bee venom.

2010-06-17 08:30:00

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Regado Biosciences, a privately held company leading the development of antithrombotic aptamers with active control agents, announced that David J.

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2010-06-09 10:28:10

Scientists are reporting the first evidence that a plastic antibody — an artificial version of the proteins produced by the body's immune system to recognize and fight infections and foreign substances — works in the bloodstream of a living animal.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.