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2014-08-04 12:41:03

Researchers have developed a simple and versatile method for making artificial anti-cancer molecules that mimic the properties of one of the body's natural defense systems.

2012-07-17 15:15:44

Researchers from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Weizmann Institute of Science have developed a technique to cause apoptosis, or programmed cell death, that could lead to new approaches to treating cancer.

2012-05-30 08:35:20

Scientists at the Dana-Farber/Children's Hospital Cancer Center have developed an anti-cancer peptide that overcomes the stubborn resistance to chemotherapy and radiation often encountered in certain blood cancers when the disease recurs following initial treatment.

2011-05-24 06:00:00

MALVERN, Pa., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TetraLogic Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceutical company developing novel small molecule drugs to treat cancer, today announced that is has closed a $6 million investment with new investor Nextech Invest Ltd., a Zurich, Switzerland, based oncology focused venture capital fund.

2011-02-15 19:49:04

Basic and translational research on cancer, and development of new cancer therapeutics, has focused on different aspects of cancer cellular function.

2011-01-05 07:00:00

MALVERN, Pa., Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TetraLogic Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceutical company developing novel small molecule drugs to treat cancer, today announced that is has closed the $23 million second tranche of a Series C financing completed in October 2010.

2010-08-03 17:27:00

ALBANY, Ore., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Synthetech, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: NZYM) today announced it will issue first quarter fiscal 2011 financial results before the opening of the market on Friday, August 6, 2010.

2010-06-28 08:00:00

ALBANY, Ore., June 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Synthetech, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: NZYM) today announced that it has engaged Brocair Partners, LLC to conduct a comprehensive review of strategic alternatives aimed at enhancing shareholder value.


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'.