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2014-03-17 20:22:32

TOORAK, Australia, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Antisense Therapeutics (ASX:ANP) is pleased to advise that it has commenced dosing in its Phase I Stem Cell Mobilisation (SCM) Human Proof of Concept trial of ATL1102, the Company's second generation antisense drug targeting the VLA-4 receptor. The trial will assess the safety, tolerability and effect of ATL1102 on the release of hematopoietic stem cells (CD34+) into the blood when dosed alone and in combination with an existing...

2014-01-13 08:26:47

Phase 1 Trial of BL-8040 expected to begin in Q2 2014; top-line results expected in H2 2014 JERUSALEM, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioLineRx (NASDAQ: BLRX; TASE: BLRX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to identifying, in-licensing and developing promising therapeutic candidates, announced today that it has filed the necessary regulatory submissions to commence a Phase 1 trial for BL-8040, a novel treatment for the mobilization of stem cells from the bone...

2013-11-14 12:54:05

New knowledge of drug mechanism paves road to new treatment approaches for patients suffering from frequent bacterial infections 1. Scientists at A*STAR’s Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN) have discovered the exact mode of action by plerixafor, a drug commonly prescribed to stimulate immune responses in patients suffering from neutropenia, which causes them to become prone to oral, skin, genital infections and in worst cases, a fatal whole-body infection.  A better understanding of...

2013-11-14 00:20:06

New knowledge of drug mechanism paves road to new treatment approaches for patients suffering from frequent bacterial infectionsSingapore, Nov 14, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Scientists at A*STAR's Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN) have discovered the exact mode of action by plerixafor, a drug commonly prescribed to stimulate immune responses in patients suffering from neutropenia, which causes them to become prone to oral, skin, genital infections and in worst cases, a...

2012-08-15 23:00:07

Stemedica International, SA (Epalinges, Switzerland), a wholly owned subsidiary of Stemedica Cell Technologies, Inc. (“Stemedica”), a leader in adult stem cell research and manufacturing, announced today that it has been granted a series of licenses by Swissmedic (the Swiss equivalent of the United States Food and Drug Administration). These licenses specifically authorize the Company to import and export its Stemedyne stem cell products worldwide for human use in approved...

2012-01-10 23:36:32

Could lead to a test and therapy for kidney failure caused by E. coli New findings by St. Michael's researchers about the way cells work could lead to a test and therapy for kidney failure caused by E. coli. Ever since the water supply in Walkerton, Ont., was contaminated by E. coli in 2000, Dr. Philip Marsden has been trying to figure out just how a toxin released by that particular strain of the bacteria causes kidney damage in children. Now Dr. Marsden and his team based at St....


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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