Drug Discovery & Development
Do mom's or dad's genes win out in a child's gene expression?
A team of scientists has identified 71 new "imprinted" genes in the mouse genome. The new findings, published in Nature Communications on June 21, help uncover some of the scientific mysteries associated with epigenetics and point to how a parent's genes are uniquely turned off or on in their offspring. Read More
Blackstone, Intellia, Cellex to launch company addressing limitations of cell therapies
Blackstone Life Sciences has committed $250 million toward the launch of a new autologous and allogeneic universal chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy company. Also taking part in the launch are Intellia Therapeutics and Cellex Cell Professionals, the parent company of GEMoaB, a clinical-stage cell therapy company. Read More
New in vitro models offer effective way to study respiratory viruses
A new accessible and scalable protocol for manufacturing in vitro lung cell models could have applications in the development of new therapies for respiratory viral infections and drug toxicology studies on human lungs. Details about the protocol were published in Stem Cells on June 21. Read More
Bruker launches new tools to improve 4D-metabolomics, lipidomics workflows
Bruker has launched several products to enhance the accuracy of 4D-metabolomics and lipidomics workflows, including a new ion source for its trapped ion mobility spectrometry time-of-flight (timsTOF) Pro 2 platform and new bioinformatics software for small-molecule workflows. Read More
MolDiscovery algorithm helps scientists find promising small molecules
A computer algorithm called molDiscovery uses mass spectrometry data from small molecules to predict the identity of unknown substances, potentially saving researchers time and money in the search for new naturally occurring products with medical uses. The new approach was reported in Nature Communications on June 17. Read More
Mentors are essential to career journeys
Regardless of your current professional status, supportive mentors are critical for helping you achieve your career goals, according to Michael Howell, PhD, chief scientific officer at DermTech. Howell recently spoke with ScienceBoard.net. Read More
Sciex releases new LC-MS device for low-level metabolite detection
Sciex has announced the release of ZenoTOF 7600, a new liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry (LC-MS)/MS instrument for low-level metabolite detection. Read More
Personalized cell therapies offer hope for some of the toughest cancers
Complete with a long-term vision of developing a pipeline of oncology therapies that modulate the functional immune system, Sotio of the Czech Republic is breaking into the world of autologous immuno-oncology therapies. The company's goal is to eventually become a prominent European pharmaceutical firm, according to Radek Špíšek, PhD, CEO and founding scientist of Sotio, who spoke with ScienceBoard.net in a recent interview. Read More
Danaher to acquire Aldevron in deal valued at $9.6B
Danaher announced it has signed a deal to buy DNA and messenger RNA manufacturer Aldevron for approximately $9.6 billion. Aldevron will operate as a standalone company in Danaher's Life Sciences business segment and is expected to boost Danaher's activities in genomic medicine. Read More
Mobilion launches Mobie mass spectrometer
Mobilion Systems has launched a high-resolution ion mobility mass spectrometry instrument called Mobie for biopharmaceutical drug development and workflows for monitoring critical quality attributes. Read More
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