Earn rewards for your opinion on lab products.

Get exclusive insights into life science trends.

Stay up to date on research news.

Swiss health data network fuels personalized medicine with data-sharing model
July 14, 2021 -- A nationwide data network has been built in Switzerland to support the exchange and reuse of health-related data produced in biomedical and clinical research settings. The strategy, which could serve as a model for how other countries can accelerate the development of personalized medicine, was recently described in an article in JMIR Medical Informatics. Read More
Cellares, Poseida partner on cell therapy manufacturing
July 14, 2021 -- Poseida Therapeutics has joined Cellares' Early Access Partnership Program to accelerate cell therapy manufacturing. The collaboration is expected to provide insight into CAR T workflows as well as other technologies. Read More
Gene therapy tackles 2 rare childhood diseases 2 different ways
July 13, 2021 -- Two new studies point to the efficient use of gene therapy to treat deadly childhood genetic diseases. The first study used direct gene therapy infusion to treat a rare neurodevelopmental disorder, while the second study used prenatal base editing in mouse models as proof of concept for the treatment of genetic diseases. These vastly different approaches show the promise of gene therapy for a variety of devastating diseases. Read More
Strateos launches hybrid SmartLab software platform
July 13, 2021 -- Strateos has launched SmartLab, a modular cloud-based software platform designed to assist life science research organizations in connecting onsite research and development labs with remote-controlled facilities. Read More
Future of small-molecule drugs lies in oral formulations
July 12, 2021 -- The way forward for small-molecule drug manufacturers is through orally administered products, according to Spiro Rombotis, president and CEO of Cyclacel, who recently spoke with ScienceBoard.net. Read More
Researchers capture new ribosome structures in motion
July 9, 2021 -- Researchers have captured six new structures of the ribosome and its directional movement using single-molecule fluorescence resonance energy transfer and cryogenic electron microscopy. The results were published in Nature on July 7. Read More
Researchers image mouse brain in entirety with multimodal pipeline
July 9, 2021 -- Researchers have successfully combined multiple imaging modalities on the same brain tissue to capture the anatomic features of neurons across the entire mouse brain. The pipeline of imaging modalities and results are detailed in NeuroImage. Read More
Lower lung cancer, melanoma mortality drives down cancer deaths
July 8, 2021 -- Declines in mortality due to lung cancer and melanoma have contributed to decreased overall cancer death rates in the U.S. among both men and women and across all racial and ethnic groups, according to an annual report published July 8 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Read More
Machine learning helps scientists map the mammalian immune system
July 7, 2021 -- The use of advanced machine-learning software has led to the identification of hundreds of new genes that likely affect the working immune system, according to findings from a study published recently in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. Read More
BD launches new digital marketplace for flow cytometry
July 7, 2021 -- Becton Dickinson (BD) has launched bdbiosciences.com, an updated digital marketplace for flow cytometry. The new website provides an enhanced online purchasing experience for flow cytometry users and their procurement teams. Read More
Nvidia launches Cambridge-1 AI supercomputer to spark life sciences research
July 7, 2021 -- Graphics processing unit technology developer Nvidia has launched an artificial intelligence (AI)-powered supercomputer in the U.K. that enables researchers in digital biology and genomics. Read More
Innovation in single-cell sequencing unlocks 10x more data from each cell
July 6, 2021 -- A new single-cell sequencing method yields at least 10 times more data for each individual cell compared to previous techniques. The method, published in Nature Biotechnology on July 5, may help cancer researchers uncover new insights into the biological underpinnings of cancer such as drug resistance. Read More
With Hitachi deal done, Fujifilm sets sights on healthcare growth
July 2, 2021 -- Fresh off its acquisition of Hitachi's medical imaging business, Japanese industrial giant Fujifilm on July 1 rebranded its healthcare subsidiaries in the U.S. and Europe to reflect the newly integrated company. The deal exemplifies Fujifilm's plan to make healthcare its primary business. Read More
Algorithm expands what scientists can uncover from individual cells
July 1, 2021 -- A new software tool can help researchers further utilize single-cell RNA sequencing data to learn more about individual cells by incorporating biologically relevant data into the analysis. The machine-learning algorithm, detailed in Genome Research on June 30, can be used to predict which transcription factors are most active in individual cells. Read More
Oncolytic viruses move closer to becoming effective cancer therapies
June 30, 2021 -- Scientists are identifying key factors that aid in the effectiveness of oncolytic viruses during the treatment of cancers, which could lead to better immunotherapies and inform clinicians which patients might benefit from the treatment. Findings from a June 22 Nature Communications article point to the clinical relevance and underlying mechanisms of a novel anticancer treatment. Read More
Conferences
CPhI North America
August 10-12
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania United States
Bioprocessing Summit
August 16-19
Boston, Massachusetts United States
6th Annual CAR-TCR Summit
August 30 - September 2
Online
European Congress of Immunology (ECI) 2021
September 1-4
Belgrade Serbia
Medical Affairs Strategic Summit (MASS)
September 13-15
New Brunswick, New Jersey United States
Connect
Science Advisory Board on LinkedIn
Science Advisory Board on Facebook
Science Advisory Board on Twitter
Latest Tweets