Beckman Coulter Genomics offers an automated, target capture sequencing service for targeted next generation sequencing.
Researchers at The Scripps Research Institute have developed a vaccine against a heroin high and have proven its therapeutic potential in animal models.
Allon Therapeutics Inc. announced findings that 12 weeks of treatment with davunetide, the company’s lead product, appears to prevent cortical thinning of important parts of the brains of schizophrenia patients.
Cellectis bioresearch and Lonza announce that they have reached a milestone in the development of a newly bioengineered cell line.
GNS Healthcare, Inc. (GNS) and the National Cancer Institute (NCI) will develop a supercomputing platform that can uncover cause-and-effect mechanisms for lung cancer hidden in data sets assembled from imaging, genetics, pathology, and other areas.
Scil Technology GmbH has established an independent service unit named formycon, which will provide protein characterization, formulation development, drug product manufacturing, process development, quality control, and analytics services.
Beaufort LLC, has added quality oversight to its services for clients in the pharmaceutical, diagnostic, and medical device industries.
Almac’s Clinical Services business unit was presented with the ASQ Philadelphia Section Large Company Member of the Year award at the section’s awards dinner.
Kathy Freeman has joined ACR Image Metrix as business development manager for the East Coast.
Leica Microsystems has released its SCN400 F combined fluorescent and brightfield digital slide scanner. The SCN400 F brings together Leica’s brightfield slide scanning capabilities and multi-channel fluorescence imaging in a single platform.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. released the AssayAssure sample collection, transport, and storage products. AssayAssure is the one of the most flexible, widely applicable, and longest-acting universal preservatives currently available.
Hamilton Robotics introduces disposable CO-RE Piercing Tips for its MICROLAB STAR and NIMBUS automated liquid handling platforms. These tips are designed to pierce septa, sealing mats, and foils on tubes and plates.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. announced that its Evolution 200 series of next-generation UV-Visible spectrophotometers has been named one of the most technologically significant products of the past 12 months by R&D Magazine.
Dynavax Technologies Corp. has reported a setback in a late-stage trial of its hepatitis B vaccine. The company said one production lot of Heplisav had a higher concentration of antibodies than the other two lots.
Gilead Sciences, Inc. announced Phase 3 clinical trial results showing that elvitegravir, an antiviral being evaluated for the treatment of HIV-1, was non-inferior to raltegravir after 48 weeks of therapy.