“Medical therapeutic miracles remain the primary promise of the Human Genome Project (HGP). But pharmaceutical R&D does not occur in a vacuum. Several new technologies, including novel development in DNA sequencing and mapping methods and the optimization of instrumentation, are rapidly spinning off genome scientists are now involved in taking a new discovery and turning it into a financial venture. The new technology firms cover a wide “product” area with each company attempting to find its marketing niche in a rapidly evolving industry.”Read More
“Many biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies believe that new drug delivery systems will soon garner profits for those willing to stand by their nonconventional methods of pharmaceutical methods of pharmaceutical administration. Even biotech-produced proteins and peptides may soon find interesting avenues of drug delivery.Read More
—Patients with glaucoma can expect both transformative and disruptive changes in the monitoring and treatment of their disorder over the next 5 years, predicted Robert N. Weinreb, MD, chairman of ophthalmology and director of the Shiley Eye Center and Hamilton Glaucoma Center, University of California, San Diego (UCSD). Dr. Weinreb delivered the first Drs. Henry and Frederick Sutro Memorial Lecture here at the 3rd Annual Glaucoma 360 New Horizons Forum.”Read More
“With the theoretical human life span generally agreed to stand at about 120 years and a rapidly growing aging population, biotechnology companies are developing new therapeutics and methods to extend and expand a healthy aging process.
They recently met at the second annual Conference on Anti-Aging Medicine and Biomedical Technology in Las Vegas, NV, to discuss novel ways to on prevent or alleviate the diseases of aging – cancer, osteoporosis and diabetes. The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) sponsored the meeting. “Read More
“Recently, scientists have begun to study children at play, looking at how it enhances a child’s creative activity and intellectual development. As a part of this research, toys are undergoing new scrutiny: Which ones will give joy and encourage creativity?”Read More
“Novel bioseparation technologies are finally nearing the point of clinical application, according to speakers at a recent symposium at the California Separation Science Society (CaSSS) in Foster City, CA. The meeting specifically focused on new separation techniques for the diagnostic laboratory and described emerging opportunities for instrument manufactures in this area.”Read More
A lover’s quarrel, we all have had at least one of these. We live with and on Planet Earth. We intimately affect its system every present moment. Humans rattle the planet a thousand times more critically than the animals and plants with whom we share the terra firma. Our effects often have long-term ramifications on all living creatures. We’re not sure of the long-term effects of all the changes we see and feel.Read More