Quest Diagnostics Granted FDA Breakthrough Designation for its Adeno-associated virus (AAV) Test On August 30, 2023, Quest Diagnostics announced that its AAVrh74 ELISA assay (CDx) has been gr...
FDA Approves First Gene Therapy for Severe Hemophilia A BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc., a global biotechnology company dedicated to transforming lives through genetic discovery, announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved ROCTAVIAN (valoctocogene roxaparvovec-rvox) gene therapy for the tr...Find More
AI-powered Sensora Platform Launched by Eko for Cardiac Disease Detection On February 23, 2023, Eko, a digital healthcare company employing artificial intelligence (AI) against heart and lung disease, announced the launch of its SENSORA™ Cardiac Disease Detection Platform. The stethoscope, one of the m...Find More
Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) or commonly referred to as deep sequencing or massively parallel sequencing, is an important field of sequencing technology applied to determine the RNA or DNA sequence. It aims to provide detailed information about the genetic variation in organisms, diseases, or other biological p...Find More
Bioinformatics is one of the healthcare industry's most spotlighted and trending topics today. The Bioinformatics market is evolving rapidly and reaching new heights with each passing day, leading to new insights and information into molecular sequence and genomics. Moreover, it makes handling and analyzing genomic...Find More
Zealand Pharma Announces the Positive Topline Results from its Phase III trial of Glepaglutide Zealand Pharma A/S, a biotech company specializing in peptide-based medicines, announced positive topline results from its phase III trial of glepaglutide. In the evenly randomized double-blind trial, 106 patients with...Find More
Wilson’s disease is a rare genetic disorder caused by mutations in the P-type ATPase gene. Wilson’s disease causes defective biliary excretion of copper, leading to its accumulation, particularly in the liver and brain. The ATP7B gene is responsible for the transportation of copper from the liver to the intestine t...Find More
CRISPR technology or CRISPR/Cas9 technology is a genome-editing tool derived from the bacterial defense system against viruses and plasmids. The system comprises the Cas9 nuclease enzyme to create site-directed dsDNA (double-stranded DNA) break and a guide RNA, which is a predesigned 20 bp long RNA sequence within ...Find More
Drug pricing is one of the hottest topics in the healthcare segment. Several arguments have been put forward by people, governments, healthcare companies, and other organizations in favor of and against expensive medicines. Some of the drugs are so expensive that they are nearly out of reach of the common people. H...Find More
Pfizer acquires drugmaker Arena for USD 6.7 billion to address unmet needs Pfizer declared that it is acquiring Arena Pharmaceuticals, a drug company specializing in inflammation and immunology, for almost USD 7 billion. The pharma giant said it would finance the agreement, worth USD 6.7 billion, with cash on ha...Find More
The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is one of the largest and most respected conferences in the field of oncology. Held annually, this conference brings together researchers, physicians, and other healthcare professionals from around the world to discuss the latest advances in cancer research, diagnosis, and treatment.