Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills Vince Cable today announced the appointment of Sir John Savill as Chief Executive and Deputy Chair of the Medical Research Council.
30 July, 2010
In May, it was announced that new research into stem cell reprogramming would reduce the need for animal testing; now, we are really beginning to see the benefits of this groundbreaking science.
28 July, 2010
Thermo Fisher Scientific has announced a landmark collaboration that aims to introduce mass-spectrometry-based workflows and technologies into Japan to advance personalized medicine and healthcare.
27 July, 2010
Royal Philips Electronics and Dako, a Danish company specializing in tissue-based cancer diagnostics, have signed an agreement to integrate a selection of Dako's image analysis applications into Philips' future digital pathology solutions.
22 July, 2010
Rising levels of antidepressants in coastal waters could change sealife behaviour and potentially damage the food chain, according to a new study.
16 July, 2010
Cancer Research Technology and Medical Research Council Technology plan to ‘swap’ medical discoveries to accelerate the translation of early scientific research into patient benefit.
15 July, 2010
Promega Corporation has partnered with SignalChem Pharmaceuticals to launch a complete kinase solution for the profiling of lead compounds against kinases representative of all major families of the kinome.
13 July, 2010
Thuricin CD, an antibiotic licensed to Alimentary Health, has been found to be effective against the hospital-acquired superbug Clostridium difficile.
08 July, 2010
Some of pharmaceutical’s big boys, for example Pfizer, have faced well-documented challenges over the last 12 months. The industry is only too aware of this and understands that now is the time to look at new processes and a change in the way they have traditionally done business.
07 July, 2010
Research funded by hearing loss charity RNID has discovered a drug that repairs hearing after damage caused by loud noise.
06 July, 2010
SeraCare is now offering access to an extensive and constantly replenished library of remnant patient samples consisting of serum, plasma, urine, cerbrospinal fluid and amniotic fluid for pre-clinical research studies.
02 July, 2010
Roche and IBM are collaborating to develop a nanopore-based sequencer that will read and decode human DNA quickly and efficiently, with the aim of accelerating human genome analysis and advancing personalized healthcare.
01 July, 2010