In a call to the pharmaceutical industry at the World Drug Safety Conference in Chicago last week (April 22-23 2015), a leading developer of cognitive assessment software, Cambridge Cognition plc, stressed the increasing regulatory and clinical need to expand cognitive safety testing beyond CNS-targeted drugs.
30 April, 2015
The topic of this month’s newsletter from Drug Discovery Today is novel therapeutics.
28 April, 2015
The UK has the highest rate of Paget’s bone disease in the world, but now researchers from Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU), the Paget’s Association and Norton Priory Museum Trust are analysing ancient bones to better understand the progression of the disease, which may permit earlier diagnosis.
28 April, 2015
Anti-CCL2 and anti-C5a Spiegelmers Revealed in Complex with Their TargetsNOXXON Pharma announced today the publication of two new studies in Nature Communications, entitled:• Crystal structure of a mirror-image L-RNA aptamer (Spiegelmer) in complex with the natural L-protein target CCL2 • Structural basis for the targeting of complement anaphylatoxin C5a using a mixed L-RNA/L-DNA aptamer
27 April, 2015
IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.), the world's leading provider of proton therapy solutions for the treatment of cancer, announces that it has signed a formal contract with the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG) to establish the first proton therapy center in The Netherlands, in Groningen.
24 April, 2015
The study looks into the use of mobile health apps and assesses their potential in healthcare. Digital data collection provider, Research Now, spoke to 500 healthcare professionals and 1,000 health app users in the UK.
23 April, 2015
Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have found how a widely known but little-studied enzyme protects brain cells in models of Parkinson’s disease.
17 April, 2015
The first drugs to treat hearing conditions could be available by 2020 according to a new report launched today by charity Action on Hearing Loss (formerly RNID).
16 April, 2015
The ability to finally enjoy a good night's sleep is something that can be learned. An Austrian Science Fund FWF project has investigated how this can best be learned and who responds best to such "brain training".
14 April, 2015
• Bachelor of Science Degree in Clinical Research offered in Europe• Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Trial Management offered in North America• Joint Program for Clinical Research and Clinical Trial Management offered in Asia
13 April, 2015