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Small molecules 2.0: the bigger picture SMALL MOLECULES 2.0: THE BIGGER PICTURE

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Jul 18, 2019

The highest number of NCEs approved by the FDA…the fastest growing small molecule clinical pipeline reported in 20 years…the increasing numbers of small and virtual pharma taking their products further through clinical trials…the...

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Compete Win in the Age of Account Based Buying COMPETE WIN IN THE AGE OF ACCOUNT BASED BUYING

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Jul 15, 2019

If you’re on a B2B revenue team, it’s likely your Marketing and Sales teams are experiencing some angst these days when it comes to understanding how prospects and customers want to interact with your company. On one hand customers seem t...

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Advanced Models and Novel I/O Technologies for Preclinical PDAC Research ADVANCED MODELS AND NOVEL I/O TECHNOLOGIES FOR PRECLINICAL PDAC RESEARCH

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Jul 09, 2019

This White Paper presents orthotopic tumor homografts as a clinically-relevant pancreatic cancer preclinical model, which more accurately replicates the TME in vivo. These immunocompetent models allow advanced assessment of novel agents targeting the...

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The SiriusDecisions B-to-B Buying Decision Process Framework THE SIRIUSDECISIONS B-TO-B BUYING DECISION PROCESS FRAMEWORK

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Jul 08, 2019

Decisionmaking is a cognitive process defined by psychologists as the selection of a course of action from multiple alternatives (e.g. what to eat, where to shop). John Dewey, the pragmatic philosopher and psychologist, introduced the first decision ...

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Transforming the future of medical shipments TRANSFORMING THE FUTURE OF MEDICAL SHIPMENTS

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Jul 08, 2019

The cell and gene therapy space is a rapidly emerging medical market that is driving an increased number of health care shipments around the world. Given the extreme sensitivity of these shipments, transporting treatments from labs to patients has hi...

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Imaging Orthotopic and Metastatic Preclinical Tumor Models IMAGING ORTHOTOPIC AND METASTATIC PRECLINICAL TUMOR MODELS

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Jul 02, 2019

Standard oncology tumor models are implanted subcutaneously. However, there are growing concerns around subcutaneous models and their predictive value due to the lack of an organ-specific tumor microenvironment (TME). This is particularly important f...

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Real-World Data in Gene Therapy Trials REAL-WORLD DATA IN GENE THERAPY TRIALS

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Jul 01, 2019

This white paper explores how the analysis of real-world data can provide insight and help overcome these challenges. It also discusses some of the limitations which reduce their acceptance by the regulatory authorities.

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CRISPR-CAS9: Programming Your HealthGenetic engineering & the future of healthcare CRISPR-CAS9: PROGRAMMING YOUR HEALTHGENETIC ENGINEERING & THE FUTURE OF HEALTHCARE

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Jun 30, 2019

Genetic engineering is the deliberate modification, artificial manipulation, and recombination of the genetic material of an organism to change its characteristics. These techniques can be used as a therapy for certain diseases. This whitepaper will ...

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Advantage of antibody based selectivity in the purification of biologics ADVANTAGE OF ANTIBODY BASED SELECTIVITY IN THE PURIFICATION OF BIOLOGICS

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Jun 26, 2019

ADVANCES in biotherapeutics are generating an increasing range of complex molecules that present unique and often complex purification challenges.

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Ready to redefine your biomanufacturing strategy and shift to a more efficient way of biologics production? READY TO REDEFINE YOUR BIOMANUFACTURING STRATEGY AND SHIFT TO A MORE EFFICIENT WAY OF BIOLOGICS PRODUCTION?

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Jun 26, 2019

Single-use biomanufacturing is quickly becoming the gold standard for biologics development. Greater manufacturing efficiencies coupled with increases in product quality and lower manufacturing costs have led to its adoption among the industry.

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ELECTRONIC JOURNAL OF BIOTECHNOLOGY ELECTRONIC JOURNAL OF BIOTECHNOLOGY

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Jun 26, 2019

Electronic Journal of Biotechnology is an international scientific electronic journal, which publishes papers from all areas related to Biotechnology. It covers from molecular biology and the chemistry of biological processes to aquatic and earth env...

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Incorporating Real-World Evidence Within the Label of an FDA-Approved Drug INCORPORATING REAL-WORLD EVIDENCE WITHIN THE LABEL OF AN FDA-APPROVED DRUG

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Jun 25, 2019

In today’s increasingly connected world, health care researchers have access to previously unimaginable troves of data about the effects of healthcare interventions, including medicines. New technologies are allowing researchers to use so-calle...

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Genomics GENOMICS

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Jun 25, 2019

The acquisition of the sequence is only the beginning. The sequence information provides a starting point from which the real research into the thousands of diseases that have a genetic basis can begin.

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DIRECTIVE CONSULTING PORTFOLIO DIRECTIVE CONSULTING PORTFOLIO

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Jun 24, 2019

We believe that data-driven marketing shouldn’t be confusing. Every company should know what works for their campaigns in order to make more ROI-driven decisions. At Directive, we not only craft customized campaigns for your unique marketing ob...

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Boosting R&D Productivity With Pooled CRISPR Screening BOOSTING R&D PRODUCTIVITY WITH POOLED CRISPR SCREENING

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Jun 23, 2019

Pooled screening is a valuable problem-solving and cost-reduction asset at a time when pressure to conduct focused, productive pharmaceutical R&D is more intense than ever. With the emergence of CRISPR gene-editing technology, pooled screens are ...

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Lipid–peptide bioconjugation through pyridyl disulfde reaction chemistry and its application in cell targeting and drug delivery LIPID–PEPTIDE BIOCONJUGATION THROUGH PYRIDYL DISULFDE REACTION CHEMISTRY AND ITS APPLICATION IN CELL TARGETING AND DRUG DELIVERY

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Jun 21, 2019

The design of efficient drug delivery vectors requires versatile formulations able to simultaneously direct a multitude of molecular targets and to bypass the endosomal recycling pathway of cells.

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How Single-Cell Technologies Are Transforming Genomics and Cloning HOW SINGLE-CELL TECHNOLOGIES ARE TRANSFORMING GENOMICS AND CLONING

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Jun 21, 2019

Single-cell omics has emerged as an exciting new technology allowing for unprecedented discovery in a variety of bio-related fields. However, while there are a slew of cutting-edge products for single-cell analysis, it has become painfully clear that...

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Chemical Technology and Biotechnology CHEMICAL TECHNOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY

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Jun 13, 2019

Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology (JCTB) is an international, inter-disciplinary peer-reviewed journal concerned with the application of scientific discoveries and advancements in chemical and biological technology that aim towards eco...

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Increasing access to microfluidics for studying fungi and other branched biological structures INCREASING ACCESS TO MICROFLUIDICS FOR STUDYING FUNGI AND OTHER BRANCHED BIOLOGICAL STRUCTURES

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Jun 10, 2019

Microfluidic systems are well-suited for studying mixed biological communities for improving industrial processes of fermentation, biofuel production, and pharmaceutical production. The results of which have the potential to resolve the underlying me...

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Exploring the Truth of Reimbursement Challenges for Cell and Gene Therapies. EXPLORING THE TRUTH OF REIMBURSEMENT CHALLENGES FOR CELL AND GENE THERAPIES.

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Jun 10, 2019

Trinity has worked with over a third of companies with cell and gene therapies (CGTs) on market or in Phase 3 clinical trials. Our work has supported business development, launch planning, evidence generation (HEOR, etc.), market access, pricing, and...

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Ultrapure water for HPLC analysis ULTRAPURE WATER FOR HPLC ANALYSIS

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Jun 05, 2019

This whitepaper demonstrates the High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) separation and analysis technique and highlights the importance of using water of sufficient purity as an eluent and how the arium® pro VF system can facilitate this.

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Type 2 Diabetes and Management of Cardiovascular and Renal Comorbidities TYPE 2 DIABETES AND MANAGEMENT OF CARDIOVASCULAR AND RENAL COMORBIDITIES

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Jun 05, 2019

Diabetes is a chronic metabolic disorder affecting over 30 million Americans, most of whom (up to 95%) have a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2D). T2D is characterized by resistance to insulin, inadequate insulin secretion, and excessive or i...

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BioNJ white paper illustrates imbalance of costs for smaller, innovative companies BIONJ WHITE PAPER ILLUSTRATES IMBALANCE OF COSTS FOR SMALLER, INNOVATIVE COMPANIES

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Jun 05, 2019

The world’s largest biopharmaceutical companies, having a headquarters or significant presence in the Garden State, New Jersey’s life sciences ecosystem was responsible for more than 40% of all new novel FDA drug approvals over the last t...

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NGS technology: Trends and clinical applications NGS TECHNOLOGY: TRENDS AND CLINICAL APPLICATIONS

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Jun 04, 2019

DNA sequencing using next-generation technologies has become established in several clinical areas over the past decade and is rapidly gaining popularity in many others. Reproductive health, oncology, Mendelian diseases, complex diseases, and infecti...

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A Guide to Current Therapies in Immuno-Oncology A GUIDE TO CURRENT THERAPIES IN IMMUNO-ONCOLOGY

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Jun 02, 2019

The global immuno-oncology market is expected to reach $128.3 billion by 2024. What breakthroughs have led to these incredible developments and where are we going? Take a ride on this amazing journey and download our beautiful white paper we created ...

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Addressing the challenges in biologics discovery with advanced flow cytometry ADDRESSING THE CHALLENGES IN BIOLOGICS DISCOVERY WITH ADVANCED FLOW CYTOMETRY

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May 29, 2019

Biologics represent a growing class of drugs with indications in oncology, chronic inflammation, and autoimmune diseases. However, development and production of biopharmaceuticals is expensive, time consuming, and requires a great deal of expertise.

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Industrial scale bioreactor INDUSTRIAL SCALE BIOREACTOR

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May 28, 2019

Bioreactors and fermenters can be delivered fully automated based on our Industrial Bioprocess Automation solutions. Our scope will include not only the bioreactor itself but also auxiliary systems (media preparation, sterile dosing, CIPs) that have ...

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The Emerging Field of Exosome Research THE EMERGING FIELD OF EXOSOME RESEARCH

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May 28, 2019

Research on extracellular vesicles (EVs), particularly small EVs or exosomes, has been advancing rapidly. For years, scientists believed that exosomes were insignificant. Now it is widely acknowledged that they have an important role in mediating cel...

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STRATEGIES FOR API SOLUBILITY AND BIOAVAILABILITY ENHANCEMENT STRATEGIES FOR API SOLUBILITY AND BIOAVAILABILITY ENHANCEMENT

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May 22, 2019

The landscape of today’s drug development industry looks far different than it did only a decade ago. Innovation is creating exciting new possibilities in patient care. Improvements in synthetic chemistry and high-throughput screening have open...

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Closing the Gap Between LIMS Capabilities and QC Microbiology Needs CLOSING THE GAP BETWEEN LIMS CAPABILITIES AND QC MICROBIOLOGY NEEDS

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May 20, 2019

Organizations often overestimate the ability of laboratory information management systems (LIMS) to efficiently manage the complexities and sample volumes for a QC Microbiology operation. LIMS solutions can fail to accommodate technology advancements...

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Site-specific, Patient-centered and Whip-smart: Enrollment Assistants Adapt to a Shifting Landscape SITE-SPECIFIC, PATIENT-CENTERED AND WHIP-SMART: ENROLLMENT ASSISTANTS ADAPT TO A SHIFTING LANDSCAPE

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May 20, 2019

Increasingly complex clinical trials place a tremendous burden on study sites, exacerbating already-troubling recruitment and enrollment issues. Overwhelmed, many sites may not be up to the task or have the appropriate infrastructure, creating costly...

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Biotech in Europe: Scaling Innovation BIOTECH IN EUROPE: SCALING INNOVATION

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May 20, 2019

Commissioned for the 20th BioEquity Europe (May 20-21, Barcelona), this exclusive report discusses the latest trends shaping the biopharma industry in Europe.

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The Cannabis Workflow and the Importance of Temperature Control THE CANNABIS WORKFLOW AND THE IMPORTANCE OF TEMPERATURE CONTROL

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May 17, 2019

This process uses distillation under reduced pressure. Placing a liquid mixture under vacuum enables the distillation process to occur at a lower temperature. This lowers the liquid boiling point, increases the rate of distillation and reduces exposu...

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A protoplast generation and transformation A PROTOPLAST GENERATION AND TRANSFORMATION

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May 15, 2019

Soybean production around the globe faces signifcant annual yield losses due to pests and diseases. One of the most signifcant causes of soybean yield loss annually in the U.S. is sudden death syndrome (SDS), caused by soil-borne fungi in the Fusariu...

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Application note: Tools for 2D and 3D neuronal cell culture APPLICATION NOTE: TOOLS FOR 2D AND 3D NEURONAL CELL CULTURE

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May 14, 2019

From the B-27 Plus Neuronal Culture System to fluorescent probes for cell analysis. Publication history of B-27 supplements demonstrates that researchers are expanding its use, far beyond the long-term culture of rat hippocampal and cortical neurons....

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The Role of the Gut Microbiome in Autoimmune Disease THE ROLE OF THE GUT MICROBIOME IN AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE

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May 02, 2019

An autoimmune disease is best described as a condition, in which the immune system mistakenly attacks healthy cells in the body. Autoimmune disease can affect any part of the body, triggering inflammation, which can lead to redness, heat, pain, and s...

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Cpf1 enables fast and efcient genome CPF1 ENABLES FAST AND EFCIENT GENOME

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May 01, 2019

CRISPR technology has revolutionized fungal genetic engineering by increasing the speed and complexity of the experiments that can be performed. Moreover, the efciency of the system often allows genetic engineering to be introduced in non-model speci...

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Applications of Simulated Moving Bed chromatography for continuous purification of small and large molecules APPLICATIONS OF SIMULATED MOVING BED CHROMATOGRAPHY FOR CONTINUOUS PURIFICATION OF SMALL AND LARGE MOLECULES

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Apr 30, 2019

SMB chromatography is a HPLC technique for the separation and purification of binary mixtures with high productivity and purity. The AZURA® SMB systems allow their usage in various areas such as the pharmaceutical or food industry. SMB is ideal t...

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A Complete Solution for Lot Release and In-process Testing of Biologics in GxP Laboratories. A COMPLETE SOLUTION FOR LOT RELEASE AND IN-PROCESS TESTING OF BIOLOGICS IN GXP LABORATORIES.

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Apr 27, 2019

Bio-Layer Interferometry (BLI) is an optical analytical technique that analyzes the interference pattern of white light reflected from two surfaces: a layer of immobilized protein on the biosensor tip and an internal reference layer.

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Merging science and art through fungi MERGING SCIENCE AND ART THROUGH FUNGI

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Apr 26, 2019

Science and art have long been studied interchangeably, with notable polymaths emerging in the Renaissance such as Leonardo da Vinci (artist, inventor, engineer and anatomist) and Alexander von Humboldt (explorer, geographer and naturalist) with his ...

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HCA: Phenotypic fingerprint of cellular function HCA: PHENOTYPIC FINGERPRINT OF CELLULAR FUNCTION

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Apr 25, 2019

High-content analysis app note: Phenotypic fingerprint of cellular function following gene editing by high-throughput imaging acquisition and analysis.

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Overcoming Challenges when Designing a Multicolor Flow Cytometry Panel OVERCOMING CHALLENGES WHEN DESIGNING A MULTICOLOR FLOW CYTOMETRY PANEL

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Apr 25, 2019

Flow cytometry is a platform with the power to carry out the identification and characterization of multiple antigens at one time. At the same time, it must be noted that when more antigens and fluorochromes are employed, the experimental design beco...

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Pharmacogenomics Testing PHARMACOGENOMICS TESTING

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Apr 17, 2019

With 38-75 percent of medications not working as they are intended to, the reality is that a significant portion of the variation in drug reactions may be due to genetics.

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TCR sequencing solutions at MedGenome TCR SEQUENCING SOLUTIONS AT MEDGENOME

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Apr 12, 2019

At MedGenome, we provide TCR repertoire profiling using bulk input (from cells, RNA and FFPE tissue) using the SMARTerTCR Profiling Kit (Takara Bio USA Inc) and single-cell inputs using the SMARTer single-cell TCR Profiling kit and the Chromium Immun...

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Gene Therapy: A Paradigm Shift in Medicine GENE THERAPY: A PARADIGM SHIFT IN MEDICINE

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Apr 10, 2019

Gene therapy, the modification of genetic information in living cells to address a mutated gene, has the ability to dramatically change the way diseases are treated, or even cured. First conceptualized in the early 1970s, the seminal paper on the sub...

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Controlled, Large-Scale Manufacturing of hiPSC-Derived Cardiomyocytes in Stirred-Tank Bioreactors CONTROLLED, LARGE-SCALE MANUFACTURING OF HIPSC-DERIVED CARDIOMYOCYTES IN STIRRED-TANK BIOREACTORS

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Apr 10, 2019

Effective drug discovery and development relies in large part on the availability of predictive preclinical model systems. Application of human cellular models from tissues which are difficult to access, such as cardiomyocytes and neurons, is still c...

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Environmental Biotechnology ENVIRONMENTAL BIOTECHNOLOGY

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Apr 10, 2019

Environmental biotechnology is a system of scientific and engineering knowledge related to the use of microorganisms and their products in the prevention of environmental pollution through biotreatment of solid, liquid, and gaseous wastes, bioremedia...

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CURRENT OPINION IN BIOTECHNOLOGY CURRENT OPINION IN BIOTECHNOLOGY

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Apr 05, 2019

publishes authoritative, comprehensive, and systematic reviews. COBIOT helps specialists keep up to date with a clear and readable synthesis on current advances cell biology. Expert authors annotate the most interesting papers from the expanding volu...

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Positioning Your Biobank for Success POSITIONING YOUR BIOBANK FOR SUCCESS

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Apr 05, 2019

The needs of a biobanking lab grow exponentially day by day, week by week, creating an urgent need for an integrated informatics platform where data can be securely and efficiently stored, retrieved, and analyzed.

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Best Practices for Sample Preparation and Lipid Extraction BEST PRACTICES FOR SAMPLE PREPARATION AND LIPID EXTRACTION

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Apr 04, 2019

Lipids play a structural role in organisms, forming cells and organelles’ membranes. Due to their implication in widespread pathologies such as cancer or inflammation, they are gaining considerable interest within the scientific community.

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NEW BIOTECHNOLOGY NEW BIOTECHNOLOGY

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Apr 02, 2019

The scope of the journal includes the research, industrial and commercial aspects of biotechnology, in areas such as: Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals; Food and Agriculture; Biofuels; Genetic Engineering and Molecular Biology; Genomics and Synthetic Bi...

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A rapid CRISPR/Cas9-mediated, amplification-free target enrichment method for native-strand sequencing A RAPID CRISPR/CAS9-MEDIATED, AMPLIFICATION-FREE TARGET ENRICHMENT METHOD FOR NATIVE-STRAND SEQUENCING

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Mar 23, 2019

Sequence selection by Cas9 provides a low-cost method of enriching native DNA from user-specified genomic loci, including regions which cannot be amplified by PCR.

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INTRODUCING BIO-BASED AND SUSTAINABLE COMPONENTS TO LONG-STANDING SUPPLY CHAINS. INTRODUCING BIO-BASED AND SUSTAINABLE COMPONENTS TO LONG-STANDING SUPPLY CHAINS.

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Mar 21, 2019

Introducing bio-based and sustainable components to long-standing supply chains.

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The Missing Diversity in Human Genetic Studies THE MISSING DIVERSITY IN HUMAN GENETIC STUDIES

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Mar 21, 2019

It has been well documented that genetic studies of human disease, especially large-scale ones, have not captured the level of diversity that exists globally, as they are predominantly based on populations of European ancestry (Popejoy and Fullerton,...

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Biotech reinvented BIOTECH REINVENTED

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Mar 20, 2019

The biotechnology industry (Biotech) is now about 30 years old – a long enough time in which to evaluate how it’s done. Unfortunately, despite some notable successes, it hasn’t completely fulfilled its promise. The business model on...

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Cell Growth Performance In Single-Use Bags CELL GROWTH PERFORMANCE IN SINGLE-USE BAGS

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Mar 15, 2019

Achieving consistent cell growth is critically important to the biotech industry. To optimize the final drug product output the current industry trends are towards higher cell densities and protein titers. With the uptake of single-use bags in cell c...

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BIOTECHNOLOGY INNOVATION BIOTECHNOLOGY INNOVATION

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Mar 14, 2019

Modern biotechnology is a young industry. But in just over four decades, the scientists, researchers and entrepreneurs working in this field have firmly established themselves at the forefront of medical innovation. The innovations and research comin...

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Accelerating Antibody Development with Automated Octet Assays ACCELERATING ANTIBODY DEVELOPMENT WITH AUTOMATED OCTET ASSAYS

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Mar 11, 2019

Drug development and production is challenging, however, high throughput characterization systems can greatly accelerate discovery programs. Using a proprietary discovery and development platform technology, Avitide enables its partners to rapidly ad...

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Halobacterium salinarum virus ChaoS9 HALOBACTERIUM SALINARUM VIRUS CHAOS9

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Mar 07, 2019

The unexpected lysis of a large culture of Halobacterium salinarum strain S9 was found to be caused by a novel myovirus, designated ChaoS9. Virus purification from the culture lysate revealed a homogeneous population of caudovirus-like particles.

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CELL THERAPY: FROM RESEARCH TO COMMERCIALIZATION CELL THERAPY: FROM RESEARCH TO COMMERCIALIZATION

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Mar 05, 2019

In cell therapy, cells are introduced into the human body to either replace endogenous dead/non-functioning cells or to modulate dysfunctional cellular mechanisms. While cell therapy has been closely linked historically to regenerative medicine, the ...

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Aroma in High Fat Foods by Thin Film(TF)-SPME-TD-GC/MS AROMA IN HIGH FAT FOODS BY THIN FILM(TF)-SPME-TD-GC/MS

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Mar 04, 2019

Food product flavors are routinely monitored for quality, authenticity, and safety. The analysis may also be necessary due to off flavor or odor complaints. Aroma and flavor profiles are unique and consist of a large number of compounds spanning a wi...

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WHAT DO YOU WANT YOUR CELLS TO DO? TRANSFECTION 101 WHAT DO YOU WANT YOUR CELLS TO DO? TRANSFECTION 101

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Mar 01, 2019

The ability to manipulate the genetic composition of a cell has been an integral part of life sciences research for the past several decades. Beyond furthering our understanding of the relationships between genes, proteins, and functions, it has help...

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More Efficient Bispecific Antibody Purification With Fewer Steps MORE EFFICIENT BISPECIFIC ANTIBODY PURIFICATION WITH FEWER STEPS

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Feb 28, 2019

A single-step downstream process using protein A chromatography to purify a bispecific antibody (BsAb) in early screening has been successfully developed to replace an existing-three step process. The goal was to separate BsAb monomer from fragments ...

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BEST for QC Microbiology Training BEST FOR QC MICROBIOLOGY TRAINING

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Feb 27, 2019

Bioburden testing is critical for monitoring water quality and raw materials and for ensuring that manufacturing processes remain in microbiological control. During the first day of the training, you will learn about Advantages and limitations of mem...

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Blood-based biomakers to monitor stromal conditioning in cancer BLOOD-BASED BIOMAKERS TO MONITOR STROMAL CONDITIONING IN CANCER

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Feb 25, 2019

The concept of liquid biopsy has generated much scientific and commercial enthusiasm as it starts with a very accessible sample type - a body fluid, typically blood, rather than a surgically extracted tissue.

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Digital Twins in Healthcare DIGITAL TWINS IN HEALTHCARE

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Feb 21, 2019

In this paper, you will learn how far we have come in generating massive amounts of patient data, but how unprepared we are to make use of it. A digital twin promises an outcome-driven approach to handling the data deluge arising from the patient&rsq...

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Gut bacteria influences our health from birth onwards GUT BACTERIA INFLUENCES OUR HEALTH FROM BIRTH ONWARDS

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Feb 20, 2019

How the microbiome develops during childhood has repercussions for the rest of our lives. It influences our risk of developing allergies, intestinal illnesses and becoming overweight. Nutrition plays an important role from the outset. Polysaccharides...

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Digital Manufacturing Of Biologics DIGITAL MANUFACTURING OF BIOLOGICS

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Feb 19, 2019

The digital revolution in manufacturing began with an explosion in monitoring, analytics, and new computing capabilities. Combined with advances such as artificial intelligence (AI), automation, and robotics, digital is changing manufacturing concept...

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Fostering Innovation in Healthcare FOSTERING INNOVATION IN HEALTHCARE

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Feb 18, 2019

In order to compete in today’s challenging healthcare landscape, health systems must leverage new and innovative models of care delivery. The U.S. Advisory Committee on Measuring Innovation in the 21st Century Economy defines innovation as &ldq...

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Screening for Disease Markers Using Non-Invasive Breath Gas Analysis SCREENING FOR DISEASE MARKERS USING NON-INVASIVE BREATH GAS ANALYSIS

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Feb 18, 2019

Over the last few years, a developing field of research has emerged in breath gas analysis of volatile organic compounds (VOCs). This technique is non-invasive and has a number of possible applications, including monitoring of metabolic processes, th...

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Accelerating Biotherapeutic Discovery ACCELERATING BIOTHERAPEUTIC DISCOVERY

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Feb 18, 2019

A new way of thinking and working has evolved for the discovery of therapeutic antibodies. Until recently, large numbers of antibodies were generated, only for a relatively small fraction to be sampled and engineered for further lead generation. Now,...

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Discovering an Antibody’s Therapeutic Fingerprint DISCOVERING AN ANTIBODY’S THERAPEUTIC FINGERPRINT

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Feb 15, 2019

Understanding an antibody’s mechanism of action (MOA) is critical to its clinical success. Not only does MOA have a large impact on safety and efficacy, but it also influences the intellectual property (IP) and commercial potential of a therape...

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New BIO Report on Impact of Sarbanes-Oxley 404(b) on Emerging Biotech Innovators NEW BIO REPORT ON IMPACT OF SARBANES-OXLEY 404(B) ON EMERGING BIOTECH INNOVATORS

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Feb 11, 2019

BIO is out with a new report illustrating the negative impact of Sarbanes-Oxley 404(b) on biopharmaceutical emerging growth companies (Bio-EGCs), demonstrating how this regulatory requirement harms innovation and capital formation without any corresp...

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Cell Therapy Logistics CELL THERAPY LOGISTICS

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Feb 11, 2019

Much of the discussion in the cell therapy industry today focuses on the complexity of manufacturing and the unique characteristics of each dose. However, the ultimate success of a cell therapy clinical trial rests on the ability to deliver a viable,...

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Optimizing Process Efficiency In Upstream Manufacturing OPTIMIZING PROCESS EFFICIENCY IN UPSTREAM MANUFACTURING

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Feb 08, 2019

Process efficiency is a key goal for biopharmaceutical production, focused on increasing the process' speed, keeping costs under control, and building flexibility into the process, all while maintaining the quality of the final product. In this a...

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Autophagy in Neurodegenerative Diseases AUTOPHAGY IN NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES

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Feb 06, 2019

Neurodegenerative diseases differ substantially in their effects on various neuronal populations and brain regions, however, the accumulation of intracellular, pathogenic protein aggregates and the progressive loss of cellular function due to neurona...

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Upstream Bioprocessing In Food And Feed Applications UPSTREAM BIOPROCESSING IN FOOD AND FEED APPLICATIONS

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Feb 05, 2019

Mix water and flour with a little yeast and incubate the dough in a warm place until its volume has approximately doubled“ – such household baking instructions will (or may not) produce a decent result, but are not what is needed in the i...

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The Spectacular World of Cancer Cell Imaging THE SPECTACULAR WORLD OF CANCER CELL IMAGING

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Feb 05, 2019

Advances in imaging techniques have been instrumental in many aspects of cancer research; from screening and diagnosis to the guidance of cancer treatments and the monitoring of its recurrence. Insights provided by these advanced imaging techniques h...

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Achieving Competitive Advantage With Anatomy And Physiology ACHIEVING COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE WITH ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY

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Feb 04, 2019

This whitepaper explores how best in class anatomy, physiology and clinical content, images, and customized solutions enable organizations to achieve strong competitive advantage, drive credibility, productivity and differentiation. We will share ide...

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Host Cell Protein Analysis in Biologic Drug Development HOST CELL PROTEIN ANALYSIS IN BIOLOGIC DRUG DEVELOPMENT

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Jan 26, 2019

Host cell proteins (HCPs) are common impurities in biologic drug products and are an obligatory critical quality attribute (CQA). The individual protein contaminants that make up the HCP profile, however, may vary significantly among individual biolo...

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Analyses of Large Proteins, Antibodies, and Modified Proteins Using A New Series of Advanced Large Pore HPLC Materials ANALYSES OF LARGE PROTEINS, ANTIBODIES, AND MODIFIED PROTEINS USING A NEW SERIES OF ADVANCED LARGE PORE HPLC MATERIALS

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Jan 23, 2019

As pharmaceutical companies have shifted their development focus to large-molecule biotherapeutics, the ability to separate intact monoclonal antibodies and antibody-drug conjugates for characterization purposes have become extremely important. To en...

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The Cellular Response to Hypoxia in Cancer White paper THE CELLULAR RESPONSE TO HYPOXIA IN CANCER WHITE PAPER

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Jan 19, 2019

Tissue hypoxia exerts significant influence on molecular programs, cellular properties and in tumors often leads to aggressive phenotypes. HIF-1α and HIF-2α belong to the family of hypoxia inducible transcription factors and mediate cellu...

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Live-cell Analysis for Neuroscientists LIVE-CELL ANALYSIS FOR NEUROSCIENTISTS

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Jan 18, 2019

Stem cell technologies using iPSCs allow researchers to create differentiated neurons and support cells to study the human brain and nervous system functions, circumventing several challenges in neurobiology research. These technologies, however, req...

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Cell Biology and Cancer CELL BIOLOGY AND CANCER

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Jan 18, 2019

We now understand a lot about cancer. We know that it results from a series of genetic changes having to do with cell division and growth control and genetic instability, mortality, the suicide mechanism in cells; the ability of the cells to migrate;...

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The essential guide to managing laboratory samples THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO MANAGING LABORATORY SAMPLES

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Jan 15, 2019

This Essential Guide to Managing Laboratory Samples is a three-part white paper exploring common problems experienced in the management of samples and how, for any scale of operation, significant efficiency and accuracy benefits can be gained using d...

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Advanced HDX-MS and Native-MS Approaches for Improved Biologic Candidate Selection and De-Risked CMC and Clinical Development Programs ADVANCED HDX-MS AND NATIVE-MS APPROACHES FOR IMPROVED BIOLOGIC CANDIDATE SELECTION AND DE-RISKED CMC AND CLINICAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS

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Jan 14, 2019

Despite substantial efforts utilizing a diverse set of biologic evaluation and highthroughput techniques to select candidates with the best chance of success in preclinical
development, the vast majority of biologic drug molecules fail in clin...

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How to Increase the Solubility and Bioavailable with Hot Melt Extrusion? HOW TO INCREASE THE SOLUBILITY AND BIOAVAILABLE WITH HOT MELT EXTRUSION?

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Jan 12, 2019

Hot Melt Extrusion (HME) is an enabling processing technology that dates back many decades in the plastics, food, and other industries, and has been applied in pharmaceuticals for nearly 30 years now. Pharmaceutical manufacturers choose HME to enable...

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Maximizing Throughput for Shotgun Proteomics MAXIMIZING THROUGHPUT FOR SHOTGUN PROTEOMICS

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Jan 12, 2019

The proteome of an organism is a dynamic entity that encompasses all expressed proteins including isoforms and modifications as well as protein-protein interactions. It has taken decades to hone the analytical methods required to measure and quantify...

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Why digital transformation is redefining how people, technology and devices interact in healthcare WHY DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IS REDEFINING HOW PEOPLE, TECHNOLOGY AND DEVICES INTERACT IN HEALTHCARE

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Jan 11, 2019

Technology touches almost every aspect of healthcare today, from how doctors interact with patients, to the way medical data is accessed and used, to the role of robotics in surgery. New technology, such as wearable devices, smartly connected implant...

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Introduction to Machine Learning in Healthcare INTRODUCTION TO MACHINE LEARNING IN HEALTHCARE

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Jan 10, 2019

15 minutes. That’s how long your doctor has to see you, assess your complaint, diagnose a solution and see you out the door – hopefully on the pathway back to wellness. This isn’t much time when you consider the wealth of informatio...

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White Paper Biotechnology and Blockchain WHITE PAPER BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BLOCKCHAIN

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Jan 08, 2019

Biotechnology is developing rapidly and even though it seemed out of focus of investors for some time, it appears to be coming back at the moment. The German government only recently launched a new bio agenda, putting forward a strong program for the...

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Horizons in HIV Drug Development – What’s Past is Prologue HORIZONS IN HIV DRUG DEVELOPMENT – WHAT’S PAST IS PROLOGUE

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Jan 07, 2019

To better predict the future of HIV pharmaceuticals, we must understand the past – that’s the premise behind Horizons in HIV Drug Development – What’s Past is Prologue, the free whitepaper from Citeline, part of the Informa Ph...

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Application of CRISPR/Cas to the Generation of  Genetically Engineered Mice APPLICATION OF CRISPR/CAS TO THE GENERATION OF GENETICALLY ENGINEERED MICE

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Jan 07, 2019

Genetically engineered mice are invaluable tools for the in vivo study of gene function. The use of gene modification methods, both in embryonic stem (ES) cells and in the embryo, to modify the mouse genome has provided valuable insights into human d...

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Integrated Biologics: Enabling high throughput drug discovery at Amgen INTEGRATED BIOLOGICS: ENABLING HIGH THROUGHPUT DRUG DISCOVERY AT AMGEN

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Jan 04, 2019

Large molecule discovery and development is a complex series of interwoven cycles that span many teams within a research and development organization. By making a commitment to informatics, Amgen pioneered the shift to large molecules and was on the ...

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Food safety and quality culture FOOD SAFETY AND QUALITY CULTURE

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Jan 03, 2019

How to improve food safety culture? Food safety culture is a major component of food safety management systems, including ISO 22000, FSSC 22000 and BRC Food Safety Issue 8. Demonstrating improvement in food safety and quality culture is a major compo...

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Beyond Adherence to Optimal Medication Management BEYOND ADHERENCE TO OPTIMAL MEDICATION MANAGEMENT

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Jan 02, 2019

Clinicians generally cite medication nonadherence as the primary reason patients don’t achieve treatment goals or optimal outcomes or gain control of their chronic conditions. This assertion is supported by the following data. It’s also w...

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Cancer Research Current Trends & Future Directions CANCER RESEARCH CURRENT TRENDS & FUTURE DIRECTIONS

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Jan 02, 2019

Throughout history, the progress of humankind can be measured by the achievements and milestones of each generation’s new knowledge discoveries and their applications. Scientists, engineers, and inventors’ contributions have impacted and ...

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THE SCIENCES AND ARTS OF OPHTHALMOLOGY THE SCIENCES AND ARTS OF OPHTHALMOLOGY

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Jan 02, 2019

This interactive course will cover basic complications all the way to nightmare situations. Having attended the course, attendees will be able to master difficult phaco cases and manage various complications.

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Galilel GALILEL

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Jan 01, 2019

While fiat money has defined and proved economic standards for hundreds of years already, the situation with digital money is different. Digital money is a high-risk investment with unpredictable value and disappearing development teams leaving ...

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Colloidal Silica: Small Particles, Enormous Potential COLLOIDAL SILICA: SMALL PARTICLES, ENORMOUS POTENTIAL

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Jan 01, 2019

Aqueous colloidal silica, essentially made of just sand and water, is turning up in surprising ways at the forefront of research. A new collection of case studies highlights some of the exciting ways academic researchers are using colloidal silica to...

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Using Analytics, Machine Learning, and Simulation Technology to BETTER MANAGE PATIENT FLOW USING ANALYTICS, MACHINE LEARNING, AND SIMULATION TECHNOLOGY TO BETTER MANAGE PATIENT FLOW

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Dec 27, 2018

MANAGING PATIENT FLOW is a growing and complex challenge for hospitals and healthcare systems of all sizes. Poor patient flow planning creates waits and delays that frustrate patients and practitioners alike, diminishes the quality of care, wastes me...

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Finding High Producing Clones with Monoclonality Assurance in One Day FINDING HIGH PRODUCING CLONES WITH MONOCLONALITY ASSURANCE IN ONE DAY

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Dec 21, 2018

In the discovery and development of novel biopharmaceuticals (such as antibodies) for therapeutic use Cell Line Development is an integral process in the biomanufacturing of therapeutic proteins. Mammalian cells make ideal factories for protein produ...

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The Insight-Driven Health Plan THE INSIGHT-DRIVEN HEALTH PLAN

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Dec 20, 2018

In the rapidly growing Medicare Advantage market, mid-sized regional health plans must work smarter with data to compete against the major national players. Success in acquiring, retaining, and engaging members increasingly depends on deep and timely...

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The Road to Healthcare Value Is Driven by Quality Workforce Integration THE ROAD TO HEALTHCARE VALUE IS DRIVEN BY QUALITY WORKFORCE INTEGRATION

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Dec 20, 2018

Regardless of different structures, geographies and populations served, organizations who become leaders in the future healthcare value economy will employ quality as a growth strategy. They will tie their success to it. In this paper, NAHQ and ACLC ...

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Monitoring receptor ligand binding in living cells MONITORING RECEPTOR LIGAND BINDING IN LIVING CELLS

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Dec 17, 2018

A number of assay techniques are used to study ligand binding to GPCRs in living cells. The most well-known being the use of radioactively labelled ligands which unfortunately, is labor intensive, needs dedicated equipment and has disposal and safety...

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Patient-Centered Care in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus PATIENT-CENTERED CARE IN TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS

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Dec 14, 2018

There have been many advancements in pharmacologic agents for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) during the past 3 decades. At the same time, evidence in support of interventional approaches, the relationship between clinical parameters...

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Is Your Biologic At Risk For Delays, Disruptions Or Audits? IS YOUR BIOLOGIC AT RISK FOR DELAYS, DISRUPTIONS OR AUDITS?

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Dec 13, 2018

Thus, it’s no surprise that the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies have invested a combined $1.5 billion over the past five years to focus primarily on the advance of new biologics and biosimilars. While the North American economy r...

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Living with Cancer LIVING WITH CANCER

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Dec 13, 2018

Living with cancer is about dealing with the unknown. It is about trying to grasp the news and starting to understand its life-changing effect. It is about wondering if the treatment is working and whether the side effects will go away soon. It is ab...

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Navigating Patient Payment Conversations with Financial Counseling NAVIGATING PATIENT PAYMENT CONVERSATIONS WITH FINANCIAL COUNSELING

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Dec 12, 2018

Many healthcare organizations depend on the work of financial counselors to help patients understand both their insurance coverage and their financial obligations. These professionals help patients make smart choices by answering questions about the ...

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An Innovative Approach to Manufacturing Biologics Using Microbial Fermentation AN INNOVATIVE APPROACH TO MANUFACTURING BIOLOGICS USING MICROBIAL FERMENTATION

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Dec 12, 2018

The use of microbial fermentation to make biologics is growing rapidly. A manufacturing platform is an increasingly popular way to speed up process development stages and get a biologic to market faster. High-throughput systems can speed up the optim...

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Cell Therapy Today - New Developments in Immunotherapy CELL THERAPY TODAY - NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN IMMUNOTHERAPY

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Dec 06, 2018

PHCbi brand Cell-IQ™ CO2 and O2 incubators are designed to deliver reproducibility critical to immunotherapy and regenerative medicine from one day to the next. Your desired temperature and gas concentrations replicate the in vivo model of any ...

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Rare Disease Landscape: Will the Blockbuster Model Be Replaced? RARE DISEASE LANDSCAPE: WILL THE BLOCKBUSTER MODEL BE REPLACED?

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Dec 02, 2018

With the ‘blockbuster bubble’ seemingly burst and patent protection giving way to huge rises in generic competition, the pharma industry appears to be focusing on high-value drugs for rare diseases of low prevalence for which there is a p...

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Advanced Therapeutic Antibody Discovery with Multiplexed Screening ADVANCED THERAPEUTIC ANTIBODY DISCOVERY WITH MULTIPLEXED SCREENING

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Nov 25, 2018

Antibody-based therapeutics is the fastest growing and most successful therapeutic modality for treating numerous diseases including cancer, autoimmune disorders, and infectious disease. Multiplexed high throughput screening has become an essential c...

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EPR – The ‘Workhorse Technique’ That is Still Enabling Scientists to Break New Ground After 70+ Years EPR – THE ‘WORKHORSE TECHNIQUE’ THAT IS STILL ENABLING SCIENTISTS TO BREAK NEW GROUND AFTER 70+ YEARS

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Nov 25, 2018

A surprisingly large number of materials have unpaired electrons. These include free radicals, many transition metal ions, and defects in materials. Free radicals are often short-lived, but play crucial roles in many significant processes such as pho...

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RADIOTHERAPY: seizing the opportunity in cancer care RADIOTHERAPY: SEIZING THE OPPORTUNITY IN CANCER CARE

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Nov 22, 2018

The incidence of cancer is increasing, resulting in a rising demand for high‑quality cancer care. In 2018, there were close to 4.23 million new cases of cancer in Europe, and this number is predicted to rise by almost a quarter to 5.2 million by 2040...

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Convective forces increase CXCR4-dependent glioblastoma cell invasion in GL261 murine model CONVECTIVE FORCES INCREASE CXCR4-DEPENDENT GLIOBLASTOMA CELL INVASION IN GL261 MURINE MODEL

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Nov 19, 2018

Glioblastoma is the most common and malignant form of brain cancer. Its invasive nature limits treatment efficacy and promotes inevitable recurrence. Previous in vitro studies showed that interstitial fluid flow, a factor characteristically increased...

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GUIDE TO CANCER EARLY DIAGNOSIS GUIDE TO CANCER EARLY DIAGNOSIS

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Nov 19, 2018

Under the terms of this license, you may copy, redistribute and adapt the work for non-commercial purposes, provided the work is appropriately cited, as indicated below. In any use of this work, there should be no suggestion that WHO endorses any spe...

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How cloud analytics and visualization are transforming Healthcare and Life Sciences HOW CLOUD ANALYTICS AND VISUALIZATION ARE TRANSFORMING HEALTHCARE AND LIFE SCIENCES

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Nov 18, 2018

Healthcare and Life Sciences organizations are rapidly adopting robust data visualization and analytics capabilities. Hospitals and other healthcare providers are using analytics to identify opportunities for improvement in patient care and operation...

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Emerging Liability Risks: Legionellosis EMERGING LIABILITY RISKS: LEGIONELLOSIS

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Nov 17, 2018

Legionellosis – a bacterial infection that can cause symptoms ranging from mild flu to a deadly strain of Legionnaires’ disease (LD) – is fast emerging as a serious threat to the public and businesses. This risk bulletin reviews the...

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Using Integrated Technologies to Solve Today’s Nursing Challenges: a How-to Guide for Nurse Leaders USING INTEGRATED TECHNOLOGIES TO SOLVE TODAY’S NURSING CHALLENGES: A HOW-TO GUIDE FOR NURSE LEADERS

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Nov 17, 2018

Integrated technologies have already begun to impact the discipline of nursing. Nurse leaders are positioned to influence how technology is applied in the patient care environment but many aren’t asking the critical questions that need to be as...

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Cap Inspection Provides Criticalb Information for Lab Automation CAP INSPECTION PROVIDES CRITICALB INFORMATION FOR LAB AUTOMATION

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Nov 17, 2018

Cost containment in the healthcare system has placed clinical laboratories under constant pressure to improve efficiency while addressing patient care and safety concerns. As part of the design process, today’s instrument manufacturers seek to ...

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Accelerating Telehealth Adoption: Telemedicine’s Role in the Volume to Value Journey ACCELERATING TELEHEALTH ADOPTION: TELEMEDICINE’S ROLE IN THE VOLUME TO VALUE JOURNEY

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Nov 16, 2018

There is growing evidence that telehealth expands access to care, improves health outcomes and healthcare quality, increases patient engagement, and reduces healthcare costs. Yet skeptics are concerned about increased utilization and lack of ROI. Thi...

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Another Set of Eyes: Machine Vision Automation Solutions for In Vitro Diagnostics ANOTHER SET OF EYES: MACHINE VISION AUTOMATION SOLUTIONS FOR IN VITRO DIAGNOSTICS

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Nov 16, 2018

Microscan at a Glance.In Vitro Diagnostics Market Introduction. Machine vision system development. Key Challenges. Lessons Learned

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Efficient Removal of Aggregates from Monoclonal Antibodies EFFICIENT REMOVAL OF AGGREGATES FROM MONOCLONAL ANTIBODIES

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Nov 16, 2018

Monoclonal antibody (mAb) therapeutics have been widely used to treat various diseases, including cancer. Oftentimes, dimers and other high molecular weight aggregates are present in the mAb therapeutics, leading to reduced biological activity. Tradi...

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MicroRNA Expression Patterns Responsible for Inducing Chemo-Resistance in Ovarian Cancer MICRORNA EXPRESSION PATTERNS RESPONSIBLE FOR INDUCING CHEMO-RESISTANCE IN OVARIAN CANCER

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Nov 15, 2018

Despite significant progress in our understanding of the pathophysiology of cancer as a whole, ovarian cancer still remains as one of the most intractable forms of the disease with only 30% cure rate with the conventional therapy. It is also one of m...

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Titration and Data Integrity eBook TITRATION AND DATA INTEGRITY EBOOK

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Nov 15, 2018

For laboratories that must comply with Good Laboratory Practices (GLP), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), and Good Automated Manufacturing Practices (GAMP) regulations, it is important to have records or documented evidence of all relevant analyses...

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CARING FOR QUALITY IN HEALTH CARING FOR QUALITY IN HEALTH

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Nov 14, 2018

This synthesis report draws on key lessons from the OECD Health Care Quality Review series. As health costs continue to climb, policymakers increasingly face the challenge of ensuring that substantial spending on health is delivering value for money....

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Overview of Animal-Derived Cell Culture Technology OVERVIEW OF ANIMAL-DERIVED CELL CULTURE TECHNOLOGY

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Nov 13, 2018

Cell culture has become an indispensable technology in many branches of the life sciences. It provides the basis for studying the regulation of cell proliferation, differentiation and product formation in carefully controlled conditions, with process...

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Minimizing Sterile Filtration Risk Through Quality By Design MINIMIZING STERILE FILTRATION RISK THROUGH QUALITY BY DESIGN

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Nov 13, 2018

Controlling bioburden throughout biomanufacturing processes is critical to assuring drug products are safe for human use. To ensure products are free from microbial contamination, multiple filtration steps are implemented across the biomanufacturing ...

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New insight into the genetics, developmental mechanism and therapeutic targets of Retinitis Pigmentosa NEW INSIGHT INTO THE GENETICS, DEVELOPMENTAL MECHANISM AND THERAPEUTIC TARGETS OF RETINITIS PIGMENTOSA

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Nov 12, 2018

Hereditary degeneration of the human retina is genetically miscellaneous, with more than a hundred genes identified until now. Retinitis pigmentosa (RP) is a group of genetic retinal disorder which results in the degeneration of rods & cones phot...

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Healthcare Artificial Intelligence Value Proposition HEALTHCARE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE VALUE PROPOSITION

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Nov 12, 2018

According to the Wall Street Journal, deep learning systems have a fatal flaw: there is no way to tell how a decision was made. CytoSavvy is a pathology informatics software company using artificial intelligence to attack the big data problem for dru...

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Pharmaceutical Assay and Multicomponent Analysis using the LAMBDA 365 UV/Vis Spectrophotometer PHARMACEUTICAL ASSAY AND MULTICOMPONENT ANALYSIS USING THE LAMBDA 365 UV/VIS SPECTROPHOTOMETER

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Nov 12, 2018

Combination drugs containing Paracetamol and Aspirin are widely used analgesics with anti-inflammatory properties for treatment of migraines. This application describes the efficient use of a UV/Vis instrument in determining the quantity of percent a...

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Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN HEALTHCARE

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Nov 12, 2018

Since the inception of electronic health record (EHR) systems, volumes of patient data have been collected, creating an atmosphere suitable for translating data into actionable intelligence. The growing field of artificial intelligence (AI) has creat...

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Lean Manufacturing ofPolyurethane, Assisted by Near-infrared (NIR) andRaman Spectroscopy LEAN MANUFACTURING OFPOLYURETHANE, ASSISTED BY NEAR-INFRARED (NIR) ANDRAMAN SPECTROSCOPY

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Nov 11, 2018

Chemical manufacturing such as polyurethane production is characterized by a cost-intensive production process combined with a negative ecological impact. These adverse effects can be significantly improved by using vibrational spectroscopy. This ana...

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Medication Reconciliation: The Biggest Patient Safety Issue Facing Clinicians Today MEDICATION RECONCILIATION: THE BIGGEST PATIENT SAFETY ISSUE FACING CLINICIANS TODAY

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Nov 11, 2018

Executive Summary: Medication reconciliation is one of the most significant challenges facing healthcare organizations today. An inaccurate medication history can follow a patient throughout every encounter during a hospital stay and beyond. Even sma...

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Mortality Data in Healthcare Analytics MORTALITY DATA IN HEALTHCARE ANALYTICS

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Nov 11, 2018

The incorporation of mortality data into healthcare data sets allows fraud prevention, accurate billing, and benefits distribution, and true outcome analysis (especially in fatal disease areas like oncology, where survival is a key endpoint). The net...

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The Future of Electronic Health Records THE FUTURE OF ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS

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Nov 10, 2018

Ten years ago, one doctor in 10 kept digital records on their patients. The other 90 percent made notes on paper and stored them in manila folders on shelves and in filing cabinets. Paper records had some obvious disadvantages. They took up space, th...

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CLONE CLONE

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Nov 09, 2018

Blockchain is one of the most transformative technologies in recent history, a platform not only for distributed hosting and code execution, but also for a more equitable future. He has conceived a whole class of chimerical thinkers who are convinced...

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How to Achieve Sub-Second Substructure Query Response Times HOW TO ACHIEVE SUB-SECOND SUBSTRUCTURE QUERY RESPONSE TIMES

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Nov 06, 2018

Chemical substructure and similarity searching is the cornerstone of most cheminformatics systems and a critical feature in electronic lab notebooks. As the scale of cheminformatics systems has grown, users are often frustrated with the performance o...

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An Editorial Mission: CRISPR Targets Animal Models AN EDITORIAL MISSION: CRISPR TARGETS ANIMAL MODELS

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Nov 06, 2018

CRISPR genome-editing technology is only five years old, but it has already made remarkable strides in biomedical, microbial, and agricultural research. CRISPR affords scientists the ability to edit multiple genes at once in any extant organism, whic...

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HEALTHCARE’S NEW INNOVATION AGENDA HEALTHCARE’S NEW INNOVATION AGENDA

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Nov 05, 2018

Anecdotal evidence abounds: Healthcare systems report deploying artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning tools to support clinical decision-making. Big Data and genomics have accelerated the arrival of precision medicine. And recruits from S...

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Solid Lipid NanoParticles SOLID LIPID NANOPARTICLES

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Oct 26, 2018

Formulators of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) often try to find ways to prevent aerial oxidation, mask an unpleasant taste, increase bioavailability, or control the way an API is delivered (to target a particular cell, tissue, or organ, for...

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An Introduction to CAR T-Cell Production AN INTRODUCTION TO CAR T-CELL PRODUCTION

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Oct 23, 2018

Immunotherapy harnesses the components of an individual's own immune system to identify and attack cancer cells. One form of immunotherapy is adoptive cell transfer (ACT), where the patient's immune cells are collected, genetically modified, ...

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Better Heart Health Whitepaper BETTER HEART HEALTH WHITEPAPER

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Oct 22, 2018

In recognition of World Heart Day, September 29, 2018, Informa Pharma Intelligence would like to invite you to download our latest whitepaper, Better Heart Health with Mobile Apps? The Impact of Mobile Apps on Coronary Heart Disease in the US. This e...

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Rheumatoid Arthritis - Old and New Approaches Shifting the Treatment Paradigm RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS - OLD AND NEW APPROACHES SHIFTING THE TREATMENT PARADIGM

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Oct 19, 2018

Download your copy of Rheumatoid Arthritis: Old and New Approaches Shifting the Treatment Paradigm. Access the contents of this essential whitepaper from Informa Pharma Intelligence and explore the current and future outlook for rheumatoid arthritis ...

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Miniaturisation of an HTRF methyltransferase assay that detects histone modifying activity MINIATURISATION OF AN HTRF METHYLTRANSFERASE ASSAY THAT DETECTS HISTONE MODIFYING ACTIVITY

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Oct 19, 2018

High throughput screening is mostly done in pharmaceutical companies that test whole libraries of compounds. Reducing the assay volume will reduce operating costs. At the same time, it is necessary to prove that the smaller volume will not have a neg...

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THE BUSINESS VALUE OF IMPROVING PATIENT EXPERIENCE THE BUSINESS VALUE OF IMPROVING PATIENT EXPERIENCE

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Oct 18, 2018

With the healthcare industry bowing to consumerization, consumers are expecting and demanding higher quality service from their providers. Retaining patients, particularly in the current age of healthcare consumerization, is becoming more difficult. ...

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CropLife International Position on Fall Armyworm CROPLIFE INTERNATIONAL POSITION ON FALL ARMYWORM

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Oct 16, 2018

Fall Armyworm (FAW) is a destructive pest native to the tropical and subtropical regions of the Americas, having been found everywhere from South America to eastern and central North America. FAW targets more than 80 different plants including rice, ...

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Measuring the Impact of Pharmacy Customer Loyalty on Health System Utilization and Readmission Rates MEASURING THE IMPACT OF PHARMACY CUSTOMER LOYALTY ON HEALTH SYSTEM UTILIZATION AND READMISSION RATES

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Oct 15, 2018

Quantifying the direct and indirect value that a business unit delivers to its parent health system has traditionally been difficult. In this case study, we discuss the impact of pharmacy customer loyalty on the Fairview Health Services system and we...

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Roquette is Leading the Way in Biologic Drug Formulations ROQUETTE IS LEADING THE WAY IN BIOLOGIC DRUG FORMULATIONS

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Oct 15, 2018

Molecular inclusion complexes using cyclodextrins have become a standard formulation strategy to improve the solubility or stability of active ingredients. Roquette has pioneered the development of betacyclodextrin technology, developing a full range...

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Patheon’s Solid and Sterile Dosage Forms Brochure PATHEON’S SOLID AND STERILE DOSAGE FORMS BROCHURE

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Oct 15, 2018

By partnering with Patheon, you have access to a remarkable range of dosage form technologies for oral solids. Take advantage of our expansive scientific resources and expertise to create a product that stands out in the marketplace. For more informa...

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The growing role of human factors and usability engineering for medical devices THE GROWING ROLE OF HUMAN FACTORS AND USABILITY ENGINEERING FOR MEDICAL DEVICES

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Oct 13, 2018

Medical errors have been cited as the cause of nearly 100,000 deaths per year in the US healthcare system by the US Institute of Medicine in 1994 in its book, To err is human: Building a safer health system. According to the World Health Organization...

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Bacteriophages and their applications BACTERIOPHAGES AND THEIR APPLICATIONS

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Oct 10, 2018

Bacteriophages are ubiquitous in our world, mainly in the oceans, soil, the water and food we consume. They can be used efficiently in modern biotechnology, as well as alternatives to antibiotics for many antibiotic-resistant bacterial strains.

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THE ADVANTAGE OF HOLLOW FIBER BIOREACTORS THE ADVANTAGE OF HOLLOW FIBER BIOREACTORS

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Oct 09, 2018

It is now appreciated that conventional cell culture techniques are not the most physiologically relevant way to grow cells or the optimal way to harvest biologics for production. Cells grown on nonporous plastic dishes suffer from uneven nutrient di...

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A Case for Online Water Bioburden Analyzers A CASE FOR ONLINE WATER BIOBURDEN ANALYZERS

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Oct 06, 2018

An industry workgroup has identified the benefits of a new class of instrumentation for real-time water bioburden analysis, noting its “potential to improve pharmaceutical water system operations, reduce costs, and ensure water quality.” ...

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The interoperability opportunity: Improving healthcare with an end-to-end enterprise strategy THE INTEROPERABILITY OPPORTUNITY: IMPROVING HEALTHCARE WITH AN END-TO-END ENTERPRISE STRATEGY

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Oct 04, 2018

Picture a single patient in a single ICU anywhere in this country. Ten devices are connected to that single patient, and each device is producing data every few seconds or minutes. What can this one patient and the data he or she generates tell us ab...

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The Patient Engagement Dilemma THE PATIENT ENGAGEMENT DILEMMA

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Oct 04, 2018

In an effort to reduce costs and improve patient clinical outcomes, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in the US has been instrumental in driving widespread changes in the healthcare delivery system. These changes have caused a cultural shift in the ...

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Driving Sales Behavior With Non-Cash Rewards DRIVING SALES BEHAVIOR WITH NON-CASH REWARDS

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Oct 03, 2018

In the end, you need to be rewarding your sales reps with more than just money if you want to keep them motivated and if you want your sales compensation plan to deliver on its promises.

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Change the sales rep experience, improve the customer experience CHANGE THE SALES REP EXPERIENCE, IMPROVE THE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

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Oct 03, 2018

The first CRM launch truly changed the way sales were managed. We went from tracking customers on spreadsheets (and even in rolodexes) to tracking them and their attendant opportunities with software. It wasn’t long before reps started to feel ...

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Pipeline Management and Forecasting Are Key to Improving the Sales Experience PIPELINE MANAGEMENT AND FORECASTING ARE KEY TO IMPROVING THE SALES EXPERIENCE

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Oct 03, 2018

Let’s explore some of the current processes around pipeline management and forecasting and how they can be improved.

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Cancer Cell Culture CANCER CELL CULTURE

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Oct 02, 2018

Cell culture is practiced extensively throughout the world today. The techniques required to allow cells to grow and be maintained outside the body have been developed throughout the 20th century. In the 50 years since the publication of the first&nb...

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Site Directed Nucleases (SDN) for targeted genome modification SITE DIRECTED NUCLEASES (SDN) FOR TARGETED GENOME MODIFICATION

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Oct 02, 2018

Crop improvement through breeding crosses uses genetic variation to create new combinations of characteristics. The development of a new plant variety through conventional breeding requires consecutive rounds of crossing and selection that integrates...

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Communicating the bio-based content of products in the EU and the US COMMUNICATING THE BIO-BASED CONTENT OF PRODUCTS IN THE EU AND THE US

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Oct 02, 2018

Bio-based products from forestry and agriculture have a long history of application, such as paper, board and various chemicals and materials. The last decades have seen the emergence of new bio-based products in the market. Some of the reasons for t...

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5 ways Artificial Intelligence is transforming healthcare operations 5 WAYS ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IS TRANSFORMING HEALTHCARE OPERATIONS

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Sep 28, 2018

While the practical applications of artificial intelligence (AI) are still being discovered, one area of AI natural language processing (NLP) is already helping advance the revenue cycle. Discover how the right NLP can support accuracy, efficiency an...

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The Evolution Of Anti-Body-Drug Manufacturing THE EVOLUTION OF ANTI-BODY-DRUG MANUFACTURING

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Sep 26, 2018

Even before the 1980s, the notion of attaching a cytotoxic agent to a tumor-specific antibody captured the collective imagination of the international drug development community. Were antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) the magic bullets everyone was loo...

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First Things First: Primary Cells in Research FIRST THINGS FIRST: PRIMARY CELLS IN RESEARCH

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Sep 25, 2018

Primary cells are collected directly from living tissues, and as such, more closely resemble in vivo cells from a genetic and physiological perspective. This feature makes primary cells a treasure trove of potential for investigating in vivo mechanis...

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Cybersecurity of medical devices CYBERSECURITY OF MEDICAL DEVICES

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Sep 25, 2018

Increasing the connectivity of medical devices to computer networks and the convergence of technologies has exposed vulnerable devices and software applications to incidents. The need to protect patient data from cyber-attack is now well understood. ...

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Improved Nucleic Acid QC with Parallel CE IMPROVED NUCLEIC ACID QC WITH PARALLEL CE

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Sep 21, 2018

Nucleic acid quality assessment is a crucial step to the success or failure of DNA and RNA-based workflows. New methods and quality standards continually develop along with new applications. Whether for new sequencing chemistry, PCR strategy, or type...

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Detection of immune checkpoint markers in peripheral blood mononuclear cell lysates with AlphaLISA DETECTION OF IMMUNE CHECKPOINT MARKERS IN PERIPHERAL BLOOD MONONUCLEAR CELL LYSATES WITH ALPHALISA

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Sep 19, 2018

Peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) are a heterogeneous the population of blood cells having round nuclei. They consist of monocytes, macrophages, dendritic cells and lymphocytes (T cells, B cells, and NK cells). In order to induce and upregul...

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Single-Cell Multi-omics to Detect Gene Expression SINGLE-CELL MULTI-OMICS TO DETECT GENE EXPRESSION

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Sep 19, 2018

Quantifying single-cell gene expression at the mRNA and protein level has the potential to reveal novel mechanisms of gene regulation and cell types that have been previously unappreciated in immunology. A new multi-omics technique, BD AbSeq, allows ...

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Enabling Data Integrity from Drug Discovery through Manufacturing ENABLING DATA INTEGRITY FROM DRUG DISCOVERY THROUGH MANUFACTURING

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Sep 19, 2018

When discussing the success of a drug therapy, a common topic amongst biopharmaceutical companies is data quality and data integrity; what the challenges are and what the key elements are to ensuring that the latest discovery is patentable, does not ...

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Healthcare reimagined HEALTHCARE REIMAGINED

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Sep 17, 2018

Regulatory requirements, fierce competition, and rapidly emerging technologies are creating new complexities for those operating in the healthcare sector. Many are working out how to deliver better health outcomes whilst managing evolving consumer ne...

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How Beacon Health System Gained Competitive Advantage and Acquired New Patients through Telehealth HOW BEACON HEALTH SYSTEM GAINED COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE AND ACQUIRED NEW PATIENTS THROUGH TELEHEALTH

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Sep 15, 2018

Beacon Health System, the nonprofit parent organization of Elkhart General Hospital and Memorial Hospital of South Bend that provides care throughout Indiana and Michigan, was in search of a convenient care delivery service that could be integrated a...

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Promoting Health, Preventing Disease PROMOTING HEALTH, PREVENTING DISEASE

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Sep 12, 2018

The European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies supports and promotes evidence-based health policy-making through comprehensive and rigorous analysis of health systems in Europe. It brings together a wide range of policy-makers, academics, an...

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Unchained High Throughput Automated PH-Measurements UNCHAINED HIGH THROUGHPUT AUTOMATED PH-MEASUREMENTS

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Sep 07, 2018

One of the major challenges in biologic drug development is the need to characterize formulations of drug candidates. One significant bottleneck in this process is pH measurement of formulations. Measuring pH is ubiquitous in the laboratory and criti...

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Biotechnology Resources on the Internet 2019 BIOTECHNOLOGY RESOURCES ON THE INTERNET 2019

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Sep 01, 2018

Food is not only a central part of our daily lives; how food is produced, distributed and consumed is also at the centre of important nutrition, environmental and social challenges the world faces today. Our food system is under stress and in need of...

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Top Five Asian Cancers – Trends in Clinical Development TOP FIVE ASIAN CANCERS – TRENDS IN CLINICAL DEVELOPMENT

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Sep 01, 2018

This important white paper provides an in-depth analysis of the clinical trial landscape in 10 Asian countries related to effective therapies of treatment of the five most prevalent and life-threatening Asian cancers.

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Epidiolex and Epilepsy - big changes for medical marijuana EPIDIOLEX AND EPILEPSY - BIG CHANGES FOR MEDICAL MARIJUANA

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Aug 28, 2018

With the FDA’s landmark approval of Epidiolex, a cannabidiol used to treat rare, severe pediatric epilepsies, the only obstacle to the legal sale of the drug is DEA reclassification of cannabidiol (CBD). With reclassification likely in the next...

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The Evolution Of Biopharmaceutical Facility Designs THE EVOLUTION OF BIOPHARMACEUTICAL FACILITY DESIGNS

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Aug 22, 2018

In the lifecycle of pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical commercial manufacturing, the one constant has been changed. With the advent of modern therapeutics, large-scale commercial manufacturing became commonplace. And typically such manufacturing pr...

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Perspectives and Good Practices for AI and Continuously Learning Systems in Healthcare PERSPECTIVES AND GOOD PRACTICES FOR AI AND CONTINUOUSLY LEARNING SYSTEMS IN HEALTHCARE

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Aug 20, 2018

In the past few years, there has been a significant increase in the amount of information in healthcare, and this trend is accelerating. In addition to traditional data, such as those collected by in-vitro laboratory tests, imaging devices, physiolog...

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IMMUNO-ONCOLOGY AND THE TUMOR MICROENVIRONMENT IMMUNO-ONCOLOGY AND THE TUMOR MICROENVIRONMENT

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Aug 20, 2018

The development of cutting edge cancer treatment that uses the immune system is hinged on a better understanding of the tumor microenvironment (TME). The TME provides valuable context for understanding what subtypes of immune cells are present and ho...

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Changing the future of data CHANGING THE FUTURE OF DATA

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Aug 17, 2018

With fewer successful drug launches in the market and expiring patents, competitive intelligence, and commercial R&D decision makers are hard-pressed to make sound forecasting and planning decisions based on highly reliable data analysis. That&rs...

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Backup and Disaster Recovery as a Service: Driving New Data Protection Opportunities for Healthcare Organizations BACKUP AND DISASTER RECOVERY AS A SERVICE: DRIVING NEW DATA PROTECTION OPPORTUNITIES FOR HEALTHCARE ORGANIZATIONS

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Aug 15, 2018

The data protection market is highly dynamic, driven by new application workload deployments and cloud capabilities. Healthcare organizations are embracing cloud computing and are more willing to move certain workloads, such as IT operations, to the ...

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THE FUTURE OF TECHNOLOGY IN HEALTH AND HEALTH CARE THE FUTURE OF TECHNOLOGY IN HEALTH AND HEALTH CARE

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Aug 12, 2018

Over the course of the last century, the medical sciences have made remarkable strides in developing safer and more effective treatments, such as minimally invasive surgery and new drugs that can help mitigate the effects of diseases such as arthriti...

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Measuring the concentration of Adeno-Associated Virus with multi-angle dynamic light scattering (MADLS) MEASURING THE CONCENTRATION OF ADENO-ASSOCIATED VIRUS WITH MULTI-ANGLE DYNAMIC LIGHT SCATTERING (MADLS)

whitepaper

Aug 11, 2018

For virus development and production, it is important to know the virus concentration at different stages of the process, to optimize the clone used as well as the production yields. For example, instances such as clone screening, multiplicity of inf...

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Measuring the concentration of Adeno-Associated Virus with multi-angle dynamic light scattering (MADLS) MEASURING THE CONCENTRATION OF ADENO-ASSOCIATED VIRUS WITH MULTI-ANGLE DYNAMIC LIGHT SCATTERING (MADLS)

whitepaper

Aug 11, 2018

For virus development and production, it is important to know the virus concentration at different stages of the process, to optimize the clone used as well as the production yields. For example, instances such as clone screening, multiplicity of inf...

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Theory of XRF, getting acquainted with the principles THEORY OF XRF, GETTING ACQUAINTED WITH THE PRINCIPLES

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Aug 11, 2018

This booklet gives a general introduction to X-ray fluorescence (XRF) spectrometry and XRF analysis. It explains simply how a spectrometer works and how XRF analysis is done. It is intended for people new to the field of XRF analysis. Difficult mathe...

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Platform approach to purification of bacterial capsular polysaccharides for vaccine production PLATFORM APPROACH TO PURIFICATION OF BACTERIAL CAPSULAR POLYSACCHARIDES FOR VACCINE PRODUCTION

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Aug 03, 2018

Capsular polysaccharides (CPS) of encapsulated bacterial pathogens can give rise to an effective immune response in humans and are commonly used in vaccine production. This whitepaper offers an overview of modern tools and technologies that can facil...

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Advantages of nanopore sequencing in microbiome research ADVANTAGES OF NANOPORE SEQUENCING IN MICROBIOME RESEARCH

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Aug 02, 2018

The study of microbiomes the genetic material of all microorganisms in a given sample has recently attracted considerable attention, mainly due to the realization that the microbial composition of our bodies and environment can have a profound effect...

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Genomics: Consumerism, Commercialization and Health Care GENOMICS: CONSUMERISM, COMMERCIALIZATION AND HEALTH CARE

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Aug 01, 2018

To address the issues and potential of genomics in health care, the Center for Connected Medicine tapped a range of experts for insights on the opportunities, challenges, excitement, and concern surrounding genomics, as featured in this whitepaper.

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Live-Cell Analysis of Cell Subsets and Heterogeneity LIVE-CELL ANALYSIS OF CELL SUBSETS AND HETEROGENEITY

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Jul 30, 2018

Considerable heterogeneity exists in the properties and activity of individual cells, even in the simplest cell system. Analysis at the cell-by-cell level promises valuable and additional biological insight beyond which whole population measures may ...

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A buyer A BUYER'S GUIDE TO PROTEIN STABILITY MEASUREMENT PLATFORMS

whitepaper

Jul 26, 2018

Most biotherapeutics are proteins or protein derivatives, and the single biggest class of biopharmaceuticals currently on the market or in development are monoclonal antibodies (mAbs). The specific binding nature of antibodies has provided the opport...

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Incentive Compensation Management: Build Versus Buy INCENTIVE COMPENSATION MANAGEMENT: BUILD VERSUS BUY

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Jul 23, 2018

Custom ICM solutions are built for you, not auditors, so they typically don’t offer visibility into actions performed over time. Auditors may lack confidence in your homegrown system, especially if they find errors or omissions. In fact, audit ...

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The Three “S’s” of a Great Incentive Compensation Management System THE THREE “S’S” OF A GREAT INCENTIVE COMPENSATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

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Jul 23, 2018

It all ties together. You want your sales reps to behave a certain way and close a certain amount of deals in specific verticals that match your company’s 3- and/or 5-year vision, but the systems you currently have in place to drive this behavi...

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Why Enterprise CPQ Implementations Fail WHY ENTERPRISE CPQ IMPLEMENTATIONS FAIL

whitepaper

Jul 23, 2018

You’ve reached a certain point in the evolution of your company and you know it’s time to invest in a CPQ system. But buyer beware: There’s a certain misconception around CPQ systems as being plug-in devices or turnkey-ready overlay...

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Moving Away from Spreadsheets: How to Know When It’s Time MOVING AWAY FROM SPREADSHEETS: HOW TO KNOW WHEN IT’S TIME

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Jul 23, 2018

The spreadsheet conundrum... Joe Smith, sales director for Great Start-Up Number 5 Billion and Thirty-One, puts on a blindfold and reaches out blindly for something, ANYTHING, to help him organize his team’s deals and commissions. He’s ho...

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Polyvinyl alcohol: Revival of a long lost polymer POLYVINYL ALCOHOL: REVIVAL OF A LONG LOST POLYMER

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Jul 23, 2018

With target-oriented drug discovery and an increasing focus on specialized medicines, the manufacturing of final drug products is becoming more and more complex. The processing and formulation of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) designed with...

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Disease Diagnosis in Smart Healthcare DISEASE DIAGNOSIS IN SMART HEALTHCARE

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Jul 22, 2018

To promote sustainable development, the smart city implies a global vision that merges artificial intelligence, big data, decision making, information and communication technology (ICT), and the internet-of-things (IoT). The aging issue is an aspect ...

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ATPlite assay performance in human primary cells ATPLITE ASSAY PERFORMANCE IN HUMAN PRIMARY CELLS

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Jul 18, 2018

One of the criteria for a compound to be considered druggable is the ability to cause or block a biological activity without toxic effects in an in vitro setting using primary human cells. As a read-out for compound-induced activity or toxicity, it i...

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The Medical Costs of Childhood Injuries: Hospitalizations THE MEDICAL COSTS OF CHILDHOOD INJURIES: HOSPITALIZATIONS

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Jul 15, 2018

In 2017, the total medical costs of injury-related hospitalizations of children age 19 and younger were $6.6 billion. This infographic breaks out the medical cost of hospitalizations of children by injury topic.

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NEW BIOTECHNOLOGY NEW BIOTECHNOLOGY

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Jul 13, 2018

New Biotechnology is the official journal of the European Federation o Biotechnology (EFB) and is published bimonthly. It covers both the science of biotechnology and its surrounding political, business and financial milieu. The journal publishes pee...

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Mass Spectrometry For Advanced Proteomics: A Revolution In Biological Research MASS SPECTROMETRY FOR ADVANCED PROTEOMICS: A REVOLUTION IN BIOLOGICAL RESEARCH

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Jul 11, 2018

Moving beyond its roots of merely sequencing the peptides of proteins, modern proteomics uses advanced technology to understand how structure, conformation, and post-translational modifications influence the protein's role within biological syste...

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The C-Suite battle plan for cyber security attacks in healthcare THE C-SUITE BATTLE PLAN FOR CYBER SECURITY ATTACKS IN HEALTHCARE

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Jul 08, 2018

Cybersecurity is an evolving battlefield confronting the healthcare industry with unprecedented threats. Learn how to out-maneuver your opponents and secure your healthcare facility by employing astute military-inspired strategies and cutting-edge te...

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Healthcare commerce as a user-friendly experience HEALTHCARE COMMERCE AS A USER-FRIENDLY EXPERIENCE

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Jul 07, 2018

Digitization is the absolute future of healthcare commerce so, why do only four percent of healthcare executives and leaders state they prefer automated payment plans? Outlined in this white paper, readers will learn how healthcare commerce can trans...

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Digital maturity inan age of digital excitement DIGITAL MATURITY INAN AGE OF DIGITAL EXCITEMENT

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Jul 05, 2018

It is obvious that digital technologies hold the promise of solving many besetting healthcare problems. Yet if we are too positive, we run the risk of being uncritical and perhaps exploited by unscrupulous marketing, or even marketing equally caught ...

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THE HEALTHCARE EXECUTIVE’S GUIDE THE HEALTHCARE EXECUTIVE’S GUIDE

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Jul 04, 2018

Managing the complex financial aspects of your healthcare business is a daunting task. You need a holistic, intuitive and intelligent solution that empowers you to be proactive and control costs with precision. Use this guide to make the most informe...

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From plan to impact FROM PLAN TO IMPACT

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Jul 04, 2018

Every three seconds someone in the world develops dementia. Dementia affects 50 million people, costing the global economy over US$1 trillion in 2018. By 2030, there will be an estimated 82 million people with dementia, placing an unprecedented strai...

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Rise in Targeted Therapies Drives Needs for Small Volume Manufacturing RISE IN TARGETED THERAPIES DRIVES NEEDS FOR SMALL VOLUME MANUFACTURING

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Jul 01, 2018

Biologics have experienced steady double-digit growth over the last 15 years and now comprise slightly more than a quarter of all New Molecular Entity (NME) FDA approvals. Similarly, EvaluatePharma's 2017 report on orphan drugs projects that by 2...

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Recent developments in synthetic biology and metabolic engineering in microalgae towards biofuel production RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY AND METABOLIC ENGINEERING IN MICROALGAE TOWARDS BIOFUEL PRODUCTION

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Jun 30, 2018

In the wake of the uprising global energy crisis, microalgae have emerged as an alternate feedstock for biofuel production. In addition, microalgae bear immense potential as bio-cell factories in terms of producing key chemicals, recombinant proteins...

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Opposites attract Blurring the lines between small and large molecule manufacturing OPPOSITES ATTRACT BLURRING THE LINES BETWEEN SMALL AND LARGE MOLECULE MANUFACTURING

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Jun 28, 2018

The biopharmaceutical industry has grown impressively in recent years, with its global compound growth rate (CAGR) estimated to reach 8.5% between 2018-2023, outstripping traditional New Chemical Entity sectors1 . Emerging novel drugs show huge thera...

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Microplastics: from Beach to Bench MICROPLASTICS: FROM BEACH TO BENCH

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Jun 21, 2018

As plastics continue to enter the environment, understanding their global impact is vital to addressing microplastic pollution. Since its emergence as an environmental and potential human health threat, researchers have strived to develop tools for a...

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Prostatype – White Paper PROSTATYPE – WHITE PAPER

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Jun 20, 2018

Prostate Cancer is the most common type of cancer among men in Sweden as well as in many Western countries. However, approximately 85% of prostate cancer tumors are not rapidly progressing and will not cause clinical symptoms at the time of diagnosis...

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The Latest Advances in Cell and Tissue Engrafted Mice THE LATEST ADVANCES IN CELL AND TISSUE ENGRAFTED MICE

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Jun 19, 2018

Over the last century, the mouse has become the standard model organism of choice in academic laboratories and the pharmaceutical industry. The biological differences between mice and humans is a limiting factor in the translation of many discoveries...

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WHAT HEALTHCARE ORGANIZATIONS SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE GDPR WHAT HEALTHCARE ORGANIZATIONS SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE GDPR

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Jun 19, 2018

THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY IS FACING MULTIPLE CHALLENGES WHEN IT COMES TO PROTECTING SENSITIVE DATA. HERE’S AN OVERVIEW OF HOW THE RECENT EU GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATIONS (GDPR) WILL AFFECT HEALTHCARE ORGANIZATIONS

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Healthcare Data Fuels Innovation in the Classroom HEALTHCARE DATA FUELS INNOVATION IN THE CLASSROOM

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Jun 16, 2018

The current era of healthcare technology is marked by a need for problem solvers and professionals who can work with data and the information technology used to mine it. These skills are vital to successful innovation, requiring educators to present ...

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BIOTECHNOLOGY UPDATE BIOTECHNOLOGY UPDATE

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Jun 16, 2018

This Whitepaper provides up-to-date information on activities related to biotechnology at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). It is mainly intended for OECD staff and delegates to OECD meetings who are already familiar ...

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What to Look for in an Informatics Platform for Biologics R&D WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN AN INFORMATICS PLATFORM FOR BIOLOGICS R&D

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Jun 15, 2018

In silico molecular biology tools, electronic lab notebooks, and systems for registration, sample management, workflow management, and request management form the foundation of informatics for biologics R&D. The informatics platform you adopt and...

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Examples of Recently Tested Resins Suggest Wide Applicability of the Technology EXAMPLES OF RECENTLY TESTED RESINS SUGGEST WIDE APPLICABILITY OF THE TECHNOLOGY

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Jun 14, 2018

Chromassette® is a modular chromatography technology that offers the separation capabilities of conventional chromatography plus the convenience, scalability and other benefits of a pre-packed cassette. Each Chromassette cassette is distinguished...

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High-performance Rules Engine for Population Health Management HIGH-PERFORMANCE RULES ENGINE FOR POPULATION HEALTH MANAGEMENT

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Jun 14, 2018

A business rules engine is a piece of software that manages the internal operation of a large software system based on predefined business logic. It is a specific collection of design-time and run-time software enabling an organization to define, ana...

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Resistance Development to Bacteriophages Occurring
during Bacteriophage Therapy RESISTANCE DEVELOPMENT TO BACTERIOPHAGES OCCURRING DURING BACTERIOPHAGE THERAPY

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Jun 10, 2018

Bacteriophage (phage) therapy, i.e., the use of viruses that infect bacteria as antimicrobial agents, is a promising alternative to conventional antibiotics. Indeed, resistance to antibiotics has become a major public health problem after decades of ...

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Improving Water/Wastewater Infrastructure Performance with Operational Analytics IMPROVING WATER/WASTEWATER INFRASTRUCTURE PERFORMANCE WITH OPERATIONAL ANALYTICS

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Jun 07, 2018

Operational analytics is rapidly emerging as an effective system for capturing and evaluating the high-impact, high-value data for better business outcomes. It helps infrastructure professionals to better design, operate, and maintain water and waste...

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Getting to First-in-Human Clinical Trials: A Make-or-Break Milestone for Small Biopharmas GETTING TO FIRST-IN-HUMAN CLINICAL TRIALS: A MAKE-OR-BREAK MILESTONE FOR SMALL BIOPHARMAS

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Jun 07, 2018

"Faster and better” has become the mantra for biopharmaceutical companies as they face intense pressure to get therapies to market faster. Quickly proving efficacy in first-in-human (FIH) trials is a make-or-break milestone for these cash-...

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Nanotechnology NANOTECHNOLOGY

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Jun 06, 2018

Nanotechnology is now a mature subject in terms of the basic science, and while there were many claims for what it could achieve 20 years ago when the funding in the area was beginning to ramp up, there is now much more realism in most areas of appli...

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Strategies for Enhanced Treasury Operations in Healthcare STRATEGIES FOR ENHANCED TREASURY OPERATIONS IN HEALTHCARE

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Jun 05, 2018

Every hospital and health system has a portfolio of key financial resources such as cash, credit, leverage, and invested assets that its leaders seek to deploy in a manner that balances the pursuit of growth with the organization’s risk managem...

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Creating Harmonized Food Safety Processes Through Integration CREATING HARMONIZED FOOD SAFETY PROCESSES THROUGH INTEGRATION

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Jun 05, 2018

The Food and Beverage industry is increasingly adapting to the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) as its “stamp” of high quality and safety. In fact, many leading organizations today will only work with GFSI compliant suppliers. The GFS...

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Enhance Precision Oncology Trial Success ENHANCE PRECISION ONCOLOGY TRIAL SUCCESS

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Jun 04, 2018

A convergence of biological data and computing power is yielding amazing technological progress in clinical research and development. Vast amounts of data, often from disparate sources, are enabling the transformation of treatment paradigms. In many ...

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Real-world evidence: Driving a new drug development paradigm in oncology REAL-WORLD EVIDENCE: DRIVING A NEW DRUG DEVELOPMENT PARADIGM IN ONCOLOGY

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Jun 01, 2018

Evidence generation in oncology is at a key inflection point. Given the rapid pace of scientific innovation, historical approaches to drug development are increasingly burdensome, with randomized controlled trials remaining incredibly costly and time...

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Bioinformatics: Data Knowledge Management With Complex Datasets BIOINFORMATICS: DATA KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT WITH COMPLEX DATASETS

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May 31, 2018

With the growth of biologics showing no signs of stopping, bioinformatics continues to be a key driver when it comes to R&D development. Laboratories and their data systems are now expected to handle and manage biotechnology’s densely struc...

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Exploring the hallmarks of cancer with real-time live-cell analysis EXPLORING THE HALLMARKS OF CANCER WITH REAL-TIME LIVE-CELL ANALYSIS

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May 31, 2018

Our understanding of cancer cell biology has progressed enormously since Hanahan and Weinberg published their landmark paper describing six hallmarks of cancer in 20001. Since this time, breakthroughs in areas such as immune modulation and the tumor ...

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Defending Against the Next Wave of Biosimilars DEFENDING AGAINST THE NEXT WAVE OF BIOSIMILARS

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May 29, 2018

Biosimilar competition is disruptive and unpredictable: Not quite a true brand or a generic, it’s tough to predict what a biosimilar launch situation or go-to-market strategy will look like. We have examples to draw upon but no perfect analogue...

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Outsourcing Trends in Pharma & Biotech OUTSOURCING TRENDS IN PHARMA & BIOTECH

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May 29, 2018

Outsourcing has been labelled as one of this century’s “greatest organizational and industry structure shifts”.The general model in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries sees market authorization holders (MAH) rely on exte...

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Long term live cell imaging in a high-content system LONG TERM LIVE CELL IMAGING IN A HIGH-CONTENT SYSTEM

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May 29, 2018

Setting up live cell experiments can be challenging, as temperature, CO2, and evaporation need to be carefully controlled to ensure optimal cell growth conditions. In this technical note, we monitor evaporation rates, cell growth and morphology insid...

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Agile Process Development In Biopharmaceuticals AGILE PROCESS DEVELOPMENT IN BIOPHARMACEUTICALS

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May 25, 2018

The development of novel therapeutic products involves a complex network of internal departments and external partners. Different groups across Process Development organizations typically use a variety of approaches to capture, manage, analyze and re...

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Patient health records and confidentiality PATIENT HEALTH RECORDS AND CONFIDENTIALITY

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May 25, 2018

Individuals have a right to access their own health records, and in limited circumstances, access to the records of other people. The Government has made a commitment that patients should gain access to their health records within 21 days following a...

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COLLABORATION IS KING: STRENGTHENING THE PAYER/PROVIDER RELATIONSHIP FOR VALUE-BASED SUCCESS COLLABORATION IS KING: STRENGTHENING THE PAYER/PROVIDER RELATIONSHIP FOR VALUE-BASED SUCCESS

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May 25, 2018

And the move to value-based payment models is exactly that: a tremendous change that will transform the healthcare market—offering unparalleled opportunities for healthcare organizations to better manage costs while dramatically improving the h...

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Biorobotics: an Instrument for an Improved Quality of Life. BIOROBOTICS: AN INSTRUMENT FOR AN IMPROVED QUALITY OF LIFE.

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May 21, 2018

This paper deals with the developed researches of biorobotics, as an instrument for the maintenance of the quality of human senses, complete control of the nervous system, activation of neuron circuits, recovery of damaged neuromotor functions, rehab...

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A Healthcare Prescription for the GCC A HEALTHCARE PRESCRIPTION FOR THE GCC

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May 18, 2018

The healthcare industry across the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is in the midst of a transition, one that will help improve the operating environment, reduce costs and increase opportunities across the value chain of the multibillion-dollar industr...

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Trends in the Biosimilars Market TRENDS IN THE BIOSIMILARS MARKET

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May 17, 2018

Despite biosimilars being available for over ten years in some markets, the biosimilars market continues to evolve. Development of biosimilars is a truly global endeavour, helped by the spread of regulatory guidance. In this white paper, we explore t...

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Powerful Bioinformatic Support for Specialized Therapeutic Antibody Discovery POWERFUL BIOINFORMATIC SUPPORT FOR SPECIALIZED THERAPEUTIC ANTIBODY DISCOVERY

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May 17, 2018

Achieving effective sequence analysis across biologic drug development their highly targeted specificity and efficacy in treating disease, monoclonal antibody (mAB) drugs have grown faster than any other class of therapeutic drugs in recent years. Ac...

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Closing the gap in plant genomes CLOSING THE GAP IN PLANT GENOMES

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May 14, 2018

According to the latest estimates, approximately 400,000 plant species are currently known to science; however, 21% of them are at risk of extinction due to factors such as climate change, habitat loss, and disease. Combatting these challenges is a k...

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BIOTECH PEANUT BIOTECH PEANUT

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May 09, 2018

The peanut industry has attempted to use all available methods to reduce cost of production and improve quality of US peanuts. They have funded work on bioengineered peanuts since 1989 but at lower levels than other crops in the US. The industry is c...

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A new vision for comprehensive care coordination A NEW VISION FOR COMPREHENSIVE CARE COORDINATION

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May 05, 2018

Transitioning patients between outpatient, inpatient, post-acute and home settings can be a major challenge for hospitals. For organizations participating in value-based reimbursement models, it can also be costly. This case study examines how Holyok...

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HEALTHCARE IN SAUDI ARABIA HEALTHCARE IN SAUDI ARABIA

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May 05, 2018

Investing in alternative real estate asset classes such as healthcare is a growing trend among global and local investors seeking diversification benefits as well as long term stability gave the defensive nature of the underlying income stream. In Sa...

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The barriers between us and better health THE BARRIERS BETWEEN US AND BETTER HEALTH

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May 01, 2018

The term social determinants of health (SDoH) is often used to refer to any nonmedical factors influencing health, including health-related knowledge, attitudes, beliefs or behaviors (e.g. smoking); however, SDoH also include “upstream” f...

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The Present and Future State of Synthetic Biology in Canada THE PRESENT AND FUTURE STATE OF SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY IN CANADA

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May 01, 2018

The synthetic biology community convened on March 6-7, 2018 at the “Canada Synbio 2018” Conference and Workshop as part of an ongoing effort to raise the profile and capacity of the synthetic biology community in Canada. The conference br...

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ADDRESSING THE VALUE OF GENE THERAPY: ENHANCING PATIENT ACCESS TO TRANSFORMATIVE TREATMENTS ADDRESSING THE VALUE OF GENE THERAPY: ENHANCING PATIENT ACCESS TO TRANSFORMATIVE TREATMENTS

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May 01, 2018

Gene therapy is a radical shift in our approach to disease treatment. By modifying the expression of a patient’s genes or repairing abnormal genes, gene therapy often addresses the root cause of diseases. While several new gene and cell therapi...

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Modularity for Maximum Mobility and Manipulation MODULARITY FOR MAXIMUM MOBILITY AND MANIPULATION

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Apr 29, 2018

We present a set of modular series-elastic actuators (SEAs) that allow rapid and robust prototyping of mobile legged robots. The SEA modules were originally developed for a snake robot, SEA Snake, and have recently been reconfigured into Snake Monste...

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Can Phage replace Chemicals in Post Harvest Poultry Processing? CAN PHAGE REPLACE CHEMICALS IN POST HARVEST POULTRY PROCESSING?

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Apr 28, 2018

Salmonella continues to be a leading cause of foodborne illness despite significant resources of time money and effort put forth by industry to combat its presence. In addition, the pressure is mounting to reduce the use of harsh chemicals due to wor...

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Pesticide Use on Cannabis PESTICIDE USE ON CANNABIS

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Apr 28, 2018

Legalized cannabis production is a rapidly growing agricultural industry. However, given that cannabis production has developed and operated in an unregulated setting various practices have been adopted that are at odds with accepted regulations rega...

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VISUALIZING APOPTOSIS AS IT HAPPENS VISUALIZING APOPTOSIS AS IT HAPPENS

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Apr 27, 2018

Apoptosis is a highly regulated and critical homeostatic process in multicellular organisms. Aberrations in this form of programmed cell death have been implicated in several pathological conditions including cancer, muscular atrophy, and autoimmune ...

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Large insights into microorganisms LARGE INSIGHTS INTO MICROORGANISMS

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Apr 27, 2018

Microorganisms are the most abundant and diverse forms of life on Earth, with an estimated 1 trillion species. They are essential components of all ecosystems and play a crucial role in health, disease and many industrial processes. The field of micr...

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Microbiological Safety Testing of Cannabis MICROBIOLOGICAL SAFETY TESTING OF CANNABIS

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Apr 20, 2018

Cannabis is increasingly becoming legal at the state level in the U.S., for either medical or recreational use. Each of these states has had to wrestle with the question of how to ensure the safety of a new product that is not covered under any exist...

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Analysis of Microplastics using FTIR Imaging ANALYSIS OF MICROPLASTICS USING FTIR IMAGING

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Apr 19, 2018

As plastics continue to enter the environment, understanding their global impact is vital to addressing microplastic pollution. Since its emergence as an environmental and potential human health threat, researchers have strived to develop tools for a...

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Opening Doors to a Whole New View of Biology with Mass Spectrometry OPENING DOORS TO A WHOLE NEW VIEW OF BIOLOGY WITH MASS SPECTROMETRY

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Apr 09, 2018

Liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry (LC-MS) have transformed the field of proteomics, enabling researchers to rapidly survey the contents of complex biological samples. However, until relatively recently it has proven challenging and labor-in...

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AZ BioPac Powder Transfer: Getting Your Biologic to Market Faster AZ BIOPAC POWDER TRANSFER: GETTING YOUR BIOLOGIC TO MARKET FASTER

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Apr 03, 2018

This white paper quantifies how one simple change can drastically reduce the time it takes to get biologics manufactured.Getting media and buffer into large-scale continuous bioprocessing has been burdensome, time-consuming and messy. Upgrading to mo...

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Microbiome Modulator Drugs – The New Generation of Therapeutic MICROBIOME MODULATOR DRUGS – THE NEW GENERATION OF THERAPEUTIC

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Mar 29, 2018

Since the discovery of the microbiome, biomedical research has been highly focused on understanding how exactly its interactions within the body contribute to health and disease, and drug development companies are very interested in understanding the...

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Unleash Your Biologic UNLEASH YOUR BIOLOGIC

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Mar 28, 2018

For biopharmaceutical quantification, it is important that these often highly concentrated biologic drugs can be measured with high accuracy in a dilution-free and batch-wise manner. While most analysis methods don’t cover all of these aspects ...

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The Next Era of Genomics and Healthcare THE NEXT ERA OF GENOMICS AND HEALTHCARE

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Mar 25, 2018

The world of healthcare is changing. Two revolutionary technologies, genomics, and blockchain, are poised to significantly improve health and well-being across the globe. Genomic medicine can enhance the understanding and treatment of as many as 7,00...

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Cultivation of cell aggregates CULTIVATION OF CELL AGGREGATES

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Mar 24, 2018

For many applications like disease modeling, drug toxicity assessment, and manufacture of stem cell-based products, three-dimensional (3D) cell aggregates are of great interest.  Researchers at the Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnol&oac...

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A DIGITAL TIME-LAPSE BRIGHT FIELD TECHNOLOGY TO DRIVE FASTER, HIGHER THROUGHPUT BIOANALYSIS A DIGITAL TIME-LAPSE BRIGHT FIELD TECHNOLOGY TO DRIVE FASTER, HIGHER THROUGHPUT BIOANALYSIS

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Mar 22, 2018

The constant need to develop more rapid and cost-effective technologies for accurate, sensitive and specific detection in biological samples is a driving force behind the integration of new sample preparation tools, automation, and informatics across...

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2018 Life Sciences Trends 2018 LIFE SCIENCES TRENDS

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Mar 21, 2018

Want to learn more about 2018 Life Sciences trends? Download the Industry Trends whitepaper to:Better understand the global trends impact the life sciences industry.Understand the compliance and technology trends that affect the industry.Gain valuabl...

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Is A Rapid Cooling Step Needed When Freezing Cells For Cryopreservation? IS A RAPID COOLING STEP NEEDED WHEN FREEZING CELLS FOR CRYOPRESERVATION?

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Mar 14, 2018

Successful cell cryopreservation requires a controlled cooling rate. Cooling too rapidly or too slowly will lead to a poorer outcome. This is true because of the physical environment cells experience during cryopreservation. As ice forms in the extra...

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BIOTECHNOLOGY FOR CLEAN INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTS AND PROCESSES BIOTECHNOLOGY FOR CLEAN INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTS AND PROCESSES

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Mar 11, 2018

The report fits well into the changing framework of the OECD’s overall programme of work, which gives high priority to environmental sustainability. The 1997 publication, Sustainable Development: OECD Policy Approaches for the 21st Century, tes...

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Industrial Biotechnology and Biomass Utilization INDUSTRIAL BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIOMASS UTILIZATION

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Mar 11, 2018

The bio-based economy can be loosely defined as consisting of those sectors that derive a majority of their market value from biological processes and/or products derived from natural materials, as opposed to products and processes associated with no...

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Advantages of Raman Microscopy and Imaging in Pharmaceutical QC and R&D: an in-depth Review ADVANTAGES OF RAMAN MICROSCOPY AND IMAGING IN PHARMACEUTICAL QC AND R&D: AN IN-DEPTH REVIEW

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Mar 09, 2018

This application note provides examples that thoroughly emphasize the benefits of Raman microscopy and imaging by the SENTERRA II when utilized in pharmaceutical applications. It offers an intuitive smooth workflow, comprehensive validation, research...

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Aligning Needs & Skills for Profitable Healthcare Facilities ALIGNING NEEDS & SKILLS FOR PROFITABLE HEALTHCARE FACILITIES

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Mar 07, 2018

Developing a new generation of workers well equipped to remake the business as new challenges arise is a huge fear of CEOs, reports industry media. It’s a very real challenge: By 2030, 10,000 people per day will reach the average retirement age...

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Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology Perspectives in Liquid Process Analytics PHARMACEUTICAL & BIOTECHNOLOGY PERSPECTIVES IN LIQUID PROCESS ANALYTICS

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Mar 05, 2018

Analytical measurements are going digital. The advantages offered by the latest, cutting-edge in-line sensors and transmitters, such as greater process quality and yield, reduced sensor maintenance, and simplified regulatory compliance, are hard to i...

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Patient-Centered Healthcare via Patient Generated Health Data PATIENT-CENTERED HEALTHCARE VIA PATIENT GENERATED HEALTH DATA

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Mar 04, 2018

Hospital and health system executives are developing and implementing new tactics to meet the healthcare industry’s core strategic need: a higher value of care at lower cost. This objective has been aided by advanced technological solutions in ...

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A biotechnology company for truly personalized skincare by combining epigenetics and blockchain technology A BIOTECHNOLOGY COMPANY FOR TRULY PERSONALIZED SKINCARE BY COMBINING EPIGENETICS AND BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY

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Mar 01, 2018

The global skincare market is broadly classified under several categories including facial cleansers, facial moisturizers, anti-aging products, and hand/body lotions. They aid in improving the skin quality by preventing wrinkles, rejuvenating cells, ...

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Genetically modified plants for food use and human health an update GENETICALLY MODIFIED PLANTS FOR FOOD USE AND HUMAN HEALTH AN UPDATE

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Mar 01, 2018

The Society periodically issues updates on reports (recent examples include updates on bovine spongiform encephalopathies and stem cells) and the following update, which is based on research published in the last three years, specifically addresses h...

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NTA: Environmental Impact of Nanoparticles NTA: ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF NANOPARTICLES

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Feb 22, 2018

Despite being a relatively new technique, NTA has been recognized as showing promise as an analytical method which could furnish not just information about nanoparticle size and, equally importantly, concentration but that it could do so in complex s...

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How Pharma Copes with the Pain of Developing Abuse-Deterrent Opioids HOW PHARMA COPES WITH THE PAIN OF DEVELOPING ABUSE-DETERRENT OPIOIDS

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Feb 21, 2018

With the wide availability of generic opioid analgesics, such as oxycodone and hydromorphone, the abuse of prescription opioids has become a major public health problem in the US. Consequently, in January 2013, the FDA released draft guidance for dru...

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Tale of Two Molecules TALE OF TWO MOLECULES

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Feb 20, 2018

Two molecules, both designed to treat the same condition, both with solubility challenges. Two biopharma companies racing to be first. Biopharma A chooses to move into trials as quickly as possible, while Biopharma B decides to address broader solubi...

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Importance of Metadata Cataloging in Research IMPORTANCE OF METADATA CATALOGING IN RESEARCH

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Feb 20, 2018

Data sprawl is a systemic problem across both government and private industry. There is a struggle in most environments to understand what data exists in the environment, protect against loss of that data as employees transition, and proactively mana...

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Patient Identity Management: A Dose of Patient-friendly Security for Medical Providers PATIENT IDENTITY MANAGEMENT: A DOSE OF PATIENT-FRIENDLY SECURITY FOR MEDICAL PROVIDERS

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Feb 16, 2018

Every day, in hospitals and physician offices everywhere, healthcare providers are telling patients what’s good for them: exercise, eat better, quit smoking. No one would deny this is great advice but be getting the patient to follow it can be ...

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Infusion vs. Injection: Considerations for Administering a Drug Compound Across Preclinical Research Areas INFUSION VS. INJECTION: CONSIDERATIONS FOR ADMINISTERING A DRUG COMPOUND ACROSS PRECLINICAL RESEARCH AREAS

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Feb 15, 2018

An overview of limitations and considerations when injecting a drug compound. Information on optimizing the therapeutic index of a drug. Comparative research examples spanning a broad range of therapeutic areas that review both bolus and infusion met...

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BioProcess Containers – Materials Of Construction BIOPROCESS CONTAINERS – MATERIALS OF CONSTRUCTION

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Feb 15, 2018

Single-use technology (SUT) products are widely accepted for the manufacturing of vaccines and biologics. The increase in adoption of single-use Thermo Scientific™ BioProcess Containers (BPCs) is a result of their demonstrated performance, and ...

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Manufacturing Cell Therapies Development Strategies for Commercial Vision MANUFACTURING CELL THERAPIES DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES FOR COMMERCIAL VISION

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Feb 13, 2018

In this white paper, Richard Grant, Global VP of Cell Therapy at Invetech, and Brian Hampson, VP of Manufacturing Development & Engineering at PCT, share their unique insights on the topic, including how to:Discover manufacturing equipment and st...

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Effect of Insulin on Cell Growth and Virus Protection EFFECT OF INSULIN ON CELL GROWTH AND VIRUS PROTECTION

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Feb 10, 2018

The goal of our project was to test insulin as a booster for cell growth and virus production. Insulin was chosen for many reasons. It is already used in cell culture, and it is approved by regulatory agencies. So this is in line with our mission to ...

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Whitepaper: Bringing the Power of PCR DNA Identification to Food Safety WHITEPAPER: BRINGING THE POWER OF PCR DNA IDENTIFICATION TO FOOD SAFETY

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Feb 01, 2018

The technology made it possible to identify the exact species of any organism, based on the tiniest bit of DNA- (or RNA-) containing residue. This is possible due to a very simple process that has now become largely automated. This whitepaper will di...

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Whitepaper: Phenotypic drug discovery with high content screening WHITEPAPER: PHENOTYPIC DRUG DISCOVERY WITH HIGH CONTENT SCREENING

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Jan 25, 2018

Reasons for phenotypic vs. target based drug discovery strategies, challenges of and maximising return of phenotypic assays.High Content Screening with detailed multiparametric assays in conjunction with powerful data visualisation and machine-learni...

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Mass Spectrometric Analysis of Intact Complex Biotherapeutics MASS SPECTROMETRIC ANALYSIS OF INTACT COMPLEX BIOTHERAPEUTICS

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Jan 20, 2018

The benefit of therapeutic antibodies is their ability to be inherently more selective than traditional small-molecule pharmaceuticals through specific binding activities, lower toxicity, and higher efficacy. And the proof of their benefits is in the...

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Transforming Large Scale Genomics and Collaborative Research TRANSFORMING LARGE SCALE GENOMICS AND COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH

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Jan 18, 2018

Discover how Intel is collaborating with the genomics community to transform large datasets into biomedical insights that accelerate personalized care, revolutionizing how genomic workflows get executed, stored, and processed at cloud scale.For years...

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Application and Current Trends of Biotechnology: a Brief
Review APPLICATION AND CURRENT TRENDS OF BIOTECHNOLOGY: A BRIEF REVIEW

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Jan 17, 2018

Biotechnology is defined as biology-based technology which uses organisms or their parts to make or modify products, or improve plants, animals and microorganisms. It is classified as animal biotechnology, environmental biotechnology, aquatic biotech...

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Solutions for the future of biomanufacturing SOLUTIONS FOR THE FUTURE OF BIOMANUFACTURING

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Jan 15, 2018

Biomanufacturers today face new challenges to produce more efficiently, with increased quality. Many facilities have a mix of old and new equipment, often running independently on custom software. Intensified processes require a higher level of autom...

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Genetic Engineering and Environmental Risk GENETIC ENGINEERING AND ENVIRONMENTAL RISK

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Jan 10, 2018

Genetic engineering in today’s world is gaining much importance. It provides plant varieties with good agronomic characteristics, superior quality values and expressing traits of agricultural interest such as insect resistance and herbicide tol...

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Achieving Operational Efficiencies for Healthcare Organizations ACHIEVING OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCIES FOR HEALTHCARE ORGANIZATIONS

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Jan 10, 2018

Healthcare organizations are working hard to meet constituent demands for better IT services and efficiency. With huge investments in their 3-tier systems and other aging infrastructure, they are now seeking better ways to innovate and eliminate lega...

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Sepsis and the Receding Grail SEPSIS AND THE RECEDING GRAIL

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Jan 05, 2018

Sepsis is a life-threatening illness culminating in multi-organ dysfunction paired with a systemic inflammatory response. The disease burden is considerable: it is the single most expensive condition treated in hospitals, with annual costs in the US ...

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How the techniques of molecular biology are developed
from natural systems HOW THE TECHNIQUES OF MOLECULAR BIOLOGY ARE DEVELOPED FROM NATURAL SYSTEMS

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Jan 02, 2018

A striking characteristic of the highly successful techniques in molecular biology is that they are derived from natural occurring systems. RNA interference (RNAi), for example, utilises a mechanism that evolved in eukaryotes to destroy foreign nucle...

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Biopreservation Best Practices: A Cornerstone in the Supply Chain of Cell-based Therapies – MSC Model Case Study BIOPRESERVATION BEST PRACTICES: A CORNERSTONE IN THE SUPPLY CHAIN OF CELL-BASED THERAPIES – MSC MODEL CASE STUDY

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Jan 02, 2018

Mesenchymal stromal cells (MSCs) are prime candidates for regenerative medicine and therapeutic applications due to both their potent immunomodulatory function and a unique ability to proliferate and differentiate into a variety of cell lineages. How...

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The Effect of Geographic Breadth on Enrollment THE EFFECT OF GEOGRAPHIC BREADTH ON ENROLLMENT

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Dec 20, 2017

Download this in-depth white paper on the effect of geographic breadth on enrollment in clinical trials of five high-interest diseases and how location, as well as the total number of countries, included affecting successful targeting of the right ma...

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Biopreservation Best Practices: A Cornerstone in the Supply Chain of Cell-based Therapies – MSC Model Case Study BIOPRESERVATION BEST PRACTICES: A CORNERSTONE IN THE SUPPLY CHAIN OF CELL-BASED THERAPIES – MSC MODEL CASE STUDY

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Dec 18, 2017

Mesenchymal stromal cells (MSCs) are prime candidates for regenerative medicine and therapeutic applications due to both their potent immuno-modulatory function and a unique ability to proliferate and differentiate into a variety of cell lineages. Ho...

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The Year in CRISPRs THE YEAR IN CRISPRS

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Dec 17, 2017

The news was full of CRISPR developments in 2015. New insights into the structures and mechanisms of CRISPR systems were reported. New tools and techniques were introduced. And new applications were explored. The newest CRISPR developments usually ap...

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WHITE PAPER ON CANCER CARERS WHITE PAPER ON CANCER CARERS

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Dec 17, 2017

This White Paper is a joint collaboration between the European Cancer Patients Coalition (ECPC) and Eurocarers, aimed at presenting European policy-makers at the European Union (EU) and national level with policy recommendations for a robust policy f...

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South Shore Hospital - Case Study SOUTH SHORE HOSPITAL - CASE STUDY

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Dec 08, 2017

As South Shore Health System sought to differentiate their care strategy for new mothers, they faced the challenge of establishing a consistent message across referring physicians as well as misinformation on social media. A branded mobile app allowe...

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Advanced Biotechnology Tools for Invasive Species Management ADVANCED BIOTECHNOLOGY TOOLS FOR INVASIVE SPECIES MANAGEMENT

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Dec 06, 2017

Increasingly, genetic tools are being used to detect and solve pressing environmental, social, and health-related challenges. It is clear that investments in technology innovation can be game changing, as advances in biotechnology may provide new met...

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Advanced Biotechnology Tools for Invasive Species Management ADVANCED BIOTECHNOLOGY TOOLS FOR INVASIVE SPECIES MANAGEMENT

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Dec 06, 2017

Increasingly, genetic tools are being used to detect and solve pressing environmental, social, and health-related challenges. It is clear that investments in technology innovation can be game changing, as advances in biotechnology may provide new met...

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White Paper: Patterned Illumination for Optogenetics in Cell Biology WHITE PAPER: PATTERNED ILLUMINATION FOR OPTOGENETICS IN CELL BIOLOGY

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Dec 02, 2017

Optogenetic approaches in cell biology applications are becoming more and more ubiquitous as molecular toolkits expand. However, identifying which pattern illumination technologies to use with them may be challenging. This white paper provides an ove...

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A New Pharmaceutical Commons: Transforming Drug Discovery A NEW PHARMACEUTICAL COMMONS: TRANSFORMING DRUG DISCOVERY

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Nov 30, 2017

The Oxford Martin School at the University of Oxford is a worldleading centre of pioneering research that addresses global challenges. We invest in research that cuts across disciplines to tackle a wide range of issues such as climate change, disease...

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An introduction to Next-Generation Sequencing Technology AN INTRODUCTION TO NEXT-GENERATION SEQUENCING TECHNOLOGY

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Nov 30, 2017

DNAsequencinghascome a longway since the daysoftwo-dimensionalchromatography in the 1970s. With the advent of theSanger chain termination method1 in1977, scientistsgained the ability tosequenceDNAin a reliable, reproducible manner. Adecade later, App...

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Choice Of Upstream Bioreactor Technologies For Industrial Scale Viral Manufacturing CHOICE OF UPSTREAM BIOREACTOR TECHNOLOGIES FOR INDUSTRIAL SCALE VIRAL MANUFACTURING

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Nov 29, 2017

Gene therapy, including oncolytic viruses, where the new genetic material is introduced into the body, holds promise to cure or alleviate symptoms of many different diseases. In the last few years, the field has seen rapid growth with at least 11 dru...

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Mechanical regulation of musculoskeletal system development MECHANICAL REGULATION OF MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT

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Nov 28, 2017

During embryogenesis, the musculoskeletal system develops while containing within itself a force generator in the form of the musculature. This generator becomes functional relatively early in development, exerting an increased mechanical load on nei...

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GLOBAL AGRICULTURAL INFORMATION NETWORK GLOBAL AGRICULTURAL INFORMATION NETWORK

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Nov 27, 2017

The Australian federal government is very supportive of biotechnology and has committed considerable
long-term funding to research and development. The Australian Productivity Commission recently
completed an inquiry into the regulatory...

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2017 Agricultural Biotechnology Report 2017 AGRICULTURAL BIOTECHNOLOGY REPORT

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Nov 27, 2017

The Australian federal government is very supportive of biotechnology and has committed considerable long-term funding to research and development. The Australian Productivity Commission recently completed an inquiry into the regulatory burden on far...

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The science of gene therapy THE SCIENCE OF GENE THERAPY

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Nov 23, 2017

Cells are the basic building blocks of all living things. The command center of each cell is called the nucleus, and it contains chromosomes. Chromosomes are made up of DNA the body’s hereditary material.Typically, every person has 2 copies of ...

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Health reform 3.0: Thriving in a permanent state of policy disruption HEALTH REFORM 3.0: THRIVING IN A PERMANENT STATE OF POLICY DISRUPTION

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Nov 17, 2017

The death of health reform has been greatly exaggerated. Though Congress was unable to pass a comprehensive national health reform bill in 2017, many other reforms are playing out in Congress, regulatory agencies and state capitals that could profoun...

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Multiplying the Value of Wearables and Patient-Generated Health Data MULTIPLYING THE VALUE OF WEARABLES AND PATIENT-GENERATED HEALTH DATA

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Nov 08, 2017

According to one recent survey, hospitals and health systems are no longer questioning the value – or desire – for Patient-Generated Health Data (PGHD). In fact, they are demanding it. Indeed, a 2018 HIMSS Media report found that 90 perce...

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Sizing up the Pregnancy and Lactation Labeling Rule SIZING UP THE PREGNANCY AND LACTATION LABELING RULE

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Oct 30, 2017

As a strategic thought leader, Wolters Kluwer Clinical Drug Information partners with content experts to bring you the latest information on important changes in the healthcare space. This white paper is based on a presentation by Drs. Michael Schatz...

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Automatic calculation of HeLa cell culture confluency AUTOMATIC CALCULATION OF HELA CELL CULTURE CONFLUENCY

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Oct 25, 2017

To obtain the maximum efficiency of transfection and avoid using expensive reagents for nothing, the cell confluency needs to be calculate with accuracy. Today, the majority of cell biologists estimate the cell confluency in culture flasks in a subje...

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THE HUMAN CELL ATLAS THE HUMAN CELL ATLAS

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Oct 18, 2017

The Human Cell Atlas (HCA) will be made up of comprehensive reference maps of all human cells the fundamental units of life as a basis for understanding fundamental human biological processes and diagnosing, monitoring, and treating disease. It will ...

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DSM Looks to Challenge Traditional Stent Graft Materials with its Dyneema Purity® Membrane DSM LOOKS TO CHALLENGE TRADITIONAL STENT GRAFT MATERIALS WITH ITS DYNEEMA PURITY® MEMBRANE

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Oct 17, 2017

A rising global demand for more minimally invasive surgeries to treat both cardiovascular and peripheral arterial diseases are driving the market to look for new and more efficient materials to construct stent grafts used in those procedures.Download...

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The Scientific Path To Cycle Development THE SCIENTIFIC PATH TO CYCLE DEVELOPMENT

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Oct 10, 2017

Management of medication delivery through lyophilization - freeze-drying - is a crucial enabling process technology for many important parenteral drugs. Close to 50% of biopharmaceuticals, including enzymes, proteins and monoclonal antibodies, must b...

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Liposome Technology LIPOSOME TECHNOLOGY

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Oct 09, 2017

Polymun offers the development of liposomal formulations for all kinds of pharmaceutically active ingredients and vaccine antigens. A broad spectrum of analytical methods has been established for this purpose. Polymun produces GMP material including ...

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Where Compassion and Technology Meet: Children’s Mercy WHERE COMPASSION AND TECHNOLOGY MEET: CHILDREN’S MERCY

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Oct 01, 2017

Young patients and their caregivers who enter Children’s Mercy Adele Hall are greeted by displays of colorful characters mounted from the ceiling and walls, whimsical designs and vibrant furnishings. But there’s much more to this facility...

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Human Adult Stem Cells: Their Biosafety and Current Status in Cell-based Therapy HUMAN ADULT STEM CELLS: THEIR BIOSAFETY AND CURRENT STATUS IN CELL-BASED THERAPY

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Sep 22, 2017

Human adult stem cells have attracted considerable interest in the field of regenerative medicine in recent years. Adult stem cells include mesenchymal stem cells, neural stem cells, hematopoietic stem cells, cardiac stem cells, hepatic stem cells et...

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Advancing therapeutic antibody discovery with multiplexed screening ADVANCING THERAPEUTIC ANTIBODY DISCOVERY WITH MULTIPLEXED SCREENING

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Sep 21, 2017

In this whitepaper, IntelliCyt Corporation describe how the iQue Screener is used to perform multiplexed screens for antibody binding to either cell surface or to circulating target antigens.Antibody-based therapeutics are the fastest growing and mos...

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GENE BLOCKCHAIN PLATFORM GENE BLOCKCHAIN PLATFORM

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Sep 18, 2017

Human genome data will be not just government or high-tech companies' privilege, but also walk into ordinary people's life.

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Advantages of long reads for genome assembly ADVANTAGES OF LONG READS FOR GENOME ASSEMBLY

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Sep 15, 2017

Over the last decade, improvements in next generation DNA sequencing technology have transformed the field of genomics, making it an essential tool in modern genetic and clinical research laboratories. The facility to sequence whole genomes or specif...

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An introduction to Next-Generation Sequencing Technology AN INTRODUCTION TO NEXT-GENERATION SEQUENCING TECHNOLOGY

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Sep 07, 2017

DNAsequencinghascome a long way since the days of two-dimensional chromatography in the 1970s. With the advent of the anger chain termination method1 in1977, scientists gained the ability tosequenceDNAin a reliable, reproducible manner. A decade late...

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Preparing for Private Cloud and Hybrid IT with Red Hat
Cloud Infrastructure PREPARING FOR PRIVATE CLOUD AND HYBRID IT WITH RED HAT CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE

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Sep 01, 2017

A primary challenge in today's enterprise is how to adopt these new technologies and methodologies. Most organizations can't start completely anew because of the large investment required and, equally important, the continued reliance on exis...

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Antimicrobial Resistance Benchmark 2018 ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE BENCHMARK 2018

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Aug 15, 2017

The global healthcare system depends on appropriate and timely access to antimicrobials. Without antibiotics, there is no direct treatment for infections, no safe surgery, no emergency medicine. The unchecked rise of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) pu...

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Selecting the Best Microfluidics Device Material for Your In Vitro Diagnostic SELECTING THE BEST MICROFLUIDICS DEVICE MATERIAL FOR YOUR IN VITRO DIAGNOSTIC

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Aug 03, 2017

“In vitro diagnostics” is a term for a broad industry encompassing everything from benchtop or larger bioanalytical instrumentation applications such as protein analysis and next generation sequencing to point of care devices. As if in vi...

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Rapid, real-time pathogen identification and antimicrobial resistance profiling RAPID, REAL-TIME PATHOGEN IDENTIFICATION AND ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE PROFILING

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Jul 11, 2017

Whether airborne or present in food and water supplies, pathogens have the potential to affect agriculture and human health profoundly. Livestock infectious diseases can have an influence on animal welfare and global food production. Crop pathogens a...

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Big Data Lipidomics for Lipid Biomarker Identification and Drug Discovery BIG DATA LIPIDOMICS FOR LIPID BIOMARKER IDENTIFICATION AND DRUG DISCOVERY

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Jul 04, 2017

Lipidomics is the large-scale study of lipids in biological systems. The analysis of large  datasets, potentially containing up to thousands of lipidomes, is a challenging endeavour.  We have established multiparametric statistical approach...

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Authenticating human cell lines using the Identifiler kits and capillary electrophoresis platforms AUTHENTICATING HUMAN CELL LINES USING THE IDENTIFILER KITS AND CAPILLARY ELECTROPHORESIS PLATFORMS

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Jul 04, 2017

The study of human diseases relies heavily on the analysis of dissociated human cell lines grown in culture. However, an increasingly acknowledged problem is that cells grown in vitro can be misidentified or become contaminated with other unrelated c...

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Blockchain-enabled genomic data sharing and analysis platform BLOCKCHAIN-ENABLED GENOMIC DATA SHARING AND ANALYSIS PLATFORM

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Jul 02, 2017

Deoxyribonucleic acid, or DNA, is a molecule that encodes the blueprint of every living organism. DNA is a chain-like molecule of variable length made of four building blocks, commonly called letters (Figure 1). The four letters of DNA are adenine (A...

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STRUCTURAL VARIATION IN THE HUMAN GENOME STRUCTURAL VARIATION IN THE HUMAN GENOME

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Jun 14, 2017

Structural variation accounts for much of the variation among human genomes. Structural variants of all types are known to cause Mendelian disease and contribute to complex disease. Learn how long-read sequencing is enabling detection of the full spe...

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The evolution of clinical research in East Asia THE EVOLUTION OF CLINICAL RESEARCH IN EAST ASIA

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Jun 06, 2017

Clinical research has become increasingly globalized and trial activity has steadily increased in East Asia, which is home to 22% of the world’s population. This analysis takes a look at how has clinical research has evolved in this region, pro...

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The Paperless Future of Healthcare and Life Sciences THE PAPERLESS FUTURE OF HEALTHCARE AND LIFE SCIENCES

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Jun 05, 2017

Your management and IT departments are driving towards tomorrow’s wholly digital world, making critical technology investments in an effort to streamline your business. Unfortunately, they often overlook a critical last step. A hospital or medi...

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A Closer Look At Cannabis Testing A CLOSER LOOK AT CANNABIS TESTING

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Jun 04, 2017

Cannabis has demonstrated health benefits since ancient times. While less than 6% of today’s studies on marijuana analyze its medical properties, publications to date indicate that cannabis shows great promise for the treatment of many diseases...

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Building The Digital Biotech Company: BUILDING THE DIGITAL BIOTECH COMPANY:

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Jun 01, 2017

Our business strategy involves progressing mRNA medicines for many therapeutic areas and diseases simultaneously, all built from our core mRNA platform. To propel this strategy, we have created a business model and infrastructure quite distinct in th...

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mRNA Vaccines: Disruptive Innovation in Vaccination MRNA VACCINES: DISRUPTIVE INNOVATION IN VACCINATION

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May 25, 2017

Vaccines to prevent infectious diseases are the greatest medical innovation of all time. The CDC estimates that U.S. childhood vaccinations given in the past two decades will prevent Americans from 322 million illnesses, 21 million hospitalizations, ...

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Next-Generation Sequencing Assay Validation A Practical Guide for the Clinical Genomics Laboratory NEXT-GENERATION SEQUENCING ASSAY VALIDATION A PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR THE CLINICAL GENOMICS LABORATORY

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May 10, 2017

Next-generation sequencing (NGS) has revolutionized the field of genomics and how in vitro diagnostic (IVD) test developers, laboratories, and clinicians are diagnosing, treating, and monitoring disease. Before you can successfully launch a clinical ...

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Cybersecurity in Health: Using a trusted cloud solution to help ensure data is managed, protected, private, and compliant CYBERSECURITY IN HEALTH: USING A TRUSTED CLOUD SOLUTION TO HELP ENSURE DATA IS MANAGED, PROTECTED, PRIVATE, AND COMPLIANT

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May 09, 2017

Too many organizations don’t realize how sophisticated cyberattacks have become. Hackers are no longer mischievous high school kids hiding in their parents’ basements. They are well organized, with tools in their arsenals that include eas...

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Addressing the challenges of metagenomics for environmental and clinical research ADDRESSING THE CHALLENGES OF METAGENOMICS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL AND CLINICAL RESEARCH

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Apr 19, 2017

The genomic analysis of multiple organisms obtained from a single sample commonly referred to as “metagenomics”, allows a great insight into the genetic makeup of microbial communities. Traditionally, microorganisms have been studied thro...

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Implementing a Clinical Data Repository and Analytics Platform in 90 Days IMPLEMENTING A CLINICAL DATA REPOSITORY AND ANALYTICS PLATFORM IN 90 DAYS

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Apr 18, 2017

There is no doubt that the effort and cost to bring a drug successfully to market is significant. In addition, once approved, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies face intense competitive pressures including crowded marketplaces of newly approv...

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Advantages of long reads for structural variation analysis ADVANTAGES OF LONG READS FOR STRUCTURAL VARIATION ANALYSIS

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Apr 04, 2017

The genomic variation comes in many forms, from single point mutations through too much larger structural variations. To date, the majority of genetic research has focused on single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs); however, it is now known that struc...

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New techniques in Agricultural Biotechnology NEW TECHNIQUES IN AGRICULTURAL BIOTECHNOLOGY

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Feb 17, 2017

The SAM HLG received extensive support from scientific experts in a steering group, namely Professors Alain Boudet, Paul Hooykaas, Heiner Niemann, Peter Ruhdal Jensen and Joachim Schiemann. These experts were nominated by the Science Advice for Polic...

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Compositional and Nutritional Safety Assessment of Stacked  Trait Products and their Lower Order Combinations COMPOSITIONAL AND NUTRITIONAL SAFETY ASSESSMENT OF STACKED TRAIT PRODUCTS AND THEIR LOWER ORDER COMBINATIONS

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Feb 12, 2017

Establishing the safety of food and feed produced from biotechnology-derived crop products that contain a single trait relies mainly on the comparative safety assessment process. This comparative safety assessment process focuses on the assessment of...

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Biodegradation of Fats, Oils, and Greases in Collection Systems BIODEGRADATION OF FATS, OILS, AND GREASES IN COLLECTION SYSTEMS

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Feb 10, 2017

We don’t typically think of the wastewater collection system as a biological process, but biological processes are in fact occurring in sewer lines and in related systems such as lift or pump stations. Fecal bacteria are the largest biological ...

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Neural Stem Cells NEURAL STEM CELLS

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Feb 09, 2017

The mature mammalian central nervous system (CNS) is composed of three major differentiated cell types: neurons, astrocytes and oligodendrocytes. Neurons transmit information through action potentials and neurotransmitters to other neurons, muscle ce...

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International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY

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Jan 01, 2017

At present cloud computing is a very famous technology in IT enterprises. For a company, the data stored is extremely very large and it is very adored. Thus, it becomes very important to have the secured use of data. For this most prior option is a p...

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ASSESSING DRUG TARGET ASSOCIATION FROM BIOLOGICAL EVIDENCES ASSESSING DRUG TARGET ASSOCIATION FROM BIOLOGICAL EVIDENCES

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Dec 08, 2016

The full drug target profile identification is many times a necessary step in drug development process. Recently, the move to a more holistic approach in drug discovery has resulted in the increasing use of cell-based assays to discover new biologica...

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FUJITSU Integrated System PRIMEFLEX® for Hadoop: Genome Analysis FUJITSU INTEGRATED SYSTEM PRIMEFLEX® FOR HADOOP: GENOME ANALYSIS

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Dec 04, 2016

FUJITSU Integrated System PRIMEFLEX for Hadoop offers end-to-end integration from strategic consulting to use case development and implementation services for specific customer needs. Read how PRIMEFLEX for Hadoop is making an impact on The German Ca...

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Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and Systems Biology: A New Way to Interrogate MACHINE LEARNING, ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, AND SYSTEMS BIOLOGY: A NEW WAY TO INTERROGATE

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Dec 01, 2016

Remarkable innovations in the technologies that generate ‘omics data have swiftly created such profound efficiencies that the cost of next-generation sequencing (NGS) has fallen below $1,000 per genome. This has led to the creation of vast amou...

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THERAPEUTIC GENE EDITING: THERAPEUTIC GENE EDITING:

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Nov 21, 2016

Gene editing* is a process that repairs or changes a gene. Medical researchers are exploring ways to use gene editing to treat or prevent human diseases. According to a recent public opinion survey, Americans are both excited and concerned about this...

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Whitepaper: Discriminating copy number variation from heterogeneous samples using the S3™ Cell Sorter and the QX200™ Droplet Digital™ PCR System WHITEPAPER: DISCRIMINATING COPY NUMBER VARIATION FROM HETEROGENEOUS SAMPLES USING THE S3™ CELL SORTER AND THE QX200™ DROPLET DIGITAL™ PCR SYSTEM

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Nov 01, 2016

Many biological samples are composed of mixtures of physiologically different cell types. These include stem cell cultures, tumor samples, and blood.Understanding the genetic makeup of a subpopulation within these samples may provide valuable clues a...

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Beyond borders 2016: Biotech financing BEYOND BORDERS 2016: BIOTECH FINANCING

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Oct 20, 2016

The poet and author Robert Louis Stevenson famously advised: “Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.” These are wise words, especially so in today’s uncertain financial climate. Whether large...

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Regulatory Perspectives and Considerations for Cell & Gene Therapies REGULATORY PERSPECTIVES AND CONSIDERATIONS FOR CELL & GENE THERAPIES

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Oct 17, 2016

This whitepaper elaborates the fundamental regulatory concerns associated with the development of cell and gene therapy products, and the need for international harmonization of regulatory requirement for approval of cell and gene therapies.Finally, ...

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Choosing the Best Sterile Dosage Form for Your Phase I Clinical Supply Needs CHOOSING THE BEST STERILE DOSAGE FORM FOR YOUR PHASE I CLINICAL SUPPLY NEEDS

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Oct 16, 2016

There are many parenteral dosage forms from which the pharmaceutical scientist can choose to develop their drug product. For primary pack choices, there are traditional vials, ampoules, cartridges, pre-filled syringes and complex containers such as t...

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Biosimilars BIOSIMILARS

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Oct 01, 2016

Biotechnology refers to the application of scientific techniques using living organisms or their parts to make or modify plants, animals, microorganisms or environment to enhance their performance and values. In the recent years biotechnology has eme...

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President and CEO’s Introduction
to the 2016 Profile PRESIDENT AND CEO’S INTRODUCTION TO THE 2016 PROFILE

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Sep 16, 2016

The biopharmaceutical industry is at a pivotal time in medical discovery, which has enormous potential to further revolutionize the treatment of costly and debilitating diseases like Alzheimer’s, cancer, heart disease, and hepatitis C. Our abil...

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CIO Guide: Hybrid Cloud Use Cases That Reduce TCO and Drive Business Value CIO GUIDE: HYBRID CLOUD USE CASES THAT REDUCE TCO AND DRIVE BUSINESS VALUE

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Sep 01, 2016

As organizations increasingly look to the public cloud to address specific business opportunities and use cases, Microsoft’s Azure Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) platform is gaining significant momentum. Azure has solidified Microsoft&rsquo...

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A technical guide to identifying miRNA normalizers using TaqMan Advanced miRNA Assays A TECHNICAL GUIDE TO IDENTIFYING MIRNA NORMALIZERS USING TAQMAN ADVANCED MIRNA ASSAYS

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Aug 26, 2016

MicroRNAs (miRNAs) represent a class of regulatory biomolecules with roles in diverse processes such as cell proliferation, differentiation, apoptosis, and oncogenesis [1]. In recent years, technological advances in research tools including qPCR, mic...

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SUSTAINABLE SOURCING OF FEEDSTOCKS
FOR BIOPLASTICS SUSTAINABLE SOURCING OF FEEDSTOCKS FOR BIOPLASTICS

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Aug 16, 2016

, mankind has always relied upon natural grown resources to make higher added value products. Originating from nature, these grown resources - often referred to as renewable resources, biobased feedstocks or biomass - include a vast range of plants a...

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Biophysical Characterization of Epigenetic Protein Interactions with Chromatin Using Isothermal Titration Calorimetry BIOPHYSICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF EPIGENETIC PROTEIN INTERACTIONS WITH CHROMATIN USING ISOTHERMAL TITRATION CALORIMETRY

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Jul 19, 2016

Epigenetics is the study of heritable changes in gene expression caused by nongenetic mechanisms, without alterations in gene structure or DNA sequence. The epigenetic state of a cell evolves during the cellular differentiation and development of an ...

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Five Ways to Streamline Building Manufacturing Systems for Biotech and Pharmaceutical Industries FIVE WAYS TO STREAMLINE BUILDING MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS FOR BIOTECH AND PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRIES

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May 12, 2016

Today’s biotech and pharmaceutical production facilities must drive faster times to market and greater profitability for new products by boosting production yields and accelerating commercialization and scaling of capacityRising healthcare dema...

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Synthetic Biology: The Future is Now SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY: THE FUTURE IS NOW

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May 01, 2016

Biotechnology and specifically Synthetic Biology (SynBio) is evolving at lightning speed. SynBio makes it possible to engineer life from the ground up (allowing the formation of organisms with genetic code (DNA) not found in the natural world) and to...

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2017 TRENDS IN BIOSIMILARS REPORT 2017 TRENDS IN BIOSIMILARS REPORT

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Mar 01, 2016

Over the past several years, the U.S. healthcare system has experienced seismic shifts. We have witnessed transformations in coverage, care delivery, new technologies and outcomes-based reimbursement. We have also seen notable growth in the U.S. bios...

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Biotechnology An agent for sustainable socio-economic transformation BIOTECHNOLOGY AN AGENT FOR SUSTAINABLE SOCIO-ECONOMIC TRANSFORMATION

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Feb 05, 2016

One of the key government departments of India credited with heralding the era of adventure and entrepreneurship in the country’s science – the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) – is entering its youthful years. Thirty, as they say,...

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Whitepaper: Accelerating Biosimilar & Biobetter Drug Development: Ready-to-Use, Cell-Based Assays for Potency and Lot Release Testing WHITEPAPER: ACCELERATING BIOSIMILAR & BIOBETTER DRUG DEVELOPMENT: READY-TO-USE, CELL-BASED ASSAYS FOR POTENCY AND LOT RELEASE TESTING

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Jan 13, 2016

This whitepaper highlights how commercial tools can reduce assay development time and enable a biologic developer to get to market or submission before competitors.With the drug industry’s expanding emphasis on biologics, the need for robust ce...

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Business Development for the Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical industry BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT FOR THE BIOTECHNOLOGY AND PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY

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Nov 20, 2015

What is ‘business development’? This is usually the first question I have to answer whenever I’m asked what I do for a living by people outside the pharmaceutical industry. The answers I try to give are oen tailored to the audience ...

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Biodegradation – Putting Biology to Work BIODEGRADATION – PUTTING BIOLOGY TO WORK

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Oct 07, 2015

Biodegradation is the action of microorganisms to decompose a substance into its constituent elements or new compounds. This is the key process by which biodegradable plastics are broken down in the environment.

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Dialogue / Advancing Meaningful Patient Engagement in Research, Development, and Review of Drugs DIALOGUE / ADVANCING MEANINGFUL PATIENT ENGAGEMENT IN RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, AND REVIEW OF DRUGS

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Sep 22, 2015

On March 2, 2015, the National Health Council (NHC) and Genetic Alliance hosted an invitation-only Dialogue Event at the offi ces of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in Silver Spring, Maryland, including thought leaders involved in patient enga...

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Accelerating R&D in Industrial Biotechnology ACCELERATING R&D IN INDUSTRIAL BIOTECHNOLOGY

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Jun 25, 2015

The development of industrial biotechnology is a key element of the European Commission’s strategy to reinforce the bioeconomy. This is because industrial biotechnology employs biobased catalysts, such as enzymes and microorganisms, which are e...

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Executing an open innovation model: Cooperation is key to competition for biopharmaceutical companies EXECUTING AN OPEN INNOVATION MODEL: COOPERATION IS KEY TO COMPETITION FOR BIOPHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES

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Jun 17, 2015

Many biopharmaceutical (biopharma) companies are facing a challenging research and development (R&D) environment and increased competitive pressures. Their heavy reliance on a closed, traditional model of product development might stifle true inn...

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Closing the food gap: opportunities for investment? CLOSING THE FOOD GAP: OPPORTUNITIES FOR INVESTMENT?

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Feb 15, 2015

Mirova, the subsidiary of Natixis Asset Management devoted to Responsible Investment, offers engagement investment management that aims to combine value creation and sustainable development. Embracing a global approach to analysis, Mirova has a team ...

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Venture Funding of Therapeutic Innovation VENTURE FUNDING OF THERAPEUTIC INNOVATION

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Feb 01, 2015

Access to early-stage financing is the lifeblood of biotechnology innovation. For therapeutic-focused biotechnology companies in particular, the required capital and development timelines dwarf most other industries, making it challenging to find siz...

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Whitepaper: Isolation of stably transfected fluorescent cells with the S3™ Cell Sorter WHITEPAPER: ISOLATION OF STABLY TRANSFECTED FLUORESCENT CELLS WITH THE S3™ CELL SORTER

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Jun 17, 2014

Many fields of research, from immunology to neurobiology, require the isolation of cells based on extracellular or intracellular phenotypes. A way to accomplish this with exquisite accuracy is through fluorescence-activated cell sorting (Arun 2005, M...

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Technology to the Rapid Generation of Genetically Engineered Mice TECHNOLOGY TO THE RAPID GENERATION OF GENETICALLY ENGINEERED MICE

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Mar 27, 2014

CRISPR/Cas-based gene editing has recently emerged as a versatile technology for inducing precise genetic alterations in a number of different species, including mice and rats.Given the importance of genetically engineered mice in modeling human dise...

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Uniform and Scalable EB Formation for Drug Discovery and Regenerative Medicine Applications UNIFORM AND SCALABLE EB FORMATION FOR DRUG DISCOVERY AND REGENERATIVE MEDICINE APPLICATIONS

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Jul 20, 2012

The developmental versatility of pluripotent stem cells (PSCs) offers a powerful approach for directing cell fate, and these cells are a promising source of progenitors and terminally differentiated somatic cells for cell replacement therapy and drug...

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Biotech in Israel – a Land of Promise BIOTECH IN ISRAEL – A LAND OF PROMISE

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May 18, 2012

Israeli medtech is widely regarded as world-class both by investors and the industry at large. Israeli biotech, on the other hand, does not (yet) enjoy similar standing. True, there are some notable successes on the international stage such as Protal...

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Life sciences and biotechnology A strategy for Europe LIFE SCIENCES AND BIOTECHNOLOGY A STRATEGY FOR EUROPE

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Aug 15, 2011

Life sciences and biotechnology are widely recognized to be, after information technology, the next wave of the knowledge-based economy, creating new opportunities for our societies and economies. They also raise important policy and societal issues ...

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BIOTECHNOLOGY’S IMPACT ON DISEASES OF THE ELDERLY BIOTECHNOLOGY’S IMPACT ON DISEASES OF THE ELDERLY

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Sep 01, 2000

“Biotechnology’s Impact on Diseases of the Elderly: A White Paper” describes the costs of these eight age-related illnesses in human and economic terms. It also examines some of the biotech medicines on the market and in development...

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