The National Institutes of Health said Monday that it has made available for researchers the first batch of genome sequence data from the Alzheimer's Disease Sequencing Project.
Sanofi's U.S. arm has tapped HμREL to gain access to the biotech's artificial tissues and cell-based technologies aimed at replacing animals in preclinical drug development.
Using a bioinformatics method involving a computerized discovery pipeline, researchers have found a possible new treatment for a deadly kind of lung cancer from existing drugs--a little-used class of antidepressants already approved by the FDA.
NIH announced Wednesday that it is awarding three grants totaling more than $25 million over four years to support a national genomic sequencing database project, with the goal of advancing treatment for diseases like cancer, cardiovascular disease and metabolic disorders.
In an ambitious effort to find more personalized treatments for cancer and other complex diseases, Oregon Health & Science University in Portland and Intel are teaming up to develop new computing technologies to map an individual's genetic profile more quickly, precisely and cost-effectively.
President Barack Obama is poised to launch a public-private initiative aimed at mapping the human brain, called the Brain Activity Map.
So you're a researcher or doctor, trying to pick a drug that would work best targeting a specific cancer subtype. What to do? You now have "encyclopedias" of sorts with which you can look for the information.
Low-intensity electromagnetic fields much weaker than those produced by a mobile phone helped reduce tumor size and prolong life for a small number of patients with advanced liver cancer, an...