Navigation Links
NIH TRND program announces next round of drug development projects

at afflicts more than 200 million people worldwide. The disease can cause severe anemia, diarrhea, internal bleeding and/or organ damage. Neglected diseases are conditions that inflict severe health burdens on the world's poorest people. This project aims to produce compounds that retain the positive anti-parasitic effects of the current treatment, praziquantel, which stuns and kills the worms while enabling lower and less frequent doses with potential for improved tolerability. This may allow broader access of a therapeutic to affected patients.

A drug candidate for treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
Peter Sazani, Ph.D., Executive Director of Preclinical Development
AVI BioPharma, Bothell, Wash.

Duchenne muscular dystrophy is an inherited, rapidly progressive form of muscular dystrophy affecting approximately 1 in 3,500 male births worldwide. This collaboration aims to develop a compound that would treat a sub-group of patients with a specific mutation responsible for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. The team will also investigate the general utility of this innovative treatment platform technology.

A pharmacological therapy for treatment of autoimmune pulmonary alveolar proteinosis.
Bruce C. Trapnell, M.D., Francis R. Luther Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center-Research Foundation, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis is a rare lung disease characterized by the build-up of a grainy material in the air sacs of the lungs that causes breathing difficulties and can result in respiratory failure in rare cases. The protein therapeutic that is the subject of this collaboration will be developed as an inhaled therapy.

TRND has established data-driven milestones for each project to track progress and allow projects which do not achieve milestones in the established timeframe to be terminated, thus allowing other promising candid

Contact: Geoffrey Spencer
NIH/National Human Genome Research Institute

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related biology news :

1. Researchers develop new self-training gene prediction program for fungi
2. Childrens gardening programs grow environmental stewards
3. Color My Pyramid nutrition education program battles obesity in DC schools
4. Yamanaka eliminates viral vector in stem cell reprogramming
5. Salk researchers successfully reprogram keratinocytes attached to a single hair
6. Evolved Machines Selected as a Prime Contractor for DARPA Program to Engineer an Artificial Olfaction System
7. International Council for Science launches major research program on natural disasters
8. ICSU launches new program to understand the human impact on Earths life-support systems
9. SAIC Awarded $37 Million Contract to Support U.S. Army Program Executive Office - Enterprise Information Systems
10. TECNALIA leads five projects within the VII Framework Program
11. NWO and Academy launch research program with China
Post Your Comments:
(Date:10/5/2015)... 2015 ) ... Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTD ), a biometric authentication company ... ) releases the following market ... ), a biometric authentication company focused on the growing ... ( ) releases the following market ...
(Date:9/30/2015)... , Sept. 30, 2015  The U.S. Court of ... another key ruling in favor of Crossmatch ™, ... fingerprint scanner company Suprema and its U.S. partner Mentalix ... a trade provision that declares it unlawful to engage ... infringing two of Crossmatch,s patents, the 5,900,993 patent and ...
(Date:9/28/2015)... 28, 2015 CLEAR, the leading ... expedited traveler service is coming to Austin-Bergstrom ... bringing a frictionless experience, serious speed and ... "CLEAR offers our travelers an expedited security ... Jim Smith , Executive Director, Austin-Bergstrom ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
... more species in the tropics than in the temperate regions ... the tropics (perhaps more than half), but the reason has ... researchers have hypothesized that climatic factors somehow cause species to ... in the November issue of The American Naturalist, John Wiens ...
... the ironic name "Srcasm" can counteract the effects of ... by investigators at the University of Pennsylvania School of ... acts like a brake in epithelial cells, preventing uncontrolled ... Src kinases. This finding, published online in the Journal ...
... been a key factor in why the human brain ... a study comparing the genomes of humans, chimpanzees, mice ... Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and Joint ... genetic differences in DNA sequences that appear to regulate ...
Cached Biology News:
(Date:10/8/2015)... , Oct. 8, 2015  Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (NASDAQ: ... ® brand within its Applied Diagnostics and ... acid reference standards product line with ten certified ... tested bile acids and their stable-labeled internal standards. ... of lithocholic acid, taurocholic acid and native and ...
(Date:10/8/2015)... ... October 08, 2015 , ... ProMIS Neurosciences, ... agreement to develop and commercialize intellectual property rights belonging to The University of ... 2009, and affords exclusive worldwide rights to intellectual property based on use of ...
(Date:10/7/2015)... PUNE, India , October 8, 2015 ... --> Medical biotechnology accounts for ... use of bioinformatics in drug discovery and ... with . ... --> On the basis of applications, ...
(Date:10/7/2015)... ... October 07, 2015 , ... Neil Riordan, PhD to Discuss ... Tomorrow, October 8th, at Mar-a-Lago from 3:50 pm to 4:30 pm. , Dr. Riordan ... therapy. , He is the Co-Founder and Chief Science Officer of the ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
... the first time observed chemical reactions near absolute zero, ... that reaction rates can be controlled using quantum mechanics, ... results and techniques, described in the Feb. 12 issue ... unknown aspects of how molecules interact, a key to ...
... , CINCINNATI , ... it will release its fourth quarter and full-year 2009 financial results after ... will host a telephone conference call and simultaneous webcast on Thursday, ... and answer session will follow. , Conference Call Instructions ...
... , , , ... /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The January issue of,"Neuropharmacology", publishes the article ... (MLC 601) protective effects on neuronal and brain,injuries as well ... The French research team was led by Prof. ...
Cached Biology Technology:
Request Info...
... Maintenance 112 days/each , ... injections x5 /each , Test ... Production bleed (25 ml blood =12 ml serum) ... blood (~50 ml serum) x1 each , free ...
FluoSpheres® biotin-labeled microspheres, 1.0 µm, yellow-green fluorescent (505/515) *1% solids*...
chk 1 kinase...
Biology Products: