Navigation Links
Isis Announces $1.2 Million Award to Its Ibis Subsidiary to Expand Influenza Detection Capabilities and Enable Large-Scale Influenza Transmission Studies
Date:9/26/2007

t of the funded research, Ibis will be analyzing a large number of samples generated from the influenza surveillance research.

"This grant will enable us to continue to advance our research in understanding the transmission of viral particles in order to prevent pandemic spread of virulent respiratory diseases, including influenza," said Frederick T. Koster, M.D., Associate Scientist, Infectious Diseases Program, Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute. "In order to screen large numbers of biological samples, we needed a technology partner that could provide high-resolution characterization of closely related viral strains, and could do so with appropriate sensitivity and high-throughput efficiency."

Respiratory diseases such as asthma, emphysema, influenza, and chronic bronchitis are on the increase worldwide. LRRI, one of the nation's largest independent research institutions and the only one focused solely on respiratory health, is committed to eradicating respiratory diseases through research aimed at understanding their causes and biological mechanisms, eliminating exposures to causal agents and developing more effective treatments.

Ibis' universal flu surveillance capabilities were described in a recent research study published in PLoS ONE in May 2007. In the study, Ibis' Dr. Sampath and colleagues report that they detected and correctly identified 92 mammalian and avian influenza isolates, including 29 avian H5N1 isolates. They also analyzed 656 human respiratory samples and showed correct, simultaneous identification of the viral species and subtypes with greater than 97 percent sensitivity and specificity.

ABOUT THE IBIS T5000 BIOSENSOR SYSTEM AND IBIS BIOSCIENCES, INC.

Ibis Biosciences, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Isis Pharmaceuticals, has developed the Ibis T5000(TM) Biosensor System for rapid identification and characterization of infectious agents. The Ibis T5000 is capable of identifying virtually all bacteria, viru
'/>"/>

SOURCE Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related medicine technology :

1. Antisoma Announces Further Data From ASA404 Ovarian Cancer Trial
2. Sygnis Pharma AG announces date for presentation of clinical results
3. Neose Announces Presentation of Positive Preclinical Data on GlycoPEGylated Factor VIIa at the XXI Congress of the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis
4. Biofrontera AG Announces Clinical Study Confirms Excellent Efficacy of BF-200 ALA In Actinic Keratosis
5. YM BioSciences Announces Secondary Efficacy and Safety Findings in Randomized Phase IIB Aerolef Trial
6. BioSante Pharmaceuticals Announces New Findings for Potential Bird Flu Vaccine
7. Portola Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Data from a Phase II Study of its Factor Xa Inhibitor at the XXI Congress of the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis
8. Manhattan Pharmaceuticals Announces Results of Phase 2a Studies for Oral Oleoyl-estrone
9. AVI BioPharma Partner Cook Medical Announces Completion of Patient Enrollment for APPRAISAL Phase II Clinical Trial for Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease
10. Protox Announces Positive Clinical Data from Prostate Cancer Study
11. Inspire Announces Webcast of Presentation at C.E. Unterberg, Towbin Emerging Growth Opportunities Conference
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/31/2015)... India , July 31, 2015 ... CRM solutions for video, data and cloud computing ... with a leading pharma giant for Internet of ... different IoT applications offered on subscription model. ... Pharma giant is striving for business innovations ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... Calif. , July 30, 2015 IRIDEX ... will release its second quarter 2015 financial results after ...   In conjunction with the release, the Company will ... 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, ... the quarter and other business developments. Interested ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... you a special edition of #MedicareMonday on Medicare,s 50 th anniversary. As Medicare ... and continue highlighting the success of the prescription drug benefit, commonly referred to as ... latest infographics and videos here: http://onphr.ma/1INp9qQ ... ... ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Magnaquest Signs a POC With a Leading Pharma Giant in Europe to Manage Subscription Management and Billing for Internet of Things (IoT) 2IRIDEX Announces Second Quarter 2015 Conference Call and Release Date 2Happy 50th Anniversary Medicare! 2Happy 50th Anniversary Medicare! 3
... Takeda Global Research & Development Center, Inc., ... (FDA) has assigned a Prescription Drug User Fee Act ... review of its investigational type 2 diabetes therapy alogliptin, ... with pioglitazone in a single tablet.   ...
... its third annual Human Milk (breast milk) Collection Campaign in ... As part of the campaign, Medela will donate a total ... units across the country. "We want to do ... of human milk feeding -- to help protect premature babies ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Takeda Announces PDUFA Action Date for Investigational Type 2 Diabetes Therapies Alogliptin and the Fixed-Dose Combination Alogliptin/Pioglitazone 2Takeda Announces PDUFA Action Date for Investigational Type 2 Diabetes Therapies Alogliptin and the Fixed-Dose Combination Alogliptin/Pioglitazone 3Medela Announces Virtual Breast Milk Collection Campaign in Honor of Prematurity Awareness Month 2
(Date:8/1/2015)... ... 01, 2015 , ... “ reTXT ” was featured on NewsWatch as part ... on the market for iOS, Android, and Windows. Joe Toohey, the host of AppWatch ... clarify, edit and delete any message including ones already sent. , While text messaging ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... Vegas, NV (PRWEB) , ... July 31, 2015 , ... Ticket Down is a reputable ... Vegas at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Fans of every genre of music will ... Friday, September 18th, the first day of the festival, the following artists will perform: ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... Clara, CA (PRWEB) , ... August 01, 2015 , ... Super Bowl 50 ... The National Football League’s biggest day each year is the Super Bowl. In the two ... that takes place from the host venue. The 2016 Super Bowl game will mark the ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... July 31, 2015 , ... ... new industry players to know in predictive health analytics , Jvion continues ... technologies. The firm creates predictive software that targets patient and population level illness ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... ... Sculpted Contours Luxury Medical Aesthetics announces the arrival of the newest applicator ... new applicator in the United States as an upgrade to the CoolSmooth applicator cleared ... applicator required a 2 hour treatment time. The new CoolSmooth Pro reduces the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Correct Auto-Correct and Clarify the Unclear with reTXT Messaging App 2Health News:Cheap 2015 iHeartRadio Music Festival Tickets in Las Vegas at MGM Grand Garden Arena: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices on the iHeart Radio Music Festival in Vegas 2Health News:Cheap 2015 iHeartRadio Music Festival Tickets in Las Vegas at MGM Grand Garden Arena: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices on the iHeart Radio Music Festival in Vegas 3Health News:Cheap 2016 Super Bowl Tickets at Levi's Stadium: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices on Super Bowl 50 Tickets in Santa Clara, CA at Levi's Stadium 2Health News:Jvion Showcased as Leader in the Predictive Analytic Market 2Health News:Cooler Coolsculpting in Atlanta: Treatments Now Twice As Fast 2Health News:Cooler Coolsculpting in Atlanta: Treatments Now Twice As Fast 3
... has asked the pharmaceutical companies to develop cheap and ... HIV in children’s living in African countries. The charity ... and affordable laboratory tests for detecting the virus antibodies ... ,There is a need to develop new laboratory ...
... the University of Frankfurt has revealed that singing protects ... the production of antibodies. Singing also serves to demonstrate ... many as 31 amateur singers were studied before these ... and walking in terms of its positive effects on ...
... international team of researchers has revealed that the inhalers ... chances of an attack.// Mathematical modeling techniques have been ... an asthma attack is likely to take place. The ... study. ,Silverman, professor of child health in the ...
... using stem cell therapy for restoring hearing loss in deaf ... ear and regenerating the cells for treatment. ,The ... sensory nerve cells and make them divide into required cell, ... the research in ear stem cell regeneration is in its ...
... in Europe and more so in Germany. Keeping with the trend ... which they claim has the power to calm the senses and ... and also contains lecithin soya extract, folic acid and vitamins. ... the sale of this beer is even better than aspirin, as ...
... study has revealed that a IQ level is directly linked ... blood is directly linked to the IQ level of the ... This study also reveals that the children who grow taller ... growth hormones are administered to the short children, then their ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Asthma Attacks May Be Triggered By Inhalers 2
300XL System, English (U.K. cord), 100-240 VAC....
Micro-mini fiber optic light....
Micro-mini fiber optic light....
The MC-3 allows for simultaneous use of two lamps, with an additional built-in spare....
Medicine Products: