Navigation Links
Mass. General, Broad Institute and Amgen Will Work to Discover New Drugs for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Date:1/15/2014

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), the Broad Institute, and Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) announced today that they have launched a strategic collaboration to jointly discover and validate new therapeutic targets and develop novel therapies for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), a chronic disorder that affects millions worldwide. The MGH-Broad-Amgen collaboration brings together scientists with expertise in clinical medicine, IBD biology, human genetics, genomic technology, and drug discovery to work together to help create a new world of therapeutic options for IBD patients.

"We are thrilled to be working together with our Amgen colleagues in this visionary collaboration," said Ramnik Xavier, chief of gastroenterology and director of the Center for the Study of Inflammatory Bowel Disease at Massachusetts General Hospital and a senior associate member of the Broad Institute. "I look forward to a fruitful collaboration, translating discoveries of IBD genes and biology into novel drugs for IBD patients." 

IBD is well known to run in families, suggesting that genes play a significant role in the development and progression of disease. However, until recently, almost nothing was known about the specific genes and mechanisms that predispose — or protect — someone from developing the disorder. Scientists have now pinpointed more than 150 regions of the genome — up from two just a decade ago — that place a person at risk for developing IBD. Despite the recent progress in understanding the biology of IBD, there remains a critical need:  treatments that make use of scientists' new knowledge are urgently needed. While drugs developed over the last decade have led to some marked improvements in IBD treatment, the drugs are not always effective a
'/>"/>

SOURCE Amgen
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine technology :

1. AMRI Announces Lifting of FDA Warning Letter Related to Burlington, Mass. Facility
2. Leading Pension Annuity Provider Legal & General, Celebrates 175 Years
3. ResearchMoz: The World Anesthesia Drug Market (General, Local, Adjunctive) - Market Research Report
4. Sangamo BioSciences Presents Data From Non-Human Primates Providing Proof Of Concept For Disruptive And Broadly Leverageable Platform For Protein Replacement Therapies
5. Stocks Outperformed the Broader Markets: Facebook Inc, Twitter Inc, CF Industries Holdings, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Arca Biopharma
6. B. Braun to Showcase its Broad Pharmacy Portfolio at ASHP
7. Phase 3 data show viral cure rates achieved in a broad range of patients with genotype-1 hepatitis C taking investigational compound faldaprevir plus PegIFN/RBV
8. Bayer and the Broad Institute Join Forces to Develop Novel Treatment Options in Cancer Therapy
9. Trovagene Announces Issuance of Broad MicroRNA Patent
10. Huahai and Oncobiologics Create Broad Biosimilars Partnership
11. Z-Medica Announces Expanded CE Indications for QuikClot Hemostatic Dressings Supporting Broader Use in Surgical Wound Care
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/28/2015)... Calif. , Aug. 28, 2015  CytomX Therapeutics, ... treatment of cancer, today announced the filing of a ... and Exchange Commission (SEC) relating to a proposed initial ... shares to be offered and the price range for ... to list its common stock under the symbol "CTMX" ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... Aug. 28, 2015 Research ... of the "Investigation Report on China,s Bevacizumab Market ... by Roche under the trade name of Avastin, bevacizumab ... In Feb.26, 2010, it was approved by CFDA to ... China all come from Roche ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... , Aug. 28, 2015  Today, in final recognition ... Contact Lens Health Week, 1-800 Contacts is sharing how ... that contact lens wearers who do not properly care ... for eye infections. Most contact lens ... but a clean lens case is sometimes overlooked.  When ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:CytomX Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering 2Investigation Report on China's Bevacizumab Market 2015-2019 21-800 Contacts Shares Tips on How to Clean Lens Cases 2
... ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., Feb. 15, 2011  Beckman Coulter, Inc. (NYSE: ... of directors unanimously recommends that Beckman Coulter,s stockholders tender ... ) at the previously announced price of $83.50 per ... (Logo:   http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20031202/BECLOGO ) The transaction is ...
... Healthcare Solutions, Inc. (Allscripts) (Nasdaq: MDRX ) today ... 31, 2010. Fourth Quarter Highlights: ... legacy Allscripts bookings of $140.4 million and legacy Eclipsys bookings ... sequentially over the third quarter of 2010 Legacy ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Beckman Coulter's Board of Directors Recommends Stockholders Accept Danaher's Cash Tender Offer 2Beckman Coulter's Board of Directors Recommends Stockholders Accept Danaher's Cash Tender Offer 3Allscripts Reports Fourth Quarter Results 2Allscripts Reports Fourth Quarter Results 3Allscripts Reports Fourth Quarter Results 4Allscripts Reports Fourth Quarter Results 5Allscripts Reports Fourth Quarter Results 6Allscripts Reports Fourth Quarter Results 7Allscripts Reports Fourth Quarter Results 8Allscripts Reports Fourth Quarter Results 9Allscripts Reports Fourth Quarter Results 10Allscripts Reports Fourth Quarter Results 11Allscripts Reports Fourth Quarter Results 12Allscripts Reports Fourth Quarter Results 13Allscripts Reports Fourth Quarter Results 14Allscripts Reports Fourth Quarter Results 15
(Date:8/30/2015)... ... August 31, 2015 , ... ChopChop Kids, the nonprofit ... , recently elected two new officers to serve on the organization’s Board of ... inspiring and teaching kids to cook real food with their families and help ...
(Date:8/30/2015)... ... ... Lizzie’s Lice Pickers , a company that offers professional live removal ... lice head checks for just $10, which is a significant discount from the normal ... lice treatment products. “With kids returning to school, it is very important to be ...
(Date:8/30/2015)... Boca Raton, Fl (PRWEB) , ... August 30, 2015 , ... ... and InHealth Media. Nutritional Products International and InHealth media is a global sales ... , “We are extremely pleased to continue our business relationship with Mr. Reid ...
(Date:8/29/2015)... ... , ... Rio Salado College President Chris Bustamante announced on Aug. ... Strategic Initiatives and Information Services. O’Shea, who has served Rio Salado for the last ... impact through innovative technologies and strategies. , “I am very proud to be able ...
(Date:8/29/2015)... ... August 29, 2015 , ... ... two inventors from Miller Place, N.Y. "I specialize in manual therapy, and my ... addition, it can be used for additional muscle dysfunction throughout the body." , ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:ChopChop Kids Appoints New Chair and Vice-Chair to Board of Directors 2Health News:ChopChop Kids Appoints New Chair and Vice-Chair to Board of Directors 3Health News:Lizzie’s Lice Pickers Announces Back to School Head Check Special and Discounted Lice Treatment Products 2Health News:Nutrition Guru Continues Relationship With Renowned Health and Wellness Company 2Health News:Rio Salado College Appoints New Vice President of Strategic Initiatives and Information Services 2Health News:Inventors and InventHelp Clients Develops Tension Reliever (LGI-1951) 2
... bird flu virus has been detected in Asia, the British ... for any evidence of bird flu. ,The death ... and parks will be brought to the notice of the ... 1,200 sq Kms area will be brought under surveillance. ...
... AMA President, Dr Mukesh Haikerwal, today welcomed the Stern ... devastating health //impact of climate change on the world’s ... now. ,Commissioned by the UK Government and prepared ... the report has been described by British Prime Minister, ...
... the first online game in Kiswahili, with the aim of ... game is named as "What would you do?" (Ungefanyaje?) and ... importance of prevention and testing is understood. ,According ... not know how to protect themselves from Aids. ...
... medical treatment to correct the malady, a media report said ... problems affected 50 percent of men over 50 in China, ... said. ,But Andrew Yip Wai-chun, honorary consultant at ... Hospitals, who released details of the study, said just 36 ...
... in AIDS/HIV cases, and have begun to act fast to ... of gay citizens, The Chinese government has opened up the ... be administered jointly by the Disease Prevention and Control centre ... a response to the growing body of concern among HIV/AIDS ...
... death due to bird flu, according to the recent communiqué ... Abdel Rahman Shaheen said "It is the seventh death due ... domestic poultry, and was taken to hospital on October 4 ... in the line of fire, being in the path of ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:A Timely Reminder Of Devastating Health Impact Of Climate Change 2
Intended for the quantitative determination of gammaglutamyl transferase activity in serum or plasma. Single vial, dry powder reagent. Readily soluble at room temperature. Reaction: Kinetic. Waveleng...
Intended for the quantitative determination of calcium in serum. Endpoint Reaction. Reaction complete within one minute, color developed is stable for 30 minutes. Wavelength: 570 nm. Linearity: 16 mg...
For the quantitative determination of alanine aminotransferase in serum used in routine examination and monitoring of therapy and relapses....
For the quantitative determination of Alanine Aminotransferase in serum. Optimized IFCC without P-5'-P, Linearity: 500 IU/L at 37 C. Liquid Working Reagent prepared with simple 1:9 dilution....
Medicine Products: