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Intradigm Licenses Key Next Generation RNA Interference (RNAi) Intellectual Property From University of Massachusetts Medical School

... leading developer of targeted, systemic RNA interference (RNAi) therapeutics, today announced that it has ... to the development of targeted, systemic RNA interference (RNAi) therapeutics for the treatment of serious ... of Washington, toward the discovery of RNA interference was awarded the 2006 Nobel Prize in Physiology or ...

United States Patent Office Grants CryoCor's Request for Patent Interference

... Trademark Office (USPTO) has declared a patent interference between a patent application exclusively licensed ... held by CryoCath Technologies Inc. A patent interference is an administrative proceeding within the USPTO ... have patent rights to the technology. The patent interference is related to certain pre-cooling technologies ...

New research shows that iPods do not interfere with cardiac pacemakers

... year, a spate of media reports speculated on iPod interference with cardiac pacemakers. These reports, however, ... iPod during the patients examination, and noted interference with the pacemaker. The cardiologists ... are not capable of producing electromagnetic interference in implanted pacemakers. Using a 3-coil ...

Young's experiment in a hydrogen molecule

... of the article, explains their experiment: These interference patterns are the same as those produced, on a ... are collected, each one of the electrons shows an interference pattern that suggests wave nature rather than ... from the two points at the same time. The interference pattern of each one of the two electrons ...

Biotech Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

... or Medicine for their discovery of RNA interference -- gene silencing by double-stranded RNA. RNA interference occurs in plants, animals, and humans. It is ... and keeps jumping genes under control. RNA interference is widely used in basic science as a method ...

Smith & Nephew Endoscopy Launches the BICEPTOR(TM) Tenodesis System, the First All-Arthroscopic Procedure for Biceps Tendon Repair

... secures healthy biceps tendon tissue inside it using the BIOSURE(TM) PK interference Screw. The BIOSURE PK interference Screw is molded from PEEK(R) by Invibio, a polymer whose strength, ...

Roche Madison Moves to New Facility

... 2008, Roche purchased Mirus Bio Corporation, a leader in the fields of RNA interference and gene therapy, which became Roche Madison. "We are very pleased to be a ... About Roche Madison Roche Madison Inc. is a leader in the fields of RNA interference and gene therapy, based upon its expertise in non-viral nucleic acid ...

Intradigm Receives Notice of Allowance for Key RNA Interference (RNAi) Patent Covering Potent siRNA Sequence

... -- Intradigm Corporation, a leading developer of targeted, systemic RNA interference (RNAi) therapeutics, today announced that the United States Patent and ... to the discovery, development and delivery of targeted, systemic RNA interference (RNAi) therapeutics for the treatment of serious diseases with an initial ...

Intradigm Closes Final Tranche of $21.4 Million Series B Financing

... -- Intradigm Corporation, a leading developer of targeted, systemic RNA interference (RNAi) therapeutics, today announced that the company has closed the final ... to the discovery, development and delivery of targeted, systemic RNA interference (RNAi) therapeutics for the treatment of serious diseases with an initial ...

Intradigm Announces Issuance of Key Patent Related to Enhancing Efficacy and Potency of RNAi Therapeutics

... -- Intradigm Corporation, a leading developer of targeted, systemic RNA interference (RNAi) therapeutics, today announced the issuance of United States patent ... to the discovery, development and delivery of targeted, systemic RNA interference (RNAi) therapeutics for the treatment of serious diseases with an initial ...

Two Luminaries Join Cequent Scientific Advisory Board: Judy Lieberman, M.D. Ph.D., and Patrice Courvalin, M.D.

... treat human disease, announced that two of the leading scientists in RNA interference (RNAi) and gene delivery have joined the company's scientific advisory ... cancer - based on the company's proprietary technology, TransKingdom RNA interference (tkRNAi). Cequent's first products, now in pre-clinical development, are ...

Silence Therapeutics Announces Successful Opposition of Glover Patent

... -- Silence Therapeutics plc (London AIM: SLN), a leading European RNA interference (RNAi) focused biotechnology company, announced today the successful ... London, UK, and Berlin, Germany, and is listed on AIM. About RNAi RNA interference (RNAi) is a Nobel Prize winning technology and one of the most exciting ...

MIT reports finer lines for microchips

... in Portland, Ore. Schattenburg and colleagues used a technique known as interference lithography (IL) to generate the patterns, but they did so using a tool ... perform a particularly high precision variant of IL called scanning-beam interference lithography, or SBIL. This recently developed technique uses 100 MHz sound ...

CryoCor Files Patent Infringement Lawsuits Against CryoCath

... of invention and ownership. CryoCor reported that it expects a patent interference proceeding to be declared by the U.S.P.T.O. in the first half of 2008. ... related to the merits of CryoCor's positions in its litigation and interference proceedings with CryoCath and the possible outcome of that litigation and ...

Faster X-ray interferometers due to single-photon interference

... typical laboratory X-ray sources: the necessary filtering of the periodic interference signal leads to a reduction in contrast which, in a classic measurement, ... of the interferometer. In a quantum-mechanical sense, however, interference occurs also in a strongly "diluted" stream of X-ray photons: Regarded as a ...

Nastech Assigns Intellectual Property Related to the Development of RNA-Based Therapeutics to its Subsidiary, MDRNA, Inc.

... on evaluating RNAi therapeutics for treatment of influenza. About RNA interference (RNAi) RNA interference, or RNAi, is a cellular mechanism that can be ... subsidiary of Nastech. Discovery of the biological process of RNA interference (RNAi) garnered the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 2006, and holds tremendous ...

Two-faced miniatures

... As described in the journal Angewandte Chemie, with the use of stop-flow interference lithography, the team has even been able to produce Janus particles, ... different hemispheres. Our new method is a combination of phase mask interference lithography and mirofluidic flow lithography, unifying the strengths of ...

Monsanto and Devgen Describe New Approach to Insect-Protection

... effort between Monsanto and Devgen. The enabling technology, called RNA interference or RNAi, is a biological mechanism found in nature as a way to regulate ... protected against insect pests that feed on crops and impact yield. "RNA interference is an incredibly promising method for crop improvement overall," said ...

Sigma-Aldrich and Oxford BioMedica Win Key Ruling in Open Biosystems Patent Infringement Dispute

... allows our customers to use this extraordinary technology without fear of interference or unfair competition. We will continue to vigorously defend Oxford's ... and can be used to deliver shRNA-encoding DNA to cells to enable RNA interference (RNAi) experiments. Based on discoveries by Oxford Biomedica's Drs. Susan ...

When proteins, antibodies and other biological molecules kiss, a new kind of biosensor can tell

... There it forms a line of alternating light and dark spots called an interference pattern. It turns out that the interference pattern is very sensitive to what the molecules are doing. If the ...

When proteins, antibodies and other biological molecules kiss, a new kind of biosensor can tell

... There it forms a line of alternating light and dark spots called an interference pattern. It turns out that the interference pattern is very sensitive to what the molecules are doing. If the ...

Benitec MOU With CalbaTech, Inc.

... such mRNA molecules disappear, the corresponding gene is silenced. RNA interference is of great importance for the regulation of gene expression and can be used against viral infections. RNA interference is already being widely used in basic science as a method to study ...

Sirnaomics Receives SBIR Grant from NIH/NCI for Its Multi-Targeted Lung Cancer siRNA Therapeutics

... its novel siRNA therapeutics to treat lung cancer. Sirnaomics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company founded in early 2007, is dedicated to advancing RNA interference (RNAi) Technology for novel targeted therapeutic development. The company's multi-targeted siRNA therapeutic programs utilizing its ...

Practice makes perfect -- motor memory possible for neuroprosthetic control

... associate with motor memory; stability once a motor memory is consolidated it is difficult to change, rapid recall upon demand, and resistance to interference when new skills are learned. All three elements were demonstrated by the macaques in the UC Berkeley study. To test resistance to interference, ...

NYU physicists find way to explore microscopic systems through holographic video

... the object scatters some of the beam's light into a complex diffraction pattern. The scattered light overlaps with the original beam to create an interference pattern reminiscent of overlapping ripples in a pool of water. The microscope then magnifies the resulting pattern of light and dark and records it ...

Scientists discover repulsive side to light force

... counterparts, Tang said. An added benefit of using light rather than electricity is that it can be routed through a circuit with almost no interference in signal, and it eliminates the need to lay down large numbers of electrical wires. ...

Cequent Names F. Stephen Laroux, Ph.D., Director, Immunology and Inflammatory Diseases

... and treat a wide range of human disorders -- from inflammatory disease to cancer -- based on the company's proprietary technology, TransKingdom RNA interference ( tk RNAi). Cequent's first products, now in pre-clinical development, are drug candidates targeting colon-cancer prevention and inflammatory bowel ...

Cimzia(R) (certolizumab pegol) Provides Long-Term Remission and Response Rates in Infliximab-Refractory Crohn's Patients

... treatment if symptoms of lupus-like syndrome develop. Do not administer live vaccines or attenuated vaccines concurrently with CIMZIA. interference with certain coagulation assays has been detected in patients treated with CIMZIA. There is no evidence that CIMZIA therapy has an effect on in vivo ...

Inexpensive plastic used in CDs could improve aircraft, computer electronics

... and electrical charges, so developing these polymer nanotube composites into an antistatic coating or to provide a shield against electromagnetic interference would increase the lifespan of computing devices, ranging from PCs to PDAs. The next step of this research is to develop ink formulations to ...

Quark Pharmaceuticals Presented At ARVO Data Showing That PF-04523655 Enters Retinal Cells And Elicits Its Pharmacologic Effect Via Target Gene Knock-Down Without Activating TLR3

... FREMONT, Calif., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Quark Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a development-stage pharmaceutical company discovering and developing novel RNA interference (RNAi)-based therapeutics, today announced that Elena Feinstein, M.D., Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer, presented a study titled, "PF-04523655 ...

Divergence Receives $1.2 Million in Grants, Including NSF Grant to Fund Continuing Nematode Research in Corn

... of action and is also working on biotechnology-derived crops with built-in pest resistance. The company's Phase I research demonstrated that RNA interference (RNAi) can substantially reduce lesion nematode reproduction resulting in a larger, healthier root system for a plant. The Phase II grant will allow ...

Quark Pharmaceuticals to Present at American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics Annual Meeting

... Calif., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Quark Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a development-stage pharmaceutical company discovering and developing novel RNA interference (RNAi)-based therapeutics, today announced that James D. Thompson, Ph.D., Vice President, Pharmaceutical Development, will give a presentation on ...

MIT: New method could lead to narrower chip patterns

... cannot produce patterns much smaller than the wavelengths of light itself. This method is a way of overcoming that limit. The key is using interference patterns, in which different wavelengths of light sometimes reinforce each other and in other places cancel each other out. The researchers exposed ...

PCI Biotech-led Consortium Awarded EUR1.1 m Eurostars Grant for siRNA

... CEO of siRNAsense adds: "This collaboration project will allow us to continue developing exciting new drug candidates for cancer indications. RNA interference is a new and very promising field, where delivery of the drug represents a big challenge. This funding will enable us to continue our investigation ...

UB engineers prove that carbon nanotubes are superior to metals for electronics

... different, one-dimensional 'ballistic' way," he said. "The electrons are fired straight through the material, so that the electrons have very little interference with the atoms." He drew an analogy, using the difference between a conventional railroad train and a magnetically levitated train. "In the ...

Stanford writes in world's smallest letters

... nanometers, or roughly one third of a billionth of a meter. The researchers encoded the letters "S" and "U" (as in Stanford University) within the interference patterns formed by quantum electron waves on the surface of a sliver of copper. The wave patterns even project a tiny hologram of the data, which can ...

Alfacell Provides ONCONASE(R) NDA Submission Update

... Corporation Alfacell Corporation is the first company to advance a biopharmaceutical product candidate that works in a manner similar to RNA interference (RNAi) through late-stage clinical trials. The product candidate, ONCONASE, is an RNase that overcomes the challenges of targeting RNA for ...

Cequent Names Ted Hibben Chief Business Officer

... and treat a wide range of human disorders - from inflammatory disease to cancer - based on the company's proprietary technology, TransKingdom RNA interference (tkRNAi). Cequent's first products, now in pre-clinical development, are drug candidates targeting colon-cancer prevention and inflammatory bowel ...

The IN VIVO Blog Selects First Annual 'Deal of the Year'

... and analysis on the biopharmaceutical and medical device industries, have selected a Deal of the Year for 2008 -- Alnylam Pharmaceuticals' RNA interference alliance with Takeda Pharmaceuticals . More than 2,500 reader votes were cast in this inaugural competition, and Alnylam/Takeda led the polling ...

Cracking a tough nut for the semiconductor industry

... devices. As IC features like transistors have gotten ever smaller and crammed more closely together, designers are preventing electrical interference or cross-talk by making the insulating films more and more porous with nanoscale voidsbut this has made them more fragile. Brittle fracture failure ...
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