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SAFC Biosciences(R) and Vivalis Collaborate to Optimize Cell Culture Media for Vaccines Production

... SAFC Biosciences is a leading provider of cell culture materials and development services for upstream ... an integrated services package in mammalian cell culture media development, along with analytical and ... inorganics for high technology applications, cell culture products and services for biopharmaceutical ...

Nobilon Advances First Vaccine Into Human Trials - Intranasal Influenza Vaccine Begins Phase I Clinical Development

... intranasal delivery, (2) advanced cell culture manufacturing technology and (3) potential ... is manufactured using state-of-the-art cell culture technology. Cell-based vaccine production offers ... One of its core expertises is large-scale cell culture production of viruses, including influenza. For ...

Cepheid Molecular Diagnostic Test for Positive Blood Culture Bottles Categorized 'Moderate Complexity' by FDA

... categorized Cepheid's Xpert(TM) MRSA/SA Blood culture (BC) test as "Moderate Complexity" under the ... in positive patient blood culture bottles. Cleared by the FDA for marketing last ... molecular diagnostic test for positive blood culture bottles to receive the moderate complexity CLIA ...

InVitria's Cellastim Showcased in Nature Article

... of InVitria's Cellastim as an enhancement to cell culture media," said InVitria President Scott ... ) InVitria has developed cell culture ingredients that enhance productivity, safety and ... in regenerative medicine, mammalian cell culture media, stem cell media and primary cell media. ...

InVitria Showcases Cell Culture Productivity Enhancers at BioProcess International

... have experienced by using our line of cell culture ingredients," said Brandy Sargent, InVitria ... ) InVitria has developed animal free cell culture ingredients that enhance productivity, safety and ... bovine albumin and human albumin as a cell culture ingredient and biopharmaceutical formulation ...

MacroChem Announces Phase 2 Data for EcoNail(R) in the Treatment of Onychomycosis

... defined as negative mycology (negative fungal culture and negative KOH) and clear nail (as determined ... endpoint of negative mycology (negative fugal culture plus negative KOH evaluation) at 48 weeks. The ... with negative mycology, that is both negative culture and negative KOH, together with the fact that all ...

Study Shows Use of AdvanDx's PNA FISH(TM) Test was Associated with an 82% Reduction in Intensive Care Unit Mortality Rates from Staphylococcus aureus Bloodstream Infections

... The infection is initially diagnosed when a culture of a patient's blood turns positive ... clinicians can't determine whether the blood culture was positive due to true infection, requiring aggressive antibiotic therapy, or due to blood culture contamination with Coagulase-Negative ...

Embryo Viability Studies Support Utility of Novel, Metabolomic Profiling Technology

... or 'biomarkers' that are absorbed into the culture media that nourishes these cells," said James T. ... and non-invasively measure these signals in the culture media, creating a 'fingerprint' or biomarker ... by non- invasive metabolomic profiling of embryo culture media correlates with ART outcome," researchers ...

Diabetes Research Institute Invention Promotes Growth of Stem Cells into Insulin-Producing Cells

... part of the problem has been inducing the proper culture environment in the laboratory. Researchers know ... health, so UM researchers created a new cell culture device called the "oxygen sandwich" to provide ... oxygen environment than those used in traditional culture methods. "Using mouse pancreatic stem cells, we ...

BioInformatics, LLC New Report - Capitalizing on New Opportunities for Stem Cell Products, Now Available

... study to determine areas poised for growth (i.e., the market for stem cell culture media, sera, supplements and cell lines) in the stem cell research market, ... suppliers. In this report, scientists specify percentage of stem cell culture products purchased from each of the following suppliers: ATCC ...

Cepheid Announces European Release of First On-Demand Molecular Test for Simultaneous Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB) and Resistance to Rifampicin

... of infection. Due to their low accuracy, smear tests are followed up with culture tests, which offer more accurate results but take several weeks. To determine drug resistance, culture testing can take months to return a result. "We designed this test so ...

Phico Therapeutics Receives GBP1 Million Award From the Wellcome Trust to Take Anti-MRSA Nasal Product Through Early Clinical Trials

... than or equal to 99.9 % drop in viability within 2 minutes against a 10(5) culture and a greater than or equal to 99.9 % drop in viability within 10 minutes against a 10(7) culture of a major US MRSA strain. I am delighted that the Wellcome Trust see the ...

Novavax Announces Top Line Results of Phase IIa Clinical Trial for Its Seasonal Influenza VLP (Trivalent) Vaccine Candidate

... of cells already infected. Further, the vaccine is made in cell culture rather than eggs, which permits an exact genetic match to the flu strains ... 7 to 10 times higher than those of traditional egg-based or mammalian cell culture manufacturing. Because the Novavax process involves recombinant ...

Parasites That Live Inside Cells Use Loophole to Thwart Immune System

... had shown that pre-activating arginase in macrophages grown in the culture dishes can block nitric oxide production in macrophages by breaking down ... bovis, that is used as a live vaccine. Studies in macrophages in the culture dish and in mice demonstrated that these microbes did trigger arginase ...

Leading Healthcare System Decreases MRSA Infection Rate by 53 Percent - Offers Protocol & Educational Materials Free of Charge to Other Organizations

... System-Wide Hand Washing Campaign That Drives culture Change, Saves Lives CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Novant ... hands properly," said Wiles. "That's unacceptable. We must all create a culture that prioritizes proper hand hygiene and infection control, makes people ...

June 2008 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Shingles Vaccine for Pain Prevention, Tips to Avoid Antibiotic Resistant Infections, and Benefits of Broad Genetic Testing

... If an infection requires treatment, ask the care provider to take a culture to confirm what bacteria are present before you are given an antibiotic. If you test positive for a staphylococcus (staph) infection, ask that a culture be tested specifically for MRSA in case you need a special antibiotic. ...

The New England Journal of Medicine Publishes Study Investigating the Safety and Efficacy of Baxter's Cell-Based Pandemic, Avian Flu Vaccine

... and Noel Barrett, vice president of Baxter's vaccines research. "Cell culture technology could represent the future of influenza vaccine production," ... system in Bohumil, Czech Republic, at one of the largest cell culture vaccine production facilities in the world. Vero cell technology uses a ...

New Non-Surgical Stem-Cell Procedure to Relieve Chronic Tendon Problems

... harvesting the patient's own mesenchymal stem cells, growing them in a culture using the company's patent pending procedure, and then injecting these culture expanded cells into an area in need of repair. Repair of the degenerated ...

Baxter Awarded Pandemic Advanced Supply Contract from the Department of Health

... in a serum-free, vero cell-based system, at one of the largest cell culture vaccine facilities in the world. The use of vero cell culture, rather than ... egg-based technology, offers several advantages. Baxter's vero cell culture process can be initiated more rapidly due to its use of a "native" virus ...

Vectibix(R) in Combination With Chemotherapy Significantly Improved Progression-Free Survival in First-Line Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

... of product candidates in humans. The complexity of the human body cannot be perfectly, or sometimes, even adequately modeled by computer or cell culture systems or animal models. The length of time that it takes for us to complete clinical trials and obtain regulatory approval for product marketing ...

Amgen Announces Positive Top-Line Results for Denosumab in Trial for Delay of Skeletal Related Events in Bone Metastases Patients Compared to Zometa(R)

... of product candidates in humans. The complexity of the human body cannot be perfectly, or sometimes, even adequately modeled by computer or cell culture systems or animal models. The length of time that it takes for us to complete clinical trials and obtain regulatory approval for product marketing ...

GAA Calls on Secretary Clinton to Speak Out Against Gender-Based Violence During Her Africa Trip

... and girls have suffered systematic rape and torture in Democratic Republic of the Congo since conflict there began in 1998. Liberia has a culture of sexual violence that is a carry-over from years of conflict there. South Africa has one of the highest reported rates of rape in the world, ...

Study Shows Cancer Vaccines Led to Long-Term Survival for Patients with Metastatic Melanoma and to Long Periods of Disease Control After Completion of Therapy

... for five months for a total of up to eight injections. The patient's dendritic cells were obtained from their peripheral blood and mixed with a cell culture of the patient's own melanoma cells that had been self-renewing and proliferating in the laboratory. The patient-specific vaccine is designed to ...

Awardees for the 2009 Young Investigator Grant for Probiotics Research Announced

... case of Bifidobacterium animalis DN 173 010, used to produce Activia, and Lactobacillus casei DN 114 001, used to produce DanActive. Because this culture collection holds considerable potential for product innovation, DANONE RESEARCH using state-of-the-art technologies such as genomics and robotics to ...

AlphaVax Announces Results from Initial Testing of Its H1N1 (Swine) Influenza Vaccine

... several potential advantages over other influenza vaccine approaches in that vaccines can be rapidly constructed and tested, and are produced in cell culture systems rather than eggs. In addition, our vaccines do not require the use of an adjuvant, and they raise not only strong antibody responses but ...

Denosumab Demonstrates Superiority Over Zometa(R) in Pivotal Phase 3 Head-to-Head Trial in Breast Cancer Patients With Bone Metastases

... of product candidates in humans. The complexity of the human body cannot be perfectly, or sometimes, even adequately modeled by computer or cell culture systems or animal models. The length of time that it takes for us to complete clinical trials and obtain regulatory approval for product marketing ...

Commonwealth Fund Case Study Points to 'Continuous Innovation' at Group Health Cooperative

... by 26 percent. Peer Review and Teamwork for High-Value Care A mission-driven, values-based organizational culture brings people together to achieve higher performance. Clinical dashboards communicate comparative physician performance. Performance-based ...

Cepheid Receives Grant to Develop Ten-Color Real-Time PCR Detection Technology for Use in the GeneXpert(R) System

... goal is to continue the transformation of the clinical mycobacteriology laboratory by making it possible to replace time-intensive and less sensitive culture processes with rapid, sensitive, and accurate molecular techniques that that are not constrained to a central laboratory environment," said UMDNJ's ...

DSM Announces Yield Boosts of 5-10 Fold With XD(R) Technology for Mammalian Manufacturing Platforms

... N.J., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- DSM announced today that its proprietary XD(R) Technology boosts bioreactor productivity and titers of mammalian cell culture processes by 5-10 fold for the production of proteins and antibodies. Recent studies completed at the R&D labs of DSM Biologics in ...

Corgenix, Tulane Announce Award of NIH Grant Extending Hemorrhagic Fever Virus Product Development Program

... new grant, Corgenix and the other partners will move the prototype Lassa products into full commercialization. Current tests typically require the culture of live Lassa virus in a high-containment laboratory to produce reagents. These tests are expensive, laborious to produce, and not commercially ...

Micromet Presents Update on BiTE Antibody Pipeline and Reviews Key AACR Presentations at R&D Day

... Association for Cancer Research (AACR) demonstrated MT110 can direct T cells to eliminate EpCAM-expressing human colorectal cancer stem cells in cell culture and in animal models. EpCAM is a target antigen that is highly and frequently expressed on many types of solid tumors. MT110 currently is in a phase ...

DaVita Abstracts Highlight Latest Research Developments at Annual Dialysis Conference

... Parenteral Nutrition at a Pediatric Hemodialysis Unit Kathleen Traficanti, BS, RD -- NxStage(R) Pureflow SL culture and LAL Collection Using the NxStage Sample Bag Debbie Allen, RN, CNN -- Profiles of Successful Daily Home ...

When to Have That Joint Replacement?

... wait longer before having surgery," he says. "Do they have less access to the necessary care? Is it an insurance issue? Is there something in their culture or mindset that makes them wait longer before pursuing treatment? We ...

Novavax Presents Favorable Results from Phase I/IIa Pandemic Influenza Vaccine Program at World Health Organization Conference

... consists of disposable, ready-to-use equipment. Current yields are more than 20 times higher than that of traditional egg-based or mammalian cell culture manufacturing. Because the Novavax process involves recombinant technology and does not require a live influenza virus, vaccine can be manufactured ...

Independent Data Monitoring Committee Recommends Resuming Enrollment of Non-Squamous NSCLC Patients in the Motesanib MONET1 Trial

... of product candidates in humans. The complexity of the human body cannot be perfectly, or sometimes, even adequately modeled by computer or cell culture systems or animal models. The length of time that it takes for Amgen to complete clinical trials and obtain regulatory approval for product ...

Nplate(R) Approved in the European Union for the Treatment of Chronic Immune (Idiopathic) Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)

... of product candidates in humans. The complexity of the human body cannot be perfectly, or sometimes, even adequately modelled by computer or cell culture systems or animal models. The length of time that it takes for us to complete clinical trials and obtain regulatory approval for product marketing ...

MicroPhage Successfully Completes Beta Trial for Rapid MRSA Test

... and Infectious Disease Society of America. That research showed the MicroPhage system provides results in five hours versus up to 48 hours for culture testing methods, and had an excellent detection rate for S. aureus bacteria of 93 percent while also determining methicillin resistance or ...

Long-term Follow Up Interim Data Show Nplate(TM) Increased and Sustained Platelet Counts in Adult Chronic ITP Patients

... of product candidates in humans. The complexity of the human body cannot be perfectly, or sometimes, even adequately modeled by computer or cell culture systems or animal models. The length of time that it takes for us to complete clinical trials and obtain regulatory approval for product marketing ...

Gene Therapy Corrects Sickle Cell Disease in Laboratory Study

... into blood-forming cells using a harmless viral carrier. The researchers extracted the blood-forming cells, performed the viral gene insertion in a culture dish and then re-introduced the altered blood-forming cells into the body. The hope was that those cells would permanently generate red blood cells ...

Nplate(TM) (Romiplostim) Receives Positive Opinion for Marketing Authorisation in the European Union

... of product candidates in humans. The complexity of the human body cannot be perfectly, or sometimes, even adequately modeled by computer or cell culture systems or animal models. The length of time that it takes for us to complete clinical trials and obtain regulatory approval for product marketing ...
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