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Cardium Announces New Orthobiologics Product Initiative Extending Gene Activated Matrix Technology to Deliver Bone Growth Factors

SAN DIEGO, July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardium Therapeutics (NYSE Amex: CXM ) today announced plans to develop a DNA-based orthobiologics product portfolio based on research and development by Cardium's Tissue Repair Company that will initially focus on non-union bone fractu...

United States FDA Clears the REGEN Trial to Test Bioheart's Combination Gene and Stem Cell Therapy in Heart Failure Patients

SUNRISE, Fla., July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bioheart, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: BHRT) a company committed to delivering intelligent devices and biologics that help monitor, diagnose and treat heart failure and cardiovascular diseases announced today that the US FDA cleared a p...

Canadian researchers discover gene related to the appearance of aging

HALIFAX, July 15 /PRNewswire/ - Scientists in Atlantic Canada have found a gene that may play a role in skin aging. Researchers were investigating the genetic cause of a rare disorder known as cutis laxa type 2 (CL2), which causes skin on the hands, feet and face to be loose and older looking, as ...

Novel gene found for dilated cardiomyopathy

Researchers in the Heart Institute at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center have discovered a novel gene responsible for heart muscle disease and chronic heart failure in some children and adults with dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM). Mutations in the ANKRD1 gene may cause DCM, which is the...

deCODE Discovers a Gene Linked to Risk of Kidney Stones and Osteoporosis

REYKJAVIK, Iceland, June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A discovery by scientists at deCODE genetics (Nasdaq: DCGN ) and academic colleagues from Iceland, the Netherlands and Denmark has pointed to a common biological mechanism contributing to both kidney stones and decreased bone mineral densi...

Syngenta Licenses Chromatin Gene Stacking Technology for Sugar Cane

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Syngenta Biotechnology, Inc. announced today that it has entered into an exclusive worldwide research and commercial license agreement for Chromatin's proprietary gene stacking technology in sugar cane. Chromatin has developed a novel ap...

Scientists identify gene vital to early embryonic cells forming a normal heart and skull

New research from Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center highlights the critical role a certain gene and its protein play during early embryonic development on formation of a normal heart and skull. In a study posted online June 15 by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences ...

DNA2.0 Awarded US Patents for Breakthrough Gene Optimization Technology -- Company's Unique Algorithm Enables Expression Yields up to 50 Times Greater than Competing Approaches

The use of codon optimization in gene synthesis has long been misunderstood. DNA2.0 has cracked the code on optimizing sequence design and has been awarded two US patents covering the technology. DNA2.0's approach goes beyond codon arrangement, so the company is introducing a new, more accurate c...

Monsanto, BASF Scientists Disclose Discovery of Gene Conferring Drought Tolerance in Corn Plants

Gene Provides Yield Stability During Periods of Inadequate Water Supply ST. LOUIS and LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany, June 9, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON ) and BASF scientists unveiled the discovery that a naturally-occurring gene can help corn plants comb...

Matrix Genomics, Elizabeth Corder, PhD - Gene Variation in the LRRK2 Gene and High Risk for Parkinson's Disease

Researchers at the National Institute on Aging, University College London, and Matrix Genomics, Inc. have identified a concise genetic signature found among a third of Parkinson's disease (PD) patients - but at very low frequency in the general population. The signature is found in the LRRK2 gene...

Sigma-Aldrich Honored With CIO 100 Award for Innovative Web Research Tool, Your Favorite Gene powered by Ingenuity

ST. LOUIS, June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sigma-Aldrich (Nasdaq: SIAL ) announced today it has received CIO magazine's 2009 CIO 100 award for Your Favorite Gene powered by Ingenuity ( http://www.sigma-aldrich.com/yfg ), a powerful web-based biological search tool that provides scientists...

Senesco Presents Pre-Clinical Multiple Myeloma Data at the 12th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Gene Therapy

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Senesco Technologies, Inc. ("Senesco" or the "Company") (NYSE Amex: SNT ) announced today that Richard Dondero, Vice President of Research and Development, will be presenting pre-clinical data from Senesco's multiple myeloma studies at...

ASCP Joins ACLU Lawsuit Opposing Gene Patents

The American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) has joined the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) in a lawsuit challenging the legality of patents on human genes -- specifically, patents covering the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes, which are associated with breast and ovarian cancer. The lawsuit wa...

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-04...

GenomeQuest, Inc. Announces Digital Gene Expression Solution Within Its Sequence Data Management Platform

DigEx Solution offers completely interactive gene-level database to explore, understand, manage, and share next-generation sequencing DigEx runs. WESTBOROUGH, Mass., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- GenomeQuest, Inc., the leader in sequence data management, today announced that it has released a Digital...

Fat droplet nanoparticle delivers tumor suppressor gene to tumor and metastatic cells

Dr. Esther Chang describes the most recent developments in human trials of the first systemic, non-viral, tumor-targeted, nanoparticle method designed to restore normal gene function to tumor cells while completely bypassing normal tissue April 21 at an American Association of Anatomists (AAA) sci...

Sigma-Aldrich Enters Exclusive Supply Agreement With Gene Oracle to Leverage Its Unique GeneIOS Gene Synthesis Platform

ST. LOUIS and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sigma-Aldrich (Nasdaq: SIAL ) today announced an agreement to supply high quality services and oligonucleotides to Gene Oracle, an innovative gene synthesis company. Under the terms of the agreement, Sigma-Aldrich will be...

TauTaTis Discovers Potent Inhibitor of Parkinson's Disease Gene Activity

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- TauTaTis, Inc. announces that its lead compound for inhibition of tau protein pathology, the specific neurodegenerative process in Alzheimer's Disease, has been recognized as the most potent inhibitor of the activity of the Parkinson's Disease gene LRRK...

Discovery of a new retinal gene involved in childhood blindness

This release is available in French . Montreal March 2nd, 2009 The team of Dr. Robert Koenekoop which includes Dr. Irma Lopez from the Research Institute of the MUHC at the Montreal Children's Hospital played a crucial role in the international collaboration that led to the discovery of ...

Anti-cancer gene discovered: Perspective for therapy

Starting with the tiny fruit fly, and then moving into mouse and human patients, researchers at VIB connected to the Center for Human Genetics (K.U. Leuven) showed that the same gene suppresses cancer in all three. Reciprocally, switching off the gene leads to cancer. The scientists think there is...

Sigma-Aldrich Launches Your Favorite Gene Powered by Ingenuity

Web Portal Provides Access to Dynamic Library of Life Science Research and Enables Experiment Modeling ST. LOUIS, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sigma-Aldrich (Nasdaq: SIAL ) and Ingenuity Systems today launched Your Favorite Gene powered by Ingenuity, a Web-based biological search port...

New technique allows simultaneous tracking of gene expression and movement

Flies expressing green fluorescent protein (GFP) in their retina cells or other tissues can be tracked by specially modified video cameras, creating a real time computer record of movement and gene expression. The new technique, described in the open access journal BMC Biotechnology , will allow ...

New and Updated Online Tutorials for Textpresso and Gene Ontology

Comprehensive tutorials on the Gene Ontology and Textpresso databases enable researchers to quickly and effectively use these invaluable resources. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 8, 2008 -- OpenHelix today announced the availability of an updated suite on the Gene Ontol...

World Gene Amplification Technologies Market to Reach $2.2 Billion by 2015, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

Gene Amplification technology is one of the rapidly growing markets in life science field. By the year 2015, global market for Gene Amplification technologies is projected to reach $2.2 billion. Major factors that continue to affect the industry are patent expiry, and competitive advantages assoc...

World Gene Therapy Market to Reach $484 Million by 2015, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

Gene therapy promises to be one of the most important frontiers in medicine. Although no significant achievements for curing disease have been achieved, the future seems to hold significant potential in terms of developing such approaches. By the year 2015, global market for gene therapy is proje...

James L. Wittliff, Ph.D., FACB, to Present 'Predicting Breast Cancer Outcome with Gene Expression Signatures on the Ziplex(R) System' at the Association for Molecular Pathology Conference, October 30

Xceed Molecular will feature Ziplex automated gene-expression system at the conference, booth 519 WELLESLEY, Mass., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Xceed Molecular, a pioneer in the development of cost-effective, easy-to-use gene-expression analysis systems, announced that renown...

Targeting Metastatic Cancer From the Inside: Epeius Biotech Reveals a New Generation of Tools for Medical Gene Delivery

SAN MARINO, Calif., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation today announced the publication of another landmark paper describing recent technological advances in medical gene delivery. The latest scientific paper, entitled "Targeting metastatic cancer from the inside: A new g...

Vascular Biogenics Ltd. Presented With the Frost & Sullivan 2008 European Gene Expression Targeting Platform Technology Innovation Award

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2008 European Gene Expression Targeting Platform Technology Innovation Award is presented to Israel-based Vascular Biogenics Ltd. for developing the Vascular Targeting System (VTS(TM)). This unique platform has facilitated novel advancements i...

AMT Starts Collaboration With St. Jude Children's Research Hospital on Gene Therapy for Hemophilia B. Company Accesses Exclusive Commercial Rights to Final Therapy

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amsterdam Molecular Therapeutics (Euronext: AMT), a leader in the field of human gene therapy, today announced the start of a collaboration with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, USA, on the development of...

AMT Makes Important Advance in the Development of its Gene Therapy for Hemophilia B -Company Accesses Technology to Prevent Immune Response

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amsterdam Molecular Therapeutics (Euronext: AMT), a leader in the field of human gene therapy, today announced that it obtained a license from 'TIGET' San Raffaele Telethon Institute For Gene Therapy, Italy, to use their micro-RNA t...

Amnis and Gene Company, Ltd. Announce Agreement to Market ImageStream Technology in China

SEATTLE, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Amnis Corporation and Gene Company, Ltd. announced today the completion of an agreement under which Gene Company will sell and service the Amnis ImageStream(R) system in China. Effective immediately, the scientific research communities in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Bei...

ExonHit Launches Rat Genome SpliceArray(TM) Products to Expand High Resolution Gene Expression Profiling for use in Disease Modeling and Toxicogenomics

PARIS, May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ExonHit Therapeutics S.A. (Alternext: ALEHT), a drug and diagnostic discovery company, announces today the availability of its new SpliceArray(TM) for use in disease modeling and toxicogenomic applications by the basic and pre-clinical research communitie...

Statement from Lighthouse International About the Study on Gene Therapy Concerning Leber's Congenital Amaurosis

NEW YORK, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Lighthouse International is a leader in vision healthcare -- serving people who are visually impaired and partially sighted for 103 years. According to Dr. Tara A Cortes, President and CEO of Lighthouse International: "This is a dramatic breakthrough in g...

Sloning and the Kornberg group at Stanford University starting evaluation project regarding the synthesis of a Statistically Randomized Gene Library

Munich, Germany, April 24, 2008 / b3c newswire / - Sloning BioTechnology and Roger Kornberg’s group at Stanford University are working on a project to synthesize a gene mutant library where selected codons are introduced in a statistically expected and controlled ratio at preselected posi...

Oncolytics Biotech Inc. Announces Gene Therapy Publication on Reovirus Treatment for Melanoma

CALGARY, April 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Oncolytics Biotech Inc. ("Oncolytics") (TSX:ONC, NASDAQ:ONCY) announced today that Prof. Alan Melcher and his research group at St. James's University Hospital in Leeds, U.K. published the results of their work in the April 10 online issue of Gene The...

Sigma-Aldrich Partners With Sunset Molecular Discovery to Expand Your Favorite Gene Search Tool

Website Enables Researchers to Source Bioactive Small Molecules through Gene-based Search ST. LOUIS, March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sigma-Aldrich (Nasdaq: SIAL) today announced the addition of 1,300 bioactive small molecules to its gene-based search tool, Your Fav...

Epeius Biotechnologies Awarded U.S. Patent for Targeted Injectable Gene Delivery In Vivo

SAN MARINO, Calif., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation announced today the issue of U.S. Patent No. 7,347,998 for Targeted Gene Delivery in vivo. This patent provides additional intellectual property protection for the platform of highly advanced biotechnologies embodi...

VIRxSYS Announces Interim Results from VRX496 Gene Therapy Phase II Trial

Disease Altering Treatment Shows Ability to Prevent HIV from Replicating GAITHERSBURG, Md., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- VIRxSYS Corporation, a privately held company developing gene therapies for HIV and genetic diseases, presented results from its Phase II trial of VRX496, a gene therapy for the t...

deCODE Discovers Gene Variants that May Help to Distribute the Work of Evolution between Men and Women

REYKJAVIK, Iceland, Jan. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Scientists from deCODE genetics (Nasdaq: DCGN ) today report the discovery of two common, single-letter variants in the sequence of the human genome (SNPs) that regulate one of the principle motors of evolution. Versions of the two SNPs, l...

Discovery of 'creator' gene for cerebral cortex points to potential stem cell treatments

Irvine, Calif. University of California, Irvine researchers have identified a gene that is specifically responsible for generating the cerebral cortex, a finding that could lead to stem cell therapies to treat brain injuries and diseases such as stroke and Alzheimers. Dr. Edwin Monuki, doctora...
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