Recent Articles

February 27, 2015 1:02 pm
Ben Potenza, VP Marketing, EquipNet
Millions are spent every year on the laboratory equipment and instrumentation that is essential for the daily work of research and analysis in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and chemical sectors. Read more...                 
February 25, 2015 10:23 am
Cynthia Fox, Science Editor
In a research area that will generate blockbuster profits if/when it pans out, a science team reported creating new hair cells from pluripotent stem cells in a recent issue of PLOS (Proceedings of the Library of Science) One. Read more..
February 24, 2015 11:13 am
Ryan Bushey, Associate Editor
It took five months to find a new chief executive. Read more...                                 
February 23, 2015 10:48 am
Craig Baker, Executive Vice President, Noble
For some patients diagnosed with chronic medical conditions, weekly or biweekly self-administration using drug delivery devices is often a necessary component of a successful treatment program. Read more...
February 19, 2015 12:46 pm
Stephanie Guzowski, Editor
Despite more than 30 years of efforts, scientists have not yet come up with a reliably effective HIV vaccine — in part, because of the inherently complicated nature of the virus. Here are where their research efforts stand today.
February 12, 2015 3:59 pm
David Jackson, Ph.D., Chief Innovation Officer, MolecularHealth
There is a dangerous knowledge gap in the use of cancer medications that needs to be closed, immediately. Read more...                                                          
February 12, 2015 12:25 pm
Cynthia Fox, Science Editor
All types of scientists are at work, on all kinds of quit-smoking aids, from an anti-smoking vaccine to a biomarker test. Read more...                                         
February 10, 2015 2:13 pm
Cynthia Fox, Science Editor
A solid run of preclinical work is finding that human stem cell transplants can significantly—and in some cases, completely—restore cognitive and motor deficits associated with cancer irradiation in animal models. Read more...                           
February 10, 2015 9:19 am
Michelle Taylor, Editor-in-Chief, Lab Equipment
Speaking to a room of pharmaceutical scientists, Donald Ingber started off his Keynote presentation at SLAS 2015 in Washington D.C. by saying that “the current drug development model is broken.” He pointed to Eroom’s Law (Moore’s law backward) as proof. Read more...
February 9, 2015 1:06 pm
Drug Discovery & Development staff
The words “exciting,” “breakthrough,” and “standard-of-care-changing” are being used with regard to cyclin-dependent kinase (CDK) 4 and 6 inhibitors and metastatic breast cancer. Read more...                                       
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