- May 14 | Bio-IT World | The laboratory of the future does not look at all like what we think of today but will instead be a network of physical and virtual spaces, spanning the entire lifecycle of therapeutic products. Robot-guided molecular and cellular biology labs test predictions of new chemicals generated in the cloud. Biomarkers derived from organs on a chip and federated global clinical trials yield patient-precise clinician reports. Sensors monitor compliance and collect troves of data over time. In fact, all of these technologies are here today, but the laboratory of the future will learn to connect them into constellations of discovery. More
- May 13 | Bio-IT World | Large protein nanomachines produced by bacteria to selectively annihilate other members of their microbial community could one day be weaponized for wiping out undesirable inhabitants of the human microbiome known to cause ill health and disease. More
- May 12 | Bio-IT World | In a research letter published last week in JAMA, St Jude Children’s Research Hospital researchers reported early findings tracking asymptomatic COVID-19 among vaccinated healthcare workers. The findings will inform both individual vaccination plans as well as institutional screening and testing programs. More
- May 10 | Bio-IT World | The University of California, San Francisco’s (UCSF) Quantitative Biosciences Institute (QBI) spearheaded a six-nation collaborative around COVID-19 that now has 26 potential treatments in clinical trials. More
- May 06 | Bio-IT WorldWhile the vast majority of R&D procurement may never be as easy as point-and-click, we can look to consumer marketplaces for ideas on how to improve the overall life science buying experience. More
- May 04 | Bio-IT World | Big pharma has invested billions of dollars in developing antibodies targeting death receptor 5 (DR5) over the years in hopes of improving the survival of patients with cancer. While promising when tested in mice in the lab, they invariably failed to show efficacy during phase 2 clinical studies. But researchers at the University of Virginia now have a new theory that could revive them. More
Sequencing Project for Developmental Differences, New Data Management Tools, Hyperscale Storage, MoreMay 03 | Bio-IT World | NIH grant tackles COVID-19 disparities, St. Jude launches historic expansion, Illumina all in on African Pathogen Genomics Initiative, and new platforms and services to ease drug and vaccine development. Plus: new storage from VAST Data, and new solutions for tracking research papers and patents. More
- Apr 29 | Bio-IT World | Illumina joins the Gates Foundation in a global pathogen genomics initiative, new money for immune profiling, and Benchling nets $200M for their cloud platform. More
- Apr 28 | Bio-IT World | New research from the departments of chemistry and physics at Cambridge University has just helped demonstrate the potential of natural language processing (NLP) for understanding biomolecular condensates. More
- Apr 26 | Bio-IT World | Bio-IT World and AI Trends are pleased to announce DECODE: AI for Pharmaceuticals, June 7-9, 2021, the first cross-functional conference to uncover AI’s true value for the pharmaceutical sector, while also focusing on data strategies, organizational change management, and implementation best practices. More
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